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Areas of interest
iron overload disorders
anaemia of various causes
sickle cell disease
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant haematologist and lead for thalassaemia service
Magdala Avenue, London, N19 5NF
Honorary consultant UCLH
3rd Floor West,
London, NW1 2PG
Royal free hospital
Luton and Dunstable hospital
Luton LU4 0DZ
I am actively involved in Clinical trials in thalassaemia and sickle cell disease and have an academic interest in iron overload.
My team and I run the largest service for thalassaemia in the Uk.
I am a mum of 5 children/young adults and hence enjoy being a all purpose chef and taxi driver in my second job!
Things that make me happy apart from my family are reading ( passionate about fantasy/ young adult/mystery and action/adventure)
Watching my son play cricket ( when his leg does not hurt!)
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Panjabi, Punjabi - Native or bilingual
- Urdu - Native or bilingual
- Hindi - Conversational
I am actively involved in research and hence we ( my team and I ) have lots of publications on outcomes in thalassaemia syndromes
Courses offered to GPs
I lecture at meetings globally on thalassaemia syndromes and involved in lots of charity work/free clinics for patients in resource challenged countries looking after large volumes of patients with haemoglobiopathies.
we do teaching courses for GPs via Whittington health for our local GPs but happy to teach anytime!
- MRCP royal college of physicians 1997
- MBBS University of Punjab 1994
- MRCPath royal college of pathologists 2001
- MD res University College London 2008
Reference number 4483483
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST haematology, 2004
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of the Royal college of Physicians
Fellow of the Royal college of Pathologists
- 5th Floor OutpatientsUCH Macmillan Cancer...
- 14:00 - 18:00
- 07830 344425
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Dr Farrukh Shah
via UCLH switchboard:
020 3456 7890