About Dr Martin Whyte

Dr Whyte qualified in medicine in 1998 from King’s College London, having previously been awarded a Bachelor of Science degree, funded by The Medical Research Council, during his studies.

He undertook general and specialist training in Diabetes & Endocrinology in London, including King’s College, Guy’s Hospital and St.Thomas’ Hospitals. His PhD was awarded in 2010 for the study of insulin action in critical illness.

Since 2012 he has combined his clinical duties in general medicine and diabetes at King’s College Hospital, with an academic position at the University of Surrey. In 2021, Dr Whyte was appointed Associate Professor of Metabolic Medicine.

He is a Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians and has served on the examination committee at the Royal College. Dr. Whyte has a keen interest in medical education and is a Member of the Academy of Medical Educators and a Fellow of the Higher Education Authority.

He has published over 100 articles in diabetes, fatty liver disease, metabolic medicine and the discipline and logic of medicine. Dr.Whyte collaborates with scientists and clinicians across the country.

He has particular clinical and scientific interest in understanding our metabolism which makes his expert areas conditions such as type 2 diabetes, overweight and obesity, weight and/or exercise related amenorrhoea and testosterone deficiency, fertility and menstrual disorders such as polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), hypertension, dyslipidaemia/ cholesterol disorders, NASH (non-alcoholic steatohepatitis), thyroid and parathyroid disease.

Dr Whyte has a keen interest in general medicine and also sees patients for general health checks and for cardiovascular risk assessment.


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