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Dr Masud Haq

Consultant in Endocrinology and Diabetes

BSc (Hons) MBBS (Hons) MRCP MD

Specialty

Endocrinology

General medicine

NHS hospital

Kent & Sussex Hospital

Year qualified

1995

Clinical interests

  • Assessment and treatment of patients with a variety of thyroid problems including overactive thyroid (Graves’ disease) and underactive thyroid (Hashimoto’s thyroiditis), thyroid enlargement (goitres), thyroid nodules and cancer.
  • Complex management of diabetes related complications including kidney and vascular problems and obesity
  • Assessment of general diabetes and endocrinology problems including pituitary disease, parathyroid and calcium disorders, osteoporosis, adrenal conditions, menstrual problems and polycystic ovaries
  • Assessment of patients with impotence (also known as erectile dysfunction) including treatment of testosterone deficiency
  • Management of patients with menopause
  • Providing general medical assessments on complicated patients

Professional memberships

  • British Thyroid Association (BTA)
  • British Medical Association (BMA)
  • Diabetes UK (DUK)
  • Royal College of Physicians (RCP)
  • Foot in Diabetes UK (FDUK)

Professional profile

Background:-

Dr Haq is a Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology at the Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.  Prior to taking up his full-time appointment in 2008, he worked as a Consultant at both St.George’s Hospital and Chelsea & Westminster NHS Foundation Trust. He qualified in 1995 from Guy’s and St.Thomas’s Hospital and completed his specialist training in the SW Thames region. Dr Haq has an interest in thyroid disease and completed an MD in 2007 at the Royal Marsden Hospital and Institute of Cancer Research. He has over 30 publications / review articles to his name including 3 book chapters in two leading textbooks.  He has previously presented at the Royal College of Physicians, British Association of Endocrine Surgeons, European Thyroid Association and Thyroid Masterclass (UK). His research was also shortlisted for the Marie Curie prize in 2007.

Dr Haq takes pride in ensuring all of his patients are well informed of their diagnosis and management plan through active engagement.

  • Professional involvement:-
  • West Kent Diabetes Clinical Advisory Group (CAG) member
  • Local Specialist for Kent Thyroid Support Group
  • Sits on Editorial Panel of Body Language - The UK Journal of Medical Aesthetics and Antiageing
  • Dr Haq for was featured in a recent article published in the November 2010 issue of Top Sante magazine "Stop your hormones swinging"

Personal profile:-

Masud is a keen sportsman and golfer and takes every opportunity to improve his handicap! He has a passion for cricket, playing for his local club who were Champions of the Surrey Downs League 3rd and 4th Division in 2008 and 2009.

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