Dr Harvinder Chahal
BMedSci, MBBS, FRCP, PhD
Specialties at a glance
With a focus on adults Dr Chahal is a Consultant in Endocrinology, Diabetes, Bariatric Medicine, and General Internal Medicine at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. He is also Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College, London. Specialities Include:
- Type 1 & 2 diabetes
- Thyroid, adrenal, prolactin and pituitary diseases
- Polycystic ovarian syndrome
- Hormone disorders (male and female)
- Parathyroid, calcium, vitamin D and bone metabolism
- Lipid disorders and cardiovascular risk reduction
- Neuroendocrine tumours
About Dr Chahal
Dr Harvinder Chahal is a consultant in endocrinology, diabetes, bariatric medicine, and general internal medicine at Imperial College Trust. He is also Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College, London.
He qualified from St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London School of Medicine in 2001, and then trained in Endocrinology and Diabetes at St Bartholomew’s Hospital. In 2007 he was awarded the prestigious Medical Research Council training fellowship to undertake research in the field of pituitary tumorigenesis, resulting in several influential research papers in high impact journals. He has been awarded several national and international prizes for his research and clinical work, and written several textbook chapters. Dr Chahal is also a member of the Society for Endocrinology and Diabetes UK.
As lead bariatric physician, he manages patients prior to and after bariatric surgery. He also prescribes medications to reduce obesity related complications.
He also has an interest in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education. Between 2014-2022 he was the Unit Training Lead in the Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (Charing Cross Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital and St Mary’s Hospital sites). Between 2016-2020, he was the Director of Clinical Studies at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (St Mary’s Hospital site). He is the module lead on the Obesity Medicine MSc course at Imperial College London. He is also a teacher and examiner on the Plymouth University Postgraduate Diploma course in Diabetes and Endocrinology.
NHS and Academic Posts
Consultant in endocrinology, diabetes, bariatric medicine and general internal medicine at Imperial College NHS Trust and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College, London.
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