Dr Basil Issa

Dr Basil Issa

MB BCh, MD, FRCP

Endocrinology

28 years of experience
23 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Sensitive to a situation that has been upsetting. “
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Subspecialty

  • Diabetes & Endocrinology
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3645815
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £230

    Follow-up appointment: £130

    Practices worked at

    HCA UK at The Wilmslow Hospital

    52 Alderley Road, Wilmslow, United Kingdom, SK9 1NY
    1262 reviews

    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 
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    Procedures

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

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

    • MB BCh Cairo University 1986
    • MRCP (UK) Royal College of Physicians 1992
    • MRCP (Ireland) Royal College of Physicians, Ireland 1992
    • MD University of Wales, College of Medicine 1999
    • FRCP Royal College of Physicians, London 2002
    • PGCE Edgehill University 2010
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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Diabetes
    7/28
    Thyroid Problems
    5/28
    Diabetes & Endocrinology
    4/28
    Endocrinology
    2/28
    Graves’ Disease
    2/28
    Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
    2/28
    Adrenocorticotropin Stimulation Tests (ACTH)
    1/28
    Endocrine Hypertension
    1/28
    Hyperthyroidism
    1/28
    Pituitary Disorders
    1/28
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    Sensitive to a situation that has been upsetting.
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    Really clear in explanation and carefully listened and took on board
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    Pleasant and informing. Thankyou
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    Patient seen for:
    Dr Issa is great doctor who listen and explain very well. I have lots of time for Dr Issa for his professionalism
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Dr Basil Issa received me with very humble heart and paid very high attention while I’m explaining my health condition. Detailed care of thoughts exchanged and He is very expertised and specialized in Endocrinology area. The kind of attention to the detail itself relieved me and made very comfort to handle the side effects of medicine that I’m currently using to treat pituitary macroadenoma. And now I’m eagerly Waiting to visit him in my next follow up appointment along with diagnosis results. I highly recommend Dr Basil Issa for similar treatments.
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    Patient seen for:
    Dr Basil took his time to listen to me and he reassure me. I’m glad that he will help me go through this process.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable. Gave realistic and sensible advice and came up with some good solutions moving forward. Definitely recommend Dr Issa.
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very helpful and clear explanation
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    Felt at ease straight away would highly recommend
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    Patient seen for:
    Doctor Issa was incredibly helpful, put me at ease straightaway and gave very clear personable advice. I feel much assured and ready to take the next step, many thanks Dr Issa
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