Dr John Andrew Hunter


B Med Biol, MB ChB, MRCP(UK), FRCP (Glasg)

GMC number: 1348161

Practicing since: 1975


General (internal) Medicine, Rheumatology

Consultation times

  • Thursday 13:30 onwards
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Dr Hunter has worked as a consultant physician and rheumatologist since 1981 at Gartnavel General Hospital, and more recently at the Nuffield Health Glasgow Hospital. He runs speciality clinics devoted to injection treatments, ankylosing spondylitis and related conditions, rheumatoid arthritis, amyloidosis, in addition to a general rheumatology clinic.

Special interests

Injection treatments for rheumatic diseases, ankylosing spondylitis and related conditions, rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory arthropathies, polarised light microspcopy and management of crystal arthropathies, amyloidosis. 

Other interests

The value of input from medical charities such as National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society and the British Sjogren’s Syndrome Association. Current developments in treatment for amyloidosis. For many years I chaired the West of Scotland Research Ethics Committee.

Languages spoken

English and very basic French 

Locations Dr John Andrew Hunter works with

Related experience


Research publications and presentations have covered many areas but in particular disease modifying therapy and joint injections for rheumatoid arthritis, Sjogren’s syndrome, Ankylosing Spondylitis, amyloidosis. Most recent publications have arisen from the Glasgow contribution to the UK Primary Sjogren’s syndrome registry studies.


  • British Society for Rheumatology
  • Scottish Society for Rheumatology
  • British Medical Association
  • Fellow of Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow
  • UK Amyloid Network
  • International Society of Amyloidosis

Other post held

  • Consultant Rheumatologist, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow

Insurers Dr John Andrew Hunter works with

Dr John Andrew Hunter works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Health-on-Line
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA