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Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Physician & Clinical Research Fellow in Endocrinology & Obstetric Medicine.
Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust (London).
Specialist in the management of a wide range of endocrine disorders including diabetes, thyroid, adrenal, pituitary & metabolic bone disease.
In association with Imperial Collage London & Brown University Providence RI, my research focused on the influence of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP), on maternal and fetal hormone signalling.
Main Research findings:
ICP was associated with significantly reduced placental gene expression 11β-HSD2 a protective enzyme involved in steroid metabolism
ICP is associated with an increased risk of developing Gestational Diabetes
Classic car maintenance
Scuba-diving: Advanced PADI open water certified
Rowing: Durham University & Imperial Medical School team Cox
Advanced Life Support
Resuscitation Council UK 06/2014
Leadership & Management.
Imperial College 01/2013
USMLE Part 1 Basic Sciences 01/2010
USMLE Part 2 Clinical Knowledge 01/2010
USMLE Part 2 Clinical Skills 03/2010
MBBS O&G Merit 06/2000
MBBS Surgery Merit 06/2000
MBBS Pathology Merit 06/1999
Primary MB Distinction 06/1995
The metabolic profile of Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy is associated with impaired glucose tolerance, dyslipdaemia and increased fetal growth. Diabetes Care 2015 Feb;38 (2):243-8
Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of Gestational Diabetes. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. 2014
Cholestatic Pregnancy is associated with reduced placental 11βHSD2 expression. Placenta 2014;35(1):37-43.
Thyroid and other endocrine disorders in pregnancy. Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine 2010; (20) 9: 265-271.
Behcet’s Disease and pregnancy – a review of the literature and treatment guidelines in the antenatal and postnatal period. Obstetric Medicine 2010; 3: 2-7.
Cardiac disease during pregnancy. MIMS Women’s Health (4) 2009; 20-26.
Venous thromboembolic disease in pregnancy – revised guidelines on investigation, treatment and prevention. Postgraduate Medical Journal. 2009: 85; 489-494.
Martineau M, Nelson-Piercy C, Haskard D. Patient information leaflet Behcet’s disease in pregnancy. www.behcets.org.uk (2009 - 2013 & 2016)
- MRCP RCP England 2004
- USMLE (MD) ECFMG 2010
- MBBS University of London 2000
- PhD Imperial College London 2014
- Obstetric Medicine Training (2009 - 2013) Imperial College & Brown University RI 2009
Reference number 4746119
Affiliations / memberships
Medical Defense Union
London Obstetric Medicine Group
Post treatment communication
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