Dr Dipesh Patel


Consultant Physician

Dr Dipesh Patel is practicing consultant and specialist in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Acute medicine at Royal Free NHS Foundation trust since 2013. He qualified at St George’s hospital and completed specialist training in NW London. Before commencing at the Royal Free he had clinical positions at University College and Hammersmith hospitals. He was awarded a PhD by Imperial College for his research in cholesterol transport, HDL-C in people with type 2 diabetes.

He enjoys delivering high quality clinical care in outpatient Endocrinology and Diabetes management. He is committed to patient safety and contributes to trust governance activties. He supports a team and advises on aspects of specialist diabetes care to GP’s in Camden.

He has an Honorary Senior Lecturer position at UCL where he is a principal investigator in clinical trial work and enjoys being a lead teacher for undergraduate Endocrinology at the Royal Free.

Away from work Dipesh participates in a number of sporting activities which he enjoys with his children and family.

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Hospital Locations

Royal Free Hospital

Year qualified


Country of qualification


Languages spoken

English, Gujarati


  • Endocrinology
  • General Medicine


  • Royal College of Physicians
  • Society for Endocrinology
  • UK Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (Committee)
  • Diabetes UK

Procedures offered

  • General Endocrinology including thyroid, parathyroid and calcium disorders
  • Adrenal disease
  • Pituitary
  • PCOS and Obesity
  • Endocrine complications as a result of cancer treatments
  • Complex diabetes management
  • Cardiovascular disease prevention
  • Renal disease and lipids/cholesterol problems

Clinical interests

  • General Endocrinology including thyroid
  • Parathyroid
  • Adrenal
  • Pituitary and PCOS
  • Complex diabetes management
  • Cardiovascular disease prevention
  • Renal disease and lipids

Special interests

  • General endocrinology
  • Thyroid
  • Parathyroid disease
  • Type II diabetes mellitus and related renal disease
  • Lipids and cardiovascular disease prevention

Research interests

  • Cardiovascular disease prevention
  • HDL-cholesterol
  • Diabetes-related renal disease
  • Clinical trials

Dr Dipesh Patel, Consultant Physician is available to be seen for consultations at Royal Free London