The WWL Way
Telephone: 01942 244 000

Dr James Tymms

Dr James Tymms
Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist

Qualifications: MB ChB MD FRCP

Speciality Areas:


  • Thyroid disorders
  • Calcium and metabolic disorders
  • Testosterone deficiency
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Pituitary disorders
  • Hypertension

Contact Details:

Secretary:  01942 822341

Clinic Access Times:

Wednesday AM  Thomas Linacre Centre Suite 2, Endocrinology
Friday AM Diabetes and Endocrinology Care Centre, Wigan


James is on the Specialist Register for General Medicine, Endocrinology and Diabetes. He has worked as a Consultant Physician at WWL since 1989.

His specialty interest covers all aspects of endocrinology including thyroid disorders, andrology, metabolic medicine, adrenal and pituitary disorders. He holds a licence to use radioactive iodine to treat patients with overactive thyroid conditions at Wigan Infirmary. This service, which he established in 1992, provides local treatment for many patients who would otherwise have had to travel.