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.
Dr Qureshi has been a consultant since 2005 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 member of the Society for Endocrinology, Diabetes UK, British Medical Association, General Medical Council and Royal College of Physicians. He is a specialist in the management of diabetes, parathyroid, thyroid, pituitary, adrenal and gonadal disorders including Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, hirsutism, hyper- and hypothyroidism, hypercalcaemia, male and female hypogonadism and thyroid cancer.
Dr Qureshi is an ARSAC license holder and manages patients treated with radioiodine. His expertise also include the management of patients with obesity, hypertension, hyperlipidaemia, electrolyte disturbances osteoporosis, type 1 and 2 diabetes, hypoglycaemia, insulin pumps, obesity and general internal medical conditions.