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Dr Mars Skae

Dr Mars Skae

Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist
MBChB, MRCPH, MPhil

Practising at

Spire Manchester Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Mars Skae at Spire include:

Other treatments

Adrenal insufficiency, childhood obesity, congenital hyperinsulinism, disorders of sex development, early and late puberty, hypoglycaemia, paediatric and adolescent endocrinology, short and tall stature, Turner syndrome, underactive and overactive thyroid.

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Professional profile

A Malaysian by birth, I moved to the United Kingdom to read medicine at Sheffield University and graduated in 1998. I then obtained my membership to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health before completing my training in paediatrics in Manchester.

Post completion of training, i pursued further sub-speciality training in paediatric endocrinology and undertook a Clinical Research Fellowship in congenital hyperinsulinism, completing a postgraduate research degree at the University of Manchester (UoM).

I was appointed as a Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital in 2010 and am currently the clinical lead for the Department of Paediatric Endocrinology and lead clinician for paediatric obesity, disorders of sexual differentiation. I have also developed interests in metabolic bone diseases with a particular focus on skeletal dysplasias.

At national level, I have been involved in the revision of the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidance document for the management of obesity and also the development of further guidance and monitoring by Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) on the subject.

I am also currently the Guidelines Officer for the British Society of Paediatric Endocrinology (BSPD). In addition to my clinical role, I am actively involved in the training of medical students, junior medical staff and maintain a keen interest in medical research as Principal and Chief investigator on a number of collaborative national and international studies.


Clinical Interests


Disorders of Sex Development, Childhood Obesity, Complex Diabetes, Skeletal Dysplasias.

Private contact details

Private secretary Pam Mottershead
Private secretary telephone 0161 413 8230
Private secretary email pam.mottershead@supportive.care
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Qualification and professional memberships

MBChB / University of Sheffield / 1998
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

MRCPH / London / 2001
Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

MPhil / Manchester / 2011
Masters in Physiology


Professional memberships

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH)
British Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (BSPED)
European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE)
British Medical Association (BMA)


Professional leadership

Clinical Lead for Paediatric Endocrinology, RMCH (2017)
Clinical Guidelines Officer, British Soceity of Paediatric Endocrinology (2015 - 2017)

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Current NHS posts

Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Manchester

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Personal Profile

My interest outside the medical field include singing, music and occasionally playing in a band when time affords. I am a keen cook and baker (with the secret desire to enter the Bake Off and open a cafe when I retire). I love rambling in the Peak District and invest some of my energies in a number of church based community projects for the underprivileged and homeless.

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