Dr Rakesh Amin

Dr Rakesh Amin

MBChB (Hons) MRCP MSc MD (Commendation) FRCPCH

Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

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30 years of experience
17 years as a specialist

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  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Endocrinology
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3562985
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    Practices worked at

    The Portland Hospital

    212 Great Portland Street, London, United Kingdom, W1W 5QT
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    Dr. Amin trained at Leeds University where he received his degree in medicine (1991). He went on to train in paediatric medicine in London (1996) before specialising in paediatric endocrinology and diabetes in London and Oxford (2004).

    Dr. Amin is passionate about medical research and was awarded an MD with commendation for research undertaken at Cambridge on the subject of the hormonal determinants of microvascular disease in type 1 diabetes (2006). After this, he was appointed as a Consultant in paediatric endocrinology and diabetes, initially at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital (2005) and then at St Barts and the London Hospitals (2010). He started as a consultant and honorary senior lecturer at GOSH and ICH in 2012.

    Dr Amin is a member of the British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (BSPED) and the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology. He is a member of the National Diabetes Audit Dataset Working Group and the BSPED Clinical Trials Study Group and numerous other study and research groups. He is the diabetes officer for BSPED. He has sat on the scoping group to update the NICE Guidance for Diabetes in Pregnancy.

    Dr Amin has been invited to speak at a number of national and international meetings, and has received numerous awards during his undergraduate and postgraduate training.


    • Paediatric (Pediatric) Consultation
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Childhood Obesity
    • Metabolic Bone Disease
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    Primary Medical Qualifications:

    • MBChB with honours Leeds University 1991
    • FRCPCH RCPCH 2013

    Additional Training:

    • MRCP RCPCH 1996
    • FRCP RCPCH 2013
    • MD with commendation Leeds University 2006
    • MSc Diabetes and Endocrinology Kings College 1991


    • British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (BSPED)
    • European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology
    • National Diabetes Audit Dataset Working Group
    • BSPED Clinical Trials and Study Group (and many other study and research groups)
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