Petros Perros, MD - Consultant Endocrinologist at New Castle

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Petros Perros, BSc, MBBS, MD, FRCPE

Healthcare Professional
Consultant Physician
Newcastle Hospitals
Freeman Road
High Heaton
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Dr. Petros Perros is a consultant endocrinologist at Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and honorary senior lecturer at Institute of Human Genetics, University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He read biochemistry and physiology in Newcastle and then medicine at the same University. Petros Perros is trained in endocrinology, internal medicine and diabetes from Newcastle, Glasgow and Edinburgh and has obtained MD thesis with commendation from the University of Newcastle. He has a longstanding clinical and research interest in thyroid diseases.

Dr. Perros has clinical and research interests in thyroid diseases and in optimising delivery of care to patients with endocrine diseases. He is currently President of the European Group on Graves’ Orbitopathy. He has served as trustee of the British Thyroid Foundation and is trustee and medical advisor to Butterfly Thyroid Cancer Trust and medical advisor to Thyroid Cancer Alliance.


Representative Publications:

Assessment of Normal Reference Values for Thyroid Uptake of Technetium-99m Pertechnetate in a Single Centre UK Population

Biological Activity of Autoantibodies From Patients With Thyroid-Associated Ophthalmopathy: In Vitro Effects on Porcine Extraocular Myoblasts

Antibodies to Orbital Tissues in Thyroid-Associated Ophthalmopathy

Azathioprine in the Treatment of Thyroid-Associated Ophthalmopathy