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Professor Justin Davies MBBCh, MRCP, FRCPCH, MD

Honorary Professor of Paediatric Endocrinology and Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist

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Professor Justin Davies is an Honorary Professor in Paediatric Endocrinology within the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Southampton.

Dr Davies graduated from the University of Wales College of Medicine in 1993. He trained in paediatric endocrinology at the University Hospital of Wales, Great Ormond Street Hospital and St Bartholomew's and Royal London Hospital. In 2004 he was awarded an MD for his thesis on the effects of chemotherapy on osteoblast function.

Dr Davies is the service lead for Paediatric Endocrinology at Southampton and the European Reference Centre lead at Southampton for both Endocrinology and Rare Bone Disease. He was elected Chair of the British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (BSPED) (2016-2020). His previous national roles include Secretary of the British Paediatric and Adolescent Bone Group and Treasurer of the BSPED.

Dr Davies research interests include the clinical and molecular aspects of imprinting disorders (including Silver-Russell syndrome, Temple syndrome) and he leads the imprinting disorder service at Southampton. His other research interests are into childhood bone and mineral disorders, secondary osteoporosis and the impact of disease on body composition.


1993                MBBCh, University of Wales College of Medicine
1996                MRCP, London
2004                MD, University of Wales College of Medicine
2004                FRCPCH, London

Appointments Held

2005 -              Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist, University Hospital Southampton -  Service Lead for Paediatric Endocrinology
2017 -              Centre Lead for European Reference Centre, Endocrinology, Southampton
2017 -              Centre Lead for European Reference Centre, Rare Bone Disease, Southampton
2006 - 2018     Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Southampton
2004 – 2005    Acting Senior Lecturer in Child Health, Cardiff University
2001 – 2004    Lecturer in Paediatric Endocrinology, Cardiff University
1997 - 2000     Clinical Research Fellow, Paediatric Endocrine Laboratories, University Hospital for Wales, University of Wales College of Medicine

Research interests

Research interests

Imprinting disorders including Silver-Russell syndrome, Temple syndrome - clinical and molecular aspects 

Bone and mineral disorders in children - including secondary osteoporosis in children 

Impact of childhood diseases on body composition


Human Development and Health

Affiliate Department(s)

Human Development and Physiology

Deputy Director, Endocrinology and Life Cycle Course 

Undergraduate Student supervision– BMedSci supervision 

Postgraduate student supervision-supervision of Academic Clinical Fellows 

BM4 lectures 

Personal academic tutor

Linear growth and disorders of growth 

Puberty and disordered puberty 

Bone mass acquisition in childhood 

Disorders of sex development 

PhD/MD supervision

Professor Justin Davies
Phone:+44 (0)23 8120 6985
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