Walker, Professor Mark

Professor Mark WalkerConsultant Physician (Diabetologist)

  • Consultant Physician (Diabetologist)
  • Tel: 0191 282 3844
  • GMC Code: 2822617
  • Qualifications: BMedSci (hons) MBBS (Hons) FRCP
  • Special Interests

    Investigation and management of young adults with diabetes of unclear aetiology and patients with genetic forms of diabetes.  Cell based therapy as pancreas transplantation.

  • Biography

    Qualified from Newcastle University in 1983. 

    Subsequent Specialty training and GMC registration in diabetes, endocrinology and internal medicine.

    Appointed Honorary Consultant Physician in 1993.

    Professor of Diabetic Molecular Medicine from 2002.

    Director of the Newcastle NIHR Clinical Research Facility and North East & Cumbria Diabetes LRN.

    Awarded FRCP in 2007 and appointed NIHR Senior Investigator in 2011.

  • Directorate


  • Hospital Base

    Royal Victoria Infirmary

  • Clinics Provided

    General diabetes (weekly)

    General endocrinology (alternate weeks)

    Genetic diabetes (every 2 months)

    Joint mitochondrial diabetes clinic (every 2 months)

    Pancreas transplant assessment clinic (monthly)

  • Name of Secretary
    Louise Harding
  • Any other Information

    Email secretary: louise.harding3@nuth.nhs.uk

  • Prof Mark Walker 
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