Dr John StevensonMBBS FRCP FESC MFSEM

Consultant physician and endocrinologist, Reader in metabolic medicine at Imperial College London

Biography

In 1972, Dr John Stevenson qualified in medicine at King’s College Hospital Medical School (now part of King’s College London), then undertook training in general medicine in London and Southampton.

He undertook specialist training in endocrinology and metabolism at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School at Hammersmith Hospital (now part of Imperial College London). He went on to extend his research and expertise into the effects of sex hormone deficiency and replacement both on the skeleton and on the cardiovascular system.

In 1993, he jointly established the UK’s first female heart disease clinic at Royal Brompton Hospital.

Clinical expertise

Dr Stevenson is a consultant metabolic physician, based at Royal Brompton Hospital. He is also a Reader in Metabolic Medicine at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London.

He runs the heart risk clinics at Royal Brompton Hospital.

Dr John Stevenson specialises in:

  • metabolic disorders
  • coronary disease prevention
  • bone disease and calcium metabolism
  • general endocrinology
  • general internal medicine.

Research interests

Dr John Stevenson’s research interests include:

  • metabolic diseases, such as:
    • metabolic syndrome
    • lipid disorders
  • female coronary heart disease
  • metabolic and endocrine aspects of coronary heart disease
  • interrelation of cardiovascular disease risk factors and their modification by therapeutic means
  • menopause
  • hormone replacement
  • osteoporosis prevention

He also works collaboratively with educational institutions on projects, such as:

  • Imperial College Healthcare – looking at the haemostatic effects of an ultra-low dose HRT
  • University of Malta Medical School – intervertebral disc height impact on vertebral fracture.

Teaching

Dr John Stevenson has spoken at or chaired many international conferences across Europe and America. He has also spoken in:

  • Canada
  • Argentina
  • Venezuela
  • Colombia
  • Brazil
  • Russia
  • Thailand
  • Malaysia
  • Japan
  • Australia

Publications

Dr Stevenson has authored many books and papers on his specialisms, which have received acclaim from his peers in the community.

He works on a number of journals, including:

He is also on the International Scientific Committee of Revista Colombiana de Menopausia.

Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
  • Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology
  • International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology
  • European Menopause and Andropause Society.

Locations

Royal Brompton Hospital

77 Wimpole Street

Find out more

View Dr John Stevenson’s own website here