Dr Sowden studied Immunology at Glasgow University where he completed a science research project on the disease processes involved in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
After graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Immunology, he continued to study Medicine at Glasgow University, graduating in 2000 when he was awarded an MBChB degree with Honours.
Dr Sowden pursued his postgraduate training in General Medicine in the North East of England as well as Queensland, Australia before joining the North West's Specialist Training Programme in Rheumatology in 2016. During his training, he completed a Master's Degree in Clinical Rheumatology, Dr Sowden became a research associate at Newcastle University, working within a nationally recognised academic team on a cutting edge exploratory clinical trial of biologic therapy with a view to resetting the immune system and finding a cure for Rheumatoid Arthritis, before returning to the North West.
Dr Sowden obtained his Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in 2012 and has since worked as an NHS-approved Consultant in Acute Medicine and Rheumatology and can offer you his double expertise in Rheumatology and General Medicine to assist you with the diagnosis and treatment of the full spectrum of rheumatological conditions, including osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis, inflammatory arthritis, connective tissue disorders and vasculitis, joint injections, soft tissue injections and ultrasound guidance procedures.