Prof Satyan Rajbhandari
MBBS (India), MD (Sheffield), FRCP (London), FRCP (Edin)
Consultant Physician, Lancashire Teaching Hospital
Hon Clinical Professor, University of Central Lancashire
Clinical Champion, Diabetes UK
Professor Satyan Rajbhandari, a native of Nepal, won a scholarship to study MBBS in India and went back after graduation. He came to the UK in 1991 and did his research in the University of Sheffield on complications of diabetes. After that he was appointed as a Consultant Diabetologist in Lancashire Teaching Hospitals in 2001, where he leads Diabetes Unit. He is also the clinical lead for Diabetic Eye Screening Programme of Preston, Chorley & South Ribble area.
He was recently appointed as Clinical Champion by Diabetes UK, the national charity for people with diabetes. He has been active in education and research in the field of diabetes and has published many papers. He supervises post-graduate research students and has been associated with the Health Mela since it was started. In addition, he is also active in various charity works and is the General Secretary of Health Exchange Nepal (UK).