Dr Dipesh Patel is a leading endocrinology, diabetes and acute medicine consultant in London. He has a passion for high quality care. Among his areas of specialist expertise are diabetes (type 2) and associated newer therapies, thyroid disorders, parathyroid disease, polycystic ovaries (PCOS) and adrenal disease and lipids. He is also a specialist in cardiovascular disease prevention.
As an avid researcher, he contributes greatly to the development of newer targets and therapies. He does this via clinical trial investigations into diabetes-related kidney disease and cardiovascular disease mechanisms and prevention as well as research into newer therapies and clinical trials. In fact, he is a principal investigator of clinical trial work at the globally renowned University College London (UCL). During his training, he was awarded a PhD in 2010 by Imperial College London for his research in cholesterol transport in people with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes.
What's more, he participates in the training of future doctors and specialists as an honorary associate professor at UCL and also as a lead teacher of undergraduate endocrinology at the Royal Free Campus of the medical school.