Our rheumatology department is one of the largest departments in the UK.

We diagnose and treat:

Our team includes:

  • consultants
  • advanced nurse practitioners
  • clinical nurse specialists
  • physiotherapists
  • psychologists
  • pharmacists
  • infusion suite nurses
  • nursing assistants
  • administrative and management staff

Our lupus team runs clinics with our cardiology, dermatology, kidney and neurology services. 

We also provide a young adults rheumatology service to help with the move from children's to adult services.

We run a number of specialist clinics.

Health information

Read about what to expect when starting on biologic or advanced therapy for your autoimmune condition.

Our consultants

Sangita Agarwal, consultant rheumatologist

Rachel Byng-Maddick, consultant rheumatologist

Matthew Brown, consultant rheumatologist

Andrew Cope, consultant rheumatologist

David D'Cruz, consultant rheumatologist

Michelle Fernando, consultant rheumatologist

Toby Garrood, consultant rheumatologist

Frances Humby, consultant rheumatologist

Bruce Kirkham, consultant rheumatologist

Begona Lopez, consultant rheumatologist

Bina Menon, consultant rheumatologist

Nora Ng, consultant rheumatologist

Charles Raine, consultant rheumatologist

Giovanni Sanna, consultant rheumatologist

Sujith Subesinghe, consultant rheumatologist

Tim Vyse, consultant rheumatologist

Frances Williams, professor of genomic epidemiology and honorary consultant rheumatologist

Research and clinical trials

Research is vital to improving the care that you receive when you're unwell. You can help improve healthcare by taking part in research studies at our Trust. During your appointment, ask your healthcare professional about research. They'll be happy to tell you about research studies you could be eligible to join.

You can also email [email protected] for more information.

Last updated: April 2024

Contact us

Phone: 020 7188 5900

Email: [email protected]

We aim to reply to your email within 3 working days.

Address: 4th floor, Tower Wing, Guy's Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT

Clinical help and advice

If you're experiencing a flare of your condition or need some urgent rheumatology clinical advice, please email us at [email protected].

This is for existing patients only.

Please note that this is not an emergency service.

If your condition is urgent and you're unable to contact us, please go to your local emergency department (A&E) or urgent care centre.

If you're contacting us about a health issue not related to your rheumatic illness, please:

  • contact your GP
  • call 111, or
  • go to your local emergency department (A&E) or urgent care centre

Do you have any comments or concerns about your care?

Contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

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