Dr Rakesh Amin qualified with honours in a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree, from the Leeds School of Medicine in 1991. In 1995 he received Membership of the Royal College of Physicians and went on, in 2005, to be awarded a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Leeds for his research into childhood diabetes.
Medical Experience and Training
Dr Amin has a specialist interest in endocrine disorders and diabetes in children and young adults and undertook higher specialist training in these areas at the Great Ormond Street and University College Hospitals, London; Cambridge University; the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford; and the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.
Dr Amin currently consults at the Great Ormond Street and the Portland hospitals, London and undertakes research at the Institute of Child Health.
Dr Rakesh Amin's Places of Practice
Medical problems relating to puberty and growth
People come in all shapes and sizes, and in the majority of cases, children are the height they are, or start puberty at the age they do, for all the right reasons. However, in a minority of cases children can be of excessively short (or tall) stature, or might show signs of starting puberty at an unexpected age. This is almost always linked to hormones. If you are at all concerned about your child, you should seek the advice of your GP who will refer you to an endocrinologist, who specialises in hormones.Read full article
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