Professor David Reid

MBChB, MD, FRCP (Edin), FRCP (Lon)

Consultant Rheumatologist and Osteoporosis Specialist reporting on DEXA scans

Professor David Reid is Emeritus Professor of Rheumatology at the University of Aberdeen.

He is a consultant rheumatologist and has been involved in providing specialist osteoporosis services with a particular emphasis on bone densitometry for 30 years. He is now practicing in the Private Sector in London and Aberdeen,

He has over 350 original papers and reviews, largely on his research interests which include the utility of bone mass measurements,assessment of risk of fracture, secondary osteoporosis, and glucocorticoid osteoporosis.

He is a Patron of the now Royal Osteoporosis Society (ROS) and was Chair of the Board of Trustees from 2008-2012. He is a now acting as Senior Medical Adviser and Fundraising Ambassador to the ROS Bone Research Academy. He is a member of the National Osteoporosis Guideline Group who published updated Clinical guideline for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in 2017.

Professor Reid reports on all of the scans carried out in our clinic by one of our technicians.

To book an appointment for a DEXA scan at our Stratford-upon-Avon centre, please call us on 01789 595004 or email