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Dr Abbi Lulsegged
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Endocrinology
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Dr Abbi Lulsegged is a consultant physician with specialist interest in endocrinology and diabetes. He undertook his undergraduate training at Guy's Hospital Medical School, qualifying in 1994. He later went on to complete his specialist training in diabetes and endocrinology, working at both North and South Thames Deaneries, alongside postings at University College Hospital, the Royal Free and Guys St Thomas’ Hospitals. Later in his career, he was appointed fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in recognition of his service to his field and medicine in general.

In his current post he participates in the general medical on-call rota, alongside seeing all manner of endocrine and diabetes patients. He has a passion for his chosen specialty and enjoys the variety of unselected cases requiring specialist endocrine and diabetes input including thyroid adrenal, pituitary, bone/calcium metabolism, parathyroid, reproductive endocrinology, obesity, and diabetes.

Due to the overlap with endocrinological disorders, he also sees patients with specific complaints such as tiredness and excessive sweating. Not only this, he has a vested interest in nutrition, as applied to diseases, and sees patients who have unexplained symptoms or those who fall in the category of general medical conditions. Furthermore, he has a particular interest in management of unexplained illnesses, obesity and reversing type 2 diabetes, when conditions allow. He believes strongly in trying to determine the root cause(s) of a patient's problems and treating patients holistically. He sees patients from all over the Country and Overseas.

Dr. Lulsegged developed the endocrine service at Princess Royal University Hospital, including access to a Planned Investigation Unit where patients can have dynamic endocrine and diabetes tests as day cases locally.

Beyond his medical achievements and exploits, Dr. Lulsegged has a patient-centred approach, appropriately being awarded clinical excellence awards for his contribution to the care of patients. An academic phenom, alongside his healthcare interests, Dr. Lulsegged also has a degree in biochemistry.

Not one to shy away from challenges, he enjoys teaching and has lectured at international conferences, grand rounds, academic half-days, GP talks and on professional MRCP courses, all of which reflects his broad extra-curricular interests.

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Special Interests

  • Fatigue
  • Unexplained medical problems
  • Resistant weight loss
  • General Endocrinology
  • Reversal of Type 2 Diabetes

Education

BSc University of London 1991

MBBS University of London 1994

MRCP Royal College of Physicians London 2000

FRCP Royal College of Physicians London 2012

Reviews

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-02-2018
Excellent Dr beyond all expectations, through Dr Lulsegged my cholesterol dropped "dramatically" down to normal in just 2 months, something I had always been totally unable to achieve before I received the professional input from Dr Lulsegged, his knowledge and manner was truly inspiring.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

24-01-2018
Dr Lulsegged has helped me far beyond expectations. From the first first meeting I have felt looked after and taken seriously,which is so important when you are not sure exactly what is wrong. I could never recommend Dr Lulsegged highly enough and I am forever grateful for the help I have received.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

20-01-2018
I decided to see Dr Lulsegged, because I was feeling so unwell and out of sorts but the NHS GPs and NHS endocrinologists kept saying that there was nothing wrong. Dr Lulsegged listened and checked the various tests I’d done myself and worked with my NHS GP to run some further tests investigating various conditions. He didn’t dismiss my symptoms as my imagination or say I needed to see a therapist like the NHS had suggested. He was very supportive of my concerns and was willing to discuss my own theories about my heath. He was willing to monitor me during a trial of thyroid medication I had sourced myself. He continues to work with me improving my heath. I’m very grateful that I found him and that he has helped me.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

18-01-2018
My experience with Dr Lulsegged was very positive and I would recommend him to anybody. He has a very extensive knowledge and expertise in his field. He has a scientific approach to your health problem, but he knows how to explain it to you in a way that you would understand. A very good communication. After each visit you receive a letter with a summery of what was discussed, including any any recommendations, which helps keeping track of things. For the 1st time ever, I didn't have to chase up, follow up, reminding of anything- they had it all sorted for me. Huge relief.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

18-01-2018
I have nothing but praise for Dr Lulsegged. He is most attentive, caring and always listens to the patient. Nothing is too much trouble and he responds to my additional queries, between consultations when necessary, by email.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

16-01-2018
Dr Lulsegged is one of the best Doctors that I have ever dealt with. Both thorough and understanding, he goes above and beyond to help his patients. Communication with him was extremely easy and I was never left with a question unanswered. I highly recommend this excellent professional.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

10-01-2018
I have been a patient of Dr Lulsegged for eight months and have received consistently excellent treatment. I was referred as a result of some complex medical issues which were really affecting my quality of life. Dr Lulsegged arranged comprehensive investigations which enabled him to diagnose the exact cause of my health problems. He then put in place a thorough treatment plan which to date is working well. Throughout my consultations with Dr Lulsegged he showed an exceptional degree of kindness and compassion alongside his clear expertise in his field. I am confident that I could not possibly have received better treatment and I highly recommend Dr Lulsegged to other patients.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

