- Bupa Platinum consultant
- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Open Referral network
- Video and telephone consultations
I was appointed as a consultant physician in endocrinology, diabetes and general medicine from 2007 and work at the Belfast Health & Social Care Trust.
I have an interest in diabetes, osteoporosis, thyroid, general endocrine and medicine.
I am an Honorary Clinical Lecturer for Queen's University of Belfast and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) in 2009.
I trained in Belfast and undertook a clinical fellowship at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.
I am the clinical lead for the Belfast Osteoporosis & Bone Metabolism Service.
Areas of interest
Diabetes; Thyroid disorders; Adrenal; Pituitary disorders; Hypertension; Osteoporosis; General Endocrinology
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Physician, Endocrinology & Diabetes, Belfast Health & Social Care Trust
Musgrave Park Hospital
Royal Victoria Hospital
Type 2 diabetes
Osteoporosis & Metabolic Bone
Young Clinical Endocrinologists Clinical Review Lecture, Society for Endocrinology, Royal Society of Medicine, London (National Prize) 2006
Diagnosis and Management of Osteoporosis During COVID-19: Systematic Review and Practical Guidance. Hampson G, Stone M, Lindsay JR, Crowley RK, Ralston SH. Calcif Tissue Int. 2021 Oct;109(4):351-362
Invasive ACTH-producing pituitary gland neoplasm secondary to MSH2 mutation. Loughrey PB, Baker G, Herron B, Cooke S, Iacovazzo D, Lindsay JR, Korbonits M. Cancer Genet. 2021 Aug;256-257:36-39.
Real World Experience of Denosumab Treatment in the Belfast Osteoporosis Service. Moran CP, English S, Beringer T, Lindsay JR. Ulster Med J. 2019 Sep;88(3):150-156. Epub 2019 Oct 11.
Virtual fracture liaison clinics in the COVID era: an initiative to maintain fracture prevention services during the pandemic associated with positive patient experience. English S, Coyle L, Bradley S, Wilton W, Cordner J, Dempster R, Lindsay JR. Osteoporos Int. 2021 Jun;32(6):1221-1226.
Detection of vertebral fracture in an acute hospital setting: an intervention to reduce future fracture risk through fracture liaison service intervention? Toal M, McLoughlin C, Pierce N, Moss J, English S, Lindsay JR.
Diabetes distress, illness perceptions and glycaemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes.Martinez K, Lockhart S, Davies M, Lindsay JR, Dempster M. Psychol Health Med. 2018 Feb;23(2):171-177.
HbA1c for Diabetes Screening in Acute Coronary Syndrome: time for a reappraisal of the guidelines? McCune C, Maynard S, McClements B, Lindsay JR. Ulster Med J. 2015 Oct;84(3):154-6.
The post-operative basal cortisol and CRH tests for prediction of long-term remission from Cushing’s disease after transsphenoidal surgery. Lindsay JR, Oldfield EH, Stratakis CA, Nieman LK Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 2011
The Diagnosis and Investigation of Adrenal Insufficiency. Wallace I, Cunningham I, Lindsay JR. Ann Clin Biochem. 2009; 46:351-367.
Treatment of ACTH-dependent Cushing’s Syndrome: A Consensus Statement. Biller BMK, Grossman AB, Stewart PM, Melmed S, Bertagna X, Bertherat J, Buchfelder M, Colao A, Hermus AR, Hofland LJ, Klibanski A, Lacroix A, Lindsay JR, et al. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 2008; 93(7):2454-62.
The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in pregnancy: Challenges in disease detection and treatment. Lindsay JR, Nieman LK. Endocrine Reviews 2005; 26(6): 775-99.
- CCD ISCD 2016
- FRCP Edin Royal College of Physicians 1999
- MB BCH BAO Queen's University, Belfast 1996
- Diploma, Post-graduate Medical Education Queen's University, Belfast 2017
- MD Queen's University, Belfast 2002
- ARSAC certificate for the administration of radioactive iodine for treatment of benign thyroid disease. University of Birmingham, UK 2007
- Society for Endocrinology National Training Scheme for Thyroid Ultrasonography, London, UK Society for Endocrinology 2008
- Bone densitometry: Clinical Densitometrist Certification International Society for Clinical Densitometry, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA 2005
- Metabolic bone disease Preceptorship Columbia University, New York 2005
Reference number 4315816
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- NI representative Association of British Clinical Diabetologists' (ABCD) 2016
- Honorary Clinical Lecturer Queen's University, Belfast 2019
- Certifed Trainer Northern Ireland Medical & Dental Postgraduate Training Agency 2019
Details of entry to specialist register
- Endocrinology & Diabetes , 2007
- General Internal Medicine , 2007
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Physician’s, Edinburgh: 2007-present
Irish Endocrine Society: 2001- present
Diabetes UK: 2003-present
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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.
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