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Dr Rajeswaran(Raj) has been a Consultant Physician in Diabetes, Obesity and Endocrinology in Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust after completing his specialist training in Leeds.
He currently leads a large multidisciplinary specialist weight management service in West Yorkshire and is the medical advisor for weight management service for several CCGs.
In addition to his special interest in weight management, he runs diabetes and endocrine clinics. His special interest includes management of people with diabetes and obesity.
He founded the National Diabesity Forum and is the Editor-in-Chief of Diabesity in Practice Journal. He has written several book chapters on diabetes and obesity. He is the co author of The Ultimate guide to weight loss surgery.
His other interests include
• Specialist Weight management
• Polycystic ovary syndrome
• Post Bariatric surgery weight regain
• Weight loss in menopausal women
• Weight loss to help Infertility
• Erectile dysfunction
• Thyroid disorders and weight loss
• Weight loss for Fatty liver
Areas of interest
Obesity; Erectile dysfunction; Hirsuitism; Thyroid disorders / surgery; obesity; weight management; PCOS; diabetes; Diabesity; menopause
Current NHS consultant posts held
Diabetes,Obesity & Endocrinology
Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust
Dr Rajeswaran is currently involved in research on weight management and diabetes in collaboration with University of Leeds and Huddersfield. He has presented at a number of national and international conferences. He has numerous online and offline journal publications to his credit.
Reading motivational books
Running weight management charity:Biggest Help
English, Urdu, Hindi and Tamil
Several medical journals, BBC radio and Sky and BBC Television. For more details visit
Courses offered to GPs
Regular seminars at 10 Harley Street , London and West Yorkshire on management of Diabesity
- MRCP Royal college of Physicians(London) 1998
- FRCP (UK) Royal college of Physicians(London) 2008
Reference number 4467830
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- MSc(Diabetes) Roehampton University, London 2006
Details of entry to specialist register
- MBBS, 1987
Affiliations / memberships
Society of Endocrinology
Association of British Clinical Diabetologists
Medical Defence Union
Association of Study of Obesity
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.