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I qualified in Medicine at University College London Hospitals. After further training and finishing my PhD at Guy’s Hospital I completed my rheumatology training in Oxford. I have been an NHS Consultant Rheumatologist for over 15 years at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.
I have a broad base of experience and interest in general rheumatology, with a particular interest in inflammatory arthritis, (such as rheumatoid arthritis and seronegative arthritis such as psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis) and connective tissue disease (such as systemic lupus erythematosos (SLE), Sjogren's syndrome and sclerodarma). I am an Honorary Professor at the University of Birmingham.
I have had an interest in postgraduate training as Chair of the British Society for Rheumatology Education and Training Committee. I have an active research interest in Sjogren’s Syndrome and I am a past President of the British Society for Rheumatology.
Areas of interest
Rheumatoid arthritis; Psoriatic arthritis; Ankylosing spondylitis; Osteoarthritis; Soft-tissue rheumatic disorders; Joint injection therapy; Sjögren’s syndrome; Other connective tissue disorders
- Claire Newton
- London Bridge Rheumatology Centre 120 Old Broad Street London EC2N 1AR
- 020 7234 2060
- 020 7496 3594
- Penny Samuelson
- Simon Bowman PO Box 16220 Birmingham B16 6SQ
- 07957 362056
Current NHS consultant posts held
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham
Professor Bowman is a leading researcher in Sjogren's syndrome. He holds an Honorary Chair at the University of Birmingham
Professor Bowman has been Chair of the Education and Training Committee and President and a Trustee of the British Society for Rheumatology (President 2014-2016) and Lead Clinician for the Royal College of Physicians Specialty Certificate Examination in Rheumatology.
Professor Bowman has over 50 publications principally in the field of Sjogren's syndrome
- BSc University College London 1983
- MBBS University College London 1986
- PhD University of London 1995
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians 2000
- CCST Rheumatology JCHMT 1996
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.