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Professor Iskandar Idris

Associate Professor in Diabetes & Vascular Medicine, Honorary Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist
Based in: Burton, Derby

GMC registration 4096278

Professor Iskandar Idris is an Associate Professor in Diabetes and Vascular 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 Training Programme Director 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

Declaration

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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