Dr Callaghan is a Consultant Rheumatologist who has been working in the NHS since 1995.
He specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of all joint related problems (inflammatory and degenerative arthritis, joint injections), soft tissue problems (rotator cuff, tendinitis, bursitis), chronic pain (regional pain, back pain, fibromyalgia, soft tissue injections) and osteoporosis. He has a special clinical interest in connective tissue disease (SLE/lupus, Sjogren's syndrome, myositis, scleroderma) and vasculitis and runs a weekly NHS clinic specifically for these conditions. As well as providing a thorough clinical assessment, he also recognises the important of excellent patient communication and focuses heavily on patient centred care.
Dr Callaghan sits on various advisory boards and his research background includes participation in various regional and national clinical trials. His publications include rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, connective tissue disease, septic arthritis and fibromyalgia. As an Honorary Clinical Teacher for the School of Medicine in Cardiff, he is actively involved in the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs
Any spare time he has is spent with his wife and three children. He is also a keen tennis player and has played competitive tennis since his younger days.
Treatments and tests offered by Dr Robert Callaghan at Nuffield Health
- Trigger Point Injections
- Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
Other post held
- Nevill Hall Hospital – Consultant Rheumatologist
Insurers Dr Robert Callaghan works with
Dr Robert Callaghan works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- AXA PPP International
- Bupa On Demand
- Westfield Health WPA
Dr Robert Callaghan does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Dr Robert Callaghan does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Dr Robert Callaghan does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.