Dr Rod Hughes is a highly esteemed rheumatologist based in Chertsey and Weybridge. From his private clinics at BMI The Runnymede Hospital and Prime Health, he treats patients with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, joint injections, lupus and gout.
Dr Hughes qualified from Oxford University and London Hospital Medical School, before training at Northwick Park Hospital and then on a south-west Thames rotation as a registrar. His MD focused on uncovering the cause of reactive arthritis.
Along with his private practice, Dr Hughes is an experienced general physician and has been consultant rheumatologist at St Peter’s hospital for twenty years. He has held numerous posts over the years, including clinical director of medicine and lead consultant in rheumatology, lead for education and training in medicine, college tutor and training programme director for rheumatology at KSS deanery.
He is an accredited educator for the Royal College of Physicians, an examiner for MRCP PACES and runs a diploma course for GPs with a special interest in rheumatology. He was a past president to the rheumatology section at the RSM, past trustee and Chair of the External Relations Committee at the BSR and has an active research unit at St Peter’s Hospital. He has much rheumatological knowledge, which he has used to contribute to numerous articles and papers.
He is a valued member of the British Society for Rheumatology, American College of Rheumatology and the Royal Society of Medicine, to name a few.