Dr Marc Atkin is a top consultant in diabetes, endocrinology and internal medicine operating privately at the BMI Bath Clinic. His areas of expertise lie in treating diabetes, thyroid and parathyroid disorders, obesity and diseases of the adrenal & pituitary gland.
Dr Atkin has practised as a consultant in Bath since 2012. He is currently Clinical Lead for the Diabetes & Endocrinology department in the Royal United Hospital in Bath and the Diabetes Clinical Lead for the SW Cardiovascular Network for NHS England.
Before becoming a consultant, he graduated from Southampton Medical School in 1997 and completed his training in several hospitals in South England. He began researching into cardiovascular disease in diabetes with Professor Cummings in Portsmouth and thereafter obtained an MD in 2011.
Aside from his consultancy work, Dr Atkin is a committee member of Association British Clinical Diabetologists & T1DCC and is on the Diabetes Steering Committee of Bath, Swindon and Wiltshire STP in South West England. He has also written several national diabetes policies and strategies for several diabetes organisations including NHS England and Diabetes UK. Dr Atkin has also chaired and presented at numerous national meetings and is a lead judge on the Quality in Care National Diabetes Awards.
While he has an interest in service development and innovation in service delivery, Dr Atkin also has interests in Healthcare IT, looking at new ways to improve care for diabetic patients.