Dr Ananth Nayak

Consultant Physician in Endocrinology and Diabetes

MRCP (Endocrinology); FRCP (Edin.)

Year qualified:2001


Personal profile

Dr Ananth Nayak joined the team at University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust in 2013 as Consultant Physician in Endocrinology, Diabetes and General Medicine, having undertaken the higher specialist-training programme as Specialist Registrar, including over 2 years of Clinical Research Fellowship in the West Midlands region. He obtained CCT and post-nominal MRCP (endocrinology and diabetes) during his training.

Soon after joining the Trust Dr Nayak led by example in developing innovative ways of running the joint antenatal diabetes clinics; improving efficiency and patient satisfaction. Dr Nayak is an ARSAC certified endocrine consultant and has revamped the radioactive-iodine service for benign thyroid disease in the Trust. He has been instrumental in expanding the regional insulin pump services and in incorporating innovative technology in effective diabetes management.

Dr Nayak also actively collaborates with colleagues to support the diabetes renal service research and in designing novel pathways for managing endocrinopathies in conjunction with other specialties. The clinical research and service development projects undertaken by Dr Nayak have been recognised nationally and internationally with numerous peer review publications in high impact diabetes and endocrine journals.  He is also involved with undergraduate medical students at Keele University and specialty training for post-graduate medical education supporting trainee doctors.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh
  • British Medical Association
  • Society for Endocrinology
  • British Thyroid Association
  • Association of British Clinicians and Diabetologist
  • Diabetes UK

Clinical Interests

  • Diabetes mellitus (type 1 and type 2 )
  • Thyroid and parathyroid disorders
  • Adrenal and pituitary disease
  • Metabolic disorders related to calcium and sodium

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