Following graduation from medical school at Aberdeen University, Scotland, Dr Akintewe completed his residency training at the Aberdeen University Hospitals.
Since then, he has had many years of diverse and extensive experience in Clinical Medicine and in his fields of expertise. He is currently a Consultant Physician, Endocrinologist and Diabetologist with the Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.
Dr Akintewe has special interests in thyroid, pituitary and adrenal hormones and in diabetes mellitus, including the latest therapeutic options in type 2 diabetes. His interests also include metabolic medicine and resistant hypertension. He is an expert witness and a member of the Expert Witness Institute of London. This aspect of his work includes medico-legal reporting and courtroom appearances.