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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
Dr McCarey graduated in Medicine from the University of Glasgow in 1997. He subsequently trained in General Internal Medicine and Rheumatology in the West of Scotland. His main clinical interests are in inflammatory arthritis and its various comorbidities.
His main research interests are in the field of cardiovascular risk modification in inflammatory arthritis and he has published widely in this area and co-authored European guidelines on the subject. He received his MD from the University of Glasgow in 2005. A full time Consultant Rheumatologist and Physician at Glasgow Royal Infirmary since 2008, he is also Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Glasgow. He is currently Lead Clinician for Medical Specialties in the North Sector of NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde.
Areas of interest
Inflammatory joint disorders; rheumatoid arthritis; psoriatic arthritis; ankylosing spondylitis; gout; pseudogout; osteoarthritis; inflammatory polyarthritis; epicondylitis; tennis elbow; golfer's elbow; plantar fasciitis; fibromyalgia; SLE; systemic lupus erythematosus; connective tissue disorders; polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR); temporal arteritis; vasculitis; low back pain; neck pain; chronic fatigue; medicolegal reports.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Rheumatologist, Glasgow Royal Infirmary
Rheumatoid arthritis treatment and co-morbidities
- MB ChB University of Glasgow 1997
- MRCP (UK) Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow 2000
- MD University of Glasgow 2005
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow 2008
Reference number 4422198
Details of entry to specialist register
- Dr David William McCarey, 2008
Affiliations / memberships
BMA, Scottish Society for Rheumatology
- BMI Ross Hall Hospital 221 Crookston Road...
- 17:30 - 20:30
- 0141 810 3151
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