Dr Hasan Tahir BSc, MB BS, D Sports-Ex Med, MSc, MFSEM (UK), FRCP (UK)

Consultant Physician in Rheumatology and Acute Medicine
Clinical lead for Acute Medicine, Biological Therapies and Research
Hon. Reader in Investigational Clinical Rheumatology at the University of London
Professor of Medicine at St Matthews University

GMC No: 4332044

Medico Legal Work

Dr Tahir has extensive experience in preparing medicolegal reports for medical negligence and personal injury cases since 2005. Reports are written in line with CPR recommendations, providing carefully written, balanced and independent opinion, while highlighting the possible range of opinion on the matter in question. Typically, clients are seen within 14 days and reports completed within a further 14 days.

He has assessed over 100 personal injury cases affecting claimants with inflammatory arthritis including rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and lupus, as well as those with fibromyalgia, spinal pain, and other chronic pain syndromes including fibromyalgia.

He is available to be instructed as a Single Joint Expert, for Consultations, Examinations and preparations of medico-legal reports, including desk top reports. He is available for court appearances and conferences with counsel in preparation for the case. Emergency reports undertaken.

He is available to prepare reports in all locations in the UK.

Dr Tahir is a registered member of The National Expert Witness Agency, Premex Plus Panel, and Expert Witness (Est 1996).

Areas of expertise include the following:


  • Soft tissue rheumatism (tendonitis, bursitis, epicondylitis, fasciitis, myositis, tenosynovitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • SLE
  • Sjögren’s syndrome
  • Scleroderma (systemic sclerosis)
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Polychondritis
  • Polymyositis
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Infectious arthritis
  • Gout, pseudogout
  • Osteoporosis
  • Anti-phospholipid syndrome
  • Spondyloarthropathies
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Reactive arthritis (Reiter’s syndrome)
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Enteropathic arthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome


  • Polyarteritis nodosa
  • Henoch-Schönlein purpura
  • Wegener’s granulomatosis
  • Giant cell arteritis
  • Temporal arteritis
  • Behçet’s syndrome
  • Hypersensitivity vasculitis
  • Buerger’s disease (thromboangiitis obliterans)

General Medicine

Acute medical problems and general medical problems

Sports Medicine

  • Soft tissue problems, sports injuries and rehabilitation
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Back Pain
  • Groin Strain
  • Hamstring Strain
  • Knee Joint Injury
  • Runner’s Knee
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Stress Fracture
  • Tennis/Golf Elbow
  • Disc disease and treatment

Personal Injury

  • Investigation and treatment including the interplay of effects of injury and previous rheumatic disease
  • Post injury rheumatic disease
  • Nerve injury
  • Compression syndromes
  • Work-related injury
  • Work related upper/lower limb disorders,
  • Inflammatory and traumatic spinal problems
  • Chronic pain
  • Disability
  • Whiplash
  • RSI
  • Rehabilitation
  • Treatment
  • Connective tissue disorders
  • Regional pain syndrome and reflex sympathetic dystrophy,
  • Immunopharmacology
  • Clinical governance.
  • Neck and back injuries
  • Spinal pain
  • Disc-related back pain and sciatica, facet and nerve root pains

To instruct Dr Tahir on any medico-Legal matter please telephone 0207 12345 96, or alternatively email on hasan.tahir@nhs.netwayne