Dr Abbi Lulsegged

Dr Abbi Lulsegged

BSc MBBS MRCP FRCP

Endocrinology

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2 specialists

26 years of experience
21 years as a specialist
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Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.95

Bedside Manner

4.95

Explanation

4.95

Top feedback

“Dr Abbi Lulsegged is frankly exceptional. He truly listened to you, and took a holistic approach in the treatment. He also takes time to explain his logic, and what the next steps might be. He goes out of his way to make sure the treatment is effective and affordable. I'm genuinely impressed and would recommend him a thousand times. I'd also like to mention his secretary Charlotte who is so responsive, professional and kind. It's a great team.“
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Subspecialties

  • Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • General (Internal) Medicine
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4106869
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £300

    Follow-up appointment: £250

    Practices worked at

    The Lister Hospital

    Chelsea Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8RH
    906 reviews

    About

    Dr Abbi Lulsegged is a consultant physician with a specialist interest in endocrinology and diabetes. He undertook his undergraduate training at Guy's Hospital Medical School, qualifying in 1994. He later went on to complete his specialist training in diabetes and endocrinology, working at both North and South Thames Deaneries, alongside postings at University College Hospital, the Royal Free and Guys St Thomas’ Hospitals. Later in his career, he was appointed a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in recognition of his service to his field and medicine in general.

    He has a passion for his chosen speciality and enjoys the variety of unselected cases requiring specialist endocrine and diabetes input including thyroid adrenal, pituitary, bone/calcium metabolism, parathyroid, reproductive endocrinology, obesity, and diabetes. He strongly believes in updating himself and has attended training programmes with some of the top institutions in the world.

    Due to the overlap with endocrinological disorders, he also sees patients with specific complaints such as tiredness and excessive sweating. Not only this, he has a vested interest in nutrition and integrative (general) medicine and sees patients who have unexplained symptoms or those who fall in the category of general medical conditions. Furthermore, he has a particular interest in the management of unexplained illnesses, obesity and reversing type 2 diabetes, when conditions allow. He believes strongly in trying to determine the root cause(s) of a patient's problems and treating patients holistically. He sees patients from all over the Country and Overseas.

    Dr Lulsegged developed the endocrine service at Princess Royal University Hospital, part of Kings College Hospital.

    Beyond his medical achievements and exploits, Dr Lulsegged has a patient-centred approach, appropriately being awarded clinical excellence awards for his contribution to the care of patients. An academic phenom, alongside his healthcare interests, Dr Lulsegged also has a degree in biochemistry.

    He enjoys teaching and has lectured at international conferences, grand rounds, academic half-days, GP talks and on professional MRCP courses, all of which reflects his broad extra-curricular interests. He wrote questions for the postgraduate examinations in Endocrinology for the Royal College of Physicians and has reviewed clinical papers for Editors of medical journals.

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    Procedures

    • Adrenocorticotropin Stimulation Tests (ACTH)
    • Blood Glucose Monitoring
    • Dexamethasone Suppression Test
    • Pituitary Function Test
    • Synacthen Test
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    Special interests

    • Graves’ Disease
    • Osteoporosis
    • Thyroid Problems
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
    • Acromegaly or Gigantism
    • Addison’s Disease
    • Adrenal Disease
    • Cushing’s Syndrome
    • Diabetes
    • Diabetes Insipidus
    • Disorders of Bone Metabolism
    • Endocrine Hypertension
    • General Medicine
    • Goitre
    • Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Hormone Disorders (Male)
    • Hormone Imbalances and Disorders (Female)
    • Hyperlipidaemia
    • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
    • Hyperthyroidism
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Low Blood Pressure
    • Menopause
    • Metabolic Syndrome
    • Parathyroid Disease
    • Pituitary Disorders
    • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
    • Prolactinoma
    • Reproductive Disorders
    • Thyroid Nodules
    • Tiredness (Fatigue)
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    Education

