Rashmi Kaushal

Dr. Rashmi Kaushal Consultant Endocrinologist

Years of Experience : 25+

Nationality : United Kingdom

Languages Known : English

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Dr. Rashmi Kaushal is a Consultant Endocrinologist with over 25 years of senior specialist experience from prestigious teaching institutions in the United Kingdom. She earned her MBChB degree in 1992 and commenced her career as a junior doctor in esteemed professorial medical and surgical units. In 1995, she completed her MRCP in London, UK. Her research during her CCST in London focused on Insulin Resistance and Cardio-Metabolic syndromes. Much of her work has been recognized through publications and presentations at both national and international meetings. She attained her FRCP in 2007 and has made significant contributions to postgraduate medical education as a Royal College Tutor, Training Programme Director, and MRCP Paces Examiner and Educator. Dr. Rashmi Kaushal possesses extensive knowledge and experience in diabetes and endocrinology. Her primary interests encompass various aspects of adult Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes, gestational diabetes, adrenal, thyroid, and parathyroid disorders, including thyroid cancers, pituitary tumors, polycystic ovary syndrome, subfertility, menopause, erectile dysfunction, obesity, and cardiometabolic disorders.

Awards & Achievements

  • Diabetes UK Annual Conference Lecture Prize: Insulin Resistance and Endothelial Dysfunction - 2002
  • British Endocrine Society: Research Prize: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: Metabolic Anomalies in Male Siblings (BES Annual Conference Belfast 2003)
  • Society for Endocrinology Clinical Prize Lecture: Reproductive Endocrinology (Edinburg 2005)
  • Endocrine Society Prize for Best Oral Presentation in Reproductive Science American Endocrine Society Annual Conference (San Diego 2005)
  • ABCD Prize: Comparing the Demographics and Pregnancy Outcomes GDM with Relevance of the ACHOIS (1) Trial 2007
  • ABCD Prize: Do Women With Gestational Diabetes (Gdm) Who Require Insulin During Pregnancy Have Different Pregnancy Outcomes to Those Who Are Controlled on Diet Alone - 2008
  • Diabetes UK: Award of Best Practice: Periodontal Education - A Neglected Area in Diabetes Care; DUK's Annual Professional Conference - 2014
  • Diabetes UK Lecture Prize: Periodontal Risk in Pregnant Women with Diabetes DUK's Annual Professional Conference - 2014
  • Society for Endocrinology Prize for Highly Commended Oral Communication (2013) Impact of Exercise and Metformin on Insulin resistance in women of reproductive age with PCOS. Society for Endocrinology Annual Conference - 2014
  • Council of Governors Quality Improvement Award For Establishing an Online Endocrinology and Diabetes Referral System – 2017

