Safwaan Adam

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Safwaan Adam

Job title

Consultant Endocrinologist

Email Address

Phone number

0161 446 3663


MBChB; MRCP (UK); MRCP (Endocrinology and Diabetes); PhD


Endocrinology, Diabetes, Internal medicine

Started at The Christie (Year)



General and Specialist Endocrinology Clinics, Inpatient Endocrinology, Diabetes, Inpatient General Medical Patient Care.

Professional biography

Dr Adam graduated from the University of Cape Town, South Africa and then undertook post-graduate training in South Africa and New Zealand before starting speciality training in general medicine and endocrinology in the North West of England. During this time he undertook a PhD in medicine at the University of Manchester studying the metabolic effects of obesity and associated cardiovascular disease risk.

He has also continually maintained a clinical research portfolio in endocrinology. His research has resulted in a number of publications and prizes.

He has a particular interest in the use of large clinical outcome ‘real-world’ datasets to better inform clinical practice.

Research Interest

Real-World outcome data; Clinical endocrine research; Metabolic syndrome; Cardiovascular disease risk.

Educational Interests

Junior doctor educational development; Case based learning methods.