Dr Varadarajan Baskar

Qualifications

MD, MRCP, MBBS

GMC number: 4749985

Practicing since: 1996

Specialties

Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus, General (internal) Medicine

Consultation times

  • Wednesday afternoon
  • Overview

Or call us on

07805 697670

About

Dr Baskar is a Consultant Endocrinologist and Clinical Director of the Endocrine Department at South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust. He has extensive clinical experience having held consultant appointments previously at Royal Wolverhampton Hospital NHS Trust (2007-2013) and Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore (2013-2016).

Dr Baskar’s specialist expertise covers a broad spectrum of endocrine and diabetes issues including general diabetes, diabetes-obesity complex, diabetic foot, thyroid, adrenal parathyroid, pituitary and gonadal problems. In addition, Dr Baskar also works with slimwithoutsurgery.co.uk to support their Saxenda weight loss program for obesity.  

Special interests

  • Diabetes 
  • Obesity
  • Thyroid
  • Adrenal
  • Pituitary
  • Calcium and parathyroid
  • Gonadal disorders 

Languages spoken

English, Tamil

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Varadarajan Baskar at Nuffield Health

  • Endocrine investigations
  • CT scan (or CAT scan)
  • Chemical Pathology
  • Insulin pump therapy
  • Osteoporosis screen
  • Endocrine

Locations Dr Varadarajan Baskar works with

Related experience

Research

Dr Baskar completed epidemiological research on Diabetes-Hypertension-Nephropathy complex leading to an MD at University of Birmingham. 

Memberships

  • Member of Royal College of Physicians
  • Society for Endocrinology

Other post held

  • South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust CV34 5BW, Consultant Endocrinologist

Insurers Dr Varadarajan Baskar works with

Dr Varadarajan Baskar works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • APRIL
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA

Declaration

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

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

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