Dr Vijay Bangar

Dr Vijay Bangar

Consultant Physician

Practising at

Spire Elland Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Vijay Bangar at Spire include:

General medicine

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Professional profile

I was born, brought up and educated in the Midlands. I qualified as a doctor at the University of Birmingham Medical School, graduating in 1991. I completed my post-graduate medical training in Birmingham and Edinburgh. I passed the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) exams in 1994. I then undertook Specialist Training in Diabetes and Endocrinology on the West Midlands Specialist Training Programme.

I was appointed as a Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology in April 2001 at Calderdale and Huddersfield Trust Foundation Trust.

I have been involved in charity work for many years. I am the founder and chairman of Slumdoctor Project, a charity that specializes in delivering medical care in the slums in India and have been running ‘Medical Camps’ for over 10 years. I am a Medical adviser to SantSarWanDass Charitable Hospital in Jalandhar (India), a hospital that now has 205 beds, and has been established and run purely on a charitable basis.

I have a holistic approach to medical practice, understanding that subtle changes in one hormone can have an knock on effect on all hormones, producing a significant impact on well being. I undertake a detailed investigation of hormonal systems (for eg TSH, cortisol, Testosterone) and their sub fractions (for eg FT4, FT3, DHEAS, Androstenedione).

Research interests: Vitamin D deficiency and related problems. Holistic approach to medicine including meditation and relaxation techniques.

Clinical Interests

Endocrinology and diabetes mellitus
Endocrine surgery

My specialist area is in Diabetes and Endocrinology. This includes the evaluation of hypothalamic, pituitary, adrenal, thyroid, gonadal (including Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and its complications), Hirsutism, obesity, tiredness and vitamin D.

Private contact details

Telephone For appointments at Spire Elland 01422 324041 or 01422 324020
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Qualification and professional memberships

FRCP / London / 2005
Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians

(MSc) Clinical Management / University of Durham / 2009
Masters degree

Professional memberships

British Medical Association
British Diabetic Association
British Endocrine Society

Professional leadership

Lead Clinician in Diabetes and Endocrinology (2002-2012)
Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Leeds (2004-present).
Vice-Chairman of the Medicine and Allied Division (2007-2011)
Chairman of the Medicine and Allied Division (2011-Present)
MRCP examiner for the Royal College of Physicians of London.
Clinical supervisor and Education supervisor to a number of postgraduate doctors in training.

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Physician, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

Lead Clinician in Diabetes, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

Hon Senior Lecturer in Medicine, University of Leeds

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Personal Profile

My interests include meditation, hypnosis, ayurvedic medicine, Chinese Medicine (including acupressure, acupuncture and electro-acupuncture), yoga and martial arts.

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