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Coley Park, Swallows Croft, Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom, RG1 6UZ - 0.83 miles
Berkshire Independent Hospital - 0.83 miles
Coley Park, Swallows Croft, Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom, RG1 6UZ
19 years of experience
Endocrine Hypertension, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, Hormone Imbalances and Disorders (Female), Hypothyroidism +31 more

Dr George Farah is a Consultant Physician specialising in endocrinology and diabetes with over a decade of experience in the management and treatment of endocrinological issues. He sees private patients at The Berkshire Independent Hospital, Reading.

After gaining his medical qualifications in 2003, Dr Farah gained membership with the Royal College of Surgeons and further trained in diabetes and endocrinology at the Oxford Deanery.

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Shores Road, Woking, United Kingdom, GU21 4BY - 19.82 miles
Nuffield Health Woking Hospital - 19.82 miles
Shores Road, Woking, United Kingdom, GU21 4BY
24 years of experience
Diabetes, Acromegaly or Gigantism, Addison’s Disease, Adrenal Disease +33 more

Dr Das is a registered medical consultant with The General Medical Council UK, and a member of The Royal College of Physicians,London. He specialises in Diabetes , Endocrinology and General Internal Medicine.

His post graduate training was in Diabetes, Endocrinology and General Internal Medicine from London /KSS Deanery.His higher specialist training is from Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital ; the key partner in one of London's foremost Academic Health Science Centres, The King's Health Partners.

Dr Das has a NHS practice at Ashford and St Peter's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and his private practice is based at Nuffield Health and BMI hospitals. He undertakes regular specialist endocrinology & diabetes clinics and is responsible for admitting and caring for acutely unwell medical patients at St Peter's Hospital.He is part of the on-call consultant rota at St Peters Hospital.One of his key responsibilities is to provide direct medical care to patients as a consultant.He has over 20 years of experience as a clinician.

He has special interest in Diabetes foot management and Bariatric(obesity) medicine.He contributes to intra and interdepartmental consultations .He is an active member of the Bariatric and Diabetes foot multidisciplinary team based at Ashford and St Peter's Hospital.

Dr Das also supports health education. He is the firm leader for students from The Imperial College,London and St George's Medical School during their placement at St Peter's Hospital.He is actively involved in undergraduate and post graduate medical training.He is a clinical and educational supervisor for junior doctors and GP trainees.

Review of Dr  Das

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Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Dr Das will be able to offer consultation and advice to those, who are aged 18 years and above and may requires investigation to rule out hormonal causes for the symptoms mentioned as below:

Excessive sweating




General malaise, tiredness and fatigue

Unexplained weight gains or weight loss

Menstrual disorder and Galactorrhoea

Excessive thirst and or urination

Erectile dysfunction


He will be able to offer consultation for adults, if symptoms suggest one has any of the following conditions:

Low blood glucose(Hypoglycaemia):

Low blood glucose can be diagnosed from symptoms and confirmed by checking capillary blood glucose. The liver is the major regulator of circulating blood glucose in a healthy individual and responds to circulating level of different naturally secreted hormones. Diagnosis of the cause will require blood tests and or radiology imaging ,following which necessary treatment can be offered.

Sodium and electrolyte imbalance (Hyponatremia):

Symptoms of low sodium depends on the rate of development of hyponatremia and on the underlying cause. Focussed history, blood tests and imaging are required to reach a final diagnosis and to organise subsequent management plan.

Type-1 Diabetes

This condition is caused due to destruction of beta cells of the pancreas, resulting in loss of insulin production. Anyone with Type-1 diabetes will need daily insulin injections, regular blood sugar monitoring. One with Type-1 Diabetes requires regular follow ups with other specialists like Ophthalmologist, Podiatrist and Dietician.

Type-2 Diabetes and Obesity

This condition is a metabolic disorder caused mostly due to increased insulin resistance, without initial loss of insulin production. Though Diabetes and obesity consultants are trained to manage this condition, one would still need regular follow ups with other specialists such as Ophthalmologist, Podiatrist and Dietician.

