Professor Hasan Tahir

Professor Hasan Tahir

Consultant Physician
BSc, MB BS, MFSEM, D Sports-Ex Med, MSc, FRCP

Practising at

Spire Bushey Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Hasan Tahir at Spire include:


General medicine

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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 two National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) awards, the most prestigious being the NIHR At 10, awarded to only five 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.

Clinical Interests

Back pain
Connective tissue disease
Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
Lumbar spine disorders
Pain management
Rheumatoid arthritis
Soft tissue rheumatism
Sports and exercise medicine
Sports injury

Special Clinical Interests: Ankylosing Spondylitis and Back Pain, Psoriatic Arthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis, Tennis Elbow.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Society for Rheumatology
British Medical Association
Royal College of Physicians, London
Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine

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Current NHS posts

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

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Personal Profile

I am married with two 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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Private contact details

Private secretary Debbie Rodrigues
Private secretary telephone 020 7123 4596
Private secretary fax 020 7123 4597
Private secretary email