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Dr Rakesh Amin

MBChB (Hons) MRCP MSc MD (Commendation) FRCPCH

dr rakesh amin

An educational lead for endocrinology and diabetes at Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Institute of Child Health.

About Rakesh

Rakesh qualified in Medicine at Leeds University. He trained in paediatric medicine in London, Oxford and Cambridge and now specializes in endocrinology and diabetes. He was awarded an MD for research on the subject of diabetes microvascular disease.

Rakesh was appointed as a paediatric consultant and senior lecturer at Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Institute of Child Health, London in 2012.


Dr Amin specialises in all forms of diabetes in children and young people, as well as endocrine problems such as growth, puberty, thyroid disease, bone disease, adrenal problems, and obesity.

NHS and Academic posts

Rakesh is clinical lead for diabetes and endocrinology at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Rakesh has spoken at many international meetings, and received numerous awards.

He has on-going research projects and these include establishing biobanks of people with diabetes and being an investigator in a number of research trials.

Additional information

Dr Amin speaks both English and Gujarati.

As a paediatrician, he treats people aged between 0-25 years of age only.

Feedback from patients

“I just want to follow up and say what a pleasure it was speaking to Dr. Amin. He listened to us, was knowledgeable on all aspects and open to our personal experience/perspective. And if that wasn’t enough, he was a perfect gentleman.”

“It’s a difficult path we’ve found ourselves on but interactions like with Dr Amin fill me full of hope.”

“I understand now why you were keen for us to speak with Dr Amin!!”