Pituitary disorders:

The Pituitary gland lies deep within the base of brain. Pituitary disorders can be diagnosed from focussed history, blood tests, and dedicated MRI scan of the pituitary gland and following that the best available treatment can be offered. Pituitary adenomas of size more than 10mm may need further evaluation in the multi-disciplinary team meeting with an endocrine surgeon and a neuro-radiologist.

Thyroid ,Parathyroid and calcium disorders:

Thyroid disorders are diagnosed from clinical history.It requires measuring blood levels of thyroid hormones and thyroid stimulating hormone, that show whether one has an overactive or underactive thyroid. I investigate the cause to advise the best available treatment.

Thyroid nodules and goitre needs US imaging and may need further fine needle aspiration cytology and there after discussion in a multidisciplinary team meeting.

Dr Das will be able to offer consultation to investigate over active and under-active parathyroid disorders and disorders causing high and low calcium following which managment can be planned.

Testicular and Ovarian hormone disorder(Hypogonadism)

Diagnosis of primary and secondary hypogonadism requires an investigation of the pituitary gonadal hormone axis with blood tests and or radiological imaging following which treatment can be recommended.

Polycystic ovarian syndrome and Premature ovarian failure can be diagnosed from symptoms and confirmed by blood tests and Pelvic Ultrasound and treated as per protocol.

Adrenal disorders :

Adrenal failure or disorders of excess adrenal hormone secretion can be diagnosed from clinical history, blood tests and adrenal radiological imaging.Adrenal nodules found incidentally during imaging are assessed with blood tests, further imaging and may need input from an Adrenal multi-disciplinary team.

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London Road, Great Missenden, United Kingdom, HP16 0EN - 20.59 miles
The Chiltern Hospital - 20.59 miles
London Road, Great Missenden, United Kingdom, HP16 0EN
30 years of experience
Hypothyroidism, Addison’s Disease, Diabetes, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) +29 more

Dr Stephen Gardner has been a consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology since 2003. His private practice (Chiltern DE ltd) is based at the Chiltern Hospital in Great Missenden while his NHS work is at Stoke Mandeville Hospital.

He sees patients with diabetes or problems with their endocrine system. This predominantly covers thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal and pituitary disorders and includes abnormalities of testosterone in males and females. He does not see patients with menopausal symptoms who would usually see a gynaecologist. He can see patients aged 19 and above.

Dr Gardner gained his MB BCh from the University of Wales in 1991.

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Portsmouth Road Camberley, Surrey, United Kingdom, GU16 7UJ - 13.84 miles
Parkside Suite at Frimley Park Hospital - 13.84 miles
Portsmouth Road Camberley, Surrey, United Kingdom, GU16 7UJ
28 years of experience
Acromegaly or Gigantism, Addison’s Disease, Adrenal Disease, Adrenocorticotropin Stimulation Tests (ACTH) +26 more

Dr Rasha Mukhtar is a consultant endocrinologist at Frimley Park Hospital, Surrey. She also holds consultations at Parkside Private Suite Frimley. Dr Mukhtar has experience in the investigation, diagnosis, and management of endocrine problems including thyroid conditions, calcium disorders, electrolyte abnormalities, pituitary disease, adrenal problems, and hypogonadism. She also runs the insulin pump and CGM clinic and the diabetes/endocrine antenatal clinic at the hospital.

Dr Mukhtar's specialty areas are as follows:

  • Endocrine/diabetes antenatal care
  • Insulin pump therapy
  • General endocrinology
  • General diabetes

Dr Mukhtar graduated from the University of Khartoum in 1995 and undertook her specialist training within the Severn Deanery. She then went on to become a Doctor of Medicine after completing a residency programme covering endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism. Dr Mukhtar worked as a consultant at James Cook University Hospital prior to her move to Frimley Park.

Dr Mukhtar has a passion for education and has achieved a diploma in medical education from Durham University. She is currently the FY2 Foundation Programme directory at Frimley Park Hospital, and an examiner for both the Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board (PLAB) and MRCP (UK). Dr Mukhtar has also previously spent time as an associate lecturer at Newcastle University.

Dr Mukhtar is actively involved in research and her current topics of interest are type 1 diabetes, diabetes-related technology, and antenatal care.

