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Dr Vassiliki Bravis
Dr Vassiliki Bravis
MRCP MBBS MA Hons Cantab MRes PGCert
Endocrinology
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SUBSPECIALTIES

Diabetes & Endocrinology

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General Medical Council: 6076270

LANGUAGES

english, greek

About

Dr Vassiliki Bravis is a Consultant in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Internal Medicine Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Imperial College London. She is currenlty Head of Specialty for Diabetes at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Clinical Lead for Diabetic Foot Disease. She is also North West London Regional Lead for the implementations of TEAMeD-5, which aims to to improve the outcomes of people with thyroid eye disease.

Dr Vassiliki Bravis qualified as a doctor from the universities of Cambridge and Imperial College London and completed her training and translational research at Hammersmith, Charing Cross and St Mary’s Hospitals. In her current role, Dr Bravis practises as a full-time NHS Consultant at St Mary's Hospital and carries out translational research with a focus on diabetic foot disease. She holds a level 4 Local CEA award at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

Her areas of expertise include Diabetes (Type 2, secondary, steroid-induced), cholesterol disorders, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular risk reduction, diabetic foot disease (neuropathic ulcers) and Charcot arthropathy, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), disorders of the pituitary and adrenals, thyroid and parathyroid diseases and reproductive disorders.

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Medical Procedures

  • Adrenocorticotrophin stimulation tests (ACTH)
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Pituitary Function Test
  • Dexamethasone suppression test
  • Pituitary function test
  • Synachthen test

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Special Interests

Type 2 diabetes, secondary diabetes, pre-diabetes, diabetic neuropathy, the multi-disciplinary management of diabetic foot disease (diabetic ulcers, Charcot arthropathy), hypercholesterolaemia, familial hyperlipidaemias, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular risk reduction, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), oligomenorrhoea, pituitary disorders, prolactinomas, adrenal disorders, steroids and the adrenal axis, steroids and diabetes, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroiditis, Graves disease, Graves eye disease (thyroid eye disease), hyperparathyroidism, vitamin D

Education

Education:

2000 BA Hons - University of Cambridge

2003 MBBS - Imperial College London

2004 MA Hons - University of Cambridge

2007 MRCP (UK) 

2010 MRes in Translational Medicine - Imperial College London

2012 MRCP (UK) Diabetes & Endocrinology

2013 PGCert in University Learning and Teaching - Imperial College London

2014 CCT (Completion of Consultant Training) in Diabetes & Endocrinology


Professional Memberships:

Royal College of Physicians

Diabetes UK (DUK)

Diabetic Foot Study Group

Society for Endocrinology 

European Society of Endocrinology Young Endocrinologists & Scientists (EYES)

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Dr. Bravis took time to explain my condition very clearly, answer all of my questions and took into consideration my lifestyle.
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19-03-2020
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Dr Bravis is an extremely professional and genuinely caring person. I had some of issues explained to me that a number of doctors didn’t know the answers to. I am greatly impressed by Dr Bravis knowledge and demeanour.
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11-03-2020
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Dr Bravis was really helpful. Great bed-side manner. Very on top of research and current approaches.
Patient seen for:HyperthyroidismGraves’ Disease
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09-03-2020
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Dr Bravis was very helpful and suggested taking further tests to find the cause of my current condition
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27-02-2020
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Very professional and caring
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19-02-2020
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Lovely caring lady. Instills confidence immediately.
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18-02-2020
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I think she was very attentive, accurate and caring.
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14-02-2020
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Dr Bravis - was great! Very patient, understanding and I felt she was really doing her job and wanted to help me rather than just reciting of medical jargon and expecting me to understand!
Patient seen for:Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)Acne
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07-02-2020
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I immediately warmed to Vassiliki which inspired a great deal of confidence. I found her to be really pleasant, obviously very knowledgeable and exceptionally capable of explaining her thoughts and future plans. I would have no doubts whatsoever in recommending her as an excellent and approachable doctor.
Patient seen for:generally feeling unwell
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