    BSc University of London 1991

    MBBS University of London 1994

    MRCP Royal College of Physicians London 2000

    FRCP Royal College of Physicians London 2012

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    Reviews

    4.95 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.95
    Bedside Manner
    4.95
    Explanation
    4.95
    Graves’ Disease
    2/40
    Diabetes & Endocrinology
    1/40
    Osteoporosis
    1/40
    Thyroid Problems
    1/40
    Vitamin D Deficiency
    1/40
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    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Dr Abbi Lulsegged is frankly exceptional. He truly listened to you, and took a holistic approach in the treatment. He also takes time to explain his logic, and what the next steps might be. He goes out of his way to make sure the treatment is effective and affordable. I'm genuinely impressed and would recommend him a thousand times. I'd also like to mention his secretary Charlotte who is so responsive, professional and kind. It's a great team.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    One of the most genuine and caring Doctors I have ever met, listens fully to what you need and gives you clear answers on what he feels is the best way to make you feel better. I would highly recommend Dr Lulsegged
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Dr Lulsegged speaks in a very soft knowledge manner and quickly puts you at ease. He provides clear explanations and checks to make sure you understand what he has said. He takes a holistic approach which I found very reassuring.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Amazing Doctor who actually listens to you. Dr Lulsegged has really helped me to get better and made me feel like my old self again.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    I referred myself to a private doctor who,in turn, referred me to Doctor Lulsegged! Blood tests for some years had been revealing abnormal conditions affecting my general health Doctor Lulsegged became a caring “project manager” arranging a bone marrow biopsy & various blood & urine tests. Throughout Doctor Lulsegged has kept me well informed, at the same time arranging a way forward. He is a very knowledgable gentleman. Thank you so much. I recommend him unequivocally.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Upon discovering that I had Graves Disease, I was fortunate enough to have been assigned to see Dr Lulsegged for endocrinology consultation. Dr Lulsegged took the time and effort to talk me through not only the symptoms of my illness and the medication needed, but also the changes I could make within my lifestyle and my diet, in order to address the root cause and assist my body to heal. At first (admittedly) I wasn’t open to follow the dietary recommendations, but after further chats I made a decision to give it a try - and yes, a year on, my thyroid feels normal again and I’ve completely changed my diet so that now I do not require medication. A huge Thank You to Dr Lulsegged for being always patient, courteous, and open to addressing my struggles. He is not only knowledgeable, but very happily provides further explanations and shares his knowledge when needed. I will always be grateful to Dr Lulsegged and can only recommend him for his superbly professional and kind conduct!
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I can recommend Dr Lulsegged without reservation. He spend time explaining my condition; recommending treatments and furtger tests and researching an excellent consultant to whom he sent a referral on my behalf. Dr Lulsegged was happy to offer me telephone consultations between visits in order to amend my medication and he was extremely kind and courteous. I had total trust in him and cannot recommend him highly enough.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    I would highly recommend Dr Lulsegged. My quality of life has changed completely since I first saw him in 2017. He is an expert in his field and is caring and compassionate.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Great and supportive. Would warmly recommend.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    It was a very pleasant experience for me to work with Dr Lulsegged. He is a very kind, caring and empathic person. He was the first doctor with who I really felt listened and cared and he has great knowledge. He gave me very useful health advice and also send me to the right specialists every time. After I struggled for almost two years to find out a diagnostic to my health problem, he was the one who sent me to a great Professor who offered me a diagnostic the most likely proved to be correct. I really recommend him as a doctor and also because he gave trust and never gave up on me, as other specialists I saw before, that told me they don't know what I have and there is nothing they could do further.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 2 doctors for:
    2

    Endocrinology

    Mr Gordon Muir
    Mr Gordon Muir
    Urology

    17-03-2021

    I am lucky to share a number of patients with Abbi and they all speak very highly of his excellent caring manner which I am please to say is allied to an excellent knowledge base.

    For specialty: Endocrinology
    For procedures: Synacthen Test
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Professor David Reid
    Professor David Reid
    Rheumatology

    02-07-2020

    I am happy to refer patients to Abbi for specialist endocrinology advice

    For specialty: Endocrinology
    For conditions: Parathyroid Disease
    Connection: I have referred patients to them

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