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Dr Richard Smith - Rheumatology

Dr Richard Smith is a Consultant Rheumatologist and Musculoskeletal physician at New Hall Hospital in Salisbury, Wiltshire

Based at: New Hall Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

Dr Smith is experienced in the management of joint, muscle and back pain, osteoporosis, gout, Rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis related to psoriasis (Psoriatic Arthritis) lupus, sports injuries and sports medicine.

He sits on the British Society of Rheumatology (BSR) Education committee. He is a member of GRAPPA (Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis) and is secretary of the Royal society of medicine sports and exercise medicine section. 

He has been  nominated a role model consultant in the British medical journal.

He is a lecturer for the British Medical Journal Masterclass, Primary Care Rheumatology Society, the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and the Royal osteoporosis society. He has written on upper limb disorders, osteoporosis, Rheumatology and musculoskeletal medicine.

For more information on Dr Smith's practice please visit his personal website here.

Secretary Information :

Di Graham


Academic background



BSC Physiology

MSC Rheumatology

Diploma Sports & Exercise Medicine

Dr Smith has a Masters degree in Rheumatology. He has published original research into the effects of exercise and hormones on bone density and the association between hypermobility and sports injuries.  His Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine from University of Bath covered all aspects of sports medicine including ergonomics, biomechanics, psychology of sport and the management of acute and chronic sports injuries.

Dr Smith is Junior Secretary on the Royal Society of Medicine Sports and Exercise Medicine Council. Dr Richard Smith is doctor for the World’s Strongest Man and has been doctor to BBC Superstars. 

Professional Memberships

British Society of Rheumatology

Australia Rheumatology association

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians

GRAPPA (Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis)

Secretary of the Royal Society of medicine SEM section

British Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine

NHS base

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust

Clinic Times

As per proposed clinic planner Wednesday pm

01722 442 301

Private Secretary:

Di Graham - 01722 345556