Dr Malcolm Prentice

Dr Malcolm Prentice

BSc MB FRCP

Endocrinology

45 years of experience

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“The most useful and constructive appointment I've had with a medical professional in a number of years. For the first time since being diagnosed with hypothyroidism, in January 2016, do I feel that I am finally being listened to seriously and that my further symptoms are going to be investigated further. Thank you very much, Mr. Prentice. “
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Subspecialty

  • Diabetes & Endocrinology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 2248066
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    Practices worked at

    The Lister Hospital

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

    Chelsea Outpatient Centre

    280 Kings Road, London, United Kingdom, SW3 5AW
    36 reviews

    Sydney Street Outpatients and Diagnostics Centre

    Sydney Street Outpatients and Diagnostic Centre,102 Sydney Street Chelsea, London, United Kingdom, SW3 6NR
    18 reviews

    About

    Dr Malcolm Prentice qualified at King’s College Hospital and has a BSc in Pharmacology from King’s College, London.

    He is co-author of the National Guidelines for the Management of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer and was one of the first in the UK to set up a one-stop thyroid nodule clinic with ultrasound in 1990.

    Later in his career, Dr Prentice initiated the National Training Course for Thyroid Ultrasound and Biopsy jointly with the support of the Royal College of Radiologists which he has run since 2005. To date, Dr Prentice has over twenty years of consultant management of acute medical emergencies and outpatient medical clinics.

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    Special interests

    • Thyroid nodules, goitre and cancer
    • Thyroid ultrasound and biopsy
    • Radioactive iodine therapy and all thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal & pituitary disorders
    • Polycystic ovaries, hirsutism, obesity and reproductive endocrinology
    • Osteoporosis, diabetes with complications, hypertension, hyperlipidaemia and General Medicine
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    Education

    Medical Qualifications

    BSc Hons Pharmacology King's College, London 1971

    MB BS King's College Hospital, London 1974

    MRCP Royal College of Physicians, London 1978

    FRCP Royal College of Physicians, London 1994

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    Reviews

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    Hypothyroidism
    The most useful and constructive appointment I've had with a medical professional in a number of years. For the first time since being diagnosed with hypothyroidism, in January 2016, do I feel that I am finally being listened to seriously and that my further symptoms are going to be investigated further. Thank you very much, Mr. Prentice.
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    Wonderful, caring and deeply knowledgable doctor.
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    Kind, reassuring and vastly knowledgeable doctor. I feel very lucky to have found him.
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    Left well informed
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    Experienced, very generous with his time, feels very reassuring to talk to him
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    Excellent.
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    Dr Prentice is one of the best doctors I have ever seen & he has practically changed my life by diagnosing my ailments correctly & sending me to the best specialists. He’s not only a fantastic doctor but he’s also so comforting and you never feel rushed when you see him. For me he has been a life changer and I owe him so much for getting me on the right track for managing my many conditions.
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    Fantastic consultation
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    Very pleasant
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    Wonderful consultant. Excellent treatment and genuine care shown at all times.
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    He relaxed my mind after I wasn’t sure what wa2s wrong with me
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    Very thorough and listens. Able to explain clearly the diagnosis in simple words and clear outline s the threat meant plan.
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    Very thorough and sympathetic
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    Excellent
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    Dr Prentice was thorough and very accurate. He understood my problem as a whole. He is competent, professional and courteous.
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    super service
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    Great I am. So pleased
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    Great dr nice waiting room
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    One of the nicest doctors I’ve met
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