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Dr Harvinder Chahal BMedSci, MBBS, FRCP, PhD
Dr Harvinder Chahal is a Consultant in Endocrinology, Diabetes, Bariatric Medicine and General Internal Medicine at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College, London.
He qualified from St Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine in 2001. He trained in Endocrinology and Diabetes at St Bartholomew's Hospital. In 2007 he was awarded the prestigious Medical Research Council training fellowship to undertake research in the field of pituitary tumorigenesis, resulting in several influential research papers in high impact journals. He has been awarded several national and international prizes for his research and clinical work. He has written several textbook chapters. He is the member of the Society for Endocrinology and Diabetes UK. He is the Lead Bariatric Physician and manages patients prior to and after bariatric surgery and pharmacotherapy to reduce their complication risks and optimise the health benefits of weight loss.
Dr Chahal is an experienced endocrinologist in all aspects of Endocrinology and Diabetes including thyroid, adrenal, prolactin and pituitary diseases, obesity, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), hirsutism, diabetes and complications, parathyroid, calcium, vitamin D and bone metabolism, lipid disorders, hypertension, cardiovascular risk reduction and neuroendocrine tumours.
He also has an interest in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education. Between 2014-2022 he was the Unit Training Lead in the Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (Charing Cross Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital and St Mary’s Hospital sites). Between 2016-2020, he was the Director of Clinical Studies at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (St Mary’s Hospital site). He is the module lead on the Obesity Medicine MSc course at Imperial College London. He is also a teacher and examiner on the Plymouth University Postgraduate Diploma course in Diabetes and Endocrinology.
Areas of interest
Thyroid; adrenal; prolactin; pituitary diseases, obesity; polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS/PCO); hirsutism; diabetes and complications; parathyroid; calcium; vitamin D and bone metabolism; lipid disorders; hypertension; cardiovascular risk reduction; neuroendocrine tumours.