Introducing Dr Tahir Akbar
November 05, 2020
Dr Akbar is a Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, currently working at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He graduated in 2009 from St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Medical School and did his Gastroenterology training in the Wessex region. Dr Akbar undertook a fellowship in intestinal failure and nutrition in Southampton. In 2018 he was awarded young Gastroenterologist of the year: emerging leader by the British Society of Gastroenterology. He was awarded a Master of Science in Medical Leadership by the Royal College of Physicians.
Dr Akbar is independent in upper and lower GI endoscopy and small bowel capsule endoscopy. Dr Akbar’s special interest is seeing patients with malnutrition or who require supplemental and artificial nutrition, as well as seeing patients with general Gastroenterological issues, including inflammatory bowel disease, Coeliac disease, iron deficiency anaemia, abdominal pain, reflux, vomiting and irritable bowel syndrome .
If you would like to book a consultation with Dr Akbar please call our enquiry team on 01256 315010.