Dr Robert Marshall is an accomplished consultant rheumatologist based in Bristol.
He has extensive experience in the diagnosis and management of a wide range of conditions. He is an expert on several types of arthritis, including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, inflammatory arthritis and osteoarthritis. He worked with Arthritis Research UK for seven years as part of their USER committee and chaired the committee from 2011 to 2015. He helped them target about £12 million annual funding towards the research areas with the highest chance of benefitting people with arthritis. He is also extensively skilled in the management of gout, lupus and ankylosing spondylitis.
Since the beginning of his consultant career in 2006 at the Bristol Royal Infirmary, he has made every effort to improve the quality of care of the rheumatology department. He helped to create a care pathway for patients with newly diagnosed rheumatoid arthritis, which received the Best Practice Award from the British Society for Rheumatology in 2013. Between 2014-2020 he was the clinical lead of the rheumatology department. He is regularly sought out for his proficiency in the treatment of rheumatological conditions. Patients can access his private care services at Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital.
He also dedicates his career to the teaching and training of future specialists. He is an honorary clinical tutor at the University of Bristol and a supervisor of junior doctors. Additionally, he has contributed greatly to research in the rheumatology field. Not only has he worked with Arthritis Research UK, but he has also published his scientific medical research in numerous peer-reviewed journals.