Consultant Profile

Dr James Greening

Dr James Greening MBBS, MRCPCH
Practicing at:
Spire Leicester Hospital
  • Paediatric medicine
    Special clinical interests:

    Type 1 &2 diabetes and insulin pumps.
    Growth related problems.
    Puberty early or late, bone disorders, thyroid and glucose related problems.

    Research interests:

    The immunopathology of Type 1 Diabetes 

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Paediatrician (Endicrinology and Diabetes) at the Leicester Royal Infirmary

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

    British Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes
    International Society of Paediatric and Adolescent Diabetes
    Association of Children’s Diabetes Clinicians

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    07516 541257
    Private secretary:
    Mrs Joanne Halford
    Private secretary telephone number:
    07516 541257
    Private secretary fax:
    0116 279647
    Private secretary email address:
    Wednesday afternoon/evening
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Dr Greening is a Leicester based paediatrician with broad experience and training in general paediatrics as well as in his specific field of interest. 

    Dr Greening trained in the UK, mainly at Great Ormond Street hospital, but has worked in Oxford and at the Sydney Children’s Hospital in Australia gaining a broad experience in paediatric endocrinology. His research experience is in children’s Type 1 Diabetes.

    He believes that an important part of being a paediatrician is to be approachable and non-threatening in order to gain the trust of the child. Dr Greening aims to achieve this whilst also providing whole family centred care.

    Dr Greening's main clinical interests are related to his speciality experience in endocrinology and diabetes and his specific experience in childhood growth and puberty related problems, as well as insulin pumps and CGMS.

    Personal profile:

    Dr Greening is a keen dinghy sailor as well as enjoying tennis and golf. When time permits, he dabbles with portrait painting and likes active holidays abroad skiing and walking.

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    Dr James Greening

    Dr James Greening Paediatric medicine Consultant, Leicester, private hospital specialist.

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