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Lipid Clinics

What is a Lipid Clinic?

As a patient with FCS you will usually be monitored by a consultant situated in a lipd clinic usually run as an outpatient department.  The clinic will deal with people anyone who has raised blood fats, both cholesterol and triglycerides.  Not all hospitals will have a lipid clinic.  Those that do will be run by specialists who may be known as a lipidologist, a cardiologist or a biochemist.

As FCS is so rare it does not mean that the specialist at your local lipid clinic will know about FCS,

HEART UK have a database enabling you to find your local lipid clinic.  You can find it here.

We are aware of a number of consultants who have an interest in FCS.  We are hoping that this number will increase over time.  You may want your GP or the consultant in your local lipid clinic to be in contact with whichever consultant is nearest to you goegraphically, or if possible, to be referred to them.

Dr Handrean Soran MSc, MD, FRCP
Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist & Clinical Lead Department of Medicine. Honorary Senior Lecturer University of Manchester. Central Manchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Secretary Tel: 0044 (0) 161 276 4066/4348, Fax: 0044 (0) 161 276 3630.
Research administrator Tel: 0161 276 8946, Fax: 0161 276 4924.

Professor Anthony Wierzbicki,
Consultant in Metabolic Medicine/Chemical Pathology,
Guy’s and St Thomas Hospitals, Westminster Bridge Road, St Thomas Hospital, London, SE1 7EH,
Secretary: Caroline Pritichett
Tel: 020 7188 1987
Email: caroline.pritchett@gstt.nhs.uk

Professor Elizabeth Hughes
Consultant Chemical Pathologist
Sandwell General Hospital, Lyndon, West Bromwich, B71 4HJ
Tel:0121 507 3426

Dr Dev Datta MD FRCP FRCPath
Consultant in Metabolic Medicine

National enquiries:
Metabolic Clinic Ltd
Spire Cardiff Hospital
Croescadarn Road
CF24 8XL
Tel: 02920 736011

Local NHS enquiries:
Lipid Clinic
University Hospital Llandough
Penlan Road
CF64 2XX
Tel: 02920 716844

Dr Ian McDowell MD FRCP FRCPath
Lipid Clinic
c/o Dept of Medical Biochemistry
University Hospital of Wales
CF14 4XW
Tel: 02920744851

Dr Graham Bayly FRCP FRCPath
Consultant in Biochemistry and Metabolic Medicine
Lipid Clinic
Department of Clinical Biochemistry
Bristol Royal Infirmary
University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
Bristol BS2 8HW
Secretary Tel: 0117 342 3245
Email lipidclinic@uhbristol.nhs.uk

If you are a consultant with an interest in FCS and would like your details added to this page please email us here