Dr Akheel Syed PhD, FRCP Edin

Honorary Senior Lecturer (Tchng & Rsrch)

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Akheel Syed is Consultant Physician in the department of Diabetes & Endocrinology at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.


Akheel Syed is consultant endocrinologist with special interest in obesity medicine at Salford Royal.

He secured his primary medical qualification from St John's Medical College, following which he undertook core medical training in England leading to the diploma of Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom. He undertook higher specialist training in Diabetes & Endocrinology and General (Internal) Medicine in the Northern Deanery that led to the award of dual Certificate of Completion of specialist Training. During the course of his training he accepted a research assignment at Newcastle University to study the genetic and molecular basis of glucocorticoid sensitivity in obesity and the metabolic syndrome; this work led to the award of Doctor of Philosophy.


M.B.B.S., M.R.C.P., C.C.T. (Endocrinology), Ph.D., F.R.C.P. Edin

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Consultant Endocrinologist, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

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  • PhD, Newcastle University

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