DR HIMA BINDU

DR HIMA BINDU
Consultant Paediatric 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. She has in-depth clinical expertise in Paediatric Endocrinology Clinics, Joint Disorders of Sexual Development (DSD) Clinics with Paediatric Surgeons, Gender Identity Development Clinics, Obesity Clinics and Transition Lead for Paediatric Endocrinology.

She is a member of the prestigious British and European Society of Paediatric Endocrinologist. Dr Hima has been awarded the 2009 Sir Peter Tizard Bursary from 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 ‘Feeding Problems Are Persistent In Children With Severe Congenital Hyperinsulinism’ (Frontiers In Endocrinology: 2016; 7: 8), ‘Increased Plasma Incretin Concentrations Identifies A Subset Of Patients With Persistent Congenital Hyperinsulinism Without KATP Channel Gene Defects’ (Cosgrove KEJ Pediatr. 2015 Jan; 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.


Speciality


Paediatric Endocrinology


Designation


Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist


Areas Of Interest


Paediatric Endocrinology, Joint Disorders of Sexual Development (DSD) Clinics with Paediatric Surgeons, Gender Identity Development Clinics, Obesity Clinics and Transition Lead for Paediatric Endocrinology.


Qualification


MBBS, DCH, MRCPCH, CCT (Paediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes and General Paediatrics), MPhil (University Of Manchester), Honorary Senior Lecturer, Leeds University