Dr Asjid Qureshi is a Consultant in Endocrinology and
Diabetes at Northwest London NHS Trust, Harrow. He was born in
London and graduated from Edinburgh University in 1992. He undertook
his specialist training in London and during his career has worked
at professorial units at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, The Royal London
Hospital and St George`s Hospital.
He has a
research background in obesity and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and was
awarded a Doctorate in Medicine in 2006 at the University of London.
He has successfully secured research grants from various sources
including the Welcome Trust and has published in the fields of
obesity, endocrinology and diabetes. He is the author of over 40
articles, abstracts, book chapter and academic websites.
has been a consultant since 2006 and was appointed College Tutor and
Training Program Director at Northwick Park Hospital in 2007. He was
made a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 2009 and has
been a member of various committees at NHS Trust, deanery and
regional specialty levels.
He is a
specialist in the management of parathyroid, thyroid, pituitary,
adrenal and gonadal disorders including Polycystic Ovary Syndrome,
hirsuitism, hyper- and hypothyroidism, hypercalcaemia, male and
female hypogonadism and thyroid cancer. Dr Qureshi is an ARSAC
licence holder and manages patients treated with radioiodine. His
expertise also include the management of patients with hypertension,
hyperlipidaemia, electrolyte disturbances osteoporosis, type 1 and 2
diabetes, hypoglycaemia, insulin pumps, obesity and general internal