Ketan Dhatariya

Consultant in diabetes, endocrinology and general medicine, Elsie Bertram Diabetes Centre, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Colney Lane, Norwich, NR4 7UY, UK

Ketan Dhatariya qualified from the University College and Middlesex Hospital Medical School in 1991. He did his Senior House Officer posts in the South East of England followed by a stint in Intensive Care in London. He started his diabetes career on the Isle of Wight, and continued with a succession of registrar jobs in the South East Thames region. For 2 years during his registrar training he was also a part time General Practitioner in the evenings. He took some time out of his training to spend a year doing intensive care medicine and anaesthetics. After he finished his diabetes training in 2001 he went to do research in endocrinology at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA. He was appointed as a consultant in diabetes, endocrinology and general medicine and honorary senior lecturer at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital in 2004. He is a full time clinician and his predominant areas of interest are inpatient diabetes and the ‘diabetic foot’. He leads one of the largest foot clinics in the East of England.

He has several national roles. He is currently on the steering group of the Joint British Diabetes Societies Inpatient Care Group where he has led or co-authored several national guidelines on the management of various aspects of inpatient diabetes care. He is the medical secretary for the Specialist Clinical Exam in Diabetes and Endocrinology. Until 2014 has was been on the executive of the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists, and is currently still a committee member.

Dr Dhatariya has over 60 peer reviewed publications, and has published several book chapters on inpatient diabetes.