Rakesh Amin

Rakesh Amin


Rakesh is a consultant paediatric endocrinologist who trained at Leeds University Medical School. His experience includes managing patients from all cultures and backgrounds, and is proud to offer everyone he sees the same level of service. Rakesh's main clinical interests have evolved over the years and include diabetes, the late endocrine effects of oncology treatment, adrenal disease, growth failure and endocrine tumours. He has held a number of national clinical and research roles and is currently the Clinical Lead for the department.

Rakesh has two children and they cycle everywhere!



  • common and rare forms of diabetes
  • endocrine late effects of oncology treatment
  • endocrine tumours
  • growth failure


McGlacken-Byrne SM, Drew SEV, Turner K, Peters C, Amin R. The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic is associated with increased severity of presentation of childhood onset type 1 diabetes mellitus: A multi-centre study of the first COVID-19 wave. Diabet Med 2021; 38(9):e14640. doi: 10.1111/dme.14640.

Lum SH, Elfeky R, Worth A, Amin R, Slatter M. Outcome of Non-hematological Autoimmunity After Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation in Children with Primary Immunodeficiency. J Clin Immunol 2021; 41(1):171-184. doi: 10.1007/s10875-020-00895-3.

Anderzén J, Hermann JM, Samuelsson U, Charalampopoulos D, Svensson J, Skrivarhaug T, Fröhlich-Reiterer E, Maahs DM, Akesson K, Kapellen T, Fritsch M, Birkebaek NH, Drivvoll AK, Miller K, Stephenson T, Hofer SE, Fredheim S, Kummernes SJ, Foster N, Amin R, Hilgard D, Rami-Merhar B, Dahl-Jørgensen K, Clements M, Hanas R, Holl RW, Warner JT. International benchmarking in type 1 diabetes: Large difference in childhood HbA1c between eight high-income countries but similar rise during adolescence-A quality registry study. Pediatr Diabetes 2020; 21(4):621-627. doi: 10.1111/pedi.13014.

Jones S, Khanolkar AR, Gevers E, Stephenson T, Amin R. Cardiovascular risk factors from diagnosis in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus: a longitudinal cohort study. BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care 2019; 7(1):e000625. doi: 10.1136/bmjdrc-2018-000625.

Khanolkar AR, Amin R, Taylor-Robinson D, Viner RM, Warner J, Stephenson T. Inequalities in glycemic control in childhood onset type 2 diabetes in England and Wales-A national population-based longitudinal study. Pediatr Diabetes 2019; 20(7):821-831. doi: 10.1111/pedi.12897