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Professor Iskandar Idris

Professor of Diabetes & Metabolic Medicine; Honorary Consultant Endocrinologist and General Physician
Based in: Burton, Derby

GMC registration 4096278

Professor Iskandar Idris is a Professor of Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine at the University of Nottingham and Honorary Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist at the University Hospitals of Derby and Burton Foundation Trust.

Originally a Nottingham University graduate, he undertook his general medical training in West Midlands rotation in Birmingham (Health Care of the Elderly, Cardiology, Respiratory, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Oncology & Haematology) and completed his specialist training in 2004 within the Mid-Trent postgraduate deanery in Diabetes, Endocrinology and General Medicine.

He was a lecturer at the Division of Vascular Medicine, University of Nottingham from 2000-2002, where he undertook a research on ‘Experimental Pharmacology of Endothelial Permeability and Insulin Resistance’ leading to a Doctor of Medicine degree.

Professor Idris is currently the Regional Speciality Advisor for Specialist Training in Diabetes and Endocrinology at the East Midlands postgraduate deanery and a Lead Physician within the East Midlands Bariatric & Metabolic Institute, a regional centre for Bariatric and Metabolic surgery, at the University Hospitals of Derby and Burton Foundation Trust. He is also a member of the Association of Physician Specialising in Obesity UK (APSO-UK).

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Areas of expertise

  • Adrenal glands (Conns, Cushings, Addisons, Pheochromocytoma)
  • Adult Diabetes & Endocrinology with a special interest in: Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity, Vascular Complications of Type 2 Diabetes
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Hypertension
  • Hypogonadism (low sex hormone productions)
  • Neuroendocrine Tumours
  • Parathyroid disorders (hypo or hypercalcaemia)
  • Pituitary (Prolactinoma, Cushings, Acromegaly, Pituitary Failure, Diabetes Insipidus)
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Thyroid disorders

Services provided

  • Obesity
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Vascular Complications of Type 2 Diabetes
  • Any aspects of Endocrinology as described in the area of expertise

Clinic times

  • Monday, Tuesday and Thursday afternoon/early evenings
  • Ad-hoc appointments as per request

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Malay

Insurers registered with

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • BUPA
  • BUPA on Demand
  • Vitality Health
  • WPA


Professor Idris does not hold a share or financial interest in Derby Private Health.

Professor Idris does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at Derby Private Health.

Professor Idris does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Derby Private Health.

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