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Dr Richard Keen is a consultant Rheumatologist with specialist expertise in the management of patients with osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases.
Areas of interest
Osteoporosis; Paget's disease; Vitamin D deficiency; Hyperparathyroidism; Fibrous dysplasia; Osteogenesis imperfecta; X-linked hypophosphataemic rickets; Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva; Hypophosphatasia
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Rheumatologist at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore.
Professor Keen is involved with international research studies examining possible new treatments for a number of rare bone diseases.
Outside of medicine, Dr Keen enjoys time with his wife and three children. He is interested in sport, particularly rugby and cricket.
Kerns JG, Gikas PD, Buckley K, Shepperd A, Birch HL, McCarthy I, Miles J, Briggs TW, Keen R, Parker AW, Matousek P, Goodship AE. Evidence from Raman spectroscopy of a putative link between inherent bone matrix chemistry and degenerative joint disease.
Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 [Epub ahead of print]
Mani-Babu S, Wolman R, Keen R. Quadriceps Traumatic Myositis Ossificans in a Football Player: Management With Intravenous Pamidronate.
Clin J Sport Med. 2013 [ Epub ahead of print]
McCarthy ID, Bloomer Z, Gall A, Keen R, Ferguson-Pell M. Changes in the structural and material properties of the tibia in patients with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord. 2012 Apr;50(4):333-7.
Weiler R, Keen R, Wolman R.Changes in bone turnover markers during the close season in elite football (soccer) players. J Sci Med Sport. 2012 May;15(3):255-8.
Courses offered to GPs
Dr Keen is able to visit GP surgeries to give informal presentations and to conduct case-based discussions.
- MB BS St Mary's Hospital Medical School 1988
- BSc (Molecular Biology & Genetics) University of London 1985
- PhD (Genetic Epidemiology of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis) King's College London 2000
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians (London) 2000
Reference number 3273733
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Member of Medical Advisory Board Brittle Bone Society 2018
- Member International Clinical Council on Fibrodyplasia Ossificans Progressiva 2018
Details of entry to specialist register
- Rheumatology CCST , 2000
Affiliations / memberships
Royal Osteoporosis Society
British Rheumatology Society
National Association for the Relief of Paget's Disease
American Society of Bone and Mineral Research
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