Dr Yvette Ivanka Lolin

Dr Yvette Ivanka Lolin

Consultant & Specialist in Chemical Pathology & Metabolic Medicine


LRCP, MRCS London 1978, MSc University of Surrey 1984, MRCPath London 1988, MD University of Malta 1988, FRCPath Hong Kong 1993, PhD University of London, Faculty of Medicine 1994, FRCPath 1999.

Clinical Interests

All aspects of metabolic disorders but particularly lipid disorders (inherited and acquired), homocysteinaemia and other risk factors for vascular disease, inborn errors of metabolism, renal stones, fluid and electrolyte imbalances, rarer and subtle endocrine disorders and endocrine dynamic function tests, calcium and bone metabolism, mineral and vitamin deficiencies.


Dr Lolin is a Consultant and Specialist in both Chemical Pathology and Metabolic Medicine. She holds the two Specialist qualifications separately in the GMC register. After qualification through Guy’s medical school and the usual rotations and junior posts, including obtaining an MSc under Professer Vincent Marks, she trained as a Senior Registrar progressing to Deputy/Acting Head of Department at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. The hospital had close links to Great Ormond Street, which was when Dr Lolin obtained her PhD in neuropharmocokinetis of antiepileptic drugs. She then moved to the role of Assistant Professor at the University of Hong Kong. On return to the UK Dr Lolin took up the post of Consultant in Chemical Pathology and Metabolic Medicine at the Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Trust where she stayed for 18 years until moving into her current post at Eastbourne in 2014.

Dr Lolin has had 40 plus peer reviewed publications on lipids, homocystiene, drugs, solvents of abuse, inborn errors of metabolism, various proteins in bloods, new metabolic disorders, fluid and electrolyte imbalance and disorders, vitamins including vitamin D. She has also been involved in publications which were incorporated into various lipid NICE guidelines and became standard investigative protocols and similar.

She is a recognised provider of all major insurance companies and equally happy to see self-paying patients.