Dr Chinnadorai Rajeswaran  specialized in endocrinology

Dr Chinnadorai Rajeswaran

Consultant Physician in Diabetes, Obesity and Endocrinology in Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust, UK

Country United Kingdom
Speciality Endocrinology
Subspeciality Diabetes, Obesity and Endocrinology
Experience 1987 years
Languages English, Hindi, Urdu, Tamil

Raj is a consultant physician in Diabetes, Obesity, and Endocrinology and currently leads a large multidisciplinary specialist weight management service in West Yorkshire and is the medical advisor for weight management service in Essex. He is extremely passionate about weight management and diabetes. His specialist interest includes complex severe obesity, diabetes, and diabesity(Diabetes and Obesity). He along with his global team are currently in the process of launching a revolutionary weight management programme. This is a personalised online medical weight loss programme which not only helps lose weight but also addresses weight related problems. He founded the National Diabesity Forum and is the Editor-in-Chief of Diabesity in Practice Journal. He is highly experienced in providing pre and postoperative care for people having all forms of bariatric surgery.

Areas of expertise: Endocrinology, Weight Management (Obesity), Diabetes (Type 1 & Type 2), PCOS, Infertility & Menopause, Hypothyroidism (Underactive Thyroid), Thyrotoxicosis (Overactive Thyroid), Erectile Dysfunction, Tiredness? Cause, Hirsutism, Adrenal Problems (including Addison’s) and Uncontrolled Hyertension


Dr. Chinnadorai completed his undergraduate medical education and training in St. James’s University Hospital, Leeds, Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield, Dewsbury District Hospital, and Leeds General Infirmary. He currently works in Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust and in private hospitals in the UK. He also advises NHS primary care team on diabetes and weight management. He works in several hospitals in the UK, including the reputed ‘The London Obesity Clinic’ . He has his private endocrine and weight loss clinics at simplyweight, Bradford, Nuffield hospital, Leeds and Claremont Hospital, Sheffield. He has vast experience in the management of complex diabetes, endocrine disorders, and obesity. He has worked for more than 20 years in the NHS. He has been instrumental in setting up several specialist weight management centers in the UK and abroad. He has a number of publications and presentations to his credit. He is also involved in obesity-related research and has supervised Ph.D. students. Dr. Raj has a research interest in weight management and diabetes, resulting in numerous journal publications. He has been involved in several national and international multi-centered trials and is currently involved in a National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) funded project called MotiVar: Motivating weight loss through a personalized avatar. He is an international speaker and has authored books and book chapters related to obesity. He founded and chairs the National Diabesity Forum in 2008. National Diabesity Forum provides a network for health care professionals involved in the management of Diabesity. The aim of this forum is to share best practice in the management of Diabesity. He is also the editor-in-chief of a popular medical journal ‘Diabesity in Practice’ He is invited regularly to present on television and contribute to press. Dr Chinnadorai Rajeswaran is involved in both local and international charity work, predominantly to help people with a weight problem and those who go hungry. Dr Chinnadorai Rajeswaran is also involved in the regular education of General Practitioners, diabetes specialist nurses, practice nurses, specialist registrars, and medical students in the field of weight management, endocrinology, and diabetes. He has been a Foundation Training Programme Director and also Honorary Lecturer at the University of Leeds.

Experiences and Positions

2010 - Today

Private Endocrinologist
Nuffield, Leeds & Claremont Hospital, Sheffield

2012 - Today

Co-Founder & Medical Director

2013 - Today

Consultant Physician in Obesity, Diabetes & Endocrinology
The London Obesity Clinic, Division of Simplyweight Ltd.

2008 - Today

Chairman and founder
National Diabesity Forum

2006 - Today

Consultant Physician (Diabetes, Obesity & Endocrinology)
Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust

Degrees and Certifications

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Madurai Medical College, India

Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians
Leeds Deanery,Yorkshire,United Kingdom


Member of:

  • British Medical Association
  • Association of British Clinical Diabetologists
  • Society of Endocrinology
  • Association of Study of Obesity
  • Medical Defence Union
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • Independent Doctors Federation


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