Dr James Greening

Dr James Greening

Consultant Paediatrician

Practising at

Spire Leicester Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr James Greening at Spire include:

Other treatments

Paediatric medicine

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Professional profile

I am a Leicester based paediatrician with broad experience and training in general paediatrics as well as in my specific field of interest.

My main clinical interests are related to my specialty experience in endocrinology and diabetes and my specific experience in childhood growth and puberty related problems, as well as insulin pumps and CGMS.

I trained in the UK, mainly at Great Ormond Street hospital, but have worked in Oxford and at the Sydney Children's Hospital in Australia gaining a broad experience in paediatric endocrinology.

My research experience is in children's Type 1 Diabetes. I believe that an important part of being a paediatrician is to be approachable and non-threatening in order to gain the trust of the child. I aim to achieve this whilst also providing whole family centred care.

Clinical Interests


Special Clinical Interests: Type 1 and 2 diabetes and insulin pumps. Growth related problems. Puberty early or late, bone disorders, thyroid and glucose related problems.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
British Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes
International Society of Paediatric and Adolescent Diabetes
Association of Children's Diabetes Clinicians

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Paediatrician (Endocrinology and Diabetes), Leicester Royal Infirmary

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Personal Profile

I am a keen dinghy sailor as well as enjoying tennis and golf. When time permits, I dabble with portrait painting and like active holidays abroad skiing and walking.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0116 265 3685
Private secretary Joanne Halford
Private secretary telephone 0751 654 1257
Private secretary fax 0116 279 6457
Private secretary email joannehalford131@gmail.com