Dr Ananth U Nayak

Dr Ananth U Nayak

MB BS, FRCP (Lon) (Edin), MRCP (Endocrinology &Diabetes), PGCME

Endocrinology & Diabetes

Recommended by 1 specialist
23 years of experience
9 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Dr Nayak has been a very good listener and very clear and concise about my condition. He is very friendly and makes me at ease. He has very good knowledge about the condition and I feel he really wants to help. “
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Subspecialty

  • Diabetes
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Kannada
  • Hindi
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6046165
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £180

    Follow-up appointment: £120

    Practices worked at

    Nuffield Health North Staffordshire Hospital

    Clayton road, Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom, ST5 4DB
    67 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    18:00 - 20:00
    Tue
    Not available
    Wed
    Not available
    Thu
    Not available
    Fri
    17:45 - 19:30
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Dr. Ananth Nayak is a Consultant Physician specialising in Endocrinology, including the treatment of diabetes, growth disorders, and thyroid disorders. He sees private patients at the Nuffield Health North Staffordshire Hospital.

    After earning his primary medical qualification, Dr. Nayak undertook his higher specialist training, which included a Clinical Research fellowship in the West Midlands. During this time spent training, Dr. Nayak earned his certificate of completion of his training. Upon completion of his training, Dr. Nayak was appointed Consultant at the University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust in 2013. Since his Consultant appointment, Dr. Nayak has contributed to improving various aspects of service at the trust, including the joint antenatal diabetes clinic. He also works alongside colleagues in the diabetes renal unit to help design effective patient pathways that include diabetes. Dr. Nayak is known for re-establishing the radioactive-iodine service for benign thyroid disease and is an ARSAC certified Consultant.

    Dr. Nayak is also a keen researcher, having authored numerous peer reviewed journal articles in renowned clinical endocrine journals. He has been acknowledged by various endocrinology societies for his research and has presented his work at national and international conferences. He is also an advocate for medical education, regularly tutors medical students at Keele University and trainees at the Royal College of Physicians.

    Procedures

    • Adrenocorticotropin Stimulation Tests (ACTH)
    • Blood Glucose Monitoring
    • Dexamethasone Suppression Test
    • Fine Needle Thyroid Biopsy
    • Pituitary Function Test
    • Synacthen Test
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    Special interests

    • Diabetes
    • Hyperthyroidism
    • Thyroid Problems
    • Adrenal Disease
    • Cushing’s Syndrome
    • Graves’ Disease
    • Hormone Imbalances and Disorders (Female)
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
    • Acromegaly or Gigantism
    • Addison’s Disease
    • Disorders of Bone Metabolism
    • Goitre
    • Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
    • Hormone Disorders (Male)
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Parathyroid Disease
    • Pituitary Disorders
    • Prolactinoma
    • Thyroid Nodules
    • Type 1 Diabetes
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    Education

    Education and Memberships

    MB BS

    FRCP (Lon) (Edin)

    MRCP (Endocrinology &Diabetes)

    PGCME

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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Diabetes
    3/11
    Hyperthyroidism
    2/11
    Thyroid Problems
    2/11
    Adrenal Disease
    1/11
    Cushing’s Syndrome
    1/11
    Graves’ Disease
    1/11
    Hormone Imbalances and Disorders (Female)
    1/11
    Vitamin D Deficiency
    1/11
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Dr Nayak has been a very good listener and very clear and concise about my condition. He is very friendly and makes me at ease. He has very good knowledge about the condition and I feel he really wants to help.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Professional, friendly consultation
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Excellent holistic care. Listens and explains. Dr Nayak is very experienced in his speciality and this shows.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Explained everything carefully and thoroughly, I felt informed at all times, and was very happy with the consultation.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Dr Nayak was polite. Punctual. Went over history then Explained everything,. Was very helpful and went over information to make sure we understood and explained next steps. Very pleasant experience Also highlighted other areas to explore
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    It was so reassuring to have a senior physician who was so approachable
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Nayak was vey thorough, patient and caring.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Extremely pleasant Dr, very informative about what needed to be done.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    He was polite,well informed and very professional He explained what he thought the problem was and what I can expect in the way of investigations. I would recommend him highly.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Nayak is a fantastic doctor, he is very patient centred and has excellent communication skills. He explained my treatment in a way that I could fully understand and was able to answer all of my questions. Dr Nayak is very approachable and knowledgeable and thorough in his work, nothing is too much trouble. Dr Nayak has been fantastic whilst I have been under his care, he reassures me, and I have full trust within his advice. I can honestly say that Dr Nayak is a fantastic doctor and I would recommend him to anybody that required his care.
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    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 specialist
    Dr. Biju Jose
    Dr. Biju Jose
    Endocrinology & Diabetes
    Is a colleague

    "Dr Nayak is an expert in the field of Diabetes and Endocrinology, particularly in managing Type 1 diabetes in young individuals, insulin pump therapy, diabetes in pregnancy, thyroid disease among many other special interests. I am privileged to have known Ananth for 15 years, initially whilst training together and later as consultant colleagues for almost 10 years now. He is knowledgeable, thoroughly professional and very friendly and approachable. Ananth would be the one I would go to if I or my family had any diabetes related care needs. "

    05-01-2022

    Recommended for:
    Type 1 Diabetes

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