Endocrinology is a specialty service that sees patients with a range of hormonal diseases. For most of our patients their problems occur because they either produce too much or have too little of a particular hormone. Deficiency of a hormone can cause symptoms that are difficult to diagnose and that make patients feel unwell in peculiar ways. If your GP thinks that your symptoms are due to a hormonal deficiency or excess then you may be referred to see one of our endocrinologists.
We have a nationally recognised pituitary service for specialised tumours such as Cushing's syndrome and acromegaly, and our outcomes for the treatment of endocrine tumours are some of the best in Europe.
Conditions and treatments
Our service addresses a variety of hormonal diseases and specialties, including:
- pituitary thyroid adrenal bone and parathyroid (gland beside thyroid gland)
- neuroendocrine tumours (in cells of endocrine and nervous systems)
- carcinoid tumours (slow-growing neuroendocrine tumours)
- reproductive endocrinology
Treatments we offer:
- Medical treatment
- Dynamic endocrine tests
- Hormone measurements
Imperial Private Healthcare
We also offer private patient treatment at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
All funds generated by Imperial Private Healthcare are reinvested in the NHS Trust, and are used to support and enhance both NHS and private clinical services for the benefit of all our patients.
For more information, please visit endocrinology on the Imperial Private Healthcare website.
Further online resources
- British Thyroid Foundation
- Society for Endocrinology
- Butterfly Thyroid Cancer Trust
- National Osteoporosis Society
- Association for Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Disorders (AMEND)
- Diabetes UK
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