Dr Parijat De is a Consultant Physician in Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Lipid Metabolism at City Hospital (Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust), Birmingham.
He started as a Consultant Physician in January 2003 having trained as a Specialist Registrar in Wales.
He has a wide interest and expertise in all aspects of Diabetes, especially in the field of Metabolic Medicine and Diabetes Renal disease. His special interest in Diabetes is Metabolic Syndrome as well as the growing problem of obesity including new oral and injectable therapies for weight loss. He has published widely in his field and pursues an active research interest.
He has set up a regular nurse-led diabetic renal review clinic and is involved in research and projects involving diabetic nephropathy and renal disease. He has also set up community based diabetes clinics in Birmingham, which are amongst the first in the country. He has received national acclaim for the Diabetes in Community Extension (DiCE) work.
He has an active interest in all aspects of Endocrinology and has regular out-patient clinics as well as managing in-hospital referrals. His special interest is in the adrenal gland, endocrine hypertension, Thyroid and Vitamin D deficiency.
He is involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate MRCP teaching and is an MRCP examiner and host. He has previously been the trust Clinical Governance Lead, College Tutor and is currently the Clinical Lead. He has set up local protocols and guidelines in most aspects of metabolic medicine including emergencies in diabetes as well as endocrinology.