Dr Thomas Galliford

Dr Thomas Galliford

Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist
BSc (Hons), MBBS, FRCP

Practising at

Spire Bushey Hospital

Spire Bushey Diagnostic Centre

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Thomas Galliford at Spire include:

General medicine at Spire Bushey Hospital

General medicine at Spire Bushey Diagnostic Centre

Other treatments

  • Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus 
  • Metabolic bone condition
  • Osteoporosis  
  • Parathyroid disease
  • Pituitary disease
  • Thyroid disease

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Professional profile

I am a Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist at Watford General Hospital and Hemel Hempstead General Hospital. I am part of a department committed to providing excellent services to patients with diabetes and endocrine conditions. In addition to my general medical commitments and routine diabetes and endocrine work, I am currently the lead for diabetes and endocrine disorders in pregnancy at Watford, and for the young adult diabetes service at Hemel Hempstead.

I have a strong interest in medical education and teaching, and am currently the undergraduate tutor at Watford and programme director for medicine for medical students from St George’s Hospital, Grenada. I undertook my undergraduate training at St Mary’s Hospital Medical School and Imperial College, graduating in 1998 having also completed an intercalated BSc (Hons). I undertook my postgraduate training primarily in London, which included a period of research in thyroid disease and metabolic bone disease at Hammersmith Hospital.

At Spire Bushey Hospital, I see patients with endocrine disorders and diabetes. The facilities at Spire Bushey allow full appropriate investigation of these conditions. Furthermore, my close links here with colleagues from Watford allow multi-disciplinary team-working to help direct further management as needed.

I believe that treatment should be patient-centred and individualised, with good communication key to this. It is essential to discuss management plans and potential treatment options clearly. Such decisions should ultimately depend upon evidence-based guidance but also, importantly, upon patient choice.

Clinical Interests


Special Clinical Interests: Diabetes and endocrine disorders in pregnancy, young adults with diabetes.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Association of British Clinical Diabetologists
British Thyroid Association
Diabetes UK
Royal College of Physicians
Society for Endocrinology

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist - West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust (Watford General Hospital and Hemel Hempstead General Hospital).

Community Consultant Diabetologist - Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust.

Honorary Senior Lecturer - University College Hospital, London.

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Personal Profile

I thoroughly enjoy my job and my speciality. Outside of work, spending time with my family is my priority. I have three children who keep me extremely busy. I keep fit by running regularly and am also a keen football fan. However, I will watch and play most sports given the slightest opportunity!

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Private contact details

Private secretary Linda Boulter
Private secretary telephone 0744 6965471
Private secretary email l.boulter1@nhs.net

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