Consultants
Dr Sara Carty
Dr Sara Carty

Sara Carty Consultant, Rheumatologist

Dr Carty qualified in Newcastle in 1997 and trained in rheumatology in Nottingham, Manchester, Bath and Cardiff where she completed a PhD looking at biologic therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Appointed as a Consultant in 2008 in Newport then moved to Swindon in 2015 Her interests include inflammatory arthritis, lung disease in arthritis and can also provide treatment for mechanical and soft tissue conditions e.g. Tennis elbow and trigger finger. MB BS(with distinction)1997 FRCP (2012) PhD 2009

Research & Publications

Dr Carty has research interests in biologic therapy and lung disease in arthritis.

Page CE, Smale S, Carty SM, et al Interferon-gamma inhibits interleukin-1beta-induced matrix metalloproteinase production by synovial fibroblasts and protects articular cartilage in early arthritis. Arthritis Res Ther. 2010;12(2):R49. Epub 2010 Mar 22.

Nowell MA, Williams AS, Carty S, et al Therapeutic targeting of IL-6 trans signaling counteracts STAT3 control of experimental inflammatory arthritis. J Immunol. 2009 Jan 1;182(1):613-22

Carty SM, Herdman G, Williams F, Srinivasan U Transient Migratory Osteoporosis- Rapid Response to Pamidronate Treatment Journal of Clinical Rheumatology 2007 Jun;13(3):138-9.

Carty SM, Yoong J, Lawson T, Bevan M. An unusual case of extra bone formation Rheumatology 2005; 44:767

Carty SM, Snowden N, Silman AJ Should Infection Still Be considered As The Most Likely Triggering Factor for Rheumatoid Arthritis? Annals of Rheumatic Diseases, 2004 Nov;63 suppl 2 p46-49

Carty SM, Snowden N, Silman AJ Should Infection Still Be considered As The Most Likely Triggering Factor for Rheumatoid Arthritis? The Journal of Rheumatology, 2003(3), 425-429

Lim WS, Carty SM, Macfarlane JT, Anthony RE, Christian J, Dakin KS, Dennis PM Respiratory Rate Measurement In Adults- How Reliable Is It? Respiratory Medicine, p31-33, Vol96, Number1, January 2002

Personal Interests

Dr Carty enjoys walking, sailing, gardening, cooking, sewing and spending time with her family when outside work.