Dr Martin Whyte Training, Qualifications and Research

Dr Whyte qualified in medicine in 1998 from King’s College London, having previously been awarded a Bachelor of Science degree 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 a Senior Clinical Lecturer position at the University of Surrey.  He is a Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians and sits on the examination committee at the Royal College. He has published widely in the field of diabetes, fatty liver disease and metabolic medicine and collaborates with scientists and clnicians across the country.


At King's he works within both the departments of diabetes and acute medicine, as well as working with colleagues from The Institute of Liver Studies.

He particular clinical and scientific interest in understanding our metabolism 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-alcohoic steatohepatitis), thyroid and parathyroid disease.

Dr Martyn Whyte FRCP


Dr Whyte's academic interest is in obesity, type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.  His publications are available here

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Your Care is Our Concern

King's Private Outpatients Clinic

Guthrie out-patients is closed to all but emergency attendances so we at King's can focus on our coronavirus response.

Dr Whyte is available to see new and follow-up patients for video or telephone consultations by arrangement.

Blood tests and most diagnostic imaging can still be arranged at King's or at another centre if this is more convenient for you.