Diabetes / Endocrinology Consultants

Dr Michael R Clements

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General information:

Name, qualifications:

Dr Michael R Clements BSc (Hons) Physiol, MRCS, MB, BS, MD, FRCP, AKC

Practising at:

Watford General Hospital and Spire Hospital Bushey


General Internal Medicine, Diabetes and Endocrinology


Metabolic disorders

Special clinical interests:
  • Clinical endocrinology
  • Diabetes in pregnancy
  • Calcium disorders and metabolic bone disease
Current posts (NHS, University):
  • Consultant Physician with a special interest in Diabetes and Endocrinology, West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Clinical Director of Medicine, Watford General Hospital
  • Royal College of Physicians Regional Adviser in Medicine, North West Thames
  • Clinical Professor of Medicine, St George’s International School of Medicine
  • Honorary Clinical Teacher, University College London
  • Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist, Spire Hospital, Bushey. Appointments: 0208-901-5555
Year of first medical qualification:


Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  • American Diabetes Association
  • Association of British Clinical Diabetologists
  • Bone Research Society
  • British Medical Association
  • British Thyroid Association
  • British Thyroid Foundation
  • Council of Royal College of Physicians
  • Diabetes UK
  • European Association for the Study of Diabetes
  • Medical Protection Society
  • Pituitary Foundation
  • Section of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal Society of Medicine
  • Society for Endocrinology
  • The Endocrine Society
  • West Herts and Watford Medical Society
Contact details:

Direct telephone number: 01923-217697
Secretary's name: Maria Whitlock
Secretary's telephone number: 01923-217696
Private appointments: 0208 901 5555


Professional profile

Dr Clements qualified from Kings College, London and the Westminster Hospital in 1976 and trained at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. He obtained a Medical Research Council Training Fellowship at the Dunn Nutritional Laboratory, Cambridge, and completed his MD thesis as a Lecturer in Metabolic Medicine at Manchester University.

He continued training at the Royal Infirmary, Manchester, achieving triple accreditation in General Internal Medicine, Diabetes and Endocrinology, and Metabolic Medicine. He was appointed Consultant Physician at Watford General Hospital in 1989 where he was Clinical Tutor for twelve years and subsequently Director of Medical Education.

Dr Clements was Lead Clinician for Diabetes and Endocrinology at West Herts Trust and President of the Section of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal Society of Medicine, before taking up his current position as Clinical Director of Medicine at Watford General Hospital.

Dr Clements is also the Regional Adviser in Medicine for NWThames at the Royal College of Physicians where he is a senior MRCP examiner. Currently he is the elected representative of the Regional Advisers in England on the Council of the Royal College of Physicians and the National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death (NCEPOD).

Personal profile:

Dr Clements is married with two daughters. His wife Barbara and elder daughter Julie are teachers and his younger daughter Amanda is a doctor.

His outside interests are diverse and include music, opera, movies and the theatre, wine, travel, gardening, bee-keeping, reading, sport, ski-ing, motor cycles, boats and cars.

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