ROC offers a specialist rheumatology service for patients with acute or chronic issues and can consult or offer second opinions with appointments available upon request and without the need for a referral. Our specialists offer lengthy consultation on a wide variety of conditions and quick access to imaging and tests.
Consultations are available for but not limited to: Swollen joints whether painful or not, Acute exacerbation of pre-existing arthritis, Tendinitis, Plantar Fasciitis, Shoulder Pain, Rotator, Cuff Conditions, Acute Back pain, Upper limb disorders, Gout or pseudogout, Inflammatory Arthritis, Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography, Lupus & Autoimmune Connective Tissue Disorders.
Professor David Reid has 30 years’ experience as a rheumatologist and over the years he worked closely with Arthritis Research UK and other national bodies, shaping the delivery of rheumatological services in UK. His speciality is Osteoporosis although he will consult all acute rheumatological conditions, as well as providing second opinions.
Professor Francis Smith is based out of our Aberdeen Clinic and specializes in sports muskuloskeletal medicine. He undertakes consultations primarily relating to acute/ chronic musculoskeletal issues and imaging.