Dr Peter Bale is an experienced Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist. He qualified from the University of Birmingham Medical School in 2006 and completed Specialty training in Paediatrics in the East of England in 2016. He has received specialist Paediatric Rheumatology Training at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, Sheffield Children’s Hospital, and the Jenny Lind Children’s Hospital in Norwich. He is a Fellow of Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (FRCPCH) and holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education from the University of Cambridge (PGCME).
Dr Bale’s NHS work is based at Cambridge University Hospital (Addenbrookes), where he was appointed as a substantive consultant in April 2017. He works with a multidisciplinary team to look after children and young people with rheumatological conditions across the whole of the Eastern Region (UK), within the Child and Adolescent East of England Rheumatology Service (CHEERS). He is the Paediatric Musculoskeletal lead for the National
Stickler Syndrome Service, based in Cambridge.
He has specialist expertise in management of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), Juvenile idiopathic/dermatomyositis (JDM), Childhood onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (cSLE), periodic fever syndromes, vasculitis, Raynaud’s phenomenon, Stickler Syndrome and Hereditary Connective Tissue Disorders, as well as other non-inflammatory musculoskeletal conditions, including hypermobility.
He is the lead for paediatric and adolescent rheumatology education at the British Society of Rheumatology (BSR).
Dr Bale currently only consults privately at Gilmour Piper seeing children and young people up to the age of 18 years old.