Based in the UK, Dr Hakim is a Consultant Physician and Rheumatologist, and an Associate Professor in Medicine. Following undergraduate and graduate study at Cambridge University, Dr Hakim’s clinical practice from 1991 to the present has included training and consultant positions in Cambridge and London, UK.
Dr Hakim’s time is now spent equally between education, clinical research, and advocacy and charity work in the field of the Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders. In 2018 Dr Hakim was appointed Adjunct Associate Professor in Medicine, PennState University, USA. He also joined the international charity The Ehlers-Danlos Society where he is the Chief Medical Officer, Dir. of Education and Dir. of Research. In 2022 Dr Hakim was appointed Honorary Consultant at UCLH, London, where he supports clinical research.
Dr Hakim has a small private practice for follow-up patients who should contact the office by email. The clinic is no longer taking new referrals. Clinicians in the London Network accepting new referrals are listed here: Network Webpage
Publications & Research.
Co-author and editor of 6 medical books, several chapters in major Rheumatology textbooks, and with over 150 publications, including original papers & reviews, Dr Hakim publishes & teaches widely in his field. He is a principal and sub investigator in several ongoing studies internationally in Europe, North America, and Australasia.