Consultant Profile

Professor Hasan Tahir

Name:
Professor Hasan Tahir BSc, MB BS, MFSEM, D Sports Ex- Med, MSc, FRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Bushey Hospital
Specialties:
  • General medicine
    • Rheumatology
      • Back pain
      • Connective Tissue Disease
      • Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
      • Lumbar spine disorders
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoporosis
      • Pain management
      • Rheumatoid arthritis
      • Soft tissue rheumatism
      • Sports injury
      • Sports medicine
    • Sports and Exercise Medicine
      Special clinical interests:
      • Ankylosing Spondylitis and Back Pain
      • Psoriatic Arthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Tennis Elbow
      Research interests:
      • Ankylosing Spondylitis
      • Psoriatic Arthritis
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      Current NHS and /or university posts:

      Consultant Physician in Rheumatology and Acute Medicine, Barts Health NHS Trust

      Year of first medical qualification:
      1996
      Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
      • British Society for Rheumatology, Royal College of Physicians, London
      • British Medical Association, Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine
       
      Contact Details 
      Telephone number to make a private appointment:
      020 8901 5555
      Private secretary:
      Debbie Rodrigues
      Private secretary telephone number:
      020 8535 6615
      Private secretary fax:
      08723310793
      Private secretary email address:
      Availability:
      Monday afternoon
       
      Background Information 
      Professional profile:

      Professor Hasan Tahir is a Consultant Physician in Rheumatology and Acute Medicine. His NHS practice is at Barts Health NHS Trust, Whipps Cross University Hospital, London. 

      He trained at Kings College London and completed his specialist training in both general medicine and rheumatology in the North Thames region. He is actively involved both in undergraduate and postgraduate training, education and clinical research.

      He is the head for biological services and research and is a Chief / Principal Investigator for a large number of clinical trials investigating new biological treatments for autoimmune rheumatic disorders including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis. He recently was awarded 2 NIHR wards, the most prestigious being the NIHR At10 awarded to only 5 researchers nationally.

      He is an honorary Senior Lecturer in Investigational Clinical Rheumatology at the William Harvey Research Institute, University of London and Professor of Medicine at St Matthews University. His other academic interest includes Sports Medicine.

      He is actively involved in both rheumatology and acute medicine and has recently been awarded the BSR Best Practice award for Best Emerging Practice.

      He is the clinical lead for the training of overseas medical students and is also an international examiner for the MRCP PACES exam and the final year clinical exam at the Barts and London. 

      He is also the Training Programme Director for core medical training at his hospital. 

      Personal profile:

      I am married with 2 children. I enjoy sports and travelling. I am also a TV presenter of a Live Health Show and am actively involved in humanitarian work overseas.

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      Professor Hasan Tahir

      Professor Hasan Tahir General medicine, Rheumatology & Sports and Exercise Medicine Consultant, Bushey, Watford, private hospital specialist.

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