Professor Dorota Dworakowska

Professor Dorota Dworakowska

MD (Hons.) PhD MRCP UK in endocrinology and diabetes

Diabetes & Endocrinology

Recommended by 7 specialists
24 years of experience
16 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.97

Bedside Manner

4.99

Explanation

4.96

Top feedback

“Really assuring and down to earth. I would recommend her to anyone. “
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Subspecialty

  • Diabetes
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • German
  • Russian
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Registered with

  • Royal College of Physicians: 149306
  • General Medical Council: 6133008
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £300

    Follow-up appointment: £250

    Practices worked at

    The London Clinic

    20 Devonshire Place, London, United Kingdom, W1B 6BW
    663 reviews

    Chelsfield Park Hospital

    Bucks Cross Road Chelsfield, Orpington, United Kingdom, BR6 7RG
    606 reviews

    About

    Professor Dworakowska has a broad clinical practise in endocrinology, diabetes, obesity and general medicine. Her special interest includes cardiovascular endocrinology, oncological endocrinology and antenatal endocrinology.

    She completed her training in endocrinology and diabetes in London at Barts and the London Hospital, as well as at Kings College Hospital and Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital. She undertook her speciality training in general/internal medicine at Medical University of Gdansk (Gdansk, Poland), Otto-von-Guericke University (Magdeburg, Germany) and Katharinen Hospital (Stuttgart, Germany).

    Professor Dworakowska worked as a Consultant Physician in Medicine and Endocrinology at Kings College Hospital (2012-2017) and as a Consultant in Endocrinology and Diabetes at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital (2013-2014).

    Professor Dworakowska has an extensive research portfolio in endocrine oncology and in Jan 2019 has received the title of professor of medicine from Polish President Mr Duda.

    She is a Professor at Medical University of Gdansk, Poland and an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Cancer Studies at Kings College London. She has published a significant amount of original research papers, reviews and book chapters.

    She acted as a Fund Adviser for Kings College Hospital Charity ‘Endocrine Cancer Research Fund’. Charitable work is an important part of her practice. She has been awarded multiple international awards and fellowships including:

    • several Foundation for Polish Science and European Union grants (pituitary and adrenal tumours)
    • The TOP 500 Innovators in Research Commercialization (Oxford and Cambridge Universities)
    • L’Oreal Poland for Women in Science award
    • Lyon’s club award Stefan Batory’s fellowships

    www.professordworakowska.co.uk (for patients based in the UK)

    www.polskiendokrynolog.co.uk (dla chorych w Wielkiej Brytanii)

    www.endocrinologist-diabetologist.com.pl (for patients based in Poland)

    www.endokrynolog-diabetolog.com.pl (dla chorych w Polsce)

    Papers on COVID-19:

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32507963/

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33650180/

    Procedures

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

    • Thyroid Problems
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Hyperthyroidism
    • Graves’ Disease
    • Hormone Imbalances and Disorders (Female)
    • Diabetes
    • Pituitary Disorders
    • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
    • Cushing’s Syndrome
    • Addison’s Disease
    • Adrenal Disease
    • Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
    • Hormone Disorders (Male)
    • Acromegaly or Gigantism
    • Diabetes Insipidus
    • Endocrine Hypertension
    • General Medicine
    • Goitre
    • Hyperlipidaemia
    • Menopause
    • Metabolic Syndrome
    • Osteoporosis
    • Parathyroid Disease
    • Prolactinoma
    • Reproductive Disorders
    • Thyroid Nodules
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
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    Education

    Education:

    • 1998 MD (Hons)
    • 2002 PhD
    • 2007 habilitation
    • 2005 speciality certificate in general/internal medicine
    • 2012 MRCP in Endocrinology and Diabetes
    • 2019 professor of medicine title 

    Professional memberships:

