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Dr Sarah Rae


Bedford Hospital

Job Title

Consultant Rheumatologist




Lead Consultant in Rheumatology

Other Roles

Also runs the Dexa scanning service and has just been appointed the Lead Consultant for the new Fracture Liaison Service.

Areas of Special Interest

Gout and Spondyloarthropathies, Osteoporosis and Nutritional Medicine. The Genetics of Rheumatology

Education and Training

Sarah trained at the Westmister Hospital Medical School and worked for the Professors of Medicine and Surgery before leaving the Westminster Group to work at the London Chest Hospital doing Respiratory Medicine and the Royal London hospital where she did Cardiology. Her Rheumatological training was undertaken at Kings College Hospital where she became SpR there prior to obtaining her first Consultant job in Exeter. For family reasons Sarah relocated to Bedford where she was appointed to take over as a Single handed Rheumatologist.


Hasa very wide experience of General Medicine and Rheumatology, seeing many thousands of patients each year.


Published over 35 papers in peer reviewed journals . Main research has focussed on Nutrition and Vitamins, the Inflammatory mediator Leukotriene B4, and back pain. Recently hosted the Microbiome Day at the Royal Society of Medicine.