Consultant Profile

Dr Felicity Kaplan

Dr Felicity Kaplan MBChB DCH FCP(SA)
Practicing at:
Spire Harpenden Hospital
  • Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus
    • Diabetes
    • Endocrinology
    • Obesity
    • Pituitary disease
    • Thyroid disease
Special clinical interests:

Diabetes including Types 1 and 2 and gestational. All apects of endocrinology including thyroid, adrenal and pituitary disease, polycystic ovary syndrome, obesity, lipids, metabolic bone disease / osteoporosis

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant in General Medicine, Diabetes and Endocrinology at Lister Hospital, Stevenage

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Physicians
Assocoaiation of British Clinical Diabetologists
Society for Endocrinology
British Thyroid Association

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0800 585 112
Private secretary:
Brenda Whitbread
Private secretary telephone number:
01992 823073
Private secretary fax:
01992 823088
Personal email address:
Wednesday evenings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Felicity Kaplan is a Consultant in General Medicine, Diabetes and Endocrinology at Spire Harpenden, and the Lister Hospital in Stevenage where she was appointed to a substantive post in 2004, having worked as a locum Consultant from 2002.


She obtained her MBChB at Groote Schuur Hospital Cape Town, in 1990, followed by a Diploma in Child Health. She went on to specialise in adult General Medicine, Diabetes and Endocrinology. In 2000, she moved to the UK and spent 2 further years as a Specialist Registrar at the Middlesex Hospital before taking up her post at the Lister Hospital.


She is interested in all aspects of Endocrinology including thyroid, adrenal and pituitary disease, lipid disorders, obesity, polycystic ovary syndrome and metabolic bone disease/osteoporosis. In addition to Types 1 and 2 diabetes, she manages gestational- and adolescent diabetes. She has close links with the St Barts and Middlesex Endocrine Units in London as well as the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. 

Personal profile:

Dr Kaplan's interests include tennis, cycling and her 3 children! Although qualified as a piano teacher, her time is currently occupied by family and her career in medicine.

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