    • Royal College of Physician (RCP)
    • British Society for Endocrinology
    • The Endocrine Society, ENDO USA
    • UK and Ireland Neuroendocrine Tumours Society (UKI-NETs)
    • European Neuroendocrine Tumours Society (ENETs)
    • Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD)
    • European Network of Studies for Adrenal Tumors (ENS@T) 
    • Polish Society for Endocrinology
    • Polish Society for Oncology
    • Polish Society for Internal Medicine 
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    Reviews

    4.97 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.97
    Bedside Manner
    4.99
    Explanation
    4.96
    Thyroid Problems
    58/134
    Video Consultation
    21/134
    Hypothyroidism
    17/134
    Hyperthyroidism
    11/134
    Diabetes & Endocrinology
    9/134
    Graves’ Disease
    9/134
    Hormone Imbalances and Disorders (Female)
    9/134
    Blood Glucose Monitoring
    5/134
    Diabetes
    4/134
    Pituitary Disorders
    4/134
    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
    4/134
    Cushing’s Syndrome
    2/134
    Dexamethasone Suppression Test
    2/134
    Pituitary Function Test
    2/134
    Addison’s Disease
    1/134
    Adrenal Disease
    1/134
    Adrenocorticotropin Stimulation Tests (ACTH)
    1/134
    Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
    1/134
    Hormone Disorders (Male)
    1/134
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Really assuring and down to earth. I would recommend her to anyone.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Professor Dorota has an excellent rapport with her patients. She is experienced and knowledgeable.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    The Professor listens to your concerns and explains things very clearly. She is a very empathetic and warm person.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    She listened to me and ran very extensive tests that other doctors haven’t which confirmed an under active Thyroid. I have been tested for years and this is tte first specialist that has listened and treated me.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very friendly and kind
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Very helpful and very knowledgable. Explained patiently everything!
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    I had two remote consultations with Dr Dworakowska, and am really pleased with the experience. She was on time, made thorough investigations and explain the process very clearly.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Professor Dworakowska was excellent. She was very thorough and her bedside manner was the best I have ever experienced in a hospital. She is an excellent doctor and she made me feel very calm throughout the whole experience.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Knowledgeable, experienced and lovely to deal with - thank you!
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Prof Dworakowska is lovely. She is very good at explaining medical terms in an easy to understand way. She also builds rapport and is so friendly - I really trust that she has my best interests at heart.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 7 specialists
    Dr Paul Scott
    Dr Paul Scott
    Cardiology
    I have referred patients to them

    "I have worked with Dorota in the NHS as well as the private sector. She offers a first class service to her patients, and is an expert in all areas of endocrinology/diabetes. I have no hesitation in referring her patients for a specialist opinion."

    14-11-2020

    Recommended for:
    Hypothyroidism, Hormone Disorders (Male), Graves’ Disease
    , Thyroid Problems, Vitamin D Deficiency, Prolactinoma, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, Cushing’s Syndrome, Diabetes Insipidus, Addison’s Disease, Acromegaly or Gigantism, Metabolic Syndrome, Hyperthyroidism, Hormone Imbalances and Disorders (Female), Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), Goitre, Parathyroid Disease, Pituitary Disorders, Diabetes, Adrenal Disease, Hyperlipidaemia, Endocrine Hypertension, Reproductive Disorders, Thyroid Nodules
    Dr. Nicola Mulholland
    Dr. Nicola Mulholland
    Radiology, Nuclear Medicine
    I have looked after their patients

    "Professor Dorota is an excellent endocrinologist. She has a wonderful, caring patient manner, she is very responsive and is highly knowledgable. She is a pleasure to work with."

    07-05-2022

    Recommended for:
    Hormone Disorders (Male), Acromegaly or Gigantism, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
    Miss Shree Datta
    Miss Shree Datta
    Obstetrics & Gynaecology
    Is a colleague

    "Dorota is lovely to work with. I look forward to working with her much much more in the future"

    22-04-2022

    Dr. Anand Velusamy
    Dr. Anand Velusamy
    Diabetes & Endocrinology
    Is a colleague

    "Very polite, compassionate and thorough. Great doctor and an excellent listener."

    13-05-2021

    Recommended for:
    Thyroid Problems

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