Dr Richard Smith is a Consultant Rheumatologist at Salisbury Hospital. He trained in London and then spent a year at the New South Wales Institute of Sports Medicine. Dr Smith runs a multidisciplinary musculoskeletal and sports medicine clinic every week. He sits on the BSR clinical affairs committee, the BIMM council, UK MSK diploma council (for which he also examines) and RSM Sports and Exercise Medicine council.
He lectures on the BMJ masterclass circuit and for the BSR Primary Care Society and the RCGP. Dr Smith has also written a musculoskeletal chapter for e learning for the RCGP and for arthritis UK “Hands on”.