Dr Peter Prinsloo

Consultant Metabolic Physician / Chemical Pathologist

MBChB, FRCP, FRCPath

Year qualified:1987

Specialty

Personal profile

Peter started his postgraduate training in Cape Town, South Africa and completed training in Chemical Pathology in Nottingham, UK. He was appointed as Consultant Chemical Pathologist / Metabolic Physician at Nottingham City Hospital in 2005.  

He has a special interest in Inherited Metabolic Diseases and Laboratory Quality Management and is the clinical lead for the Inherited Metabolic Disease section of the laboratory. He leads the department’s Metabolic Bone Disease service and has clinical responsibility in the Cardiovascular Risk Clinic (including Lipid Disorders) at the Nottingham City Hospital.

He has a keen interest in Postgraduate Education and is a member of the Specialist Advisory Committee for Chemical Pathology / Metabolic Medicine of the Joint Royal Colleges’ Postgraduate Training Board.   

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Association of Clinical Biochemists
  • Member of the National Osteoporosis Society
  • Chartered Clinical Scientist 

Clinical Interests

  • Osteoporosis.
  • Metabolic Bone Disease.
  • Parathyroid disorders.
  • Paget’s disease of Bone.
  • Vitamin D deficiency and disorders of Vitamin D metabolism.
  • Raised Cholesterol and Triglycerides and Cardiovascular risk reduction.
  • Metabolic disorders.

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