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Tuesday, 12 December 2017
Our Consultants
Dr P D Fowler
Dr P D Fowler
Diabetes and Endocrinology
Special interest in diabetic foot problems and antenatal diabetes.
Contact details:
Secretary: 01473 704181   Fax: 01473 704197
Clinic times:
General Diabetic Clinic on Monday and Friday mornings, Diabetes and Pregnancy Clinic Tuesday mornings, Endocrinology Clinic on Tuesday afternoons, Diabetic Foot Clinic on Thursday mornings.
Profile:
Dr Fowler is a Diabetes and Endocrinology physician who undertakes regular general diabetes and endocrine clinics as well as sub-speciality work in diabetic foot problems and antenatal diabetes. He has an interest in undergraduate and post-graduate education and is a former Royal College of Physicians tutor for Ipswich Hospital.

 

Dr D Morris
Dr D Morris
Diabetes and Endocrinology
Special interest in pituitary disease, thyroid disease including thyroid cancer, diabetes and pregnancy, and diabetes and renal disease.
Contact details:
Secretary: 01473 704183   Fax: 01473 704197
Clinic times:
Monday afternoons (diabetes renal/thyroid cancer), Tuesday mornings (diabetes/pregnancy), Tuesday afternoons (endocrinology), Thursday afternoons (diabetes), Friday mornings (endocrinology/diabetes).
Profile:
Dr Damian Morris has been a consultant physician in endocrinology & diabetes at the Ipswich Hospital since 2005. His undergraduate and postgraduate training was in London, and he has a background in academic research - being awarded a PhD on the molecular analysis of pituitary tumours by the University of London in 2006.

Damian has clinical commitments to general medicine, diabetes and endocrinology. He has special interests in diabetes and pregnancy, diabetes and renal disease, pituitary disease and thyroid cancer.

He is also focused on information technology in healthcare, and is Chief Clinical Information Officer and Clinical Safety Officer for the hospital.

Damian also has research interests, and is currently an investigator in a number of studies, encompassing endocrine genetics, continuous glucose monitoring in pregnancy and thyroid cancer.

 

Dr C Parkinson
Dr C Parkinson
Diabetes and Endocrinology, General Internal Medicine
Special interest in the late effects of cancer treatment on endocrinological systems and metabolic bone disease.
Contact details:
Secretary: 01473 704181   Fax: 01473 704197
Clinic times:
Not applicable.
Profile:
Dr Parkinson is experienced in all aspects of Diabetes and Endocrinology and is joint lead for insulin pump therapy, lead for the Diabetes Renal Service, and lead for the radioiodine service. He is experienced in transitional care and delayed puberty and has had a large number of atricles published on acromegaly management and pituitary disease.

 

Dr G Rayman
Dr G Rayman
Diabetes and Endocrinology
Contact details:
Secretary: 01473 704183
Clinic times:
Profile:
The Ipswich Hospital Diabetes team is led by Dr Rayman, who has a wide ranging interest in diabetes, including foot complications, new technologies, patient education and service delivery. Under his leadership, the Diabetes team has evolved to deliver a very comprehensive inpatient and outpatient service, and recently has teamed with primary care to deliver an integrated diabetes service.

Dr Rayman leads a large research unit involved in trials of new therapies, devices related to diabetes care including insulin pens, glucose meters and glucose sensors. He has pioneered a new technique for early diagnosis of small fibre diabetic neuropathy. He won the national HSJ patient safety award in November 2012 for the team's pioneering 'Ipswich Touch Test for feet' which helps identify patients at high risk and therefore requiring heel protection. It simplifies foot examinations.

He is Sub-Dean for UEA and Cambridge undergraduates, has trained many research fellows and published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles. he has been NHS Diabetes's national clinical lead on inpatient diabetes care and developed the National Diabetes Inpatient Audit; the world's first and largest audit on inpatient diabetes care. He was also involved in the development of the National Diabetes Food Audit, the NCEPOD on amputations and contributes to NICE guidance. He is the specialist medical adviser to DiabetesUK and clinical lead for their Diabetes Foot Campaign. He is the current President of the Endocrine and Diabetes section of the Royal Medical Society of Medicine.

 

Dr S Sharma
 
Diabetes and Endocrinology, and Research Investigator
Dual accreditation in general internal medicine. Specialist interest in small fibre neuropathy associated with diabetes and other metabolic conditions.
Contact details:
Secretary: 01473 704183 Fax: 01473 704197
Clinic times:
Endocrinology clinics: Tuesday mornings and alternate Tuesday afternoons; General Diabetes Clinics: Monday and Wednesday mornings; Diabetes pump clinics: Wednesday mornings (monthy); Diabetes foot clinics: Thursday mornings (alternate weeks); Research clinics: Friday mornings
Profile:
DrSharma MD,MRCP (Endo/Diab),FHEA is a consultant in Endocrinology and Diabetes at Ipswich Hospital since 2015. He completed his specialist training in East Anglia and holds dual accreditation in general medicine.

Apart from being qualified in all aspects of endocrinology and diabetes, he also has an active interest in research involving small fibre neuropathy in various conditions including diabetes, cancer treatment, hypothyroidism and hypertriglyceridaemia. Currently, he is also a research investigator for various diabetes trials at Ipswich Hospital.

Dr Sharma is a qualified teacher and is involved in both undergraduate and post-graduate medical education. He lives locally and loves to spend his spare time photographing the wonderful landscapes of East Anglia and spending time with his family of two boisterous boys.