Dr Neil Hill

Consultant in Diabetes, Endocrinology & General Medicine

BMedSci (1st Class Honors), BMBS, DMCC, MRCP, PhD


Experienced in all aspects of clinical endocrinology and diabetes, Dr Neil Hill also leads the multidisciplinary Imperial Physical Activity & Diabetes clinic which supports people with diabetes who are finding sports and exercise challenging because of fluctuations in blood glucose levels or musculoskeletal injuries. 

Neil attended Nottingham University Medical School and qualified in 2000, and completed his medical training in the military and North-West London. As a former Army doctor, he served with infantry and airborne forces in Iraq, Afghanistan and South Sudan and represented the Combined Services in rugby at U21 level.

His PhD from Imperial College London investigated appetite regulation, metabolism and recovery after critical illness for which he won the Colt Foundation Military Research Prize and was a finalist in the Royal Society of Medicine Young Trainee of the Year. His doctoral thesis was awarded the Leishman Memorial Prize. Neil has published more than 40 original research papers and recently co-authored the second edition of the popular textbook Lecture Notes in Endocrinology & Diabetes. His current research interests focus on the use of glucose sensing technology to understand exercise physiology.

Specialist Interests

Obesity, Cardiovascular Health, Endocrinology, Diabetes (Type 1 & Type 2), Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), Disorders of the Pituitary and Adrenals, Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases, Reproductive Disorders, Menopause, Cholesterol and Lipid Disorders and Metabolic Health

Sporting Interests

Rugby, Running, Skiing, Table Tennis and Indoor Rowing

Currently Works At

Dr Neil Hill a Consultant in Endocrinology, Diabetes and General Internal Medicine Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, where he is Head of Specialty for Diabetes, and an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Imperial College London

Neil’s Locations #

St Paul’s EC4M

Our St Paul’s clinic occupies a prime location on the 1st floor of the One New Change development, convenient to Cannon Street, Mansion House and Blackfriars. Offering both face-to-face and remote consultations.

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020 7788 7000

Neil’s Blog Posts #


Diabetes & Exercise

We offer a digestible explanation of how glucose metabolism and exercise physiology work alongside one another, what diabetes is, what insulin does, and how all this affects your physical activity and exercise.