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Treatments & Specialties

Consultant Endocrinologist

Dr Simon Aylwin

Dr Simon Aylwin

Consultant Endocrinologist


Dr Simon Aylwin is a consultant endocrinologist broad clinical practice in endocrinology and special interests in thyroid disorders, thyroid nodules, pituitary tumours, adrenal tumours and cancer, neuroendocrine tumours, inherited endocrine tumour syndromes and obesity. 

Dr Aylwin has an extensive thyroid practice and leads the pituitary and adrenal multidisciplinary teams at King’s College Hospital where he has his NHS practice, managing patients with pituitary and other endocrine-related tumours and cancers. He also works as a physician alongside bariatric surgeons managing patients with severe obesity and has an academic interest in appetite regulation. He graduated from Queens’ College Cambridge in 1987 and undertook clinical studies at the Royal London Hospital, qualifying in 1990. After MRCP in 1993 he undertook specialist endocrinology training and research studies at Bart’s and the London leading to a PhD awarded in 2001. He took up a substantive post as a consultant endocrinologist at King’s College Hospital in 2002. Dr Aylwin has a well-established private practice at the London Bridge Hospital and at The London Clinic that mirrors his NHS work. Dr Aylwin is the Lead Clinician for Endocrinology at King’s College Hospital.

Dr Aylwin has served as a clinical committee member for the Society for Endocrinology and member of the Obesity and Pituitary special interest groups and committee member for the UKINETS (UK and Ireland Neuroendocrine tumours). He is a member of the US Endocrine society and Pituitary society. He has published close to 100 research papers in peer-reviewed journals in the field of endocrine tumours, clinical obesity, appetite regulation, and molecular endocrinology, regularly reviews journal submissions for international publications is on the editorial board for the journal Pituitary. He lectures widely both within the UK and abroad and has contributed to numerous symposia and debates at the British Endocrine Society and in other learned societies with recent lectures in the UK and overseas in Barcelona, Korea, St Petersburg, Zurich, India, Dublin. 

Special interests

Pituitary, thyroid, adrenal, calcium, parathyroid, neuroendocrine tumours, endocrine tumours and cancers

Consulting Address

St Thomas Street, The Shard



Consulting Sessions:

Mon AM/PM - Thurs AM - Ad Hoc at The Shard


Michelle Vernon


020 7234 2440


020 7681 1195






NHS Base:

Kings College Hospital