Trainer, Peter

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Peter Trainer

Job title

Consultant Endocrinologist

Email Address

Phone number

0161 446 3664




Pituitary and adrenal disease

Started at The Christie (Year)



Associate medical director; clinical lead for endocrinology; lead on global health activity; Professor Trainer holds clinics in general endocrine, thyroid, radioiodine, neuro-endocrine tumours, adrenal carcinoma, phaeochromocytoma and familial endocrine neoplasia syndromes.

Professor Trainer is also the clinical director at the Manchester Academic Health Science Centre.

Professional biography

Professor Trainer qualified in Edinburgh and undertook his higher training in St. Bartholomew’s Hospital London, Aberdeen, Utrecht (Netherlands) and Portland (Oregon, USA).  

Professor Trainer is an active leader in the international endocrine community. He has served on the senior executive committees of the Society for Endocrinology, the Endocrine Society, the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE) and chaired Bioscientifica. He chaired the programme organising committee for ECE2011 and the clinical programme of ENDO2007.

In 2014, ESE presented Professor Trainer with a ‘special recognition award’ for his contribution to the Society and in particular education. His prime areas of interest are diseases of the pituitary and adrenal glands, particularly Cushing’s syndrome and acromegaly. His research has resulted in over 160 peer-reviewed publications.

Research Interest

Professor Trainer has a longstanding interest in clinical aspects of pituitary and adrenal disease, particularly Cushing's syndrome, and acromegaly.


The Christie Private Care

Prof. Trainer also practises privately at The Christie Private Care