Rahat Maitland - Consultant Physician in Diabetes and Endocrinology
MBChB, BScMedSci (Hons), MRCP UK, MD (Res)
Rahat is an NHS Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QEUH). She graduated from the University of Glasgow and completed her specialist training in London at the internationally renowned Guy’s and St.Thomas’ and King’s College Hospitals.
She manages all aspects of care for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. This includes improving glucose control and reducing cardiovascular risk (high blood pressure and cholesterol levels and obesity).
She has a specialist interest in using technologies to improve diabetes care such as insulin pumps and glucose sensors and runs a large pump service at Gartnavel Hospital.
Rahat has an academic interest in pregnancy and holds a medical doctorate in Diabetes in Pregnancy. To strengthen her experience in caring for pregnant women with medical conditions, she completed a fellowship in Obstetric Medicine at St.Thomas’ Hospital.
Rahat has established a diabetes pre-pregnancy clinic in Glasgow and works in the diabetes and medical antenatal clinics at the QEUH.
In her Endocrinology practice, Rahat sees people with thyroid (hypothyroid and hyperthyroid), adrenal, pituitary and calcium/parathyroid gland disorders.
Professional Memberships: The Association of British Clinical Diabetologists, The Diabetes Technology Network (DTN) and Diabetes UK
- New appointment: £200 (30 minutes)
- Return appointment: £120 (15 minutes)