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Basil Issa

Endocrinology & Diabetes

39 years of experience
39 years of experience

PATIENT REVIEWS

5

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About

Dr Basil Issa is a senior Consultant Endocrinologist at Manchester University Foundation Trust. He has been a Consultant Endocrinologist since 1998 and in his practice, has developed the Endocrine services at both North Manchester General and Wythenshawe Hospitals. 

Dr Issa has extensive experience in the management of all endocrine disorders including thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary, adrenal, gonadal and lipid disorders. As well as endocrine and diabetes disorders in pregnancy and the management of diabetes and its complications.

He undertook his postgraduate training in Manchester, obtaining a MRCP in 1992. He gained an interest in endocrinology and diabetes whist working as a registrar on the Wessex rotation. Following this, he undertook a Clinical Fellowship at the University of Wales, College of Medicine and completed his MD thesis titled "Mechanisms underlying hypothalamic desensitisation in the diabetic GK rat”. He was appointed Senior Registrar at the University Hospital of Wales in 1996, before taking up his consultant post in Manchester. In 2002, he was became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.

Dr Issa has undertaken several leadership and educational roles in the NHS. His interest in both basic science and clinical research has been since he has completed his MD thesis at the University of Wales, College of Medicine. His current research interests include the utility of low energy diets in the management of diabetes, diabetes in pregnancy and adrenal disorders and tumours. Dr Issa has several publications in peer reviewed journals and has presentation at both national and international meetings. 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Adrenocorticotropic Stimulation Tests (ACTH) (ACTCH)
  • Blood Glucose Monitoring
  • Dexamethasone Suppression Test
  • Fine Needle Thyroid Biopsy
  • Pituitary Function Test
  • Synacthen Test
  • Video Consultation 
  • Acromegaly or Gigantism
  • Addison’s Disease
  • Adrenal Disease
  • Cushing’s Syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Disorders of Bone Metabolism
  • Endocrine Hypertension
  • Goitre
  • Grave’s Disease
  • Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
  • Hormone Disorders (Male and Female)
  • Hyperlipidaemia
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Menopause
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Pituitary Disorders
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Prolactinoma
  • Reproductive Disorders
  • Thyroid Nodules
  • Thyroid Problems
  • Vitamin D Deficiency 


Subspecialities

Diabetes

All procedures

  • Adrenocorticotropin Stimulation Tests (ACTH)
  • Blood Glucose Monitoring
  • Pituitary Function Test
  • Dexamethasone Suppression Test
  • Fine Needle Thyroid Biopsy
  • Synacthen Test
  • Video Consultation

All conditions

  • Thyroid Problems
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Hormone Imbalances and Disorders (Female)
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Pituitary Disorders
  • Adrenal Disease
  • Endocrine Hypertension
  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Prolactinoma
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Menopause
  • Thyroid Nodules
  • Acromegaly or Gigantism
  • Addison's Disease
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Disorders of Bone Metabolism
  • Goitre
  • Hormone Disorders (Male)
  • Hyperlipidaemia
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Osteoporosis
  • Reproductive Disorders
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Languages

Arabic, English

Qualifications

MB BCh, MD, FRCP

Registered with

General Medical Council: 3645815

Locations

Consultation Fees

New appointment: £230

New appointment: £130

Reviews

Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

5 / 5

Personal care received

5 / 5

Explanation of care provided

4.99 / 5

PATIENT REVIEWS

5

Reviewed By

Doctify