Dr Chinnadorai Rajeswaran (Raj)
Consultant Physician in Diabetes
MBBS, FRCP (UK), MSc
I am a Consultant Physician and clinical lead for obesity at Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust, with a busy private practice at Spire Claremont Hospital. I specialise in obesity, diabetes and endocrinology.
I have a special interest in obesity and involved in research in obesity and diabetes (Diabesity). I obtained specialist training in diabetes and endocrinology in Leeds. I believe in an holistic outlook to any problem and like to work within an integrated team.
I am also the advisor for Simplyweight Ltd, which is a global specialist weight management organisation. Simplyweight provides specialist online and offline weight management programme for people with obesity and its associated co-morbid conditions including diabetes, PCOS, fatty liver, erectile dysfunction and Infertility. I also run the reputed ‘The London Obesity Clinic’ in London.
I have a number of publications and presentations. I am also involved in obesity related research and supervises PhD students. I am an international speaker and have authored books and book chapters related to obesity. I founded and chair the National Diabesity Forum in 2008. National Diabesity Forum provides a network for health care professionals involved in the management of Diabesity. I am also the editor-in-chief of a popular medical journal ‘Diabesity in Practice’.
I am involved in both local and international charity work, predominantly to help people with weight problem. I have set up an organisation called ‘BiggestHelp’.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Chinnadorai Rajeswaran (Raj) at Spire include:
Association of Study of Obesity
Member of Diabetes UK
Member of Royal College of Physicians
Society of Endocrinology
Medical Defence Union
Association of British Clinical Diabetologists
Independent Doctors Federation
British Medical Association
Consultant Physician in Diabetes, Endocrinology and General Medicine, Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust
I am fluent in a number of South Asian languages including Urdu, Hindi and Tamil, and can hold a conversation in Gujarati and Punjabi.