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Dr Jaimini Cegla is a consultant in chemical pathology and metabolic medicine at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. She qualified from Imperial College London in 2004. After completing core medical training in the UK and Australia, she trained in chemical pathology and metabolic medicine at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. In 2011 she was awarded the prestigious Wellcome Trust clinical training fellowship to undertake research in the field of diabetes and obesity, resulting in several high impact research papers. She has also been awarded prizes for her research from the Royal Society of Medicine and the Royal College of Pathologists.

Clinically, Dr Cegla is trained in all aspects of metabolic medicine including diabetes, lipidology, bariatric medicine, complex nutrition, disorders of bone metabolism and inherited metabolic disease. She has a specialist interest in lipidology and cardiovascular risk. The Hammersmith Hospital lipid service is a one-stop centre for the genetic diagnosis and management of lipid disorders and also offers research facilities and access to new medications.

Dr Cegla is also a trained chemical pathologist and in the biochemistry lab she is involved in the introduction of novel biochemistry tests, quality assurance and teaching. She is also heavily involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching at Imperial College, including lecturing on the MSc courses in preventative cardiology and genomics medicine. 


Metabolic medicine, clinical biochemistry, disorders of lipid metabolism, diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular risk, obesity, general clinical biochemistry

Research & publications

Diabetes, lipidology, preventative cardiology, endocrinology, bariatric medicine, clinical biochemistry