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Our expert panel for National Clinical Cases 2021 were:

Dr Anna Crown is a Consultant Endocrinologist at the Royal Sussex County Hospital and an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School. Her specialty training was in Bristol, where she was awarded an MRC Clinical Training Fellowship and completed a PhD, subsequently working as a Lecturer in Bristol, before taking up her Consultant post in Brighton in 2006.


Dr Miles Levy, Consultant Endocrinologist, University Hospitals of Leicester. Dr Levy was appointed Consultant Endocrinologist at University Hospitals of Leicester in 2005 and is currently an Honorary Associate Professor at Leicester University. Dr Levy's research interests include the genetics of endocrine tumours, functional imaging in endocrine tumours and the association of pituitary tumours and headache. Miles is the CRG Lead Endocrinology for Midlands and East, and Training Programme Director for Diabetes and Endocrinology East Midlands South. Dr Levy has an active role within the Society is currently a member of both the Clinical Committee and Public Engagement Committee, a Media Advisor for the Society and he is also Editor in Chief for You and Your Hormones, the Society’s public-facing website. He co-writes the endocrinology chapter for Kumar & Clarke and Endocrinology at a Glance and is the education Lead for Endocrinology at Leicester Medical School.

Dr Annice Mukherjee is a Consultant Endocrinologist at Spire Manchester Hospital and at their clinic in Hale. Dr Mukherjee provides specialist endocrine management including treatment of thyroid and pituitary disease, the menopause, other female and male reproductive and adrenal problems, weight management and metabolic problems, osteoporosis, vitamin D deficiency and hyperparathyroidism. Dr Mukherjee graduated from the University of Manchester in 1992. Working in Manchester and London, Dr Mukherjee completed an MSc at King's College London and an MD thesis at the University of Manchester. Her MD focus was the quality of life and immune function consequences of severe pituitary disease. Dr Mukherjee held an NHS Consultant post at Salford Royal Hospital from 2007 to 2019 and previous led several clinical endocrine services there and led postgraduate medical training for diabetes, endocrinology and medical weight management. She is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer in medicine and neuroscience at the University of Manchester. Dr Mukherjee is a member of the Programme Committee of the Society for Endocrinology. Dr Mukherjee has won a number of awards and invitations to lecture at international endocrine conferences and has published extensively in key endocrine journals and lay press.

Dr O’Reilly is a Consultant Endocrinologist in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, and Clinical Senior Lecturer in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI). After graduating with honours from National University of Ireland Galway in 2005, he completed core medical training in Dublin before entering specialist training in Endocrinology, Diabetes Mellitus and General Internal Medicine through the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. In 2012, he was awarded a prestigious Clinical Research Training Fellowship by the Wellcome Trust in the UK, which funded his doctoral studies into the role of androgen excess in female metabolic dysfunction at the University of Birmingham. He received his PhD from the University of Birmingham in 2015. From 2015-2019 he held the posts of Hoffenberg Clinician Scientist at the University of Birmingham and Honorary Consultant Endocrinologist at University Hospital Birmingham, where he was Lead Clinician for the Adrenal Tumour MDT. He returned to Dublin to take up his current post in September 2019. His clinical and academic interests encompass adrenal tumours, female androgen excess and Cushing’s syndrome. He is a member of the Clinical Committee of the Society for Endocrinology. He is also the recent recipient of a Health Research Board of Ireland Emerging Clinician Scientist Award, which will fund his research into the relationship between adrenal androgens and metabolic disease in women.