Dr Rahim graduated from the University of Leeds in 1991 and then continued with his postgraduate education in Leeds and Manchester. He trained as a Research Fellow in Endocrinology and Specialist Registrar in Manchester before coming to Birmingham to take up a post of Consultant Physician with an interest in Diabetes and Endocrinology.
Dr Rahim's training has been predominately in endocrinology and his specialist areas include clinical endocrinology. Currently, he provides a wide range of clinical services at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital providing clinics in general and specialist endocrinology, including metabolic bone, pituitary and thyroid clinics. He also provides a general diabetes service. Dr Rahim has been in post as a Consultant for almost 10 years and therefore have a great deal of experience in all aspects of his specialty.
Dr Rahim's practice philosophy is to have people take an active role in their own health care. He likes to educate his patients so they have a good understanding of their disease process, and what they can do in terms of prevention and treatment. He likes to encourage them to modify their lifestyle and health habits. Dr Rahim strongly believes in evidence-based medicine and the use of cutting-edge technology to prolong and improve quality of life but optimal results are best achieved when both ends do their share.