Professor Peter J Trainer


PeterTrainer-129x147Professor Peter Trainer qualified in Edinburgh and continued with his higher training in London (St Bartholomew’s hospital); Aberdeen; Utrecht, Holland; and Portland, Oregon, USA. He was a senior lecturer at Barts before becoming a consultant endocrinologist at the Christie Hospital in 1998.

Professor Trainer is an active leader in the medical community. He has served on the senior executive committees of the Society for Endocrinology (UK), the American Endocrine Society and the European Society for Endocrinology. He chaired the programme organising committee for the European Congress of Endocrinology (2011) and the clinical programme of the American Endocrine congress in 2007. Professor Trainer has published extensively, with over 150 papers in peer-reviewed journals. He is also a sought after lecturer and teacher, Chair of the European Society for Endocrinology education committee, and he has served on the editorial boards of The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Clinical Endocrinology, Treatments in Endocrinology, and GH and IGF Research. His prime areas of research are diseases of the pituitary and adrenal glands, particularly Cushing’s syndrome and acromegaly.


Consultant Details

  • Consulting Address
    The Christie Private Care, Wilmslow Road, Manchester M20 4BX
  • NHS Base
    The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
  • Qualifications
    BSc, MBChB, MD, FRCP. Qualified in 1983
  • Research Interest
    Pituitary and adrenal disease
  • Speciality
    Endocrinology
  • Sub Speciality
    Thyroid, pituitary and adrenal disease
  • Contact details for appointments

    Please contact your consultants secretary, or the patient liaison team, on 0161 918 7296
    Or Email - info.christieclinic@hcahealthcare.co.uk
    Or Fax to - 0161 446 8027