Professor Neil Gittoes is Consultant Endocrinologist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) and Honorary Professor of Endocrinology at the University of Birmingham where he is Head of the Centre of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (CEDAM). He also holds a senior leadership and management role at QEHB as Associate Medical Director for Clinical Partnerships. He provides transition services for young people with calcium and bone problems at the Birmingham Children's Hospital. He is also Consultant in Metabolic Bone Diseases at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham.
Professor Gittoes has multiple roles and responsibilities within the NHS locally and nationally. He leads and contributes to many professional societies and charities at a national level. He is a Trustee of the National Osteoporosis Society and Chairman of the Clinical and Scientific Committee of the National Osteoporosis Society.
As a marker of esteem and National recognition of Professor Gittoes' contribution to medicine and endocrinology, he was awarded a national level Clinical Excellence Award at the Bronze level (level 9 of 12) in 2008 and in 2014, he was awarded a national Silver (level 10) Clinical Excellence Award.
Professor Gittoes sees patients privately at the BMI Priory Hospital, Birmingham and BMI The Droitwich Spa Hospital. Additionally Professor Gittoes has extensive experience as an expert witness in medicolegal cases successfully representing claimants and defendants.
Osteoporosis and metabolic bone diseases
Prof Gittoes has over 20 years of experience in specialist endocrinology at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, one of the largest and most highly regarded endocrine centres in the UK and internationally.
He was appointed consultant in 2001 and over this time Prof Gittoes has become established as a national expert in osteoporosis and metabolic bone diseases. He is a key opinion leader in all elements of metabolic bone disorders.
Examples of metabolic bone diseases:
Prof Gittoes has extensive experience in thyroid disease, pituitary disease and general endocrinology. He has worked in a tertiary referral hospital for specialist endocrinology for over 20 years. He is a core member of the pituitary multidisciplinary team (MDT), responsible for management of patients with pituitary disease who may require pituitary surgery, radiotherapy or medical/endocrine therapy.
Examples of endocrine problems:
Professor Neil Gittoes (NHS/Univ)
Department of Endocrinology
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Tel 0121 371 6940
Fax 0121 371 6941
Professor Neil Gittoes (Private)
BMI The Priory Hospital
0121 446 1638
BMI The Droitwich Spa Hospital
St Andrews Road
Private Secretary firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax 01386 792492
National Osteoporosis Society - Detailed coverage of osteoporosis and related bone diseases.
Brittle Bone Society - Patient focussed resource for those with brittle bone disease or osteogenesis imperfecta.
Hypoparathyroidism UK - Coverage of parathyroid diseases for patients.
Paget's Association - Information for patients with Paget's disease of bone.
British Thyroid Foundation - Patient support group for those with thyroid disease, backed by the British Thyroid Association.
Pituitary Foundation - Broad coverage of all aspects of pituitary disease with a major patient focus.