Endocrine Wellbeing

Dr Moulinath Banerjee

Taking care of patients from Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Merseyside, Staffordshire and Cumbria

Qualifications: MBBS, MD, PhD, CCT (Diab&Endo), FRCP, MA (Clinical Education)

Current roles:
  • Consultant Physician: ENDOCRINOLOGY, DIABETES & GENERAL MEDICINE, Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh Teaching Hospitals
  • Senior Lecturer & Systems lead - Endocrinology - Edge Hill University Medical School
  • Honorary Lecturer - Manchester University
  • Lead for Ante-natal Diabetes care & Member of the Greater Manchester Diabetes Oversight Group.
  • Co-lead for Professional Development and Executive Committee member: Association of British Clinical Diabetologists.
  • Clinical Champion: Diabetes UK
  • Associate Editor: British Journal of Diabetes.
  • Academic advisor: Tripura Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Agartala, India

Conversant in: English, Bengali, Hindi, and Urdu.

Dr. Banerjee qualified in 1992 and obtained his MD degree in 1996. During his training in the UK, he completed his Ph.D. from Manchester University as a recipient of a very prestigious grant from the British Heart Foundation.
After completing his specialist training in 2009, he worked as a Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology at the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust, and Wirral University Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust and Bolton Foundation NHS Trust before joining Edge Hill University / Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust in March 2024. In 2020, he was selected as a Clinical Champion of Diabetes-UK and he continues to serves this excellent charity. He is a member of the Diabetes board and leads the Antenatal Diabetes services at the Greater Manchester and Eastern Cheshire Strategic Clinical Network.
He is a Senior Lecturer and Lead tutor for Endocrinology at Edge Hill University Medical School. He is deeply involved in teaching and currently teaches Undergraduate medical students as well as Diabetes & Endocrine trainees in the Manchester area. Over the years, he has taught medical trainees, Primary Care physicians, nurses and patients in his field of Diabetes and Endocrinology as well as General Medicine. He is the joint lead for Professional Development of the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD) and a member of its Executive Committee. In this role, he spearheads the Consultant Development Programme and the Mentorship programme of the ABCD.
He has designed and runs the UK's first course to help prepare the Specialist Registrars in Diabetes and Endocrinology for their Specialty Certificate Examination since 2009 and now attracts both UK and international attendees. He is a recipient of the prestigious fellowship of Royal College of Edinburgh, for improving Quality and Governance in healthcare.
He has led research projects, and quality improvement projects, and published peer-reviewed articles in various journals of Diabetes and Endocrinology. He has been invited to speak at meetings, conferences and institutes both within the UK and internationally, including in India, Egypt and Bahrain. He is an Associate Editor of the British Journal of Diabetes.
His hobbies include reading, cricket, traveling, and landscape photography.
He has been in private practice since 2018 and on the panel of all major insurers – being fee-assured and has been assigned a Platinum status by BUPA. He is available for face-to-face as well as remote consultations.

Endocrinology

Thyroid disorders – overactive, under-active, and other challenging disorders of the thyroid gland. Adrenal gland disorders – Addison’s disease, Cushing’s syndrome, and other adrenal disorders. Testicular abnormalities including low testosterone levels, erectile dysfunction and others. Ovarian disorders including polycystic ovarian syndrome and menopause. Parathyroid gland dysfunction with calcium imbalance. Bone metabolic disorders including vitamin D deficiency and osteoporosis. Pituitary disorders. Salt and Electrolyte imbalance. Polyglandular autoimmune syndromes. Tests for endocrine gland structure and function.

Diabetes and other metabolic disorders

Reactive hypoglycaemia and other disorders of glucose metabolism. Weight management - for both overweight and underweight patients. Patients at risk of developing diabetes and prevention of diabetes. Diabetes mellitus - Type 1, Type 2, monogenic and secondary forms. Associated conditions with diabetes. Use of technology in blood glucose management - sensors, pumps, etc. Complications of diabetes - neuropathy, nephropathy, other microvascular complications of diabetes. Cardiovascular (heart attack, stroke and circulatory problems) risk management in patients with diabetes.

Cardiovascular, Metabolic and General Medical care

Essential and secondary hypertension. Lipid disorders including cholesterol and triglyceride disorders Cardiovascular (heart attack, stroke, circulatory problems) risk management. General medical conditions

What is Endocrinology?
Endocrinology is the specialist branch of medicine that deals with the interplay of complex hormonal and associated metabolic disorders which exert remarkable influence on overall health and well-being of an individual.
What to expect at an appointment with an Endocrinologist?
A visit to the endocrinologist usually involves:
  • a detailed medical history
  • a thorough clinical examination related to the endocrine dysfunction being suspected and any other associated system
  • plan for any relevant blood and urine tests
  • plan any imaging tests - ultrasound/ CT scans/ MRI scans
  • an explanation of your management plan.
When should I see an Endocrinologist?
Some endocrine or hormone related problems can be diagnosed and managed by primary healthcare professionals (General Practitioners and their practicing colleagues). 

You can be reviewed by an Endocrinologist for an accurate diagnosis and a detailed treatment plan for your hormone-related problems. If your primary healthcare physician (GP or Practice nurse) has identified an endocrine / metabolic disorder in you, a review by an Endocrinologist can help to manage the disorder and its associated conditions, as these conditions are often chronic (lifelong), complex, and can affect multiple organ systems.

A visit to an Endocrinologist might be of benefit to you, as they are better familiar with your disease condition and up to speed on the drugs, medical advancements, and clinical studies in this medical specialty.
What do endocrine investigations involve?
Endocrine tests are designed to assess the structure and function of the endocrine gland which is in question.

Depending on which test you’re having, you may:
  • require a blood test at any time or at a particular time of the day. 
  • require a number of blood tests taken at regular intervals.  To make this easier, a cannula will be put in place first, and subsequent samples taken from there.
  • require an injection or a tablet or to drink a particular liquid to help facilitate the test.
  • have to ‘fast’ for a number of hours before the test. 
  • have to collect your urine - either over a 24-hour period or the first morning sample
  • have to collect your saliva.
  • undergo Ultrasound/CT scan/MRI scan/Radio-isotope scan of the endocrine organ being investigated.
The Beaumont Hospital

The Beaumont Hospital

The Beaumont Hospital, Old Hall Clough, Lostock, Bolton BL6 4LA Every Friday evening - 17.30-20.00

The Spire Regency Hospital

The Spire Regency Hospital

The Spire Regency Hospital, West Street, Macclesfield SK11 8DW Alternate Thursday evening - 18.30-20.30 pm

The Beaumont Hospital
Please ring 01204 898768 or 01204 404404.
You can also book directly via the booking link of The Beaumont Hospital.


The Spire Regency Hospital
Please ring 01625 507462 or 01625 324321.
You can also book directly via the booking link of The Spire Regency Hospital.

NB: Some clinic dates might change due to other commitments (NHS, ABCD, University, and others).


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