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Dr Peter Carey

Dr Peter Carey is a consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology at South Tyneside and Sunderland and Regional Lipid Advisor to the Academic Health Sciences Network –North East and North Cumbria.

He qualified from the University of Sheffield and trained initially in Liverpool before returning to the North East to undertake his MD in post prandial metabolism in type 2 diabetes and complete his specialty training.

His main clinical interests are Lipidology, Type 1 Diabetes and Thyroid disorders. He is actively involved as an Honorary Lecturer in undergraduate teaching at the University of Sunderland Medical School.

His work with the AHSN-NENC involves the implementation of the NHS England Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Programme through lipid optimisation, increased use of emerging therapies and identifying individuals with Familial Hypercholesterolaemia through the use of primary care data searches.