Dr Gagandeep Takhar

Qualifications

MBBS , BSc (Hons), MRCP

GMC number: 6219421

Practicing since: 2006

Specialties

Rheumatology

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About

Dr Takhar qualified as a Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery in 2005 from Royal Free and University College London Medical School.

Following her two years’ foundation training at hospitals in and around the London area, she completed her core medical and specialist training in rheumatology and general internal medicine in 2015, having held training posts at University College London Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital , Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, Royal Free Hospital, Northwick Park Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital.

A regular contributor to national conferences Dr Takhar has also been published in peer-reviewed journals.  Throughout the course of her career she has led a number of audits and quality improvement initiatives.  Dr Takhar also teaches undergraduate and postgraduates on a regular basis.

Special interests

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Connective tissue disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Gout
  • Soft tissue rheumatology

Languages spoken

English

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Gagandeep Takhar at Nuffield Health

  • Rheumatology profiles
  • Osteoporosis screen

Locations Dr Gagandeep Takhar works with

Related experience

Research

Lesson of the month:  Rheumatoid Hands Clinical Medicine 2009 DOI: clinmedicine.9-5-498 G Takhar, Y Suthahar and R Stratton

Henoch-Schönlein purpura complicating adalimumab therapy for Crohn’s disease. World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther. 2010 Oct 6;1(5):119-22. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v1.i5.119. PMID: 21577306; PMCID: PMC3091153. Rahman FZ, Takhar GK, Roy O, Shepherd A, Bloom SL, McCartney SA

An interesting cause of foot drop, Rheumatology Advances in Practice, Volume 2, Issue suppl_1, September 2018,  Gagandeep K Takhar, Andrew Porter, Simon Allard, 25.

Adult-onset Still’s disease presenting as SLE, Rheumatology Advances in Practice, Volume 3, Issue Supplement_1, September 2019, Natalya Ellis, Gagandeep Takhar

Case of using mycophenolate in combination with steroids for concurrent macrophage activation syndrome and lupus flare BMJ Case Reports CP 2020;13:e231554. Shah K, Porter A, Takhar G, et al

Memberships

  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians – MRCP
  • British Medical Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Rheumatologist and Physician, Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust

Insurers Dr Gagandeep Takhar works with

Dr Gagandeep Takhar works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

Declaration

Dr Gagandeep Takhar has the following interest in this hospital/ another Nuffield Health hospital or the company:

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Dr Gagandeep Takhar does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Gagandeep Takhar does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.