Dr Farhan Shahid

Dr Farhan Shahid

Sports & Exercise Medicine (consultant) 07263609


  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

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 hold private clinics at Pure Sports Medicine at Bank and The Carter & George Practice in Hertford. He 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 Mens 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 Lawn Tennis Association (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 is the President-elect for the Royal Society of Medicine Sport & Exercise Medicine council, organising world class conferences in the disciplines of SEM. He enjoys teaching and educational delivery, and is a visiting lecturer at the UCL and Barts Masters in Sports Medicine programmes. 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. He aims to deliver a one-stop service involving an accurate diagnosis and non-surgical management of musculoskeletal, sports and exercise-related conditions for all age groups from children to veteran exercisers and athletes.

Procedures and Treatments offered:
- Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
- Ultrasound-Guided Corticosteroid Injections
- Ultrasound-Guided Hyaluronic Acid (viscosupplementation) Injections
- Ultrasound-Guided Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections
- Ultrasound-Guided High Volume Injections/Hydrodissection
- Ultrasound-Guided Shoulder Hydrodistension Injections for frozen shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)
- Ultrasound-Guided Barbotage for calcific tendons
- Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT)
- Dry needling

Areas of interest

Sports Injuries
Musculoskeletal Medicine
Football and Racquet Sports Injuries
Athletics Medicine
Paediatric Musculoskeletal Medicine
Adolescent Sports Medicine
Bone Stress Injury
Exercise Medicine to improve chronic health conditions
Performance Medicine
Elite Athlete Care
Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography
Ultrasound Guided Injection Therapy

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