Dr Robert Callaghan


FRCP(London), MBBCh, BSc(Hons) , PGCME

GMC number: 4339137

Practising since: 1996



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  • Every Thursday 16:30 - 20:00
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Dr Callaghan is a Consultant Rheumatologist who qualified in 1996 and has held his NHS Consultant Rheumatolgist post in Gwent, South Wales, since 2005. 

He has wide-ranging clinical expertise in all general rheumatological problems which includes inflammatory arthritis and autoimmune musculoskeletal disease. He trained at Cardiff University with subsequent higher specialist training in the West Midlands. He also has a special clinical interest in connective tissue disease (SLE/lupus, Sjogren's syndrome, myositis, scleroderma and vasculitis).

Dr Callaghan sits on his regional medicine and therapeutic committee and has provided support for various advisory boards. 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 also actively involved in the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs. 

Any spare time he has is spent with his wife and 3 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

Locations Dr Robert Callaghan works with

Related experience


  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians

Other posts 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 Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Bupa
  • Bupa Global
  • Benenden Health
  • Cigna
  • Cigna International
  • Healix
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Police Mutual
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA
  • 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.