Research & Publications

  • Research into Metabolic and Cardiovascular Anomalies in Females of Reproductive Age with PCOS and Their Male Siblings (1998-2001)
  • Premature Cardiovascular Disease in Young Male Siblings of Women with PCOS
  • Rapid Review of Clinical Medicine for MRCP Part 1 242 pages CRC Press Rashmi Kaushal, Rikin Trivedi, Sanjay Sharaa 2004
  • Rapid Review of Clinical Medicine for MRCP Part 2 249 pages Manson Publishing 1997
  • Sanjay Sharma, Rashmi Kaushal Rapid Review of MRCP Paces Rashmi Kaushal, Sanjay Sharma 2011
  • Insulin resistance and endothelial dysfunction in the brothers of Indian subcontinent Asian women with polycystic ovaries; R Kaushal, N Parchure, G Bano, S Nussey, J kaski : Clinical Endocrinology 2004 60(3):322-8
  • Abstracts, Posters, and Oral Presentations
  • Impact of exercise on insulin resistance in Indo-Asian and Caucasian women with polycystic ovarian syndrome A Banerjee, G Bano., R Kaushal 2004 Circulation volume 109 abstract
  • Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM); Demographics, Treatment needs, Outcomes and Follow up in an acute Trust offering care to a diverse ethnic and socially challenging population. Mendoza N, Kaushal R, Wu M, Girling J, Cotzias C. EASD Sept 07 PosterPresentation
  • Should all women with GDM be treated in Subsequent pregnancies as GDM ithout further screening? Mendoza N, Kaushal R, Wu M, Girling J, Cotzias C. EASD Sept 07 Oral Presentation
  • Are there differences in pregnancy outcomes in women with GDM treated with diet and lifestyle changes compared to women treated with Insulin. Kaushal R, Wu m, Girling J, Cotzias C EASD Sept 07 Poster Presentation
  • Hyperparathyroidism; Intra-thyroidal parathyroid adenoma, presenting with heart block. AN Comninos, FF Palazzo, R Kaushal. Poster Presentation
  • Endocrine-abstract.co.uk 2009 (http://gim.org.uk/metmed/P034.htm) Hammersmith Endocrine Multidisciplinary Symposium 2009, London
  • Pituitary metastasis from CLL- an extremely rare case Kirthika Jeyaraman; R Kaushal. Endocrine Abstracts (2014) 34 P280
  • DOI:10.1530/endoabs.34.P280 Periodontal education – a neglected area in Diabetes care
  • Z Vakil, K Jeyaraman, G Fenwick, S Sharma, R Kaushal Diabetic Medicine 2014; Volume 31, Issue Supplement s1, pages 3-4, A7 (P296), March 2014
  • Turmeric – heart blocker not breaker S.G.Wijetilleka, S.Hindocha, D.Braude, M.Martineau, R.Kaushal
  • Hammersmith Endocrine Multidisciplinary Symposium 2015, London (poster). Post-Op Progress of a Non-Functioning Adenoma with Cavernous Sinus Involvement.
  • S.Wijetilleka, L.Thurston, S.Qureshi, R.Kaushal Hammersmith Endocrine Multidisciplinary Symposium 2017, London (poster)
  • Late Night Salivary Cortisols and Sleep Apnoea: Similarities with Pseudo-Cushing’s L.Thurston, S.Wijetilleka, S. Samarasinghe, S.Qureshi, R Kaushal Hammersmith Endocrine Multidisciplinary Symposium 2017, London (poster).
  • A non-functioning pituitary macroadenoma presenting as a TIA L.Thurston, S.Samarasinghe, S.Wijetilleka, R.Kaushal
  • Hammersmith Endocrine Multidisciplinary Symposium 2017, London (poster). Severe metabolic acidosis secondary to starvation ketoacidosis
  • Suhaniya Samarasinghe, Philip Oddie, Kate Millar & Rashmi Kaushal Society for Endocrinology 2018 Oral Presentation
  • Hsiu L Yap1, Florian Wernig1, Clara Limback-Stanic2, Niamh Martin1, Rashmi Kaushal3. A rare case of cranial diabetes insipidus in a patient with orbital xanthogranulomatous disease Hammersmith Endocrine Multidisciplinary Symposium 2020, London (poster).
  • Is there a role of FDG PET scan in diagnosis of painless sub-acute thyroiditis? ST4 H. Esdaile,ST4 K. Narula,Dr M. Martineau,Dr R. Kaushal.Dr. S. Qureshi Hammersmith Endocrine Multidisciplinary Symposium 2020 London (poster).
  • Periodontal education – a neglected area in the UK Diabetes care K Jeyaraman, Z Vakil, S Sharma, E Bell, R Kaushal American Diabetes Association Scientific session, San Francisco, June 2014 Oral Presentation
  • A preliminary survey on awareness of periodontal risk among pregnant women with diabetes in a district general hospital; Diabetic Medicine 2014; Volume 31, Issue Supplement s1, page 137, P(370) March 2014
  • K Jeyaraman, Z Vakil, P Rihal, C Gunpot, E Umotong, R Kaushal, C Cotzias, A Dixit, R Kaushal. Pituitary metastasis from CLL- an extremely rare case
  • K Jeyaraman*, R Kaushal; Society for Endocrinology BES March 2014 http://www.endocrine-abstracts.org/ea/0034/ea0034p280.htm (poster)

Education & Training

  • BSc (Hons) Anatomy 2:1 - 1989
  • MB ChB - 1992
  • MRCP (UK) - 1995
  • FRCP – 2007


  • Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Adult Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Adrenal, Thyroid, and Parathyroid Disorders
  • Subfertility
  • Menopause
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Obesity and Cardiometabolic Disorders