Dr John Phillip David Reckless

Consultant Physician & Endocrinologist


Year qualified:1968


Personal profile

I have practiced widely in General Medicine in acute medical admissions, in-patient care and outpatients. I have extensive experience in thyroid disease and pituitary, adrenal and parathyroid disorders. In both management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes my clinical interests relate to the prevention, investigation and treatment of the microvascular and macrovascular complications.

I have an interest in metabolic medicine, and in particular a national reputation in the management of lipid disorders in the general population, in diabetes and in familial hypercholesterolaemia. I am vice-chair of a national obesity management programme.

Professional Membership

  • Diabetes UK

  • Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD)

  • HEART UK, the national cholesterol charity (Trustee)

  • Royal Society of Medicine

  • European Atherosclerosis Society

  • American Diabetes Association

Clinical Interests

  • Diabetes

  • Endocrinology

  • Metabolic medicine

  • General medicine

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