- Bupa Platinum consultant
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- Open Referral network
- Video and telephone consultations
Dr Powrie is a leading consultant with over 35 years experience as a specialist in Diabetes and Endocrinology. The majority of this time was spent as a consultant at Guy's and St Thomas' hospitals in London where he was head of the large, internationally renowned, Diabetes and Endocrine service for over 17 years. This unit is one of the largest and most specialised centres in the UK and receives many complex referrals from all over the UK and internationally.
Dr Powrie now practices mainly at London Bridge Hospital where he uses his depth of experience and expertise to provide a high quality specialised service. His outpatient clinics occur mainly in the Shard where HCA has state of the art facilities for delivering such a service.
Dr Powrie is part of a particularly highly qualified thyroid team at where there is comprehensive multi-disciplinary expertise in treating all aspects of thyroid disorders including thyroid surgery, ultrasound and fine needle aspiration, nuclear medicine scans, CT and MRI scans, radio-iodine treatment and blood testing.
Dr Powrie's undergraduate training was at the University of Aberdeen and following post-graduate medical training moved to St Thomas’ Hospital to complete his specialist training and a Doctorate which was awarded in 1996. He was also awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of both London and Edinburgh, both in the year 2000.
Dr Powrie is widely published and is an honorary senior lecturer with King's College London. He has written over 40 peer reviewed articles in specialist scientific journals. He is a member of many learned societies including the Society for Endocrinology (UK), The Endocrine Society (US) and Diabetes UK. He is a reviewer for several national and international publications and is involved in all forms of teaching from medical students through to international specialist courses.
He also has considerable experience in providing medicolegal reports and giving expert evidence in court.
Areas of interest
Thyroid; parathyroid; pituitary; adrenal; endocrine disorders of the testes and ovaries; calcium disorders; diabetes.
Ali M.A., Liu Y.-F., Arif S., Tatovic D., Shariff H., Gibson V.B., Yusuf N., Baptista R., Eichmann M., Petrov N., Heck S., Yang J.H.M., Tree T.I.M., Irma P.-A., Yeo L., Baumard L.R., Stenson R., Howell A., Clark A., Boult Z., Powrie J., Adams L., Wong F.S., Luzio S., Dunseath G., Green K., OKeefe A., Bayly G., Thorogood N., Andrews R., Leech N., Joseph F., Nair S., Seal S., Cheung H., Beam C., Hills R., Peakman M., Dayan C.M. Metabolic and immune effects of immunotherapy with proinsulin peptide in human new-onset type 1 diabetes. Science Translational Medicine. 9 (402) (no pagination), 2017.
Skowera A, Ladell K, McLaren JE, Dolton G, Matthews KK, Gostick E, Kronenberg-Versteeg D, Eichmann M, Knight RR, Heck S, Powrie J, Bingley PJ, Dayan CM, Miles JJ, Sewell AK, Price DA, Peakman M. Beta-cell-specific CD8 T cell phenotype in type 1 diabetes reflects chronic autoantigen exposure. Diabetes. 64(3):916-25, 2015 Mar.
V. Hopkins L. Luck S. Preston R. McGowan BM. Carroll PV. Powrie JK. The prevalence and natural history of pituitary hemorrhage in prolactinoma. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 98(6):2362-7, 2013
Gu H, Luck S, Carroll P, Powrie J and Chambers J. Cardiac Valve Disease and Low-Dose Dopamine Agonist Therapy: An Artefact of Reporting Bias. Clin Endocrinol. 74(5):608-10, 2011
Leelarathna L, Breen B, Powrie J, Thomas S, Guzder R, McGowan B, Carroll P. Co-morbidities, management and clinical outcome of auto-immune Addison’s disease. Endocrine. 38:113-117, 2010.
Huda MSB, Athauda NB, The MM, Carroll PV and Powrie JK. Factors Determining the Remission of Microprolactinomas after Dopamine Agonist Withdrawal. Clin Endocrinol. 72:507-511, 2010
Tysome JR, Chandra A, Chang F, Puwanarajah P, Elliott M, Carroll P, Powrie J, Hubbard JG, Clarke S, Jeannon JP, Simo R. Improving prediction of malignancy of cytologically indeterminate thyroid nodules. British Journal of Surgery. 96:1400-5, 2009.
Leelarathna L, Powrie JK, Carroll PV. Thomas Addison's Disease after 154 years: Modern diagnostic perspectives on an old condition. QJM. 102: 569-73, 2009.
Powrie JK. Bassett EE. Rosen T. Jorgensen JO. Napoli R. Sacca L. Christiansen JS. Bengtsson BA. Sonksen PH. Detection of growth hormone abuse in sport. Growth Hormone & IGF Research. 17(3):220-6, 2007
Powrie, J.K. Chapter 12; Endocrine. In Essential Clinical Medicine, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Management. Gibson and Rees. Cambridge University Press. 2009
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians 1986
- B Med Biol Aberdeen University 1979
- MD Aberdeen University 1992
- MB ChB Aberdeen University 1982
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians (Edin) 1999
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians (London) 2000
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- The Shard, London Bridge Hospital
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Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Follow-up out-patient consultation - remote - (5-50)