Dr Farhan Ahmed

Clinical Lead and Clinical Director in Clinical Biochemistry

MBBS, FRCPath, MRCP, MSc Clinical Chemistry, MPH, MSc Public Health (Sydney)

Year qualified:1996

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Dr Farhan Ahmed's additional specialties include:

  • Biochemistry & Electrolytes
  • Metabolic Medicine

Dr Ahmed is Consultant, Clinical Lead and Clinical Director in Chemical Pathology and Metabolic Medicine at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Trust.

He is also an honorary Consultant and Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Oxford and is involved in teaching and examining with the University of Buckingham Medical School.

Dr Ahmed completed his dual speciality training at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. Whilst working in Nottingham, he obtained his Speciality Certificate Exam in Diabetes and Endocrinology as well an MSc in Clinical Chemistry.

After completing his MBBS, he spent time in Sydney, Australia where he obtained an MSc in Public Health. Dr Ahmed has worked with renowned Professors, Doctors and professionals from Oxford and Nottingham and he has published a range of works in both national and international journals.

His interests lie in cholesterol management, osteoporosis management, high blood pressure management, chemical pathology, lipid disorders, diabetes, endocrinology, vitamin and electrolyte deficiency and metabolic medicine.

Dr Ahmed holds a regular practice at the Saxon Clinic and you can book an appointment with him by calling 01908 665533.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of The Royal College of Pathologists (UK)
  • Member of The Royal College of Physicians (UK)
  • Member of General Medical Council
  • The Medical and Defence Union of Scotland
  • Member of The Endocrine Society (USA)

  • Member of The Society of American Bone, Mineral and Research

Clinical Interests

  • Cholesterol Management

  • Osteoporosis Management

  • Metabolic Bone Treatment

  • Electrolyte deficiency management (such as Potassium, Sodium, Magnesium, Calcium etc.)

  • Vitamin deficiency Management

  • Kidney stones Prevention and Management

  • Lactose Intolerance Testing and Management

  • High Blood Pressure Management and Treatment

Research interests

  • Lactose intolerance and genetic testing
  • Bone Markers for Osteoporosis

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Consultant Chemical Pathologist & Metabolic Physician at Milton Keynes University NHS Trust
  • Honorary Consultant Chemical Pathologist & Metabolic Physician at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Oxford

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