Dr Ambar Basu

Consultant Physician in Diabetes and Endocrinology, Metabolism and General Medicine - Acute Adult Care Division, Royal Bolton Hospital

Telephone Number: 01204 390583

Professional Background

Dr Basu is a consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology and General Internal Medicine at the Royal Bolton Hospital. He joined Bolton NHS Foundation Trust in 2009.

Dr Basu is the Training Programme Director for Diabetes and Endocrinology for the North West, Health Education England.

Dr Basu is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh and London; a member of Diabetes UK and a member of the British Society for Endocrinology.

He is the Royal College Tutor and the Specialty Tutor in Medicine and is also a Royal College Examiner.

He is the Honorary Senior Lecturer and the Medical Lead for the Physician Associate MSc Programme at the University of Bolton.

Special Interests and Research

Dr Basu's special interests are:
Calcium and bone metabolism, parathyroid disorders, lipid disorders, thyroid diseases, pituitary diseases, adrenal disorders, male and female reproductive endocrinology.
Diabetes in young persons, obesity, type 2 diabetes and renal disease in diabetes.
General internal medicine.


 More than a prolactinoma- Basu A, Brabant G, Gnanalingham K- Pituitary 2010

 Human Growth Hormone related Iatrogenic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease- Being aware of diagnostic features 25 years later; Kashinath Dixit, Ilonka Kreitschmann-Andermahr, Ambar Basu, Jeremy P R Dick, Prakash Manoharan, Stephen Shalet, Georg Brabant; Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, August 2009

Dr Ambar Basu works in the following services:

Diabetes and Endocrinology Services for Adults

Diabetes medicine and endocrinology are consultant-led, specialist services that deliver care at both the hospital and in the community.