Consultant Chemical Pathologist and Lipid Specialist

Dr Negar Maghsoodi is a leading consultant chemical pathologist and lipid specialist based in Brighton. She specialises in lipids, metabolic syndrome, cholesterol and hypercholesterolemia alongside obesity, and lipid disorders in menopause. She offers private face to face and virtual consultations in Surrey and Sussex and her NHS base is Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Dr Maghsoodi is an expert in the diagnosis and management of patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia and other genetically inherited cholesterol and triglycerides disorders. She advises on a wide range of investigations associated with high cholesterol and increased risk of cardiovascular diseases including carotid artery scan, coronary artery CT scan and calcium score, and offers a wide range of treatments from statins to more novel lipid lowering injections including PCSK9-inhibitors and Inclisiran. She is also an expert in the management of mild to moderate obesity and supports treatments with oral weight management medications as well as GLP-1 analogue injections such as Ozempic.

Dr Maghsoodi is highly qualified. She has an MD from Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, and then went on to complete higher specialist training in chemical pathology on the South East London Chemical Pathology Rotation at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, King's College Hospital and Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals. During this training, she was awarded an MSc in Clinical Biochemistry from University College London.

She is a respected member of the pathology community as a representative and academic, locally, nationally and internationally. She was the regional representative of College Council for South England and was previously the Clinical Biochemistry Representative for Kent, Surrey and Sussex at the Royal College of Pathologists 2020-2023. Furthermore, Dr Maghsoodi is a visiting senior lecturer at Brighton and Sussex Medical School and regularly participates in clinical trials and studies.

Dr Maghsoodi's research has been published in various peer reviewed journals, while she is a member of the European Atherosclerosis Society, HEART UK and The Association for the Study of Obesity.