Dr Michael Reed

Qualifications

MBChB BSC (Hons) , MRCP (UK)

GMC number: 7036994

Practicing since: 2009

Specialties

Rheumatology

Consultation times

  • Tuesday: 4.30pm-8.00pm fortnightly
  • Overview

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0141 334 9441

About

Michael graduated in 2009 from the University of Glasgow.  He also has a BSc(Hons) in Biomedical Science.  He completed his specialist training in both Rheumatology and General Medicine in the West of Scotland.  He gained experience working in various hospitals and rheumatology clinics.  He has been a Consultant Rheumatologist and Physician at Gartnavel General Hospital since 2019 and began working at Nuffield Health Glasgow Hospital in 2021.  He was appointed as an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Glasgow in 2019.

Dr Reed has broad clinical experience in all areas of Rheumatology.  He treats inflammatory arthritis, connective tissue disease, gout and all forms of musculoskeletal pain. He provides a complete range of rheumatological treatments including: intra articular (joint) and soft tissue injections, intra-venous therapies, immunosuppressive treatments, disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, and biological therapies.

Using a multidisciplinary approach and evidenced based medicine he believes in delivering the highest standards of personalised patient care.

Dr Reed has a specialist interest in psoriatic arthritis, spondyloarthropathies and back pain. He also has extensive experience treating inflammatory arthritis, gout/pseudogout and many other musculoskeletal problems.  He has also gained qualifications in use of musculoskeletal ultrasound to detect inflammatory arthritis. 

Special interests

  • Inflammatory arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Spondyloarthropathies
  • Gout/Pseudogout

Other interests

  • Connective tissue disorders
  • Vasculitis
  • Arteritis Giant Cell Arteritis (Temporal Arteritis)
  • Polymyalgia
  • Tendinopathies
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Hypermobility
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Trigger finger
  • Raynaud’s

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Michael Reed at Nuffield Health

  • Rheumatology profiles
  • Image guided joint injections

Locations Dr Michael Reed works with

Related experience

Research

I have several publications in peer reviewed journals and have been involved in recruitment of patients to several multinational rheumatology trials.

Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • Scottish Society for Rheumatology

Other post held

  • Gartnavel General Hospital
  • Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow

Insurers Dr Michael Reed works with

Dr Michael Reed works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa
  • Bupa Global
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Healix
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

Declaration

Dr Michael Reed does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Michael Reed does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Michael Reed does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.