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Clare Park, Farnham, United Kingdom, GU10 5XX - 16.80 miles
Spire Clare Park Hospital - 16.80 miles
Clare Park, Farnham, United Kingdom, GU10 5XX
Recommended by 1 specialist
36 years of experience

Professor David Russell-Jones

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Clinical Work

Lead clinician for all district Diabetes and specialist Diabetes services. Lead Clinician for Endocrinology services,including regional Pituitary GH service, Lead physician Thyroid MDT (Surrey & N Hampshire), Adrenal MDT, Neuroendocrine MDT. Acute General Physician with own GIM take

Student Supervision

Principal supervisor for 10 MD students to date, Supervisor 2 clinical SPRs 1 Academic F2,

F1 and CMT

Other information

Head of Department for Diabetes& Endocrinology

Previous member Clinical reference group CRG for NHS England for Specialist Endocrinology

Previous member Clinical reference group CRG for NHS England for Specialist Diabetes

Head of the Clinical advisory board for diabetes for Surrey PCT Previous regional STC Chairman &

Programme Director Diabetes & Endocrinology

Head of Clinical Academic Group Diabetes University of Surrey and Surrey NHS Hospitals.

Trustee for Sir Jules Thorne Trust (prestigious medical charity), Trustee UK Diabetes Research

Foundation. Member of advisory boards for all UK insulin manufacturers Novo Nordisk, Eli Lilly, Sanofi Aventis, Astra Zenica,

Member of a series of seminars run by the Smith Institue held at number 11 Downing Street to discuss care of chronically ill patients

Previous (17 years) Chairman SE Coast Research Ethics Committee.

Currently Principle investigator for 1 international studies and 1 NIHR study on Covid-19.

Raised the money and built innovative clinical Diabetes & Endocrinology centre incorporating research unit “CEDAR” Centre designed by Sir Nicholas Grimshaw and given to NHS

Elected member the Association of Physicians of UK and Ireland and the Association of

Clinical Professors.


Have been chief applicant or co-applicant for research grants totalling £750K in the

last 5 years.

Academic Interest

The use of stable isotopes to understand human physiology and pathophysiology, I Perform detailed metabolic studies to understand peptide hormone action particularly Insulin, IGF-I and Growth hormone. I have a particular interest in Insulin analogues and the possibility of creating Hepatoselective insulins.

I have an academic interest in formulating safe working conditions for people with

diabetes in safety critical roles including flying. Our work on flying with

insulin treated diabetes showing safety has designated one of the most

important papers in 2020 for people with diabetes.

I review grant applications for Welcome foundation, MRC, Diabetes UK, Danish MRC, and review articles for Diabetes Care, Diabetic Medicine, Diabetologia,Clinical Endocrinology, Lancet. Have wriiten leader BMJ

Principle investigator

of many large international trials including:

Growth Hormone regulatory submission trial Lilly

Detemir type 1 diabetes regulatory submission trial Novo Nordisk

“Lead 5” Liraglutide trial Novo Nordisk

“Duration 4” Bydureon regulatory submission trial Lilly

“Imagine” Peglispro insulin trial Lilly

GrowthHormone regulatory submission trial Sandoz

“Onset 1” Fiasp insulin type 1 diabetes regulatory submission trial

“Take Control” Toujeo insulin trial Sanofi

National PI for many other clinical trials.

International presentations:


speaker at International meetings in 4 Continents in 2001-2017 including DUK, EASD, ISPAD, ADA,

IDF, CODY, DUK, BES, Hungarian Diabetes association, Slovenian diabetes association, French diabetes association, UAE diabetes association. and many National and International Diabetes Associations including Association of Physicians of India 2013. Invited Lecturer EASD “Cancer and insulin” the the largest attended EASD symposium ever) Hot Topics invited lecturer Diabetes UK Liverpool 2014, Hot Topics lecture “ New Insulins” EASD Vienna 2014, asked to present Dual programme by EASD 2015 Stockholm, Invited to speak by ADA at symposium Treating the obese

type1. Oral scientific presentations at ADA, EASD, BES, AES.

References of published papers Pub Med:

Currently 167 papers, 38 in the last 5 years listed on Pub Med.

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Other Details:

I am a keen sailor having represented UK at International events.

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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!