Dr Taher Mahmud


MSc, MB, BS, AKC, FRCP (Glasg), FRCP (London), MD

GMC number: 3328279

Practising since: 1989



Consultation times

  • First, third and fifth Tuesday of each month PM
  • Dr Mahmud does not see children
  • Dr Mahmud only focuses on Osteoporosis
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Dr. Mahmud was undergraduate at King's College and in Tunbridge Wells, with postgraduate training at prestigious institutions including King's College, Guy's, and St. Thomas. 

As an Honorary Consultant at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Dr. Mahmud contributed his expertise in managing Ankylosing Spondylitis and Osteoporosis. For many years he served as the Tunbridge Wells Hospital Lead for Clinical Governance in Acute Medicine & Audit, as well as MTW Lead for Osteoporosis.

Dr. Mahmud is committed to providing the latest assessment techniques and holistic treatment approaches for a range of conditions, especially Osteoporosis. His holistic treatment strategies emphasize the importance of addressing the whole person, including physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing, in order to achieve optimal health outcomes. This comprehensive approach allows patients to enjoy improved quality of life and overall wellness.

Mr Mahmud’s specialist interest is in Osteoporosis. If you would like to see a specialist in regard to another area of rheumatology please contact our Outpatient Bookings Team on 01892 552919. 

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Taher Mahmud at Nuffield Health

  • CT scan (or CAT scan)
  • Bone density scanning (DXA)
  • X-ray
  • Ultrasound

Locations Dr Taher Mahmud works with

Related experience


  • British Society for Rheumatology
  • British Medical Association
  • Fellow of Royal College of Physicians

Other posts held

  • Consultant Physician & Rheumatologist, Osteoporosis Lead for Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust at the Kent and Sussex and Pembury Hospitals
  • Co-founder of London Osteoporosis Clinic
  • Trustee of the Global Osteoporosis Foundation

Insurers Dr Taher Mahmud works with

Dr Taher Mahmud works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA


Dr Taher Mahmud does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

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

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