Dr Bangar is a Consultant Physician specialising in Endocrinology and Diabetes. He currently works at Halifax and Huddersfield NHS foundation trust, Spire Hospitals Elland and BMI Hospitals Huddersfield.

Dr Bangar was born, brought up and educated in the Midlands. He qualified as a doctor at the Medical School, University of Birmingham, graduating in 1991. He completed his basic postgraduate medical training in Birmingham and Edinburgh. He passed the Membership exams of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) in 1994.  He then undertook Specialist Training in Diabetes and Endocrinology on the West Midlands Specialist Training Programme. He was Specialist Registrar at University Hospitals North Staffordshire NHS Trust, Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (Selly Oak and Queen Elizabeth) and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire. He gained his Certificate of Specialist Training (CCST) in Diabetes, Endocrinology and General Medicine in September 2000.

He was appointed as a Consultant Physician specialisting in Diabetes and Endocrinology in April 2001 at Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation Trust. He was Lead Clinician in Diabetes and Endocrinology from 2002 until 2012. He was Vice-Chairman of the Medicine and Allied Specialities Division of the Trust from 2007 to 2011, when he took over as Chairman (2011 – Present). He was appointed Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Leeds (2004 – present). He was responsible for the delivering the teaching programme to medical students attached to Calderdale Hospital, and for conducting their post attachment exams (2004 to 2007). He is Clinical supervisor, and Education supervisor to a number of postgraduate doctors in training. He was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) in 2005. He is a MRCP Paces examiner for the Royal College of Physicians of London.

He undertook a Masters degree (MSc) in Clinical Management at the University of Durham, which he sucessfully completed in 2009.

He has a comprehensive interest in all areas of Diabetes and Endocrinology. This includes the  evaluation and treatment of Diabetes,  thyroid, pituitary, adrenal, gonadal (including Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and its complications), Hirsuitism, testicular failure, impotence, obesity, vitamin D deficiency and tiredness.

He recognizes that subtle changes in one hormone can have a knock on effect on other specific hormones, producing a significant impact on well being.  He undertakes a detailed investigation of hormonal abnormalities, looking for direct effects at all levels in hormone systems (for e.g. TSH, Cortisol, Testosterone) and their sub fractions (for e.g. FT4, FT3, DHEAS, Androstenedione).

He is a holistic approach to medical practice.

Having been involved in charity work for many years, he is the founder and Chairman of “Slumdoctor Project” –  a charity that specialises in delivering medical care in the slums of India. He has been running “Medical Camps” for over 10 years. He is a Medical advisor to Sant Sarwan Dass Charitable Hospital in Jalandhar (India) – a hospital that now has 250 beds and has been established and run purely on a charitable basis.

His interests include Ayurvedic Medicine, Chinese Medicine (Including Acupressure, Acupuncture and Electro-Acupuncture), Meditation, Hypnosis, Yoga and Martial Arts; he also enjoys outdoor activities including walking, swimming, running and off road cycling.

Dr Bangar is fluent in English, Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu.

Specialties:

Diabetes Mellitus and Endocrinology

  • Diabetes and its complications
  • Thyroid
  • Parathyroid and Calcium
  • Pituitary disease
  • Hirsuitism and Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Testosterone
  • Growth Hormone and Acromegaley
  • Reproductive Endocrinology

General medicine

  • Hypertension
  • Obesity and Medical treatment to aid weight loss
  • Osteoporosis
  • Vitamin D
  • Tiredness

General Medical Council (GMC) number

  • 3566635

First medical qualification:

  • 1991

Medical experience (Years)

  • 28

Current membership(s) of professional bodies:

  • British Medical Association
  • British Diabetic Association
  • British Endocrine Society