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John Axford



Rheumatoid arthritis

NHS Base


Clinics at

Chelsea Outpatient Centre


020 7730 8298


Professor Axford  is a Consultant in Adult and Paediatric Rheumatology and Emeritus Professor of Clinical Rheumatology at St George’s, University of London.  He has worked within the NHS for over 30 years.  At St George’s he has served on Council, was the Professor of Clinical Rheumatology and directed the Hotung Centre.  Similarly, he has been associated with the Royal Society of Medicine for over 20 years and has served on Council, has been their Honorary Secretary and is now an honorary member.

Professor Axford works closely with the British Society of Rheumatology and is currently the Vice Chair of the Education and Training Committee, where he has been instrumental in establishing the revalidation course and e-learning venture.

He has written 89 peer-reviewed papers and 20 books. He regularly presents scientific research and has an active research interest in rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and lupus.

Special Interests

Musculoskeletal disease, joint and back pain, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.

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