- Rheumatoid arthritis, gout, and other inflammatory arthritic disorders,
- Back pain, chronic widespread pain,
- Osteoporosis, and
- Hypermobility and multisystemic complications of the Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue (HDCTs)
In addition he has until recently been a Board member in Clinical Commissioning and a Trustee to the UK charity The Hypermobility Syndromes Association. In 2016 Dr Hakim joined the Medical and Scientific Board, The Ehlers-Danlos Society; also the Steering Committee of the International Consortium affiliated to The Ehlers-Danlos Society; and in July ’18 was appointed their Director of Education, and September ’18 Adjunct Associate Professor in Medicine, Pennsylvania State University, USA.
From Oct ’12 to Dec ’17 Dr Hakim was a Board member to the CWHHE Clinical Commissioning Group Collaborative in Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham, Hounslow, & Ealing.
Publications & Research.
Co-author of 5 medical books, chapters in major Rheumatology textbooks, and with over 100 publications, including original papers & reviews, Dr Hakim publishes & teaches widely in his field, and in September 2018 was honored to receive the position of Adjunct Associate Professor in Medicine, Pennsylvania State University, USA.
Charities & Clinical Leadership.
Dr Hakim was Trustee & Chief Medical Advisor to The Hypermobility Syndromes Association (HMSA) between 2012 and 2018; and is now a member of the Medical & Scientific Board, The Ehlers-Danlos Society, and their Director of Education. He is the Chair, and a faculty teacher with Pfizer iQ Leaders.