Viljoen Adie


Dr Adie Viljoen is a clinical specialist and works as Consultant Chemical Pathologist and Metabolic Physician in Hertfordshire, UK since 2006 having trained in South Africa where he received his medical and speciality medicine qualifications.He is Senior Lecturer in Medicine at the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Postgraduate Medical and Member of the Institute for Diabetes in Older People (IDOP).He is the UK Chief Investigator and Principal Site investigator for several international phase 2 and 3 research trials in diabetes, obesity and lipids including studies such as EXAMINE, ORIGIN, 4T, CRESCENDO. He is a member of the Scientific Research Committee of HEART UK, the UK cholesterol charity. He has authored more than 50 peer reviewed scientific publications and 5 book chapters. He serves on the editorial board of several medical journals including Clinical Vascular Pharmacology.

Research Interest

Dr. Adie Viljoen conducts clinics in diabetes, cardiovascular risk prevention, lipid and metabolic disorders. His interests include type 2 diabetes and diabetic dyslipidaemia, diabetes and lipid management in the older person as well as the laboratory analysis of lipoproteins and hormones.