Dr Prashanth Patel
Consultant Metabolic Physician/Chemical Pathologist
MBBS, MSc, FRCPath, FRCP Edin
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.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Prashanth Patel at Spire include:
Spire Leicester Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
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
Consultant Metabolic Physician and Chemical Pathologist, University Hospitals of Leicester.
I am married with two children and enjoy playing badminton.