Prof Jonathan Valabhji

National Clinical Director for Diabetes and Obesity, NHS England and NHS Improvement,
Consultant Diabetologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Professor of Practice (Diabetes), Imperial College London

Professor Jonathan Valabhji is National Clinical Director for Diabetes and Obesity at NHS England. He is a Consultant Diabetologist at St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. The published clinical outcomes from his Multidisciplinary Diabetic Foot Service are comparable to the best centres internationally. He is Professor of Practice (Diabetes) at Imperial College London, with research interests in diabetic foot disease and diabetes population level health.

As National Clinical Director, he is clinical lead for the NHS England Diabetes Programme, including the Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme, a collaboration between NHS England, Public Health England and Diabetes UK that has seen England become the first country to achieve full national coverage with an evidence-based Type 2 diabetes prevention programme.

He qualified in 1990 from St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College, London. He was awarded OBE for services to diabetes and obesity care in the 2019 New Year Honours List.

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