Dr David O’Reilly is a Rheumatologist with over 25 years experience.
He completed his trained at the University of Cambridge in 1980 and practised as a Consultant in Rheumatology at the West Suffolk Hospital until July 2019. This included 10yrs as a Consultant Physician in Emergency Medicine. He is registered by the GMC as a specialist in Rheumatology and General (internal) Medicine: GMC number 2672661.
Dr O’Reilly has long experience in the wide range of Rheumatology problems. His special expertise is early diagnosis and treatment of inflammation based arthritis eg rheumatoid, psoriatic and reactive arthritis. For patients with difficult disease he has over 15 years' experience in the use of the 'biological' treatments for arthritis conditions. His clinics are held weekly in Cambridge, Bury St Edmunds and Bedford.
The Dexa scanning service he leads reports over 1500 patient scans per year, almost all of these for the local NHS but private scans can be requested.
Dr O’Reilly was also an investigator in national and international studies in Rheumatoid, Psoriatic and Osteoarthritis. In 2016 he was awarded the title of "Distinguished Member" by the British Society for Rheumatology in recognition of his work in the specialty. He is a member of the Trial Steering Committee of the STRAP Trial in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
His clinic appointments are all booked at 60 minute intervals to give plenty of time for assessment and explanation. He is happy to be contacted by his patients directly by email or mobile phone for advice and to discuss care.
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David is very thorough and very supportive, even responding instantly over the festive period, thank you.
I saw Dr David O'Reilly as I had a very bad shoulder and back pains. Doctor O'Reilly is very knowledgeable, professional and helpful with arranging further tests necessary. The test results were reviewed extremely quickly by the doctor. Overall a great experience! 10 out of 10. Thank you!
Went to see Dr O,Reilly and found him very professional and examined me throughly. I needed to have an X-ray on my hand and back which he arranged for me straight away. Dr O,Reilly explained everything to me and while I was there dictated my report which I received the next day. I didn’t feel it was rushed and he wanted to get you out the door. I would give 10/10 .. you actually felt he wanted to help you.
Dr O'Reilly was thoughtful, thorough, and patient. He truly cared about my issue, my experience of it, he took the time to explain everything, and establish a treatment plan. He even went the extra mile to attempt to move next steps along more quickly. Could not have asked for more!
I found Dr O’Reilly extremely pleasant, understanding and he did not try and hurry the consultation
I was in a great deal of pain and Dr O'Reilly saw me within a couple of days of my phone call to him. After a lot of appointments at my G.P. with little satisfaction as to what to do, I felt at last I might get some kind of normality back.
Very reassuring manner and eased my apprehension.
I have recently seen Dr O'Reilly about a long-standing back issue, having chosen him specifically as a docor with vast experience and outstanding reviews. I have not been disappointed! I immediately found him to be warm, professional and easy to talk to, as well as attentive to everything I had to say. His approach to my problem was exceptionally thorough I felt, and he fully involved me in his thought processes about my condition, explaining everything clearly. His friendly, down to earth and reassuring manner made this a very positive experience and I wouldn't hesitate to consult him again in future or to recommend him unreservedly to others.
Dr O'Reilly always takes the time( sometimes to the detriment of his appointment time keeping)! to get the best insight into the patient health problem. He then offers his diagnosis and intended treatment plan clearly during the consultation and quickly follows up with a written version.
careful examination and clear disgnosis
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I have known Dr. O'Reilly for many years and have always been impressed by his depth of knowledge and commitment to high-quality patient care. He is the recipient of a BSR award, acknowledging his clinical excellence. I have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending him to patients looking for the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, or any form of inflammatory/soft tissue rheumatic disease.
Dr Daniel Fishman
What are Dr David O'Reilly's reviews like?
Dr David O'Reilly's overall patient rating is 4.94 out of 5 stars on Doctify. This is based on 200 reviews
What languages does Dr David O'Reilly speak?
Dr David O'Reilly speaks English
Where is Dr David O'Reilly located?
Dr David O'Reilly primarily practices at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital, located at 30 New Road Impington, Cambridge, United Kingdom, CB24 9EL
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What are Dr David O'Reilly working hours?
Dr David O'Reilly is working , , Wednesday (08:00 - 18:00), Thursday (08:30 - 17:30), , ,
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Dr David O'Reilly generally accepts new patients.
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