Dr Amit Allahabadia qualified from the University of Glasgow Medical School in 1991 and undertook postgraduate training in endocrinology in Birmingham gaining an MD investigating clinical and genetic factors involved in the development of autoimmune thyroid disease.
Since 2002 he has been a consultant physician and endocrinologist at the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. His clinical practice includes the management of a wide range of endocrine disorders with a particular specialist interest in the management of thyroid diseases.
Dr Allahabadia leads the radioiodine and thyroid follow up services and participates in multidisciplinary team working. He receives referrals from a wide area for patients with thyroid diseases including thyroid nodules, goitre, subclinical thyroid disease, hyperthyroidism and difficult hypothyroidism.
Dr Allahabadia was previously secretary of The British Thyroid Association from 2008-2012 and programme coordinator for the Society for Endocrinology. He has published extensively in thyroid disease and continues to be active in clinical thyroid research.