Dr Nida Chammas

Consultant in Diabetes, Endocrinology and General Medicine

MB, BCh, BAO, FRCPI, MSc

Year qualified:1992

Specialty

Personal profile

An accomplished consultant physician in Diabetes, Endocrinology, Acute and General Medicine. Has extensive clinical experience gained in busy district general hospitals and teaching hospitals such as the Hammersmtih, UCLH and King’s College hospital.

Has undertaken additional training in the field of reproductive endocrinology at UCLH and obtained a postgraduate award in insulin pump therapy from Warwick University.

Has a strong research background, including an MSc in Endocrinology and Diabetes at King’s; also at King’s, valuable research in the Diabetic Foot Clinic, with results presented internationally. Is currently undertaking further research into the management of the diabetic foot, having successfully applied for CLAHRC funding, with colleagues and collaborators.

An Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer for Imperial College, teaching undergraduates.

Dr Chammas is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and develops questions for the College examinations.

Professional Membership



  • General Medical Council

  • Medical Protection Society

  • Royal College of Physicians

  • Diabetes UK

  • Society for Endocrinology

  • British Fertility Society

Clinical Interests


Dr Chammas specialises in the management of:

Diabetes


  • Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes

  • Antenatal diabetes care

  • Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion therapy (insulin pump)

  • Diabetic neuropathy and the diabetic foot

  • Diabetic emergencies and complications

  • Management of diabetes during acute medical and surgical illness 


Endocrinology


  • General and complex endocrine patients

  • Hypothalamus and pituitary patients

  • Thyroid, parathyroid and calcium disorders

  • Adrenal and gonadal dysfunction

  • Polycystic ovary syndrome

  • Hirsutism and amenorrhoea 

  • Electrolyte disturbances

  • Obesity


General Medicine


  • Acutely sick patients

  • General medical conditions

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