Qualifying in Medicine in 1991, Dr Hartland’s interest in Bariatric Medicine developed during his postgraduate medical training.
In 2002, Andrew became Consultant Chemical Pathologist at North West London Hospitals NHS Trust, and since 2004 has held the post of Consultant Chemical Pathologist with a Special Interest in Diabetes at Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust, becoming the Trust’s Medical Lead for Obesity Services. In 2014 Andrew also became Clinical Director of Pathology.
Andrew is Quality Lead for the School of Pathology, West Midlands Deanery, a position he has held since 2009.
In 2008, Andrew was invited to become the inaugural Chair of the West Midlands Section of the National Obesity Forum, and in 2011 was a founding Trustee, National Board, of the British Obesity Society.
Andrew has been awarded a NICE Fellowship, 2013-2016 – Diabetes Prevention, has lectured on obesity both nationally and internationally, is a member of numerous committees and has been published widely.