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Simon Aylwin

Endocrinology & Diabetes

34 years of experience
34 years of experience

PATIENT REVIEWS

4.72

Reviewed By

Doctify

About


Dr Aylwin has a well-established private practice at the London Bridge Hospital that mirrors his NHS work. He is the Lead Clinician for Endocrinology at King’s College Hospital. Dr Aylwin leads the pituitary and adrenal multidisciplinary teams at King’s that look after patients with pituitary and other endocrine-related tumours and cancers. 

He has published over 70 research papers in peer-reviewed journals in the field of endocrine tumours, clinical obesity, appetite regulation, and molecular endocrinology, regularly reviews journal submissions for international publications is on the editorial board for the journal Pituitary. He lectures widely both within the UK and abroad and has contributed to numerous symposia and debates at the British Endocrine Society and in other learned societies with recent lectures in the UK and overseas in Barcelona, Korea, St Petersburg, Zurich, India, Dublin


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Pituitary function tests

Measurement of thyroid hormones

Assessment of thyroid nodules

Simon Aylwin is a consultant endocrinologist at King’s College Hospital with broad clinical practice in endocrinology and special interests in pituitary tumours, thyroid disorders, adrenal tumours and cancer, neuroendocrine tumours, inherited endocrine tumour syndromes and hyponatraemia. 

He also works as a physician alongside bariatric surgeons managing patients with severe obesity and has an academic interest in appetite regulation.

Keywords: 

Endocrinologist, hypothyroid, thyrotoxicosis, adrenal, thyroid, pituitary, hypothalamus, phaeochromocytoma, paraganglioma, incidentaloma, hypercalcaemia, parathyroid, neuroendocrine tumour, NET, acromegaly, prolactinoma, prolactin, Cushing’s, Graves’ disease, hyponatraemia, obesity

Subspecialities

Diabetes

All procedures

  • Dexamethasone Suppression Test
  • Adrenocorticotropin Stimulation Tests (ACTH)
  • Fine Needle Thyroid Biopsy
  • Pituitary Function Test
  • Synacthen Test

All conditions

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

Languages

French, English

Qualifications

MA MB BChir PhD FRCP

Registered with

General Medical Council: 3481435

Locations

St Thomas Street, London, SE1 9BS

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Consultation Fees

New appointment: £350

Follow-up appointment: £200

Reviews

Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

4.72 / 5

Personal care received

4.7 / 5

Explanation of care provided

4.72 / 5

PATIENT REVIEWS

4.72

Reviewed By

Doctify