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Consultant Rheumatologist, Rachel Byng-Maddick

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Dr Rachel Byng-Maddick, Consultant Rheumatologist

Specialist Details
Full name

Rachel Byng-Maddick


MB BS BSc PhD MRCP (Rheum)


Consultant Rheumatologist



Site specialisation
Site specialisation 2
Clinical interests

Inflammatory arthritis (rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis), Osteoporosis, Back pain, Soft tissue rheumatology (tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome) and Chronic widespread pain

Background Information

Dr Rachel Byng-Maddick qualified in Medicine from Imperial College London in 2004. 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 Trust. During this time she completed a PhD at University College London in the study of infection during treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. She now works as an NHS consultant at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital. 
Dr Byng-Maddick has a specialist interest in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, soft tissue rheumatology and chronic pain syndrome including fibromyalgia.

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Additional Career Information
Year qualified



Royal College of Physicians, British Society of Rheumatology

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Research interests

Biologic therapy in inflammatory arthritis

Key published papers

Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) Bioactivity at the Site of an Acute Cell-Mediated Immune Response Is Preserved in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Responding to Anti-TNF Therapy.Byng-Maddick R, Turner CT, Pollara G, Ellis M, Guppy NJ, Bell LCK, Ehrenstein MR, Noursadeghi M.Front Immunol. 2017 Aug 4;8:932. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2017.00932. eCollection 2017.Options for taking time out of specialty training.Byng-Maddick R, Walker-Bone K.Clin Med (Lond). 2016 Aug;16(4):315-9. doi: 10.7861/clinmedicine.16-4-315.Does tuberculosis threaten our ageing populations?Byng-Maddick R, Noursadeghi M.BMC Infect Dis. 2016 Mar 11;16:119. doi: 10.1186/s12879-016-1451-0.The impact of biological therapy on regulatory T cells in rheumatoid arthritis.Byng-Maddick R, Ehrenstein MR.Rheumatology (Oxford). 2015 May;54(5):768-75. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/keu487. Epub 2015 Feb 8.Management of persistent inflammatory large joint monoarthritis.Byng-Maddick R, Jeyalingam L, Keat A.Clin Rheumatol. 2012 Dec;31(12):1657-62. doi: 10.1007/s10067-012-2104-3. Epub 2012 Oct 30 


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