Dr L. Gail Darlington - Rheumatology - Ashtead Hospital

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Dr L. Gail Darlington - Rheumatology

Based at: Ashtead Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

All aspects of Rheumatology, Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis, Ankylosing spondylitis, Osteoporosis,  Gout. All aspects of Nutritional Immunology and dietary management of arthritis. Intra-articular injection, monitoring of disease modifying drugs, advice on nutritional immunology with a view to protection against auto-immune disease, cancers and cardiovascular disease.

Initial consultation fee will not exceed £250 and follow-up consultation fee will not exceed £200.

Academic background

Charing Cross Hospital Medical, London University.
Visiting Fellow, Cambridge University (1993).
Interviewer for Imperial Medical School, London.
Active research programme with Department of Pharmacology, University of Glasgow.
Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Glasgow.
Multiple publications in purine metabolism, gout, nutritional immunology, tryptophan metabolism and flavonoid chemistry.

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London
Member of the British Society for Rheumatology
Member of the British Society for Immunology / Nutritional Immunology group.
Member of the British Pharmacological Society
Member of the International Society for the Study of Tryptophan

NHS base

Worthing General Hospital

Clinic Times

Wednesday am & pm, alternate Saturday am & pm

0137 223 7000