Dr. Dimitris Papamargaritis

Dimitris Papamargaritis is an Associate Professor and Honorary Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology at University of Leicester/ University Hospitals of Northamptonshire NHS Group. His research interests include understanding how to best combine lifestyle, pharmacological and surgical treatments for management of obesity and type 2 diabetes. He is also interested in the mechanisms of weight loss, weight maintenance and diabetes remission after bariatric surgery and identifying potential treatments for postprandial hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia. He completed his PhD on gut hormone changes after sleeve gastrectomy, the most commonly performed bariatric procedure worldwide.
He currently leads a number of externally funded mechanistic trials on potential treatments for postprandial hypoglycaemia after bariatric surgery and he is contributing to a large multicentre clinical trial on the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of new pharmacotherapies for obesity in Tier 3 weight management services. Dimitris is SCOPE certified and he is sitting on the editorial board of the international journal Obesity Surgery.