Dr Jake Powrie

Dr James Powrie

Endocrinology and diabetes mellitus


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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020

About me

Dr Powrie was appointed a Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals in 1997. He has worked full time at this institution ever since gathering a comprehensive, in depth experience in all aspects of this highly specialised subject.

In addition to this Dr Powrie was appointed head of the Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology in 1998 and continued to run this large multidisciplinary unit for 16 years making many innovative changes and advances in care ensuring that this service remained in the forefront of patient treatment.

This unit was, and remains one of the largest and most comprehensive specialist centres in the UK and receives many complex referrals, both from the UK, and abroad.

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 and honorary senior lecturer with King's College London. He has written over 40 peer reviewed articles in specialist scientific journals and has an active ongoing research programme. 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.

Throughout his career Dr Powrie has practiced general endocrinology and diabetes both at Guy’s and St Thomas’ and London Bridge Hospitals. He runs a specialist thyroid clinic which deals with overactive and underactive thyroid conditions as well as thyroid nodules, goitres and thyroid cancer. He also runs clinics which deal with all other forms of hormonal disorders in endocrinology including pituitary, adrenal, parathyroid, calcium disorders, ovarian and testicular disorders and general diabetes clinics.

Areas of interest

Thyroid; parathyroid; pituitary; adrenal; endocrine disorders of the testes and ovaries; calcium disorders; diabetes.

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