Al-Mrayat, Dr Ma'en

MBBS (London), FRCP (UK), CCST (diabetes and endocrinology)

Specialty

Endocrinology

Sub-specialties

Pituitary, neuroendocrine, thyroid and adrenal conditions

Training and education

  • MBBS (medical degree) - Imperial College London, 1992
  • MRCP (member of the Royal College of Physicians) - UK, 1995
  • CCST (certificate of completion of specialist training) in diabetes and endocrinology - UK, 2002
  • FRCP (fellow of the Royal College of Physicians) - UK, 2007

Experience

Dr Al-Mrayat is a consultant endocrinologist who joined the Trust in 2015.

He's the clinical lead for endocrinology and also chairs the Wessex multidisciplinary team for pituitary tumours (tumours that start in the pituitary gland, a gland that regulates hormones in the body) and craniopharyngeoma, a kind of brain tumour.

He sees patients with a wide range of conditions, including:

  • disorders of the pituitary gland
  • disorders of the thyroid (a gland in the neck that produces hormones to regulate metabolism)
  • disorders of the parathyroid gland (the gland that regulates calcium levels in the body)
  • disorders of the adrenal gland (a gland above the kidneys that produces hormones like adrenaline).

Dr Al-Mrayat works with a variety of other departments, running clinics such as:

  • joint pituitary clinics with the neurosurgery team
  • joint neuroendocrine tumour (tumours that develop in the nerve and gland cells in the neuroendocrine system) clinics with hepatobiliary surgery (also covering inherited endocrine tumours including multiple endocrine neoplasia)
  • thyroid lump and fine needle biopsy clinics with the radiology team
  • transitional endocrinology (endocrinology treatment for children moving up to adult services) clinics with the paediatrics team
  • thyroid eye disease clinics with the ophthalmology team.

Key achievements

  • On the editorial board of the Journal of Practical Diabetes since 2012
  • Responsible officer appraiser for NHS England South since 2013
  • Presented with the Nye Bevan Executive Leadership Certificate by the NHS Academy in 2016 

Awards and prizes

  • Undergraduate prizes at medical school including medical statistics, physical imaging, surface anatomy & radiology, and pre-clinical scholarship
  • MBBS honours in surgery and obstetrics & gynaecology  

Research

Dr Al-Mrayat is a former research fellow in endocrinology at Imperial College, London, where he studied growth hormone deficiency in adults with the condition hypopituitarism.

For more information on Dr Al-Mrayat's research, view the list of his publications.

Contact

You can contact Dr Al-Mrayat's secretary, Joy Trevena, by calling the endocrinology department on 023 8120 6177.