Dr Prashanth Patel

Dr Prashanth Patel

Consultant Metabolic Physician/Chemical Pathologist


I am a Consultant Metabolic Physician and Chemical pathologist at the University Hospitals of Leicester. My clinical interests are in the management of metabolic bone disease, osteoporosis, vitamin D disorders, parathyroid disorders and the management of health cholesterol and other lipid disorders.

I am Head of Service for the Department of Chemical Pathology and Metabolic Medicine at UHL. I am Chair of the Leicester Osteoporosis Group and the Clinical lead for Metabolic Bone Disease at UHL.

In addition to my clinical work, I also work as an honorary senior lecturer in Cardiovascular Science and am a Clinical Teacher in Metabolic Medicine and Chemical Pathology at the University of Leicester.

My research interests include metabolic bone disorders, cholesterol, hypertension and prevention of cardiovascular diseases. I have published numerous papers in the above field and hold an honorary senior lecturer position in the Department of Cardiovascular Science at the University of Leicester. I have been invited to give lectures locally and nationally and I have presented at international meetings.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Prashanth Patel at Spire include:

General medicine

Other treatments

I treat:

  • cholesterol (lipid) disorders
  • metabolic bone diseases
  • osteoporosis
  • parathyroid and calcium disorders

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Additional information

Clinical biochemistry
General medicine
Metabolic bone diseases
Parathyroid disease
Thyroid disease

MBBS / India / 2002
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

MSc / University of Birmingham / 2009
Masters in Clinical Biochemistry

MRCPI / Dublin / 2010
Member of Royal College of Physicians Ireland

MRCP / UK / 2011
Member of Royal College of Physicians

FRCPath / UK / 2014
Fellow of Royal College of Pathologists

FRCP Edin / Edinburgh / 2015
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh

Professional memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Pathologists

Fellow of Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh

Consultant Metabolic Physician and Chemical Pathologist, University Hospitals of Leicester.

I am married with two children and enjoy playing badminton.

Telephone 0116 265 3685
Private secretary Carole Jones
Private secretary telephone 07900 600729
Private secretary email carole.jones490@hotmail.com