Dr Vinay Eligar


MD, FRCP(London), MRCP(Endocrinology & Diabetes)

GMC number: 6097525

Practicing since: 2000


Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus, General (internal) Medicine

Consultation times

  • Wednesday afternoon at the Cardiff Bay Hospital
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Dr. Vinay Eligar is the Consultant Endocrinologist- CCT in Endocrinology & Diabetes and General Medicine.

He did his initial training the prestigious Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, which is one of the top 10 medical institutions in India. He did his specialist training at University Hospital of Wales and has obtained specialisation in MRCP (Diabetes & Endocrinology).  He is substantive consultant at Cardiff and Vale University health board. He has been conferred with Fellow of Royal College of Physicians (FRCP – London) recognising his expertise and contributions to the medical services.

He is the course director for Diploma and MSc in diabetes through South Wales university. He was is an Honorary Lecturer at Cardiff University Medical school. He has published in several peer-reviewed journals and presented at national and international conferences.

Special interests

Areas of expertise:

  • Thyroid disorders
  • Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pituitary diseases
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Parathyroid disorders
  • Hypercalcaemia and Hypocalcaemia
  • Vitamin D deficiency
  • Evaluation for Erectile Dysfunction
  • Endocrine Hypertension
  • Lipid disorders
  • Obesity and evaluation of Morbidly Obese patients for Bariatrics
  • Diabetes foot problems

Personal interests

Long distance running 

Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Vinay Eligar at Nuffield Health

  • Endocrine investigations

Locations Dr Vinay Eligar works with

Related experience


Research interests:

  • Thyroid hormone replacement. Role of T3 and T4 combination therapies in managing hypothyroidism 
  • Hypoglycaemia prevention.


  • GMC Royal college of physicians MDU

Other posts held

  • Cardiff and Vale University Health Board University hospital of Wales, Cardiff.

Insurers Dr Vinay Eligar works with

Dr Vinay Eligar works with the following private medical insurance providers:

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


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

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

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