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Professor Mike Baxter

Consultant Physician


Practices at: BMI The Runnymede Hospital

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Dr Baxter completed a Bsc and PhD in Biochemistry at Birmingham University 1973 – 1979. He then went on to study medicine at Nottingham University 1979 – 1984 and from a very early stage knew he wanted to specialise in diabetes treatment. Dr Baxter then went on to hold a variety of posts at some of the Country’s top units including Brompton, Hammersmith and Birmingham University Hospitals, before being appointed as a Consultant  Physician with special interest in Endocrinology & Diabetology at St Peters Hospital, Chertsey in 1992.

It was here at St Peters that he set up a successful Diabetes Service, and held various positions in the hospital as Clinical Director of Medicine, Medical Director and Deputy CEO.

Dr Baxter retired from NHS clinical practice in 2012 in order to further develop a portfolio of skills and experience. He currently holds a successful private practice at BMI The Runnymede Hospital where he specialises in treating patients with Diabetic and Endocrine problems. He holds a particular interest in all aspects of these areas as well as weight loss, fatigue, thyroid disease and difficult diagnostic problems.  

Clinical Interests

  • All aspects of diabetes, particularly optimisation of glycaemic control, bp and lipid control
  • All aspects of thyroid disease including thyrotoxicosis, hypothyroidism and thyroid cancer
  • All aspects of autoimmune endocrine disease
  • All aspects of pituitary disease
  • Weight issues
  • Fatigue syndromes
  • Difficult Diagnostic problems

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
  • Association of British Clinical Diabetologists

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