Dr Tariq Kahn - Senior Podiatrist/Special Interest Dermatology
Dr Khan graduated as a podiatrist in 1993, and went on to complete a BSc Hons in Podiatric studies (1994) and then undertook a Doctoral Research (PhD) on Phytochemical, Biological and Clinical evaluation of Thuja occidentalis on Verruca pedis at the University of London, completed in 2004. In 2012 was made a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and in 2017 became a Chartered Scientist. Dr Khan is registered with the Health Care Professions Council in the UK and AHPRA.
Currently Dr Khan practices in the UK as Consultant Podiatrist and Director of the Marigold Clinic, University College London Hospitals. This Department of Podiatry is the only department globally providing integrated treatment for podiatric related conditions. He practices as a Conventional Podiatrist with a special interest in integrated medicine. Dr Khan uses the Marigold Therapy, which has undergone clinical studies, for some podiatric conditions. The therapy is based on extracts of the Marigold Tagetes family, and is used on a topical basis with Podiatric management plans. (See attached article and audit of Marigold clinic).
He has a special interest in Podiatric Dermatology, and has an interest in rare genetic conditions like Kerataderma, Pachyonychia congenita and Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB). These are a genetic conditions concerning the fragility of the skin. He currently holds several posts:
Consultant podiatrist at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, department of Epidermolysis Bullosa
Honorary fellow in dermatology, with Professor Dedee Murrell, Department of Dermatology, St George’s Hospital, UNSW.
Honorary research fellow in dermatology at Barts Health NHS Trust, specialising in recalcitrant viral warts and verruca pedis
Academic posts include
Clinical Professor (Adjunct) in the Departments of Podiatric medicine and Orthopaedics, Temple University, Philadelphia,
His current areas of research include the integrated management of warts and verruca pedis, Soft tissue pain and inflammation, plantar fasciitis, hallux valgus (bunion), epidermolysis bullosa, and wound healing.
Dr Khan will be available to see patients with all types of Podiatric related conditions.