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Dr Abdulfattah Lakhdar - Diabetology

Dr Abdul Lakhdar is a Consultant Endocrinologist specialising in diabetes, erectile dysfunction, endocrine disease, thyroid disease, lipids and obesity at Rivers Hospital.

Based at: Rivers Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

GMC Number

2883115

Clinical interests

All aspects of diabetes and endocrinology with special interests in thyroid and parathyroid disease, pituitary and adrenal disease, obesity and metabolic syndrome, ED, hyperlipidaemias, endocrine hypertension, difficult diabetes and diabetic complications.

Dr Lakhdar will see patients from 16 yrs+

Academic background

Dr Lakhdar qualified in 1976 in Libya, did a master degree at Glasgow University in Clinical Pharmacology and postgraduate training in General (internal) Medicine and Diabetes and Endocrinology at Glasgow Hospitals.

Dr Lakhdar was appointed as a consultant Physician in Diabetes and Endocrinology at The Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, Preston in 1996. In 2004 he moved to Whipps Cross University Hospital, London where he is Clinical Lead in Diabetes and Endocrinology. Dr Lakhdar has an active research programme in diabetes newer therapies, diabetes complications and obesity.

Professional Memberships

Member of the Royal College of Physicians

Member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Diabetes UK 

British Endocrine Societies

Royal Society of Medicine

NHS base

Whipps Cross University Hospital

01279 212952