Dr Bobby Huda
MBChB FRCP PhD
Specialties at a glance
Dr. Huda is a specialist in endocrinology and diabetes, who currently practices at several locations around London, including Barts Health NHS Trust. Specialities Include:
- Type 1 diabetes with a special interest in pumps/sensors
- Diabetes in pregnancy (Gestational diabetes)
- Type 2 diabetes and all diabetes related conditions
- Diabetic Foot Ulcers & Kidney Disease
- MODY/LADA and atypical diabetes
- Obesity and pre-bariatric surgery assessment
About Dr Huda
Dr. Huda is a specialist in endocrinology, who currently practices at several locations around London, including Barts Health NHS Trust. He is highly skilled and trained, with a long list of accolades and professional association affiliations. For help with diagnosing and managing diabetes, Dr. Huda is an exceptional choice. He was inducted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) in 2016, which is a testament to his abilities and ongoing commitment to education, research, and clinical practice as a physician.
Dr Huda earned his MB ChB in 1999 from the University of Liverpool. He then continued his education with general and specialist training around the UK, including at University Hospital Aintree in Liverpool, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, and King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London. He was inducted as a member of the Royal College of Physicians in 2002 and went on to receive his PhD. in the Endocrinology of obesity and appetite from the University of Liverpool in 2010.
Education, research, and teaching are a passion for Dr. Huda. From 2011 to 2012, he received the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Academic Clinical Lecturer post in Diabetes and Endocrinology at King’s College in London pursuing research into obstructive sleep apnoea and diabetes. More recent research is centred around Gestational Diabetes and the use of Artificial Intelligence in managing gestational diabetes. He is currently co-applicant on two £2 million grants researching these areas. He has recently co-authored the Royal College of Obstetrician & Gynaecologists’ guidelines on Alternative testing for Gestational diabetes during the Covid-19 pandemic. He has also published over thirty articles in peer-reviewed journals and several book chapters.
He has received a prestigious teaching qualification, the Certificate of Enhancing Academic Practice in Higher Education, from Kings College London. Dr. Huda also is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Barts and the London Medical School, Queen Mary University of London, and a Visiting Senior Lecturer at King’s College.
Training at the world-renowned diabetes centre in Kings College Hospital provided him with specialist expertise in pumps and glucose sensor therapy along with antenatal diabetes. At the forefront of his field, he takes a particular clinical interest in type 1 and antenatal diabetes and sits on several regional and national committees. He has considerable clinical expertise in type 1 diabetes, insulin pump/ glucose sensors, MODY diabetes and diabetes in pregnancy. Specifically he has experience with all current insulin pumps, hybrid closed loop systems and real time Continuous Glucose Monitoring/ Flash glucose monitoring. He leads the Barts Health Genetic Diabetes clinic and has significant experience in assessing and managing atypical/MODY diabetes. He also has specific expertise around an accurate diagnosis and classification of type of diabetes.
He has experience in managing women with gestational diabetes, alternative tests to the Glucose Tolerance Test and significant experience in managing women with type 1, type 2, MODY diabetes during pre-conception, pregnancy and the post-partum period. He leads a multi-disciplinary busy diabetes antenatal clinic and works closely with obstetricians, dieticians and ophthalmologists to optimise pregnancy care. He also leads the North-East London Sustainability and Transformation Preconception workstream and works closely with fertility services within the NHS and private sectors, to promote optimal glucose control during and after assisted conception. He represents North-East London on the London Diabetes Clinical Network groups for Type 1 diabetes, Inpatient diabetes and Diabetes in Pregnancy and sits within an Expert Reference Group for the National Gestational Diabetes Audit. He has previously sat on NICE committees for Diagnostic Assessments of insulin pump technology.
He also consults on inpatient diabetes, diabetes foot problems, genetic forms of diabetes and type 2 diabetes/ insulin resistance. He is currently not consulting in general endocrinology.
His medico-legal work has spanned both defendant and claimant reports and covers all aspects of diabetes including diagnosis of diabetes, diabetes foot ulcers, Charcot’s foot, diabetes preconception/pregnancy and inpatient diabetes.
NHS and Academic Posts
Dr Huda is a member General Medical Council British Medical Association Medical Defence Union Association of British Clinical Diabetologists Diabetes UK Society of Endocrinology.
Dr Huda has pursued his passion for teaching, leading King’s College London third year medical students’ program for Diabetes and Endocrinology, and completing an internationally recognised prestigious teaching qualification (Certificate of Enhancing Academic Practice in Higher Education, Kings College London)
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