Areas of Clinical Practice
Dr. Bodansky specialises in treating adult patients with diabetes.
He is an expert in the treatment of diabetes of all types, whether by diet, exercise, tablets, insulin and other injectable therapy. He is referred diabetic patients from across the UK and from abroad, particularly when there are problems with controlling diabetes and in cases with complications. He takes an interest in ethnic variations in diabetes. He has experience of diagnosis of subtypes of diabetes, and runs a clinic for cases due to genetic causes. He works in specialist clinics for limb salvage cases (foot problems) and male sexual dysfunction.
General Medical Cases
Dr. Bodansky is referred a wide variety of general medical cases to diagnose and treat. Patients are usually referred from their general practitioner, because they are unwell and a clear diagnosis has not been made. Examples of these cases include unexplained weight loss or tiredness. A careful, unhurried history is the initial step in reaching a diagnosis
He is an expert in treating erectile dysfunction (male impotence). He deals with men who have this problem not only from diabetes, but also from other causes, such as ageing, circulatory disorders and as a side effect of medical treatment. There is a variety of treatment options available, which can improve sexual function in most men. Men who have not responded to treatment so far can usually be helped.
Hypertension (high blood pressure) usually has no symptoms, but it may increase the risk of heart disease, stroke and kidney damage. Long-term medication is usually required, and Dr. Bodansky has particular experience in the assessment and treatment of cases of hypertension.
Raised levels of lipids (fats) in the circulation, such as cholesterol, are a risk factor for coronary artery disease. Dr. Bodansky specialises in their treatment.
Dr. Bodansky undertakes medico legal work for both plaintiff and defence or as a single joint expert. He is an adviser to several national UK organizations. His areas of expertise are:
- Diabetic complications, e.g. premature death, loss of limb, blindness, kidney failure
- Insulin treatment
- Life expectancy
- General medicine
- Male sexual dysfunction
- Male impotence
- Cases related to diabetes: insulin and hypoglycaemia, e.g. murder, attempted murder, suicide, assisted suicide, manslaughter or negligent treatment
- Driving in relation to diabetes
- Rape and sexual assault: defence and prosecution