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Telephone: 01942 244 000

Dr Daniel B Kannappan

Dr Daniel B Kannappan
Consultant in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Acute Medicine

Qualifications: MBBS, MD, MRCP(Medicine), MRCP (Diabetes & Endocrinology)


Speciality Areas:

  • Pituitary disorders
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Hypogonadism
  • Calcium and Parathyroid disorders
  • Osteoporosis
  • Lipid disorders
  • Diabetes
  • General Medicine/ Acute Medicine
Contact Details:

Secretary:  01942 822292

Clinic Access Times:

Lipid Clinic  Mon PM, Leigh Infirmary
Diabetes Clinic Wed AM, RAEI Diabetes Centre
Endocrine Clinic Fri AM, Leigh Infirmary
Medical Assessment Unit (MAU) and Ambulatory Unit Mon, 8.00 to 12noon, RAEI
M AU and Ambulatory Unit Tue, 08.00 to 16.00, RAEI
M AU and Ambulatory Unit Thurs, 08.00 to 16.00, RAEI


Daniel is on the specialist register for General Medicine, Diabetes and Endocrinology. He was trained in North West Deanery as Specialist Registrar. He was appointed to the post of Consultant at WWL in January 2012.

His specialty interest covers all areas of Diabetes and Endocrinology.  Daniel is also involved in the Specialist Lipid Clinic. He is also responsible for looking after the acute medical admissions in MAU and Clinical Decision Ward. He also works in the Ambulatory Unit to see patients referred by General Practitioners.

Daniel enjoys teaching and is a keen teacher. He does regular teaching for medical students and CMT trainees. He organises X-ray meeting for Junior Doctors once a month. He is actively involved in undertaking audits and development of clinical guidelines for the management of Diabetes and Endocrine problems.