Dr. Richard Quinton

Dr Richard Quinton is a Consultant Endocrinologist at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK and clinical investigator and Senior Lecturer at Newcastle University (affiliated to the Translational & Clinical Research Institute), with over 200 scientific publications to his name. 

He works closely with colleagues in Paediatrics, Andrology and Women’s Health in the clinical areas of human reproductive health and fertility from childhood to old age (with a specific focus on the treatment of hypogonadism and the prevention of its complications), and with national/international research collaborators on the genetic and developmental basis of the neuroendocrine control of human puberty and reproduction. 

He co-led the UK Society for Endocrinology’s guidelines working group on male hypogonadism, published in Clinical Endocrinology in 2022 and is currently undertaking the same role in relation to female hypogonadism. 

Graduating from Cambridge University in 1988, he undertook residency training in Internal Medicine at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London (UK) and Erasmus University Hospital, Rotterdam (The Netherlands), before training in general and reproductive Endocrinology at UCL Hospitals, London. He was awarded the Ralph Noble Prize by Cambridge University for his doctoral thesis on Kallmann’s syndrome.

He is the Treasurer of the Section of Endocrinology of UEMS (European Union of Medical Specialties) and, a member of the Exam Board, Question-writing and Standard Setting groups for the European Board Exam in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.