10-01-2018
Abbi Lulsegged is the best specialist I have seen so far. He reviewed my case and did not miss any details. We found what other doctors were missing for the last five years. This doctor has extensive knowledge and expertise and various areas of medical profession and has scientific approach to patient’s health problems.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

10-01-2018
Wow what can i say my daughter has pots stomach problems as well as other problems .he was recomended by her pots dr dr gall over five months through different test by changing her diet as recomended by dr abbi she has lost over 3 stone energy levels are better and stomach pains are better , dr lulsegged persona is very good and my daughter felt she could talk to him ,well worth the money highly recommend

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

09-01-2018
Thank you very much for my appointment yesterday. It was extremely helpful. Thank you very much also for the prompt letters. I would like to say how nice it has been to find a Doctor who has listened properly to me and has genuinely put themselves out to improve my quality of life. Many, many thanks,

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

29-11-2017
I thank you again for giving me my life back.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

04-10-2017
Dear Dr Lulsegged,  I am very well thank you. Very happy to report that I am still feeling well, my acne has now also improved considerably and I have still not been ill with a cough or cold! Thank you so much for your help with everything. Many thanks,

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

22-08-2017
Super competent and knowledgeable!

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

13-07-2017
Dr Lulsegged is at the cutting edge. Without his diagnosis, I know I would've fallen through the cracks. Dr Lulsegged is a real live ‘Dr Gregory House’ — without the poor people skills!

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

20-06-2017
Dear Dr. Lulsegged, I just wanted to update you. I lost 7lbs and gained lots of energy. I haven't had a day off sick since recovering. We were on holiday this May half term and I managed two hikes up hills. In March I couldn't manage the stairs.So thank you for all of your time and care. It has made a huge positive impact on my; and my family's, quality of life

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

14-06-2017
Dr Lulsegged, Some good news, I’m feeling well, happy and healthy. My body really does feel that it’s healing and I have much more energy and slowly starting to get my periods back. My arms have started to shrink back to the normal size and I still carry weight around my belly despite exercise but it’s not as bad as it once was. Considering how ill I was, this really isn’t the end of the world at all.Thank you again, you really have saved my life and I can not thank you enough.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-05-2017
I cannot thank Dr. Lulsegged enough for his excellent treatment of my medical condition. He has a thoroughly supportive and approachable bedside manner, is highly credible and authoritative, yet approachable and compassionate. I owe him a great deal of thanks for his help, support and advice. Highly recommended.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

27-04-2017
I highly recommend Dr Abbi Lulsegged. Having experienced years of poor health & increasing weight gain I sought Dr Lulsegged’s advice at the recommendation of my son, who he had also helped immensely with his complex health problems. I felt that other health professionals previously were prescribing ‘one-size-fits-all’ advice that was simply not right for me. By following their ‘approved’ advice of low-fat, high carbohydrate diets I became more fatigued, suffered from frequent migraine and still gained weight. Dr Lulsegged considered my situation carefully and recommended a different approach: a very low carbohydrate and high fat diet. I can honestly say that with one meeting and the dietary changes I am now feeling so much better. I am losing weight, my energy levels are increasing, I do not have sugar cravings or feel hungry & migraines have practically disappeared. I still suffer from other health issues aside from weight/fatigue and although they are not in Dr Lulsegged’s area of expertise he has championed my case, written to my GP and suggested new courses of action complete with recommendations for other specialists to refer me to. He is exceptionally thorough, warm and caring. Thank you Dr Lulsegged!

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-04-2017
A kind compassionate and experienced doctor with an incredible knowledge of medicine including all holistic aspects of health using an indivualisd approach. As a medical professional I find this doctor to be incredibly knowledgable while also open minded to trying different treatments. He goes out of his way to try and help his patients a really great doctor.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-04-2017
Thanks for all your help it's invaluable to have a physian like you on board. I wish all my other doctors were as kind, supportive and knowledgeable as Dr Lulsegged. I have many medical conditions including EDS, MCAS, IIH, PoTS, hypothyroidism, reactive hypoglycaemia, sjorgens syndrome and metabolic syndrome. Dr Lulsegged is very knowledgeable in the above areas more so than most of the physicians I have seen. He has been very supportive of my weight loss endeavours and I feel he empathises and understanding my difficulties. Dr Lulsegged thinks outside the box and where needed he has researched who would be the best doctor I should see or treatment given my symptoms/conditions. His referrals have been much appreciated. Dr Lulsegged takes a holistic approach to his medical treatments/ suggestions and I would without a doubt recommend him to family and friends. I wish there were more doctors like him about - I'm very fortunate to have him as my doctor. Thank you for all your help Dr Lulsegged

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02-03-2017
I would like to offer my sincere thanks for such an in-depth discussion, your thoroughness and for listening so closely; I really felt I received excellent service from you (and not just the coffee serving!) I hope, in one respect, not to see you again, but if I do need to do so, I shall look forward to it.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

10-02-2017
I would like to thank you again from the bottom of my heart for identifying the cause of my underlying health issues after so many had dismissed me as having nothing wrong. I found you to be a kind, caring, compassionate man and wish you well in your future career helping people like me get back to health

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