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rheumatologist arthritis sports doctor

A specialist in Rheumatology and General Medicine.

Consultant in one of London's busiest acute medical hospitals.

Actively involved in the latest research and the use of new treatments in arthritis.

Honorary Senior Lecturer in Investigational Clinical Rheumatology at the William Harvey Research Institute, University of London.

Professor of Medicine at St Matthews University Hospital

Specialist advisor to the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) on tendinopathies (includes tennis elbow, plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinopathy)

He has extensive experience in the management of:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Osteoporosis
  • SLE (lupus)
  • Sports medicine
  • Back pain
  • General medicine
  • Vasculitis
  • Soft Tissue Rheumatism
  • Pain Management



  • Osteoarthritis is an often painful, debilitating condition affecting large numbers of the population. Professor Tahir has provided a helpful and informative article which answers questions such as "What is osteoarthritis?" and "What treatments are there for osteoarthritis?". It is available to read here.