DR HIMA BINDU

DR HIMA BINDU
Consultant Paediatric and Adolescent Endocrinologist

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Dr Hima Bindu has worked as a Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology at Leeds Teaching Hospitals, one of the biggest NHS trusts in the UK after undergoing extensive multi-centre training in the UK. She has in-depth clinical expertise in all aspects of hormone problems in children such as growth (short and tall stature) and puberty disorders (early and late physical maturation in boys and girls), neonatal and childhood hypoglycaemia, hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism, disorders of sexual development (DSD), gender dysphoria, childhood obesity, metabolic bone disease, late effects of childhood cancer, Type 1 & 2 diabetes in children, pituitary conditions, adolescent gynaecology and transition endocrinology specifically aimed at adolescents with hormone problems. She is a member of the prestigious British and European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes. Dr Hima Bindu has been awarded the 2009 Sir Peter Tizard Bursary from the British Paediatric Surveillance unit to undertake a 13 month study to identify important aspects of autoimmune Addison’s disease in the paediatric population in the UK. She has also been a Speaker at Paediatric Regional Endocrine Teaching & Training – Yorkshire, a Mentoring Consultant Lead for Leeds Children’s Hospital and an Instructor for MSc in Child Health: Growth & Nutrition Module. Her publication work includes ‘Abnormal Neurodevelopmental Outcomes are common in Children with Transient Congenital Hyperinsulinism’ (Frontiers in Endocrinology 2013;4 : 60), ‘Increased Plasma Incretin Concentrations Identifies A Subset Of Patients With Persistent Congenital Hyperinsulinism Without KATP Channel Gene Defects’ (Journal of Pediatrics 2015;166(1):191-4.) and ‘Reduced Glycaemic Variability In Diazoxide-Responsive Children With Congenital Hyperinsulinism Using Supplemental Omega-3-Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids; A Pilot Trial With MaxEPA ®’ (Frontiers in Endocrinology 2014; 5:31) among several others.

AREAS OF INTEREST

Growth and puberty disorders in children, childhood hypoglycaemia, Disorders of Sexual Development (DSD), Gender Identity development and childhood obesity.


Speciality


Paediatric Endocrinology


Designation


Consultant Paediatric and Adolescent Endocrinologist


Qualification


MBBS, DCH, MRCPCH, CCT UK (Paediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes and General Paediatrics), MPhil (University of Manchester, UK)