Professor David M Reid
MBChB, MD, FRCP (Edin), FRCP (Lon)
Consultant Rheumatologist and Osteoporosis Specialist
Professor David Reid is a Consultant Rheumatologist who has been involved in providing specialist Osteoporosis services with a particular emphasis on bone densitometry for 30 years. He is Emeritus Professor of Rheumatology at the University of Aberdeen and was Head of the School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University Prof Reid has been at the forefront of the clinical application of dual-energy x-ray (DXA) scanning and is widely regarded as a leading international expert in this therapeutic area. Professor Reid is internationally acknowledged as one of the leading authorities on bone health and is working with other specialist Consultants at 25 Harley Street for the first truly integrated osteoporosis service in the Private Sector.
He has authored over 300 original papers and reviews on his research interests, which include the utility of bone mass assessment, assessment of risk of fracture, secondary osteoporosis, glucocorticoid osteoporosis and the assessment of long-term disease activity and drug adverse effects in rheumatic diseases. He was Chair of the Board of Trustees of the UK National Osteoporosis Society from 2008-2012 and has previously chaired their Research Grants Committee and Medical Board. Until late 2013 he was the Chair of the Arthritis Research UK Clinical Studies Group with responsibility for advising on the needs for clinical trials in bone diseases. He has been a member of numerous national committees most recently including the UK Medical Schools Council, the UK Health Education Advisory Committee and Scottish Stratified Medicine Innovation Centre Board. Professor David Reid is Emeritus Professor of Rheumatology at the University of Aberdeen and was previous Head of the School of Medicine & Dentistry at the University.
DEXA scanning and Interpretation
Cancer Treatment Induced Bone Loss (Breast and Prostate)
Arthritis of all types
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Royal College of Physicians of London
British Society for Rheumatology
Patron of the National Osteoporosis Society
0207 079 2102