Dr Thozhukat Sathyapalan ('Sathya') is a Reader in diabetes, endocrinology and metabolism and Honarary Consultant Endocrinologist in Hull. He received his specialist training in Endocrinology, Diabetes and General (Internal) Medicine, initially in Aberdeen and subsequently with the Yorkshire Deanery. His postgraduate research at the University of Hull with Professor Stephen Atkin's team was in the cardiovascular aspect of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). he was appointed Senior Lecturer in 2009 at the University of Hull and became a Reader in 2012.
His clinical practice encompasses all aspects of Endocrinology and Diabetes including thyroid, adrenal, pituitary disorders and diabetes. He is actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training.