About Dr Saira Hameed

Consultant Endocrinologist

Endocrinology

Sub-specialties: Type 2 Diabetes, Metabolic Disorders, Metabolic Syndrome, Endocrinology, Weight Management, Metabolic Health.

Dr Saira Hameed is a Consultant Endocrinologist at OneWelbeck Endocrinology, specialising in weight management and metabolic health.

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Bookings: bookings.endocrinology@onewelbeck.com

Tel: 020 3653 2009

Dr Saira Hameed is a Consultant Endocrinologist at OneWelbeck Endocrinology, specialising in weight management and metabolic health.

Areas of Expertise

Dr Hameed specialises in the following areas:

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Weight management
  • Intensive lifestyle change coaching
  • Metabolic health
  • Medical preparation for bariatric surgery
  • General endocrinology

About Dr Saira Hameed

Dr Saira Hameed is a Consultant Endocrinologist. She works within the Imperial Weight Centre, St Mary’s Hospital London, a world-class centre of excellence for weight management and within the Imperial Centre for Endocrinology which has an international reputation for clinical and academic excellence in endocrinology.
Dr Hameed read Medicine at Oxford University, graduating with First Class Honours.
She went on to clinical medical training at University College London (UCL) winning multiple prizes for outstanding academic achievement, graduating with multiple distinctions and, as one of the highest ranked medical students in the whole of the University of London, Dr Hameed was named proxime accessit to the University of London Gold Medal.
Dr Hameed completed her early postgraduate training in several major London teaching hospitals before undertaking a PhD at Imperial College London. Through her PhD research Dr Hameed discovered how one of the brain’s hormone circuits controls appetite and body weight, a scientific advance that was reported in the national media.
On completion of her PhD, Dr Hameed was appointed to an NIHR Clinical Lectureship in Endocrinology at Imperial College London, a position awarded to doctors who show outstanding potential for a career in academic medicine.
During her time as a Clinical Lecturer, Dr Hameed developed a sub-specialist interest in weight management and designed the novel and highly effective Imperial-SatPro Programme, through which patients achieve significant, often life-changing levels of weight loss as well as other health improvements such as type 2 diabetes remission.
In 2022, Dr Hameed published The Sunday Times bestseller, ‘The Full Diet’, which describes the science and medicine behind the Imperial-SatPro Programme.

Additional Information

Awards

  • Proxime Accessit to the University of London Gold Medal
  • Esther Francis White Memorial Prize
  • Natalie Bogdan Prize in Medicine
  • Emlyn Williams Prize in Surgery
  • Leica Prize in Histopathology
  • Royal Free-Blackwell’s Science Prize
  • Wilfred Francis White Prize in Neurology
  • Sarkany Prize in Dermatology

Memberships

  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians
  • Member of the Society for Endocrinology