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Dr Simon Aylwin is a consultant endocrinologist with an NHS practice at King’s College Hospital with broad clinical practice in endocrinology and special interests in pituitary tumours, thyroid disorders, adrenal tumours and cancer, neuroendocrine tumours and inherited endocrine tumour syndromes. Dr Aylwin leads the pituitary and adrenal multidisciplinary teams at King’s that look after patients with pituitary and other endocrine-related tumours and cancers. He also works as a physician alongside bariatric surgeons managing patients with severe obesity. He graduated from Queens’ College Cambridge in 1987 and undertook clinical studies at the Royal London Hospital, qualifying in 1990. After MRCP in 1993 he undertook specialist endocrinology training and research studies at Bart’s and the London leading to a PhD awarded in 2001. He took up a substantive post as a consultant endocrinologist at King’s College Hospital in 2002. Dr Aylwin has a well-established private practice that mirrors his NHS work. Dr Aylwin is the Lead Clinician for Endocrinology at King’s College Hospital.
Dr Aylwin has been a clinical committee member for the Society for Endocrinology and member of the Obesity and Pituitary special interest groups and committee member for the UKINETS (UK and Ireland Neuroendocrine tumours). He is a member of the US Endocrine society and Pituitary society. He has published over 50 research papers in peer-reviewed journals in the field of endocrine tumours, clinical obesity, appetite regulation, and molecular endocrinology, regularly reviews journal submissions for international publications is on the editorial board for the journal Pituitary. He lectures widely both within the UK and abroad and has contributed to numerous symposia and debates at the British Endocrine Society and in other learned societies with recent lectures in Korea, St Petersburg, Zurich, India.
Areas of interest
Thyroid; thyrotoxicosis; hypothyroid; goitre; thyroid nodules; adrenal; Cushing's; hypoadrenalism; adrenal tumours; adrenal cancer; adrenal incidentaloma; phaeochromocytoma; pituitary; pituitary tumours; acromegaly; prolactinoma; growth hormone; polycystic ovaries; parathyroid; calcium; hypercalcaemia; hypocalcaemia; hyperparathyroidism; MEN 1; MEN 2; endocrine genetic disorders; neuroendocrine tumours; insulinoma; carcinoid; obesity and related disorders
- Desiree Kayum
- Department of Endocrinology Kings College Hospital Denmark Hill LONDON SE5 9RS
- 020 3299 2996
- 020 3299 3790
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Endocrinologist and Lead Clinician
King's College Hospital
Pituitary, and endocrine tumours, clinical obesity, appetite regulation, hyponatraemia and molecular endocrinology
Details of entry to specialist register
- Endocrinology, 2001
- King's College Hospital (Guthrie Clinic), SE5 9RS
- 15:30 - 19:00
- 020 3299 2996
- London Bridge Hospital, SE1 2PR
- 14:00 - 18:00
- 020 7234 2991
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.