Dr Biju Jose

Qualifications

MBBS, MD, MRCP (Endo), FHEA, FRCP Edin

GMC number: 6049616

Practicing since: 1998

Specialties

Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus, General (internal) Medicine

Consultation times

  • Alternate Tuesdays from 17.45
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About

Dr Jose was appointed a consultant in 2012, having completed his higher specialist training in Endocrinology, Diabetes and General (Internal) Medicine from the West Midlands Deanery. During training, he took time out from the training programme to pursue research activities and obtain teaching qualifications. He has published widely and has many Pubmed-indexed articles to his credit.

Dr Jose was instrumental in streamlining and modernising the regional pituitary multi-disciplinary services as well as developing several new services. The lipid clinic, under his leadership, is now a fully functional service delivering newer therapies and is also part of a regional alliance to provide genetic testing. Working closely with genitourinary medicine team, he has played a pivotal role in developing a virtual metabolic clinic for patients with HIV disease.

Dr Jose is actively involved with the Keele Medical School in his role as the Prescribing co-Lead, helping to develop new teaching material and contributing to curriculum development.

His areas of special interest are management of pituitary diseases and lipid disorders in addition to all aspects of endocrinology and diabetes care.

Special interests

  • Pituitary disease and pituitary tumour management
  • Lipid disorders including familial hypercholesterolemia, secondary prevention and new PCSK9 inhibitor injections
  • General Endocrinology
  • Diabetes

Personal interests

Dr Jose enjoys experimenting with new cooking recipes to the delight of his two children and to the relief of his wife who gets a break from cooking for two hungry monsters. He has also recently resurrected his interest in cricket at the encouragement of his son and plays in a local club. 

Languages spoken

English, Malayalam, Tamil (conversational)

Locations Dr Biju Jose works with

Related experience

Research

Dr Jose took time out during higher training to pursue research interests. He has published widely in peer-reviewed journals, selected publications below.

  • Primum non nocere. Resist the urge to treat; QJM 2016;109 (8);573-573
  • Hyperprolactinaemia during Psychotropic Drug Therapy: Endocrine effects and Practice Recommendations. British Journal of Hospital Medicine 2014;75(50); 262-7
  • Can a baseline morning cortisol predict outcome of short Synacthen test in an endocrine unit in an outpatient setting. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2014. doi: 10.1111/cen.12585
  • The Effect of Weight Loss on Renal Function – a Retrospective Study of Patients after Bilio-pancreatic Diversion Surgery. Obes Surg. 2013;23(5):634-7
  • DEME (Diabetes Endocrinology in Medical Education) Survey – Evaluation of Endocrinology and Diabetes teaching at a UK Medical School – Br Jour Diab Vasc Dis 2012;12:153-154
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Diabetic Neuropathy: a Novel Association in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012;186(5):434-41
  • Response at 3 months to insulin dose decisions made at exenatide initiation in the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists nationwide exenatide audit. Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2011;93(2):e87-91
  • Safety, efficacy and tolerability of exenatide in combination with insulin in the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD) nationwide exenatide. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2011;13(8):703-10.

Memberships

  • Society for Endocrinology
  • Diabetes UK
  • General Medical Council
  • Pituitary Foundation
  • European Society of Endocrinology
  • International Society of Endocrinology
  • HEART UK

Other post held

  • Consultant Endocrinologist, Department of Endocrinology & Diabetes.
  • Royal Stoke University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust Newcastle Road, Staffordshire

Insurers Dr Biju Jose works with

Dr Biju Jose works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • WPA
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)

Declaration

Dr Biju Jose does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Biju Jose does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Biju Jose does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.