Karalliedde, Janaka - consultant in diabetes and endocrinology


Consultant profiles


Tel: 020 7188 1981 or 020 7188 1932.

Area of expertise: diabetes mellitus and diabetic vascular and renal complications.

  • Biography

    Dr Karalliedde is a senior lecturer in the cardiovascular division, Faculty of Life Science and Medicine, King's College London and consultant in diabetes and endocrinology at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital.

    He graduated with a distinction in medicine from the University of London. He was awarded MRC Clinical Research Training Fellowship and PhD for research on the pathophysiology and treatment of cardiovascular disease and renal disease in diabetes. 

    Dr Karalliedde has a clinical research programme focussing on new treatments to prevent diabetic complications. In parallel he is an active clinician with specialist clinics for patients with diabetic complications and intermediate care community diabetes clinics in Lambeth and Southwark.

  • Specialist interests

    Clinical expertise in managing patients with diabetic renal disease and vascular disease.

  • Awards

    • Undergraduate prizes in physiology, endocrinology and neurosciences

    • Final MBBS distinction in medicine

    • MRC Clinical Research Training Fellowship

    • Research grants from the Medical Research Council UK, Diabetes UK, European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes, International Diabetes Federation and Industry.
  • Research interests

    Diabetic vascular and renal complications, focussing on new treatments for diabetic renal and cardiovascular disease and early markers of diabetic complications.