Professor David Reid

Professor David Reid

MBChB MD FRCP(Edin) FRCP(Lon)

Rheumatology

Recommended by  
1 specialist

44 years of experience
33 years as a specialist
Video consultation available

Overall Rating

Overall
5
Bedside Manner
5
Explanation
5

Top feedback

“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.“
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

General Medical Council: 1346183

Consultation fees

New appointment: £250

Follow-up appointment: £200

Practices worked at

London Bridge Hospital

27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
196 reviews

King Edward VII's Hospital

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

25 Harley Street

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

The Harley Street Hospital

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

About

Professor David Reid is an internationally renowned Consultant Rheumatologist who specialises in osteoporosis. David qualified in medicine in 1975 from the University of Aberdeen where he eventually became Professor of Rheumatology and Head of the School of Medicine and Dentistry at that institute. Since retiral in 2015 from the the University he has become Emeritus Professor.

For over 25 year he has been associated with the National Osteoporosis Society having held most of the honorary positions on the Board of Trustees including 4 years as Chair of the Board. His association with the charity, now the Royal Osteoporosis Society, has continued and he now serves as Senior Medical Adviser and Fund Raising Ambassador to their Bone Research Academy

He has been extensively involved in osteoporosis and DEXA scanning research and has over 400 peer-reviewed papers and reviews. Much of his research has centred around bone density measurement and studying new treatments for osteoporosis. He has brought this expertise to into the private sector being a leader in the clinical use of Dual-Energy X-ray scanning (DEXA) and the newest approved therapies for osteoporosis, specifically the most recent arrival Evenity which became available in March 2020.

He currently consults privately at the Harley Street Clinic, 25 Harley Street, London Bridge Hospital at the Shard and at BMI Albyn Hospital Aberdeen

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Medical procedures

Injectable drugs for osteoporosis

DEXA scan interpretation 

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Special interests

  • Osteoporosis
  • DEXA Scanning
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Bone loss due to cancer treatment
  • New treatments for osteoporosis
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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 
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Reviews

Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

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.

Patient seen for:
Rheumatology
21-07-2020
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

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.

Patient seen for:
Osteoporosis
16-07-2020
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
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

Professor 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

12-07-2020
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
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.

Professor David Reid

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

09-07-2020
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
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

Professor David Reid

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

Patient seen for:
Mild fracture in my back caused by Osteoporosis
07-07-2020
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

I thought he was very informative and empathetic. Certainly very knowledgable and easy to talk to

Professor David Reid

Many thanks for your very positive comments which I cherish

Patient seen for:
Osteoporosis
07-07-2020
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

Very friendly and funny

Professor 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.

28-01-2020
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

Great

08-02-2019
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

Very understanding

16-10-2018

Peer recommendations

Recommended by 1 doctor for:
1

Rheumatology

Dr Abbi Lulsegged
Dr Abbi Lulsegged
Endocrinology

02-07-2020

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

For specialty: Rheumatology
For conditions: Osteoporosis
For procedures: Rheumatology
Connection: Is a colleague

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