The London Diabetes Centre

About Helen

Dr Spoudeas qualified in 1981 from Barts Hospital, London, later obtained Paediatric Specialisation in 1985, and finally attained her MD in 1995. In 1999, she became Honorary senior lecturer.

Dr Spoudeas joined an innovative split-site team of six endocrine consultants, supporting patients with congenital and acquired endocrine disease in a seamless transition service across Great Ormond Street and UCL Hospitals.

She sees all patients with growth and puberty disorders, whilst maintaining an interest in teaching and training, being instrumental in establishing the paediatric training programmes for the London Deanery, and continuing to supervise postgraduate doctors undertaking paediatric endocrine training and MsCs.

Specific clinical research and service development includes endocrine oncology and neuroendocrinology, supporting the oncology and neurosurgical services. Dr Spoudeas also runs the first and largest neuroendocrine surveillance service for children with brain tumours and other cancers, and leads internationally on endocrine aspects of brain tumour trials.