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Dr Leighton Seal

Honorary Reader in Diabetes and Endocrinology

Dr Seal has roles in education, research in clinical practice. He is a clinical endocrinologist based both at St George’s Hospital and the Tavistock and Portman NHS foundation trust. In addition to his medical education roles he has a clinical interest in andrology including testosterone disorders and erectile dysfunction and transgender health care. He has published extensively in the area of transgender health care.

He is the responsible examiner for worth placed based assessment for the MB BS course, he is the module need for the advance clinical practice week in final year and he is the module: Need for life maintenance in MB BS 5. He is the clinical co-director of the Royal College of Physician’s course on Gender Identity Health Care.

  1. Seal LJ. Cardiovascular disease in transgendered people: A review of the literature and discussion of risk. JRSM Cardiovasc Dis. 2019 Jan-Dec 2019;8:2048004019880745. doi:10.1177/2048004019880745

  2. Seal LJ. Hormone treatment for transgender adults. In: Bouman WPA, Jon, ed. The transgender handbook : a guide for transgender people, their families and professionals. Nova Publishers; 2017:227-249:chap 18.

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