Our approach to thyroid disorders
Medicine is changing fast, and we believe that our patients should be a part of this, not simply another number in a resource-restricted guideline. When you book a consultation at London Medical, you will see an endocrinologist who specialises in thyroid disorders and puts your individual health interests first. Our thyroid specialists are at the cutting-edge of their field and aware of the latest advances in diagnosis and treatment.
At London Medical, your consultant will look at your total health and the effects of your thyroid condition and treatments on your overall well-being. Since thyroid disease can have far-reaching impacts on your physical and psychological health, we might refer you for additional treatment in our clinic, such as:
- counselling with one of our clinical psychologists
- weight management
- lipid and cholesterol profiling
- heart health checkup plan
- osteoporosis screening
At London Medical, we have the top experts working together for your total care – all under one roof.
Because symptoms can develop gradually and may be non-specific, many people live with undiagnosed thyroid disorders for many years. When viewed in isolation, symptoms such as hot flushes, low mood, irritability, panic attacks or anxiety might be mistaken by a primary care physician for signs of menopause or as a result of stressful life events.
Our endocrinology consultants are experts in recognising the signs and symptoms of a thyroid disorder. They will listen to your symptoms and personal and family medical history before giving you a detailed examination. We can do a comprehensive thyroid hormone blood screening on the same day as your initial consultation. Once your results have been received, your consultant will take the time to review the findings with you and answer any questions you may have.
Depending on your symptoms, your consultant might also recommend an ultrasound of your thyroid or a biopsy.
Meet our experts in thyroid disorders
As a founder of London Medical, Dr Ralph Abraham specialises in diabetes, weight management, endocrinology and cholesterol
Consultant endocrinologist, with a clinical practice in both general and specialist endocrinology.
Consultant in endocrinology, diabetes and general medicine with a special interest in thyroid diseases.
A paediatric endocrinologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital and is one of a team of paediatric endocrinologists seeing all endocrine patients at the split site London Centre of Paediatric Endocrinology
Honorary Consultant and Professor of Surgery, and chair in endocrine surgery at Imperial College London.
Specialist in endocrinology and diabetes who currently practices at several locations around London, including Barts Health NHS Trust.
Leading endocrinology and diabetes consultant physician and has a passion for high quality care.
Clinical lead for endocrinology and diabetes at Great Ormond Street Hospital. As a paediatrician, he treats patients aged between 0-25 years of age only.
With a focus on adults, Dr Chahal is a consultant in endocrinology, diabetes, bariatric medicine, and general internal medicine at Imperial College Trust.
Specialist consultant in diabetes and endocrinology with a particular interest in weight loss and weight management medications.
Consultant endocrinologist with over a decade’s experience in the treatment of diabetes.
Ms Melanie Davies is a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist and accredited subspecialist in reproductive medicine, treating ages of 14 and upwards.
Consultant physician in general internal medicine, treating patients over 16 years of age, with specialist interest in diabetes, endocrinology, and lipid metabolism.
Consultant physician and diabetologist based in London.
Associate specialist at UCL with clinical interests that include reproductive endocrinology, PCOS, fertility, recurrent miscarriage, premature menopause.
Our world-leading endocrinologists provide expert insight on the understanding and treatment of thyroid disorders . .
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