Rheumatology Team

Our Rheumatology Department is a multidisciplinary team consisting of 9 Consultant Rheumatologists as well as specialist registrars training in Rheumatology, pharmacists, specialist nurses & day case unit nurses, physio & occupational therapists, clinical psychologists and orthotics.

All our Consultant Rheumatologists are specialists in rheumatoid arthritis and other types of inflammatory arthritis.

Consultant Rheumatologists

Dr Emma Clark
Specialises in osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease.
Secretary: Jessica Goodwin 0117 4142849

Dr Paul Creamer
Specialises in ankylosing spondylitis
Secretaries:
Southmead - Lavern Murray 0117 414 2852
Cossham - Caroline Reed 0117 3408510

Dr Lynsey Clarke
Secretaries:
Southmead – Pamela Stone 0117 414 2851
Cossham - Caroline Reed 0117 414 5140

Dr Sarah Emerson
Secretaries:
Southmead – Lorina Gee 0117 414 42853
Cossham - Caroline Reed 0117 414 5140

Dr Harsha Gunawardena
Specialises in connective tissue diseases and vasculitis
Secretaries:
Southmead – Pamela Stone 0117 414 2851
Cossham - Caroline Reed 0117 414 5140

Dr Philip Hamann
Secretaries:
Southmead – Elizabeth Emery 0117 414 2850
Cossham - Caroline Reed 0117 414 5140

Dr Nicola Minaur
Specialises in young adult Rheumatology and transition and musculoskeletal ultrasound
Secretaries:
Southmead – Elizabeth Emery 0117 414 2850
Cossham - Caroline Reed 0117 414 5140

Dr Sam Patel
Specialises in Acute General Medicine, vasculitis and Behçets syndrome 
Secretary: Sarah Thomas 0117 414 1140

Prof Jon Tobias
Specialises in osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease
Secretary:
Southmead – Elizabeth Emery 0117 414 2850

Specialist nurses
Alison Bayliss
Hope De Vere
Felicity Ferris
Elaine McCormack
Kreshma Summerhayes
Tel: 0117 414 0600
RheumatologyAdviceLine@nbt.nhs.uk

Specialist Pharmacist
Emily Rose-Parfitt, Consultant Pharmacist
Nidhimol Matthews, Specialist Pharmacist

Physiotherapists
Rachel Lewis and team

Occupational therapists
Jenny Philpott and team

Clinical psychologist
Kate Druett