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Professor Barbara McGowan

Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology

Medical Subspecialties Institute

Sees patients at Cleveland Clinic London Hospital , Cleveland Clinic Portland Place Outpatient Centre

Speaks English, Italian

Clinical Interests

  • Acromegaly
  • Addison's Disease
  • Adrenal Hyperplasia
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Adrenal Tumours
  • Age Spots
  • Diabetes
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Low Testosterone
  • Obesity
  • Pituitary Tumours
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Thyroid Disease


  • Weight Management

Accepted Insurances

This doctor works with the following private medical insurance providers.

  • Aviva Health UK Limited
  • AXA PPP Healthcare Limited
  • Bupa Insurance Services Limited
  • Vitality Corporate Services Limited

Biography & Education

About Professor Barbara McGowan

Professor Barbara McGowan is a consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology. She studied Biochemistry at Oxford University and Medicine at the Royal Free Hospital in London. She was awarded a PhD from Imperial College for investigating mechanisms of appetite control.

Her areas of specialism include including thyroid disease, polycystic ovarian syndrome, hypogonadism, adrenal disease, pituitary disease, metabolic disorders and hormone imbalance.

She has a special interest in the management of severe and complex obesity. She is also research active in the area of pharmacotherapy for obesity and has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals.

Research & Publications

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Professional Memberships

Association for the Study of Obesity (ASO), Strategic Centre for Obesity Professional Education (SCOPE), National Fellow, European Society for Endocrinology (ESE), Policy and Advocacy Task Force, Royal College of Physicians (RCP), Advisory Group on Weight and Health, Diabetes UK, Society for Endocrinology.

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NHS Base

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

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