Professor Christopher Edwards


  • Specialities Rheumatology
  • Telephone 02380 258464 (Enquiries)
  • Year of first qualification 1990
  • Email
  • GMC Number 3466553
  • Fax 02380 251525


Dr Christopher Edwards is a Consultant Rheumatologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Southampton University Hospitals. Dr Edwards has a clinical interest in the treatment of autoimmune rheumatic diseases including systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis.

He trained in rheumatology at the Lupus Unit at St Thomas Hospital in London and was a Lecturer and Senior Registrar at The Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology in London. He spent a year at the Tan Tock Seng Hospital in Singapore and gained clinical experience in the management of severe lupus cases.  


  • Weekly Tuesday 18:00 - 21:00


Current posts

  • Southampton University Hospitals


Other interests

Dr Edwards has an interest in the environmental causes of autoimmune rheumatic disease and new therapies for rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.

Member of

  • Royal College of Physicians (Lon)
  • British Society of Rheumatology
  • SLE special interest group of the British Society of Rheumatology


The clinical rheumatology department of Southampton General Hospital has received a number of awards for its work. These include the Hospital Doctor Rheumatology Department of the year for 2005, A National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society Healthcare Champions award in 2006 and The MedicAlert Healthcare Champions Award for Hospital Care in 2007.


Professor Christopher Edwards does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Professor Christopher Edwards does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Professor Christopher Edwards does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.