Dr Simon Aylwin is a consultant endocrinologist in London with 30 years of professional expertise and a well-established private practice that mirrors his NHS work. Patients can access his private healthcare services HCA UK at the Shard, which is part of London Bridge Hospital.
Dr Aylwin has spent decades assisting patients with the diagnosis and management of a wide range of conditions. This includes thyroid problems, such as hyperthyroidism, as well as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and issues relating to the growth hormone.
He is also an expert on the adrenal gland and pituitary glands. In fact, Dr Alywin is the leader of the pituitary and adrenal multidisciplinary teams at the renowned King’s College Hospital in London, where patients receive treatment for pituitary tumours and other endocrine-related tumours and cancers. Furthermore, he works as a physician alongside bariatric surgeons managing patients with severe obesity.
He graduated from Queens’ College, Cambridge, in 1987 and undertook clinical studies at the Royal London Hospital, qualifying in 1990. After achieving his MRCP in 1993, he undertook specialist endocrinology training and research studies at Bart’s and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, obtaining his PhD in 2001.
Dr Aylwin has published over 80 scientific research papers in peer-reviewed journals. Through research, he has contributed to the fields of endocrine tumours, clinical obesity, appetite regulation, and molecular endocrinology. Furthermore, he regularly reviews journal submissions for international publications for Pituitary, the Pituitary Society's international journal, of which he is also on the editorial board. What's more, Dr Aylwin is involved in the teaching and training of future specialists. He lectures widely both within the UK and abroad and has contributed to numerous symposia and debates at several societies, including the British Endocrine Society.