Training & background:
Dr Michela Rossi trained at Newcastle University Medical School. Following her training in clinical medicine, she spent a productive time in research at The Hammersmith Hospital. Her research was into obesity and the hormonal controls of appetite and feeding. Her research resulted in several published papers and she was awarded a PhD in 2000.
Dr Rossi joined The Whittington Hospital in 2002. She is the Lead Consultant Physician in Endocrinology and is responsible for the development and provision of the clinical endocrine services. In her role as Consultant Physician in Diabetes, she is involved in care of patients with diabetes and the provision of diabetes services. She is lead diabetologist in the diabetes antenatal service and leads on care of people with diabetes and foot ulcers. Dr Rossi supports and encourages self-management of patients with long term conditions.
Diabetes: Management of all aspects of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in adults including: Management of diabetes with new agents, Diabetes and complex insulin regimens, Hypertension management in diabetes, Lipid/cholesterol management in diabetes, Diabetes in pregnancy and preconception counselling, Diabetes and foot problems, Diabetes in renal disease, Diabetes in young adults, Diabetes in people with other medical conditions, Pre-diabetes and management of individuals at high risk of developing diabetes, including obese individuals.
Endocrinology: Management of all aspects of general Endocrinology and Metabolic Medicine in adults including: Thyroid conditions: Hormonal disturbance (hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism); thyroid nodular disease and goitre, Adrenal conditions, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and hirsuitism, Pituitary conditions, Parathyroid, calcium and vitamin D disturbances, Osteoporosis and Osteopenia, Menopausal symptoms and Hypogonadism including testosterone replacement therapy.
Please note these are regular clinics, other times may be available by appointment.
A: Alternate weeks
M: Monthly sessions
A/H: Ad Hoc
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