Consultant Profile

Prof Frank Joseph

Prof Frank Joseph 
Practicing at:
Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral
  • Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus
    • Diabetes
    • Obesity
    • Parathyroid disease
    • Pituitary disease
    • Thyroid disease
  • General medicine
    • Osteoporosis
Special clinical interests:

Endocrinology (pituitary, adrenal, thyroid, calcium, reproductive disorders)
Diabetes (complex type 2 and type 1 diabetes management including impacts of sport and insulin pump management)
Osteoporosis – (complex management - especially atypical fractures and fractures despite treatment)

Research interests:

Endocrinology (pituitary and bone disorders)
Diabetes (newer therapies, education, self-management and complications)

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Physician in Endocrinology and Diabetes at the Countess of Chester Hospital

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Endocrine Society
American Endocrine Society
British Thyroid Society
Association of British Clinical Diabetologists
Diabetes UK
Royal College of Physicians, London


Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0151 929 5181
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr. Joseph has extensive experience in all aspects of Endocrinology, Diabetes and General internal medicine.

In endocrinology: Large practice involving pituitary disease but also other aspects of endocrinology such as thyroid, adrenal and reproductive disorders and metabolic disorders (including calcium metabolism and osteoporosis).

In diabetes: Extensive experience in all aspects of treatment of the condition and its complications with a special interest in complex management of Type 2 and Type 1 diabetes 

In addition to being a Consultant Physician in Endocrinology and Diabetes at the Countess of Chester Hospital, he is the clinical lead for an award winning Integrated Diabetes Services. He is Chairman of the North West pre-gestational diabetes audit group and Chairman of the Western Cheshire Diabetes Network.

He leads a successful clinical trials unit that has achieved highest recruitment figures nationally to studies involving cutting edge therapies for diabetes and its complications. He publishes in peer reviewed journals on a regular basis on various diabetes and endocrine topics and presents nationally and internationally.

His other leadership roles include Clinical Director for Urgent Care at the Countess of Chester Hospital. He has previously been the chairman of the new consultant committee at the Royal College of Physicians, London. He is currently the Acute Care Fellow at the Royal College of Physicians, London and is a member of the Future Hospital Program Board.

Dr Joseph’s interest lies in integrated working to achieve the best patient outcomes and excellent patient satisfaction with personalised care and attention.

Personal profile:

Dr. Joseph is very much a family man with 3 young children, Holly, Megan and Aiden and my specialist subject courtesy of my youngest is Thomas the Tank Engine!

 He enjoys playing the guitar and has spent some time as a thespian doing Shakespeare amongst other things. He also enjoys sport and believes that healthy is the new happy!

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Prof Frank Joseph

Prof Frank Joseph Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus & General medicine Consultant, Wirral, Merseyside, private hospital specialist.

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