Professor Richard David Leslie

Professor Richard David Leslie


Endocrinology & Diabetes

50 years of experience
25 years as a specialist

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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 1530399
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    The Wellington Hospital

    St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    1,647 reviews

    The Lister Hospital

    Chelsea Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8RH
    1,269 reviews


    Professor David Leslie is a Consultant Endocrinologist at Barts NHS Trust and Professor of Diabetes and Autoimmunity at the Blizard Institute, Queen Mary, University of London. He also sees patients privately at a number of locations, including The Lister Hospital and The Wellington Hospital. His specialist interests include diabetes and thyroid disorders and his research is in the causes of autoimmune diabetes through the study of twins and disease syndromes.

    Professor Leslie  qualified and trained at Imperial College and then at King's College Hospital and Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle. He was an MRC Travelling Fellow at the University of Chicago, USA and a Wellcome Trust Senior Clincal Research Fellow at both King's College, and Charing Cross and Westminster Medical Schools. He has published 12 books and more than 250 peer-reviewed papers and received grants from many agencies including the EU, Wellcome Trust and MRC. In 2012 he was elected President of the Association of Physicians of Great Britain and Ireland. He is an Emeritus Professor in Central South University, China and University of Rome, Italy 

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments





    • Diabetes
    • Diabetes Insipidus
    • Parathyroid Disease
    • Thyroid Problems
    • Hypothyroidism
    • General Medicine
    • Autoimmunity



    • 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
    • Addison’s Disease
    • Adrenal Disease
    • Diabetes Insipidus
    • Disorders of Bone Metabolism
    • Endocrine Hypertension
    • General Medicine
    • Goitre
    • Graves’ Disease
    • Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
    • Hormone Disorders (Male)
    • Hormone Imbalances and Disorders (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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    • MB BS University of London 1972
    • MRCP Royal College of Physicians 1974
    • MD University of London 1980
    • FRCP Royal College of Physicians 1989
    • FAoP 2020 Foundation Fellow Association of Physicians of Great Britain 
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