Endocrinology

What is endocrinology?

Endocrinology

Endocrinology is the field of medicine that studies, diagnoses and treats disorders of the endocrine system, the system that controls hormones. The endocrine system comprises of glands that produce and secrete hormones.

Endocrine diseases develop when the glands don’t produce the right amount of hormones. Due to the importance of hormones in the human body, they are the cause of many disorders including but not limited to: diabetes, thyroid conditions, appetite and obesity, cancer, bone problems and more.

Treatment at BMI

Our Consultants Endocrinologists hold regular outpatient clinics and are happy to accept patients without a GP referral where necessary. They are experts in their field and will take the time to discuss and investigate your concerns before developing a diagnostic and treatment plan tailored to you.

As part of your treatment plan you can expect the same consultant to manage your care from start to finish. 

Our Endocrinologists also have direct access to Consultants from numerous other specialties should onward or alternative treatment be required. 

For further information or to arrange an appointment please contact 01908 665533 or alternatively, you can make an online enquiry.