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Guy's and St Thomas' centre for obesity team

Providing help with obesity management and weight loss surgery

The obesity and weight loss team is based at Guy's Hospital and includes consultant physicians, specialist dietitians, a liaison psychiatrist and a weight loss clinical psychologist.

Below is a list of staff you might meet when you come for your appointment.

Consultant physicians

  • Dr Barbara McGowan, service lead
  • Dr Piya Sen Gupta, consultant in diabetes and endocrinology

Consultant surgeons at King's College Hospital

  • Professor Francesco Rubino
  • Professor Ameet Patel
  • Mr Spyros Panagiotopoulos
  • Mr Sasindran Ramar

Senior specialist weight loss dietitians

  • Kathryn Waller
  • Charlotte Birkett

Liaison psychiatrist

  • Dr Alastair Santhouse

Weight loss clinical psychologist

  • Dr Daniela Alves




Tel: 020 7188 1912

Email: gst-tr.Diabetes