Dr Felicity Kaplan

Dr Felicity Kaplan

Consultant Endocrinologist

Practising at

Spire Harpenden Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Felicity Kaplan at Spire include:

Endocrinology and diabetes

Other treatments

Thyroid disease, Pituitary disease, Obesity, Endocrinology, Diabetes

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Professional profile

I am a consultant in general medicine, diabetes and endocrinology at Spire Harpenden, and the Lister Hospital in Stevenage where I was appointed to a substantive post in 2004, having worked as a locum consultant from 2002.

I obtained my MBChB at Groote Schuur Hospital Cape Town in 1990, followed by a diploma in child health. I went on to specialise in adult general medicine, diabetes and endocrinology. In 2000, I moved to the UK and spent two further years as a Specialist Registrar at the Middlesex Hospital before taking up my post at the Lister Hospital.

I am interested in all aspects of endocrinology including thyroid, adrenal and pituitary disease, lipid disorders, obesity, polycystic ovary syndrome and metabolic bone disease/osteoporosis. In addition to Types 1 and 2 diabetes, I manage gestational and adolescent diabetes. I have close links with the St Bart's and Middlesex Endocrine Units in London as well as the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

Clinical Interests

Pituitary disease
Thyroid disease

Special clinical interests: Diabetes including Types 1 and 2 and gestational. All aspects of endocrinology including thyroid, adrenal and pituitary disease, polycystic ovary syndrome, obesity, lipids, metabolic bone disease / osteoporosis.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians
Association of British Clinical Diabetologist
Society for Endocrinology
British Thyroid Association

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Current NHS posts

Consultant in General Medicine, Diabetes and Endocrinology at Lister Hospital, Stevenage

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Personal Profile

My interests include tennis, cycling and my three children! Although qualified as a piano teacher, my time is currently occupied by family and my career in medicine.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0800 585 112
Private secretary Brenda Whitbread
Private secretary telephone 01920 464 588
Private secretary email brenda.whitbread@hotmail.com