Griffiths, Dr Bridget

Dr Bridget GriffithsConsultant Rheumatologist

  • Consultant Rheumatologist
  • Tel: (0191) 2137978
  • GMC Code: 3278219
  • Qualifications: MB ChB, MD, FRCP
  • Special Interests

    Autoimmune connective tissue diseases and vasculitis, particularly SLE, systemic sclerosis, interstitial lung disease (ILD) and pulmonary hypertension (PH).

  • Biography

    Dr Bridget Griffiths was appointed as a consultant rheumatologist with a special interest in the autoimmune connective tissue diseases at the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne in 2001. She graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1988.  Her special interests are in the assessment, management, treatment and outcomes of patients with SLE, systemic sclerosis, pulmonary hypertension in rheumatological conditions and interstitial lung disease in rheumatological conditions.

    She is the clinical lead for the regional specialised rheumatology service in Newcastle which includes the management of over 2000 patients with autoimmune connective tissue diseases and vasculitis. In 2016 she was appointed by NHS England to be chair of the specialised rheumatology clinical reference group.

  • Directorate
    Musculo Skeletal Services
  • Hospital Base

    Freeman Hospital

  • Clinics Provided

    Tuesday am - connective tissue diseases

    Wednesday pm - general rheumatology

    Thursday pm - connective tissue diseases and rheumatoid arthritis

    Friday am - new patients and monthly combined interstitial lung disease and pulmonary hypertension clinics

  • Name of Secretary
    Carole Scott
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