Dr Sunil Nair



GMC number: 6033527

Practicing since: 1999


Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus, General (internal) Medicine

Consultation times

  • Friday PM
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Dr Nair is a consultant Physician with a broad experience in all aspects of Diabetes, endocrinology and weight management. He is the clinical service lead for the department of diabetes & endocrinology at the Countess of Chester Hospital.

He completed his specialist training in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Mersey Deanery and also achieved a PhD in Endocrinology at the University of Liverpool. He worked as a clinical lecturer at Aintree University Hospital before being appointed consultant in Chester.

His passion is working with patients towards remission of type2 diabetes and obesity by dietary and lifestyle measures, supported by therapeutic interventions. He has significant experience in weight management and dealing with complex hormone related issues. His expertise includes Endocrine problems such as disorders of the thyroid, pituitary, adrenals, PCOS male sexual dysfunction, and Diabetes.

He keeps up-to-date with all aspects of Endocrinology and Diabetes. He has considerable experience in managing patients with complex symptomatology such as tiredness and excessive sweating.

Special interests

Diabetes, Endocrinology, Weight management

Personal interests

Music: singing, walking, and cooking

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle particularly using dietary modification

Languages spoken

English, Hindi

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Sunil Nair at Nuffield Health

  • Blood test
  • Fatigue screen
  • Hormone treatment for excess hair
  • Endocrine investigations
  • Prostate screening
  • Drug therapy
  • CT scan (or CAT scan)
  • Insulin pump therapy
  • Osteoporosis screen
  • Nutrition
  • Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
  • MRI scan
  • Ultrasound

Locations Dr Sunil Nair works with

Related experience


Dr Nair is the Diabetes NIHR Research lead for north west coast region and is responsible for supervision and encouragement for Principal Investigators in the region. He is Chief investigator for a large multisite diabetic feet clinical trial and is Principal Investigator for several multinational research studies.

His research interests are Diabetic kidney disease, Diabetic foot disease, Obesity, Novel treatments in Type 1 diabetes, Diagnostic dilemmas in diabetes.

He is many peer reviewed publications in reputed medical journals and has presented numerous scientific abstracts in national and international medical conferences.

Other post held

  • Consultant Physician in Diabetes & Endocrinology Clinical Service Lead Countess of Chester NHS Foundation Trust

Insurers Dr Sunil Nair works with

Dr Sunil Nair works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Cigna International
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth


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

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

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