Dr. L N Rao Bondugulapati

Consultant – Diabetes & Endocrinology


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Dr Rao is UK board certified Consultant Endocrinologist with 13 years of experience in the field. Having graduated from a reputed medical college in India, Dr Rao moved to UK in 2003 and worked in various prestigious hospitals in the United Kingdom. He has wide range of experience in managing a variety of Diabetes/Endocrine conditions. Immediately prior to moving to YAS Clinic, Dr Rao was working as a Consultant Endocrinologist in a large district general hospital in UK for 7 years, where he was the clinical lead for the department. Dr Rao has keen interest in service improvements and patient education. Accordingly, he designed and conducted several quality improvement projects to improve patient care. He has around 40 publications in peer-reviewed journals. These include case reports, published abstracts, review articles, research articles and book chapters. He has presented his work in various national and international meetings / conferences. Dr Rao has extensive experience in teaching and training and during his time in UK, he has acted as clinical/educational supervisor to undergraduate, post-graduate medical students. He is also an approved tutor for post-graduate courses in the field of Diabetes for “University of South Wales”, Cardiff, UK. He is also Royal College of Physicians approved examiner for the prestigious MRCP (UK) -PACES exam. In recognition of his contributions to the medical field, he has been honoured with fellowships from reputed institutions across the world like Royal Colleges of Edinburgh and London as well as from the American College of Endocrinology. The aim of Dr Rao is to work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary team members and to provide cutting edge, world-leading care to the patients, in parallel with innovative developments in the field of Diabetes & Endocrinology.

Clinical expertise:

  • Diabetes (All types) and its related complications
  • Technology in Diabetes including Insulin Pump therapy
  • Endocrine pathologies including thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, pituitary gland problems
  • Gestational Diabetes and Thyroid disorders during pregnancy
  • Hirsutism, Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity management
  • Lipid disorders
  • Gonadal problems
  • Osteoporosis
  • Dealing with diabetes/endocrine emergencies, peri & post-operative diabetes & endocrine care for patients who have undergone surgery for diabetic foot disease, pituitary, adrenal, thyroid, parathyroid problems


  • MBBS
  • FRCP(Edin)
  • FRCP(London)
  • MRCP(UK)

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