Consultant Profile

Dr Asad Rahim

Dr Asad Rahim MbChB FRCP MD
Practicing at:
Spire Parkway Hospital
  • Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus
    • Diabetes
    • Endocrinology
    • Pituitary disease
Special clinical interests:

Thyroid Disease
Pituitary Disease
Vitamin D and Calcium Disorders

Research interests:

Vitamin D Defficiency

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Physician/Endocrinologist, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Birmingham

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Society for Endocrinology
Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians
Honorary Senior Lecturer University of Birmingham

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0845 850 1451
Private secretary:
Audry Gilkes
Private secretary telephone number:
0121 424 1591
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
1st anf 3rd Monday afternoons
Background Information 
Professional profile:

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.

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Dr Asad Rahim

Dr Asad Rahim Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus Consultant, Solihull, West Midlands, private hospital specialist.

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