Dr Soon Song
Dr Soon Song
Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire, Northants

Further Information

Consultant Physician and Diabetologist and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer

Northern General Hospital, Sheffield

Soon was appointed Consultant Physician and Diabetologist at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2004. He is the clinical lead for antenatal diabetes, and has also created a service to improve care of young people with Type 2 diabetes. He was appointed as Diabetes UK Clinical Champion in 2019.

Apart from clinical roles, Soon has been involved in postgraduate education as RCP Tutor, Medical Secretary of SCE Diabetes and Endocrinology Exam Board, member of MRCP Part 1 Exam Board, Question Writing Group for MRCP and PACES Examiner. His research interest focuses on young Type 2 diabetes and he has published articles on complications and cardiovascular risk in this group. Based on his expertise in this field, he has written invited commentaries for Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology and Lancet Child and Adolescent Health. He is a member of the NICE Diabetes Update Committee as an expert diabetes advisor.