Dr Martin Whyte Training, Qualifications and Research
Dr Martyn Whyte
FRCP MBBS BSc PhD
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, and he has received an academic promotion in summer 2021 to become a Reader 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, metabolic medicine and the discipline and logic of medicine, and collaborates with scientists and clinicians 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 and department of hepatology.
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 Whyte's academic interest is in obesity, type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. His publications are available here.
Your Health is Our Concern
Guthrie out-patients is open again for face-to-face appointments. Dr Whyte is still mostly arranging video consultations but will consider face to face appointments on a Wednesday from 1600 at The Guthrie Clinic. From 25th November Dr Whyte will be seeing patients at 25 Harley Street.. If you do want to see him for a face to face appointment please let email.
Blood tests and most diagnostic imaging can still be arranged at King's or at another centre if this is more convenient for you.