Consultant Profile

Dr Jonathan Bodansky

Dr Jonathan Bodansky MD, FRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Leeds Hospital
  • Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus
    • Diabetes
    • Endocrinology
  • General medicine
    • Hypertension
    • Obesity
Special clinical interests:
Male sexual dysfunction, hypertension and lipid disorders
Research interests:
Causes of diabetes and treatment for male sexual dysfunction
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant Physician in General Internal Medicine, Leeds General Infirmary
Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Leeds
Associate Professor, University of Leeds
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
Professional Section Diabetes UK
Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine
Member, European Association for the Study of Diabetes
Member, British Society for Sexual Medicine
Member, British Medical Association
Member, Leeds and West Riding Medico-Legal Society
Member, European Society for Sexual Medicine
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0113 218 5908/9
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Jonathan Bodansky studied medicine at the University of Liverpool, qualifying in 1974 with an MBCHB Hons degree. He did his House jobs on the Professorial Medical and Surgical Units. This was followed by various junior hospital posts, gaining experience in general surgery, general medicine, psychiatry and casualty medicine.

Dr Bodansky passed the MRCP examination in London in 1978. From 1979-82 he was a senior research fellow in diabetes at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London. He was awarded the Degree of MD from the University of Liverpool in 1983 for a research thesis on the causes of diabetic complications.

After that Dr Bodansky moved to Leeds where he was a Senior Registrar in general medicine, diabetes and endocrinology and then Consultant Physician in general internal medicine and diabetes at Leeds General Infirmary. In 1995 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London (FRCP). Until 2006, he was the Clinical Director for diabetes and endocrinology for Leeds Teaching Hospitals (NHS) Trust.

Dr Bodansky's clinical work involves acute general medicine, having to diagnose and treat patients with various undiagnosed conditions. His specialist field is diabetes and he receives referrals from across the North of England and from abroad. He is particularly experienced in difficult diabetic cases, where diabetic control has been troublesome. Within the field of diabetes, Dr Bodansky has special expertise in treating high blood pressure, lipid disorders, diabetic complications and male sexual dysfunction. 

Dr Bodansky is the author of over 100 papers, chapters, reviews and books on diabetic topics. He is also the series editor of Recent Advances in Diabetes.

Personal profile:
Dr Jonathan Bodansky is married with four children and his wife is a barrister, specialising in family law. He enjoys spending time with his family, walking in the Dales and visiting antique fairs.

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Dr Jonathan Bodansky

Dr Jonathan Bodansky Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus & General medicine Consultant, Leeds, West Yorkshire, private hospital specialist.

Dr Jonathan Bodansky in Tatler's list of UK top doctors

Dr Bodansky was recognised as one of Britain's top 250 doctors in Tatler magazine’s annual supplement Doctors Guide 2013.

Read more about Dr Bodansky's listing in Tatler's Doctors Guide 2013

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