Dr Prashanth Patel

Dr Prashanth Patel

Chemical pathology 06043648

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About me

I am a Consultant Metabolic Physician and Chemical pathologist at the University Hospitals of Leicester. My clinical interests are in the management of metabolic bone disease, osteoporosis, vitamin D disorders, parathyroid disorders and the management of health cholesterol and other lipid disorders.

I am Head of Service for the Department of Chemical Pathology and Metabolic Medicine at UHL. I am Chair of the Leicester Osteoporosis Group and the Clinical lead for Metabolic Bone Disease at UHL.

In addition to my clinical work, I also work as an honorary senior lecturer in Cardiovascular Science and am a Clinical Teacher in Metabolic Medicine and Chemical Pathology at the University of Leicester.

My research interests include metabolic bone disorders, cholesterol, hypertension and prevention of cardiovascular diseases.I have published numerous papers in the above field and hold an honorary senior lecturer position in the Department of Cardiovascular Science at the University of Leicester. I have been invited to give lectures locally and nationally and I have presented at international meetings.

Areas of interest

Osteoporosis;Fragile fractures;DEXA scan; interpretatin;Vitamin D disorders; Calcium disorders; Parathyroid disorders; Magnesium disorders and other electrolyte disturbances; Cholesterol disorders;

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