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Dr Furrukh Jamil

Consultant in General Paediatrics

Dr Furrukh Jamil graduated in Pakistan. He completed his Foundation Training at Alder Hay Children's Hospital, Liverpool, before moving to the North East of England. He completed his paediatric training in various hospitals in the North East and subsequently spent two years at the Great North Children's Hospital to gain experience of paediatric endocrine and diabetes. He has been working as a consultant at Darlington Memorial Hospital since June 2013.

Dr Jamil currently runs paediatric diabetic services at Darlington Memorial Hospital and endocrine services across the South of County Durham and Darlington. He also does general paediatric clinics and looks after patients with metabolic problems. 

He is an active member of the British Society of Endocrine and Diabetes, and part of the North East Paediatric Diabetic Network and North of England Paediatric Endocrine Group.  

Dr Jamil is also a keen educationalist and has taken over the role of postgraduate lead for paediatrics at Darlington.

  • Department: Paediatrics
  • Specialities: Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Medicine
  • Based at Hospital site: Darlington Memorial Hospital
  • Special interests: Diabetes, endocrine, metabolic medicine, general paediatrics, medical education.
  • Secretary: Karen Pearson
  • Training: Liverpool, Leeds, and North East of England
  • Qualifications: MBBS, MRCPCH, Cert in Clinical Education
  • Date added to the specialist register: 3 May 2013
  • Training role: RCPCH College Tutor for Darlington and Educational Supervisor

Contact Information

Tel: 01325 743402

'I feel it is important to relay my experience back to let the staff know they are doing a brilliant job! I would like them to know I appreciated all they did for myself, my family and our beautiful baby girl.'

Patient, Labour Ward, Darlington Memorial Hospital