Endocrinology

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Dr Dorota Dworakowska

Specialist in endocrinology, diabetes and general/internal medicine
Qualifications:

MD (Hons.) PhD

Year qualified:

1998

GMC No. or equivalent

6133008

Primary speciality:

Endocrinology

Specialist interests:
  • Endocrinology (thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary, adrenals, fertility, hypogonadism, irregular periods, vitamin D deficiency)

  • Diabetes

  • Obesity

  • General/internal medicine

    Special Clinical Interests (subspecialty):

  • Endocrine oncology

  • Maternal endocrinology

Professional memberships:
  • Royal College Physicians

  • Society for Endocrinology (UK and Poland)

  • The Endocrine Society

  • Association of British Clinical Diabetologists

  • UK and Ireland Neuroendocrine Tumors Society

Consulting address:

Guthrie Clinic
King's College Hospital
NHS Foundation Trust
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS

Biography
  1. works at Kings College Hospital (Consultant in Medicine and Endocrinology (Locum)), Kings College London (Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Cancer Studies) and Medical University of Gdansk, Poland (Reader in Medicine and Associate Professor).

 

Clinical Interest: Dr Dworakowska has a broad clinical practice in endocrinology, diabetes, obesity and general/internal medicine. She provides a holistic assessment of complex medical problems and difficult to treat disorders including problems with libido, appetite and tiredness. She collaborates with other specialties to help the patients with their problems rather than concentrate on a disease.

 

Training: She completed her training in endocrinology and diabetes in London at Barts and the London Hospital, as well as at Kings College Hospital and Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital (2007-2012). Her specialty training in general/internal medicine she undertook at Medical University of Gdansk (Gdansk, Poland), Otto-von-Guericke University (Magdeburg, Germany), Katharinenhospital (Stuttgart, Germany) and Virtanen University of Kuopio (Kuopio, Finland) (2000-2005).

 

Academic Interest: Dr Dworakowska has an extensive research portfolio in endocrine oncology. Shehas been awarded multiple international awards and fellowships including:

  • Foundation for Polish Science andEuropean Union grants

  • The TOP 500 Innovators Programme in Oxford and Cambridge Universities

  • L’Oreal Poland for Women in Science award

  • Lyon’s club award

  • Stefan Batory’s fellowships

    She published significant amount of original research papers, reviews and book chapters. She has been invited by the European Neuroendocrine Association to provide a lecture on malignant and aggressive pituitary tumours in 2016 (Milan, Italy). She acts as a Fund Adviser for Kings College Hospital Charity ‘Endocrine Cancer Research Fund’. Charitable work is an important part of her practice.

    Personal attributes: Dr. Dworakowska speaks English, Polish, Russian and German. She has exceptional feedback from her patients and their families that she acts with dignity, empathy and respect, communicating information in a way everybody can follow. Having an experience of working in several countries, she understands and appreciates cultural differences.

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