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Last updated: 10 Apr 2020
- Metabolic medicine
Prof. Dworakowska has a broad clinical practice in endocrinology (thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary, adrenals, PCOS, low testosterone, endocrine problem in pregnancy and before IVF)), endocrine oncology (tumours of endocrine glands), endocrine cardiology, diabetes (including pre-diabetes and insulin resistance), hypertension, obesity and general/internal medicine (tiredness, vitamin D deficiency, iron deficiency, hair loss, hirsutism, acne).
She provides a holistic assessment of complex medical problems and difficult to treat disorders including problems with libido, appetite and tiredness. She collaborates with other specialties to help the patients with their problems rather than concentrate on a disease.
She completed her training in endocrinology and diabetes in London at Barts and the London Hospital, as well as at Kings College Hospital and Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital. She undertook her specialty training in general/internal medicine at Medical University of Gdansk (Gdansk, Poland), Otto-von-Guericke University (Magdeburg, Germany) and Katharinen Hospital (Stuttgart, Germany).
Prof. Dworakowska worked as a Consultant Physician in Medicine and Endocrinology (locum) at Kings College Hospital (2012-2017) and as a Consultant in Endocrinology and Diabetes (locum) at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital (2013-2014).
Prof. Dworakowska speaks English, Polish, Russian and German. She has exceptional feedback from her patients and their families that she acts with dignity, empathy and respect, communicating information in a way everybody can follow. Having experience of working in several countries, she understands and appreciates cultural differences.
Prof. Dworakowska has an extensive research portfolio in endocrinology, endocrine oncology, endocrine cardiology and general medicine.
She is a Professor at Medical University of Gdansk, Poland and an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Cancer Studies at Kings College London. She received her title of Professor In Medicine from a Polish President Mr Duda and Polish Government in 2019. She has published a significant amount of original research papers, reviews and book chapters. She teaches and provides lectures internationally as well as runs international, translational and multidisciplinary research in endocrinology.
Areas of interest
All aspects of endocrinology:
- thyroid (Hoshimoto disease, Grave's disease, thyroid nodules, thyroid in pregnancy, thyroid in IVF)
- elevated prolactin
- ovaries (PCOS)
- hirsutism (extra hair growth)
- low testosterone
- low libido
- irregular periods
- Fertility problems
- type 1 and 2
- insulin resistance
- postprandial hypoglycaemia
- Weight and appetite control
- Fertility problems in diabetes and insulin resistance
- vitamin D deficiency
- iron deficiency
- weight control problems
- hair loss
- Endocrine oncology - tutors of thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary, adrenals
- Gestational and Maternal endocrinology - including IVF pregnancy
Current NHS consultant posts held
Prof. Dworakowska works as a Professor in medicine at Medical University of Gdansk, Poland and an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Cancer Studies at Kings College London. She worked as a Consultant Physician in Medicine and Endocrinology (locum) at Kings College Hospital (2012-2017) and as a Consultant in Endocrinology and Diabetes (locum) at Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital (2013-2014).
Prof. Dworakowska has an extensive research portfolio in endocrinology, endocrine oncology, endocrine cardiology, oncology, general medicine and experimental pharmacology.
She acts as a Fund Adviser for Kings College Hospital Charity 'Endocrine Cancer Research Fund'. Charitable work is an important part of her practice. She teaches actively at the Medical University of Gdansk, Poland.
She has been awarded multiple international awards and fellowships including:
- Foundation for Polish Science and European Union grants (pituitary and adrenal tumors)
- The TOP 500 Innovators Programme in Oxford and Cambridge Universities
- L'Oreal Poland for Women in Science award
- Lyon's club award Stefan Batory's fellowships
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Polish - Native or bilingual
- German - Conversational
- Russian - Conversational
She has published a significant amount of original research papers, reviews and book chapters. She completed multiple research grants and supervised PhD students.
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