Dr Richard Stratton

Job title

Consultant in rheumatology and general medicine

Clinical Lead Royal Free-Hampstead site



GMC Number


Contact details

Phone number: 020 375 82042

Email address: r.stratton@nhs.net

PA/secretary phone number: 020 375 82042 + option 2

Fax: 020 78302428

Related services

Rheumatology, Scleroderma


Dr Stratton is a consultant rheumatologist with an interest in connective tissue disorders, systemic rheumatic diseases, research into fibrosis mechanisms.  He is also part of the acute medical on call rota, and supervises a small translational research team.


  • Joanna Nikitorowicz-Buniak1, Xu Shiwen1, Christopher Denton1, David Abraham1, Stratton Richard1.  Abnormally Differentiating Keratinocytes in the Epidermis of Systemic Sclerosis Patients Show Enhanced Secretion of CCN2 and S100A9.  Journal Investigative Dermatology (in Press) 2014
  • Morgan-Rowe L, Nikitorowicz J, Shiwen X, Leask A, Tsui J, Abraham D, Stratton R.  Thrombospondin-1 in hypoxia-conditioned media blocks the growth of human microvascular endothelial cells and is increased in systemic sclerosis tissues. Fibrogenesis Tissue Repair. 2011 Jun 2;4:13.
  • Nima Aden, Anna Nuttall, Xu Shiwen, Patricia de Winter, Andrew Leask, Carol Black, Chris Denton, David Abraham, Richard Stratton. Epithelial cells promote fibroblast activation via IL-1α in systemic sclerosis. Journal of Investigative Dermatology 2010;130:2191-200
  • Aden N, Shiwen X, Aden D, Black C, Nuttall A, Denton CP, Leask A, Abraham D, Stratton R.Proteomic analysis of scleroderma lesional skin reveals activated wound healing phenotype of epidermal cell layer.  Rheumatology (Oxford) 2008;47:1754-60.