Dr Farhan Shahid

Consultant in Sport, Exercise & Musculoskeletal Medicine

MBChB, BMedSci (Hons.), PGDip (SEM), MRCGP, FFSEM (UK), PGCert (MSK US)

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Dr Farhan Shahid is a Consultant in Sport, Exercise & Musculoskeletal Medicine (SEM), and a Fellow of the Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine (FFSEM). He has a breadth of experience in managing musculoskeletal conditions, sports injuries, and exercise-related medical issues.

Farhan completed his Sport & Exercise Medicine (SEM) Higher Specialist training in the London Deanery, at leading institutions including the Imperial College, University College London Hospitals and Barts NHS Trusts, following training in General Practice in Warwickshire. He has a PG Diploma in Sport Medicine, Exercise and Health from UCL and has achieved a Distinction in a PG Certificate in Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography. 

Farhan is a Club Doctor for Brentford Football Club, managing professional elite footballers from youth Academy teams to the 1st team players in the Premier League. He also works for the Football Association (FA) as a team doctor for England Men’s Pathway development squad teams. He has treated athletes from various disciplines of elite sport including football, tennis, rugby, swimming, canoeing and athletics. Farhan has worked at the LTA, EIS multisport clinics managing Team GB athletes at the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health (ISEH), and at the National NHS Dance Injury Clinic treating professional dancers. 

Farhan enjoys teaching and education delivery in Sport & Exercise Medicine. He is a visiting lecturer at the UCL and Barts Masters in Sports Medicine programmes and has led a special study module in SEM at the University of Birmingham. He has contributed to the curriculum for the FSEM Diploma in Exercise Medicine and is the President-elect for the Royal Society of Medicine SEM council, where he has organised conferences in musculoskeletal masterclass examination. He has also carried out research in Physical Activity and presented internationally. 

Farhan is passionate in providing a patient-focussed holistic approach to musculoskeletal care, and a one-stop service involving an accurate diagnosis and non-surgical management of musculoskeletal, sports and exercise-related conditions for all age groups. 

Specialist Interests

Paediatric Medicine, Dance Medicine, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Tendinopathy, Relative Energy Deficiency (REDs), Diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound, Overload Injuries, Endurance Medicine, Performance Medicine and Elite Athlete Care

Sporting Interests

Athletics, Football, Golf, Running, Tennis, Cricket, Skiing, NFL and NBA

Currently Works At

Club Doctor at Brentford Football Club, FA England Men’s Pathway Development Teams Doctor and President-elect for the Royal Society of Medicine Sport & Exercise Medicine Council

Work Experience

Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health (ISEH), English Institute of Sport Multisport Clinic, The LTA, NHS Dance Injury Clinic at Barts Health NHS Trust, FA England Men’s U16 and U17 Teams, Tottenham FC, Fulham FC, Birmingham City FC, AFC Wimbledon, The London Marathon, London Triathlon and Major League Baseball UK Event Doctor

Other Experience

PGCert in Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography (Distinction), Lecturer for UCL and Barts MSc Sport & Exercise Medicine programmes, Co-Lead for Moving Medicine Anxiety Module, FSEM representative for Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC) and General Practitioner (Warwick Deanery, CCT 2019)

Farhan’s Locations #

Bank EC2R

Our Bank clinic on Threadneedle Street is located in the heart of the square mile, convenient to Bank, Bishopsgate, Leadenhall and Monument with extended opening hours. Offering both face-to-face and remote consultations.

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020 7788 7000