Dr Raja Padidela
Consultant Paediatric Endocrinology
MRCPCH, MD, DNB
Disorders of growth and puberty, Congenital hyperinsulinism, Bone and calcium disorders in children, Disorders of sexual development
Dr. Padidela graduated from Jabalpur, India (1998). He completed his postgraduate training in Paediatrics (MD & DNB) from JIPMER, Pondicherry, India (2001) and became a member of Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health in 2003. His ambition to pursue a career in Paediatric Endocrinology led him to successfully complete subspecialty Paediatric Endocrinology training at the Royal London Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital and University College London Hospital. Dr. Padidela completed MD (Research) training at the Institute of Child Health, University College London.
In addition to disorders of growth and puberty, he has specialist interests in congenital hyperinsulinism, bone and calcium disorders in children and disorders of sexual development. Currently he co-leads the delivery of northern congenital hyperinsulinism (NORCHI) and bone and calcium disorder services at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital (RMCH).
Selected research publications
resistance to weight gain, lack of stored triglycerides in adipose
tissue, hypoglycaemia, and increased energy expenditure: a novel
disorder of energy homeostasis.
Padidela R, Bennett K, Nessa A,
Wells J, Aufieri R, James C, Smith VV, Brain C, Eaton S, Hussain K.
Horm Res Paediatr. 2012;77(4):261-8. Epub 2012 Apr 26.
- Padidela R, Bryan SM, Abu-Amero S, Hudson-Davies RE, Achermann
JC, Moore GE, Hindmarsh PC. The growth
hormone receptor gene deleted for exon three (GHRd3) polymorphism
is associated with birth and placental weight. Clin Endocrinol
(Oxf). 2012 Feb;76(2):236-40. doi:
- Padidela R, Kapoor R R, Moyo Y, Gilbert C, Flanagan S E, Ellard
S, Hussain K. Focal Congenital Hyperinsulinism in a Patient with
Septo-optic Dysplasia. Nature Reviews Endocrinology. 2010
Nov;6(11):646-50. Epub 2010 Sep 14.
- Padidela R, Hindmarsh PC. Minerelocorticoid deficiency and
treatment in congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Int J Pediatr
Endocrinol. 2010;2010:656925. Epub 2010 May 4.