Professor Hasan Tahir (m)

Consultant Rheumatologist and Sports Physician

QualificationsBSc MB BS D Sports-Ex Med MSc MFSEM(UK) FRCP(UK)

Main NHS base:

  • Barts Health NHS Trust (Whipps Cross Hospital)

Clinical interests:

Inflammatory arthritis. Connective tissue disorders. Osteoporosis. Soft tissue rheumatology and back pain. Sports problems, tennis elbow, knee problems, ankle injuries and rehabiliation. General medicine.

Training & background:

Dr Hasan Tahir 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 clinical lead 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@ 10 awarded to only 5 researchers nationally.  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 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 a TV presenter of a Live Health Show and is actively involved in humanitarian work overseas

Professor Tahir is actively involved in acute medicine and is the clinical lead for one of the busiest emergency medical units in London. He is the clinical lead for the training of overseas medical students and is also an examiner for the MRCP PACES exam and the final year clinical exam at the Barts and London. He is the Training Programme Director for core medical training at his hospital. In 2009 he became a Professor of Medicine at St Matthews University.

He is a TV presenter of a Live Health Show and is actively involved in humanitarian work overseas.

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Member of:

  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians
  • Member of the British Society of Rheumatology
  • Member of the Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine

Clinic Times

Please note these are regular clinics, other times may be available by appointment

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Schedule Key

M: Monthly sessions       A: Consulting alternative weeks       A/H: Ad Hoc

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