Professor David Reid

Professor David Reid

MBChB MD FRCP(Edin) FRCP(Lon)

Rheumatology

Recommended by 2 specialists
47 years of experience
26 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

4.91

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Friendly and knowledgeable.“
Read more

Languages spoken

  • English
Show more

Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 1346183
Show more

    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    2,377 reviews

    King Edward VII's Hospital

    5-10 Beaumont St, London, United Kingdom, W1G 6AA
    2,001 reviews

    25 Harley Street

    25 Harley Street, Marylebone, United Kingdom, W1G 9QW
    234 reviews

    The Harley Street Hospital

    19 Harley Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 9QJ
    127 reviews

    Albyn Hospital

    21-24 Albyn Pl, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, AB10 1RW
    107 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    14:00 - 17:00 | 09:00 - 12:30
    Tue
    09:00 - 12:30
    Wed
    15:00 - 17:00 | 09:00 - 12:00
    Thu
    Not available
    Fri
    Not available
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Professor David Reid, Consultant Rheumatologist currently sees patients privately at the London Bridge Hospital and the Harley Street Clinic in London. He is highly specialised in the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis.

    Prof Reid graduated from the University of Aberdeen with a degree in medicine in 1975, the same university where he would later be appointed to Professor. He currently holds the position of Professor of Rheumatology and Head of School for Medicine and Dentistry. He later retired in 2015 and since then has become an Emeritus Professor for the university.

    Prof Reid has held several professional positions including being on the board of trustees for the National Osteoporosis Society and Chair of the Board for 4 years. He has been associated with this society for over 25 years. He now serves as a Senior Medical Advisor and Fund Raiser to the Bone Research Academy, a part of the Royal Osteoporosis Society.

    Prof Reid is an active member of the research community, having published extensively on osteoporosis and DEXA scanning. He has over 400 peer-reviewed articles to his name and was invited to present his findings at conferences around the world. His special focus was bone density measurement and studying new treatments for osteoporosis. He has utilised this research within the private sector by being a leader in the use of Dual-Energy X-ray scanning (DEXA) and the newest approved therapies for osteoporosis. 

    Procedures

    • Rheumatology
    • Joint Injection
    • Medical Report
    • Soft Tissue Injection
    • Video Consultation
    Read more

    Special interests

    • Osteoporosis
    • Gout
    • Inflammatory Arthritis
    • Metabolic Bone Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Reactive Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
    Read more

    Education

    Education:

    • 1975 MBChB at University of Aberdeen
    • 1985 MD at University of Aberdeen
    • 1989 FRCP Edinburgh Royal College of Physicians
    • 2004 FRCP London Royal College of Physicians

     Memberships:

    • 1978 MRCP UK Royal College of Physicians 
    • British Society for Rheumatology
    • Bone Research Society
    • American College of Rheumatology
    • Association of Physicians
    • International Society for Clinical Densitometry
    • Scottish Society of Experimental Medicine 
    Read more

    Reviews

    4.97 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    4.91
    Explanation
    5
    Osteoporosis
    3/11
    Rheumatology
    1/11
    Read more
    Sort by:
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Friendly and knowledgeable.
    Read more
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (4/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I have never been in hospital where I have been treated by Professor Reid so I cannot say what his bedside manner is like. He has alway been very polite and has explained everything in detail.
    Read more
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very professional, yet friendly. Appreciated the expedient manner in which Professor Reid responded, directly himself, to my queries and requests. Always provided clear and comprehensive evaluations and explanations.
    Read more
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    This is the second consultation I have had with Professor Reid. Once again, Professor Reid ensured that I was fully informed about my treatment, and he was happy to answer any of my questions. Professor Reid is a most courteous man, with a kind and sunny disposition, who treats his Patients with care and respect.
    Read more
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Professor Reid is an extremely knowledgeable doctor but does not speak down to you or make you feel stupid. He explained in great detail my test results and my diagnosis' which I was very interested to hear and it answered my many questions. I am so grateful to him for spending so much time as my case is very complex but I did not feel rushed at any point. Both Professor Reid and his secretary had outstanding communication before and after my appointment. I was able to send over scans, reports and letters and Professor Reid read these before my appointment which was very helpful and for me, it was lovely to be able to 'fill in the blanks' rather than having to explain my entire medical history! His secretary gave me extremely prompt answers to any questions I had. I got an appointment quickly and at a date and time that suited me extremely well. I got my clinic letter within 24 hours which was amazing and the advice that Professor Reid has given me and my local medical team is invaluable and has ensured the treatment that I get is the one most appropriate for me and this then means my quality of life is sustained. Thank you so much
    Read more
    David Reid

    Wow - I am extremely grateful for this very full and positive feedback. I have a spring in my step this evening! Many thanks

    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Professor Reid's kindness and care are absolutely unparalleled.His manner is gentle, constructive and supportive and this made me feel so much better. On top of that ,not only did he see me during lockdown but he insisted on collecting the osteoporosis medicine from the pharmacy himself in order to minimise any risk to me! Really could not do better.
    Read more
    David Reid

    You are most welcome - it was a true pleasure to assist with your osteoporosis treatment

    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    I enjoyed my consultation with Professor Reid. He gave very good advice and was friendly and helpful. If my condition should deteriorate I shall be happy to consult him again
    Read more
    David Reid

    I am most grateful for your positive comments. It will be an absolute pleasure to see you again if you need be.

    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I thought he was very informative and empathetic. Certainly very knowledgable and easy to talk to
    Read more
    David Reid

    Many thanks for your very positive comments which I cherish

    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Very friendly and funny
    Read more
    David Reid

    I am delighted that you found our meeting helpful. Where appropriate I do like to bring some fun to the consultation so I am glad that was appreciated by you.

    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 2 specialists
    Mr Rick Miller
    Mr Rick Miller
    Nutrition
    I have referred patients to them

    "Professor Reid is an exemplary rheumatologist and comes highly recommended. I have sent patients to him for DEXA scans and they’ve had nothing but great feedback on the whole experience. "

    10-11-2021

    Recommended for:
    Sports Medicine
    Dr Abbi Lulsegged
    Dr Abbi Lulsegged
    Endocrinology & Diabetes
    Is a colleague

    "Rheumatology Conditions: Osteoporosis Recommendation I am happy to refer patients to Prof David Reid for specialist Osteoporosis advise "

    02-07-2020

    Recommended for:
    Osteoporosis

    Insurers