Dr Scott Akker

Dr Scott Akker

MB BS, BA, PhD, MRCP

Endocrinology

25 years of experience
15 years as a specialist

Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4200110
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £300

    Follow-up appointment: £180

    Practices worked at

    The Physicians Clinic

    13-14 Devonshire Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 7AE
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    About

    Dr Scott Akker is a Consultant Endocrinologist whose clinical practice is focused on both general and specialist endocrinology with a particular focus on thyroid, adrenal and pituitay disorders. This includes both problems with function as well as careful evaluations of any Endocrine gland tumours (both benign and malignant). He runs specialist clinics for the disorders above as well as clinics for people with genes predisposing them to endocrine disorders.

    Dr Akker studied medicine at Downing College, Cambridge and St Bartholomew's Medical College London qualifying in 1995. He completed a PhD and his Specialist Training in Endocrinology and General Medicine in 2005 and has been a Consultant Endocrinologist at St Bartholomew's Hospital (a world renowned Centre for Endocrinology) in London since 2005. He has a research focus on secretory adrenal tumours and paragangliomas.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Pituitary replacement therapy
    • Steroid replacement therapy
    • Thyroid, adrenal, pituitary and parathyroid disorders
    • Conn's syndrome
    • Primary Hyperaldosteronism
    • Endocrine Hypertension
    • Endocrine Tumours
    • Endocrine Cancer
    • Phaeochromocytoma
    • Paraganglioma
    • Cushing's Syndrome
    • Adrenal Incidentaloma
    • Addison's disease
    • Adrenal insufficiency
    • Endocrine Incidentalomas
    • Cushing's disease
    • Acromegaly
    • Hyperprolactinaemia
    • Prolactinoma
    • Non-functioning pituitary adenoma
    • Hypopituitarism
    • Thyroid nodules
    • Thyroid cancer
    • Goitre
    • Overactive thyroid
    • Graves' Disease
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Thyroiditis
    • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
    • Autoimmune thyroiditis
    • Thyroid antibodies
    • Parathyroid
    • Primary Hyperparathyroidism
    • Hypercalcaemia
    • Hypoparathyroidism
    • Vitamin D deficiency
    • Genetics of Endocrine disease
    • MEN1, MEN2, SDH
    • Iron Overload
    • PCOS
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Hypogonadism
    • Low testosterone
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    Procedures

    • Adrenocorticotropin Stimulation Tests (ACTH)
    • Dexamethasone Suppression Test
    • Fine Needle Thyroid Biopsy
    • 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 Insipidus
    • Endocrine Hypertension
    • General Medicine
    • Goitre
    • Graves’ Disease
    • Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
    • Hormone Disorders (Male)
    • Hormone Imbalances and Disorders (Female)
    • Hyperthyroidism
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Parathyroid Disease
    • Pituitary Disorders
    • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
    • Prolactinoma
    • Thyroid Nodules
    • Thyroid Problems
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
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    Education

    Qualifications

    PhD University of London 2008

    MB BS University of London 1995 (Honours)

    BA University of Cambridge 1992 (First Class)

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