Specialises in inflammatory arthritis, connective tissue disease and chronic pain syndromes.
Dr Rachel Byng-Maddick is an consultant rheumatologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospitals.
She qualified in medicine from Imperial College London in 2004, with a distinction in clinical practice. She completed her specialist training in rheumatology and general internal medicine in 2017, which included working at University College London Hospital and Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. During this time she completed a PhD at University College London in the study of infection during treatment for rheumatoid arthritis.
- Inflammatory arthritis (including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and seronegative spondyloarthropathies).
- Crystal arthritis (including gout).
- Connective tissue disease.
- Soft tissue rheumatology.
- Chronic pain syndrome including fibromyalgia.
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
- Metabolic Bone Disease.
- Joint Injection.
- Soft Tissue Injection.
Dr Rachel Byng-Maddick has a specialist interest in lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, soft tissue rheumatology and chronic pain syndrome including fibromyalgia. She is also involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate medical education at Kings College London, and pursues research interests in inflammatory arthritis.
In 2011, she was awarded a clinical research fellowship by Arthritis Research UK. Following this, she completed her PhD at University College London in the study of infection during treatment for rheumatoid arthritis.
She continues to recruit patients to take part in clinical trials of emerging and novel therapies for inflammatory arthritis at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital.
Dr Byng-Maddick has published numerous peer-reviewed papers and book chapters on her area of research and expertise.
Membership of professional bodies
- Royal College of Physicians
- British Society of Rheumatology