Dr Babu Mukhopadhyay

Consultant Diabetologist & Endocrinologist

MBBS, MSc (Endocrinology, London), FRCP (Glasg)

Clinical Interests

  • Thyroid disorders
  • Calcium metabolism
  • Male hypogonadism and sexual function
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Pituitary disorders including prolactin excess
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
  • Diabetes treatments and all diabetes related complications
  • General medicine consultations

Professional Memberships

  • Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD)
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (RCPSG)

Current NHS and /or University Posts

Consultant Endocrinologist, University Hospital Hairmyres, NHS Lanarkshire

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow


Personal profile

Having undertaken Master’s degree in Endocrinology from Kings College, London, Dr Mukhopadhyay went on to receive specialist endocrine training at the renowned specialist centres, Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital, London and St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London. He completed his training in Glasgow teaching hospitals. Dr Mukhopadhyay has presented widely in local, national and international meetings and his research was awarded best national presentation at Diabetes UK Conference 2004 in Birmingham.

Dr Mukhopadhyay has been a Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist since 2005, and he was Clinical Lead for the General Medicine unit at Hairmyres Hospital until 2018. He has extensive experience in the management of adult endocrine disorders, with particular interest in thyroid disorders and type 2 diabetes. He has been the lead for endocrine services in Lanarkshire, and has co-authored local guidelines. He has been providing private endocrinology services at Ross Hall for the last 10 years. He is presently the Clinical lead for Realistic Medicine in NHS Lanarkshire, which is a key policy of the Chief Medical Officer of Scotland.

Dr Mukhopadhyay has a keen interest in training and education. He is an examiner for MRCP PACES examinations; he sits on the Medical Education Board of RCPSG. In May 2016 the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh and NHS Lanarkshire awarded him the "William Cullen" prize for his significant contribution to service innovation, resulting in significant improvements in patient care.

For Dr Babu Mukhopadhyay's academic background and research publications please click here.

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