Dr Parijat De

Consultant Endocrinologist


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Personal profile

Dr Parijat De is a Consultant Physician in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Lipid Metabolism at City Hospital (Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust), Birmingham. He started as a Consultant Physician in January 2003 having trained as a Specialist Registrar in Wales.

He has a wide interest and expertise in all aspects of Endocrinology and Diabetes, especially in the field of Metabolic Syndrome.

He specialises in thyroid disease, ovarian (including polycystic ovarian syndrome) and adrenal dysfunction, hirsutism, calcium and electrolyte disorders, pituitary disease, osteoporosis, erectile dysfunction, menopause and infertility.

His special interest is Obesity related to all Endocrinological diseases as well as the growing problems of Type 2 diabetes. He regularly uses all the approved treatments currently available for the management of obesity in Type 2 diabetes (including Exenatide – Byetta, Victoza and Bydureon injections). His other interests in diabetes are diabetic renal disease, cardio-metabolic syndrome & Erectile dysfunction in Type 2 diabetes, adolescent and Type 1 diabetes including insulin pumps.

He is also a general physician and sees a wide variety of general internal medicine disorders and admits patients with General Medical problems (like pneumonis, cellulitis, sepsis, CCF etc) to the BMI Priory Hospital. He also has a keen interest in managing medical and diabetes problems pre and post operatively.

He has set up nurse-led diabetic renal review clinics and is involved in research and projects involving diabetic nephropathy. He has also set up various community based diabetes clinics in Birmingham, which are amongst the first in the country.

He is involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and is an MRCP examiner. He was the trust Clinical Governance Lead and has set up local protocols and guidelines in most aspects of metabolic medicine including emergencies in diabetes as well as endocrinology. He is currently the Royal College Tutor in City Hospital.

Professional Membership

  • RCP

  • Diabetes UK

  • Society of Endocrinology

  • BMA

  • MPS

Clinical Interests

Endocrinology: Special interest in Thyroid disease including Armour thyroid treatment, Obesity, Hirsutism, Male & Female Infertility and Menstrual disorders, Osteoporosis, Menopause, Metabolic Bone disease, Growth disorders and Puberty, Pituitary and Adrenal dysfunction, Ovarian disorders including Polycystic Ovary, Erectile dysfunction, Endocrine hypertension.

Diabetes: All aspects of diabetes including Insulin treatments, diabetic kidney disease, Obesity/lipids/hypertension, New therapies for Type diabetes, all Type 1 diabetes including young adolescents and Insulin Pump therapy, Erectile dysfunction in diabetes.

General Medicine: All aspects of General Medicine including in-patient assessment and treatment of all common ailments like pneumonia, heart failure, stroke, cardiac & gastro-intestinal disease. Management of hypertension, lipid disorders, kidney failure and heart problems. Neurological disorder assessment and investigations including falls, confusion, syncope, dizziness and weakness.

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