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Best Endocrinologists in Birmingham, UK

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Little Aston Hall Drive, Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom, B74 3UP - 8.02 miles
Spire Little Aston Hospital - 8.02 miles
Little Aston Hall Drive, Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom, B74 3UP
Recommended by 1 specialist
26 years of experience
Thyroid Problems, Diabetes, Hyperthyroidism, Adrenal Disease +29 more

Dr Sanjay Saraf is a Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology, who has worked in the National Health Service (NHS) since January 2011. During this period he has been exposed to a variety of hospital settings and roles. He has been in his present post at Good Hope Hospital in Birmingham since November 2015.

His specialist areas of interest are Type 1 and 2 diabetes, insulin pump therapy, diabetic foot, complex diabetes, lipid disorders, thyroid and parathyroid disorders, hypogonadism, adrenal and pituitary disorders, and osteoporosis .

He is also actively involved in both postgraduate and undergraduate medical education.

Dr Saraf endeavours to provide the best possible care to his patients based on current best evidence, and his communication strategy is based on total honesty.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Thyroid function test
  • Pituitary function test
  • Adrenocorticotrophin stimulation tests (ACTH)
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Dexamethasone suppression test
  • Synacthen test
  • Diabetes and endocrinology
  • Diabetes insipidus
  • Acromegaly or gigantism
  • Endocrine hypotension
  • Hyperlipidaemia
  • Pituitary disorders
  • Addison’s disease
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Adrenal disease
  • Goitre
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Prolactinoma
  • Cushing’s syndrome
  • Graves’ disease
  • Reproductive disorders
  • Hashimoto’s thyroiditis
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Thyroid nodules
  • Hormone disorders (female)
  • Hormone disorders (male)
  • Disorders of bone metabolism
  • Parathyroid disease
  • Vitamin D deficiency 
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233 Tamworth Road, Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom, B75 6DX - 6.55 miles
Sutton Medical Consulting Centre - 6.55 miles
233 Tamworth Road, Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom, B75 6DX
23 years of experience
Pituitary Disorders, Acromegaly or Gigantism, Adrenal Disease, Blood Glucose Monitoring +16 more

Dr Biju Jose specialised in endocrinology and diabetes mellitus as well as general (internal) medicine, having completed the  West Midlands Specialist Registrar Training programme. He works at the Royal Stoke University Hospital and has been a consultant Endocrinologist since 2012 at the University Hospitals of North Midlands (UHNM) NHS Trust.

Dr Jose leads the UHNM Pituitary MDT services and was instrumental in modernising the pituitary pathways. He also leads the lipid service, having brought about changes to the lipid service, which now works well with regional alliances and delivers genetic testing as well as newer treatments.

Dr Jose is a member of the West Midlands Familial Hypercholesterolemia Genetic Screening Steering group. He is also a member of the West Midlands Genetic Endocrine Network. He also works closely with the genitourinary team and developed a virtual metabolic clinic for patients with HIV.

Dr Jose has an active interest in undergraduate and post-graduate teaching. He has been the Prescribing Skills Lead for Keele Medical School for 7 years and a senior lecturer at the university. He is also the Clinical Lead for Simulation training for University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust.

Dr Jose's private consulations are at the Nuffield Health North Staffordshire Hospital and Sutton Medical Consulting Centre. His special interests include pituitary disease and pituitary tumour management, lipid disorders (including familial hypercholesterolemia, post MI and stroke secondary prevention, PCSK9 inhibitor injection therapies and newer therapies), thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal disorders as well as diabetes mellitus.

Dr Jose is currently a member of a number of societies including the Society for Endocrinology, European Society of Endocrinology, Pituitary Foundation, HEART UK and Diabetes UK.

Outside of work, Dr Jose enjoys cooking and baking for the family as well as tinkering on stuff around the house and garden.

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What is an endocrinologist?

Hormonal and developmental disorders and related problems can be extremely vexing. Unlike many medical issues, it is not possible for patients to see their glands or the substances they produce, yet they play such a huge role in every aspect of our lives. Whether suffering from metabolic problems, diabetes, early or late-onset puberty, too little or too much growth, menopause, thyroid issues, menopause, infertility, or other disorders linked to hormones, the best practitioners to consult are endocrinologists. Finding a top endocrinologist is easy with Doctify.

When to see an endocrinologist?

The top endocrinologists have extensive training in diagnosing and treating all the aforementioned disorders. In addition to general medical training and a residency, the best endocrinologists must then study for several more years to become masters of the glands and hormones/hormonal and metabolic disorders that they will treat in their practice. Diabetes and thyroid problems are the most regular reason for patient visits to top-rated endocrinologists, followed closely by puberty, menopause, and infertility issues (when hormones are the suspected cause).

Making sure your chosen expert endocrinologists are fully qualified and certified is important – the advice and diagnoses that they can provide are only as good as their skills and abilities. Top endocrinologists found with Doctify are generally members of the Society for Endocrinology and the European Thyroid Association, at a minimum. Although dealing with hormonal and developmental problems can be daunting, owing to the “hidden” nature of what glands and hormones do in the body, the best endocrinologists can help and often fix major problems with medication, supplements, or related treatments. Sometimes, health and happiness really are just a pill away!