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Professor Frank Joseph

Professor Frank Joseph

Consultant Physician in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Internal Medicine
MB BS, MD, FRCP

Practising at

Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral

Spire Liverpool Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Frank Joseph at Spire include:

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Professional profile

Professor Joseph has extensive experience in all aspects of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Internal medicine and has been a consultant since 2009.

In endocrinology, he has a large practice involving pituitary disease but also other aspects of endocrinology such as thyroid, adrenal and reproductive disorders and metabolic disorders (including calcium metabolism and osteoporosis).

In diabetes, he has extensive experience in all aspects of treatment of the condition and its complications with a special interest in complex management of Type 2 and Type 1 diabetes.

In addition to being a Consultant Physician in Endocrinology and Diabetes at the Countess of Chester Hospital, he is the clinical lead for an award winning Integrated Diabetes Services. He has been Chairman of the North West pre-gestational diabetes audit group and is Chairman of the Western Cheshire Diabetes Network.

He leads a successful clinical trials unit that has achieved highest recruitment figures nationally to studies involving cutting edge therapies for diabetes and its complications. He publishes in peer reviewed journals on a regular basis on various diabetes and endocrine topics and presents nationally and internationally.

His other leadership roles include Clinical Director for Urgent Care at the Countess of Chester Hospital. He has previously been the Chairman of the New Consultants Committee and the Acute Care Fellow at the Royal College of Physicians, London. He is currently the Future Hospital Officer at the Royal College of Physicians, London and is a member of the Future Hospital Program Board.

Frank’s interest lies in integrated working to achieve the best patient outcomes and excellent patient satisfaction through person centred care.


Clinical Interests

Endocrinology and diabetes mellitus
Diabetes
Endocrinology
Obesity
Parathyroid disease
Pituitary disease
Thyroid disease
Diabetic medicine
Hypertension
Obesity
Osteoporosis
Pituitary disease
Thyroid disease


Private contact details

Telephone 0151 929 5181
Private secretary Louise Rule
Private secretary telephone 07889 452422
Private secretary fax 0151 648 6833
Private secretary email louise.rule@sky.com
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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / St. Johns National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore / 2000
Undergraduate Medical Degree with Distinction

MRCP / London / 2003
Member of the Royal College of Physicians
Diploma in General Internal Medicine

CCST / Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Board, UK / 2009
Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in Diabetes/Endocrinology and General Internal Medicine

MD / Liverpool / 2013
Clinical Research Degree in Endocrinology

FRCP (UK) / London / 2013
Fellowship to the Royal College of Physicians London for Contributions to Patient Care


Professional memberships

Society for Endocrinology
The British Thyroid Association
Professional Member of Diabetes UK
Association of British Clinical Diabetologists
British Medical Association
Royal College of Physicians


Professional leadership

Clinical Director for Urgent Care, Countess of Chester Hospital
Future Hospital Officer, Royal College of Physicians, London
Chairman, West Cheshire Diabetes Network
Clinical Chair, Systems Resilience Group, West Cheshire

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Physician in Endocrinology, Diabetes& Internal Medicine, Countess of Chester Hospital

Future Hospital Officer, Royal College of Physicians, London

Visiting Professor, Institute of Integrated Health Sciences, University of Chester

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Liverpool

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Personal Profile

Professor Joseph is very much a family man with 3 young children, Holly, Megan and Aiden and his specialist subject courtesy of his youngest is Thomas the Tank Engine!

He enjoys playing the guitar and has spent some time as a thespian doing Shakespeare amongst other things. He also enjoys sport and believes that healthy is the new happy!

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