Dr Philip Kelly

Dr Philip Kelly

MB BS, MD, FRCP

Endocrinology

23 years of experience
11 years as a specialist

Subspecialties

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

  • English
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Registered with

  • Royal College of Physicians: 82716
  • General Medical Council: 4309480
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £320

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1218 reviews

    About

    Dr Kelly trained and graduated in medicine and surgery at The London Hospital Medical College at the University of London. He undertook higher specialist training in Endocrinology, Diabetes and General Internal Medicine at St Bartholomew's and The Royal London Hospitals before taking up Consultant posts at Whipps Cross and Southend Hospitals. Latterly he is Clinical Director of Acute Medicine at King's College Hospital where he practices in General and Acute Medicine and maintains an interest in Diabetes, Metabolism and Endocrinology.

    He undertook research in Endocrinology at St Bartholomew's Hospital investigating mechanisms of tumour growth in the bowel of patients with acromegaly presenting his thesis for an MD at University of London.

    He is Chairman of The London Regional Transfusion Committee and maintains an interest in making transfusion of blood products safer, the management of anaemia including the pre- and post-operative and pre and post-pregnancy optimisation and maintenance of circulatory health.

    He enjoys literature and political history and biography, plays chess, tennis, golf, and enjoys skiing and road cycling.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Thyroid disease - Graves' thyrotoxngicosis; hypothyroidism, preparation for pregnancy and managing thyroid dysfunction for conception and through pregnancy; thyroid nodules and multinodular goitre; de Quervain's thyroiditis; thyroid function tests not making sense. I will also work closely with the appropriate thyroid surgeon, should you need to consider or have an operation for your thyroid disease.
    • Menopause - diagnosing and treating the menopause and the menopause transition, with bioidentical HRT if appropriate.
    • Adrenal disease - assessment and management of possible and proven adrenal failure, Addison's disease, ACTH deficiency; Cushing's syndrome and Cushing's disease; adrenal tumours; adrenal hypertension - Conn's syndrome, diagnosis and management, phaechromocytoma
    • Pituitary disease - prolactinoma; functioning and non-functioning pituitary tumours, and inflammation, acromegaly; hypothalamic hypogonadism - ovarian and testicular failure; Cushing's disease.
    • Androgen deficiency - primary and secondary testicular failure, maintenance of testosterone therapy, monitoring bone health and haemoglobin.
    • Spermatogenesis induction alongside testicular failure
    • Osteoporosis and osteopaenia - diagnosis, management and surveillance
    • Obesity and overweight, both investigating why and managing, including preparation for surgery.
    • Hypertension, anaemia and blood transfusions.
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    Medical procedures

    • Adrenocorticotropin Stimulation Tests (ACTH)
    • Blood Glucose Monitoring
    • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Test
    • Dexamethasone Suppression Test
    • Pituitary Function Test
    • Synacthen Test
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Acromegaly or Gigantism
    • Addison’s Disease
    • Adrenal Disease
    • Cushing’s Syndrome
    • Diabetes
    • Diabetes Insipidus
    • Disorders of Bone Metabolism
    • Endocrine Hypertension
    • General Medicine
    • Goitre
    • Graves’ Disease
    • 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
    • Osteoporosis
    • Parathyroid Disease
    • Pituitary Disorders
    • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
    • Prolactinoma
    • Pulmonary Embolism (Lung Blood Clot)
    • Reproductive Disorders
    • Thyroid Nodules
    • Thyroid Problems
    • Tiredness (Fatigue)
    • Variable Blood Pressure
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
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    Education

    University of London - MB, BS; MD

    Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians

    Member of The Society for Endocrinology

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