Dr Faryal Mahar

Consultant Gynaecologist

Practising at

Spire Harpenden Hospital

Spire London East Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Faryal Mahar at Spire include:


Other treatments

Genito-urinary medicine: Reproductive health

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Professional profile

I have worked in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and after obtaining my membership (MRCOG) in 1998, I joined Genito-Urinary and HIV medicine. I have been trained at renowned Hospitals such as the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital London, the John Radcliff Unit in Oxford and The Royal London and Barts Hospitals. Working in these hospitals has provided me with a vast experience of treating and managing patients with a range of sexually transmitted infections including HIV.

I am author of peer-reviewed publications and have presented in international conferences. I specialise in the diagnosis, treatment and management of sexually transmitted infections in both men and women. My area of interest lies in recurrent candidiasis, bacterial vaginosis, genital herpes and non-specific uretheritis and genital skin conditions. I have experience in treating vulval conditions including vestibulitis and vulvodynia

Referrals are welcomed for: - vaginal & urethral discharge - pain secondary to sex - part of the work up for infertility investigations - symptomatic & asymptomatic screen for sexually transmitted infections - pelvic inflammatory disease - genital skin disorders - genital HPV and warts - HIV test and counselling - emergency and regular contraception - intra uterine device/system and Mirena fitting.

Clinical Interests

Recurrent candidiasis, bacterial vaginosis, genital herpes & non-specific uretheritis (NSU), Vulvodynia, Genital skin disorders including warts, Sexual health screening for symptomatic & asymptomatic clients, Sexual assault, Mirena coil

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Member Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
Associate Member of Royal College of Physicians
Diplomat Faculty of Family Planning & Reproductive Health Care
Member British Association of Sexual Health and HIV
Member British HIV Association
Member Royal Society of Medicine

Professional leadership

Lead Clinician in Genito-urinary/HIV Medicine, St.Alban's City Hospital, West Herts NHS Trust

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Physician & Lead Clinician in Genito-urinary/HIV Medicine, St.Alban's City Hospital, West Herts NHS Trust

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Private contact details

Telephone 0800 585 112 / 020 8709 7817