Dr Syed Asad Hussain

Dr Syed Asad Hussain

MB BS (London), MD, FRCP (UK)

Rheumatology

Recommended by 2 specialists
27 years of experience
18 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.98

Bedside Manner

4.96

Explanation

4.95

Top feedback

“Dr Hussain is the best doctor I ever been with. He’s highly professional, extremely friendly, explaining everything what he’s doing and why he’s doing it. He’s always answering messages and emails immediately. It’s an absolute pleasure meeting him every time. “
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Urdu
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4151577
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £255

    Follow-up appointment: £175

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    2,900 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    2,490 reviews

    The Alexandra Hospital

    Mill Lane, Cheadle, United Kingdom, SK8 2PX
    662 reviews

    Chelsfield Park Hospital

    Bucks Cross Road Chelsfield, Orpington, United Kingdom, BR6 7RG
    652 reviews

    The London Independent Hospital

    1 Beaumont Square Stepney Green, London, United Kingdom, E1 4NL
    485 reviews

    The Sloane Hospital

    125 Albemarle Road, Beckenham, United Kingdom, BR3 5HS
    457 reviews

    The Princess Margaret Hospital

    39-42 Osborne Road, Windsor, United Kingdom, SL4 3SJ
    193 reviews

    Spire Thames Valley Hospital

    Wexham Street Wexham, Bucks, United Kingdom, SL3 6NH
    69 reviews

    OSOM Care

    The Alexandra Hospital, Mill Lane, Cheadle, United Kingdom, SK82PX
    2 reviews

    About

    Dr Hussain is a Consultant Rheumatologist & General Physician and has been in practice for 14 years. He used his initial substantive NHS post to establish his vibrant rheumatology and general medicine practice within the independent sector and has successfully transitioned fully into the private sector with completion of appraisal and revalidation. His area of interests are in bone metabolism in particular which led to his postgraduate doctorate, and a spectrum of interests within rheumatology and general medicine. He has established his practice with great emphasis on communication and technology, providing a reflective, evidence-based, experienced management of patients with complex rheumatology problems.

    His commitments towards rheumatology and general medicine specialty has enabled him to develop expertise across a spectrum of complex conditions including musculoskeletal medicine, inflammatory joint disease and rheumatoid, connective tissue disease and lupus, psoriasis related arthritis, spondyloarthropathy and ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis, soft tissue disorders such as tennis elbow, golfer elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, vasculitis, gout conditions. General medicine practice includes management of hypertension and general medical illnesses.

    His commitment to learning, teaching and training is exemplified by his role as an examiner for the Royal College of Physicians enjoying both national and international clinical examination settings and paper publications. He's also an accredited appraiser for consultant colleagues within the private sector. Dr Hussain practices from a number of hospitals both in the North West and the London area, enjoying more recent practices commencing at the HCA London Bridge Hospital / The Shard. Registered and Fee assured with a number medical insurance companies enjoying fast track quick turn around care pathways. Registered on the Private Practice Register and strong patient and colleagues partnerships. 


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Joint injection
    • Soft tissue injection such suprascapular nerve blocks 
    • Steroid therapy
    • DMARD therapy
    • Biologic therapy
    • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Soft tissue musculoskeletal disorders
    • Back pain
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Spondyloarthropathy
    • Psoriatic arthritis
    • Lupus
    • Connective tissue disease
    • Gout
    • Vasculitis
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Hypertension
    • Breathlessness
    • Headaches
    • Chest pain

    Procedures

    • Rheumatology
    • Joint Injection
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Back Pain
    • Gout
    • Arthritis
    • Inflammatory Arthritis
    • Neck Pain
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Reactive Arthritis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Vasculitis
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    Education

    • MB BS London University 1995
    • MD Liverpool University 2008
    • Fellowship of The Royal College Physicians 2008
    • Examiner for Royal College of Physicians 2010

    Memberships:

    • Fellow to the Royal College of Physicians
    • British Society for Rheumatology
    • British Medical Association
    • Medical Protection Society
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    Reviews

    4.96 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.98
    Bedside Manner
    4.96
    Explanation
    4.95
    Rheumatology
    9/133
    Back Pain
    3/133
    Gout
    3/133
    Arthritis
    2/133
    Inflammatory Arthritis
    2/133
    Neck Pain
    1/133
    Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    1/133
    Reactive Arthritis
    1/133
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Hussain is the best doctor I ever been with. He’s highly professional, extremely friendly, explaining everything what he’s doing and why he’s doing it. He’s always answering messages and emails immediately. It’s an absolute pleasure meeting him every time.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Hussain is very professional, explaining everything precisely and clearly. Exceptional customer service and communication.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Dr Hussain, listened to my problem, asked questions gave explanations when needed. Dr Hussain was pleasant did not rush through the consultation and contacted me GP in a timely manor.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Excellent. ....
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Dr. Hussain has a great balance of being personable and professional. I've found my interactions with him very positive and would be happy to utilise his expertise for any future needs I may have.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Asad has been excellent. He explained his diagnosis of my various symptoms in a way that (a) made sense and (b) was easily understood. His diagnosis was backed up a several tests which made me feel comfortable that he was covering all angles . He provided me with a good solution to try plus options in case those solutions did not work. He has been clear and communicative with my doctor regarding his diagnosis and prescription. He is very approachable and I trust him.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Really appreciate detailed explanation of suggested tests, their results interpretation and the follow-up recommendations I've received from Dr. Hussain. I was kept informed on the blood and ultra-sound test results, and Dr. Hussain was available for the on-site consultations and now, during lockdown, also kindly provided relevant recommendations via Skype. Thanks a lot !
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Dr Hussain is an absolute pleasure to talk to. He has a manner that immediately puts you at ease, explains things clearly, and most importantly is really focussed on making a real difference to you as a patient. For anyone struggling with their symptoms I would thoroughly recommend contacting him.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Really helpful and informative consultations. I came with a proper diagnosis and care plan which I had waited two years for using normal routes.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    My experience with Dr Syed Asad Hussain has been excellent and I have found his level of personal interest and medical expertise of the highest order.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 2 specialists
    Dr Amit Allahabadia
    Dr Amit Allahabadia
    Endocrinology & Diabetes
    I have referred patients to them

    "Dr Syed Hussain is a superb clinician who I can rely to provide a sound opinion on a wide range of rheumatological and connective tissue disorders. He is also an excellent general physician and I have asked him to see patients where I have not determined an underlying endocrine cause for their symptoms. He is extremely efficient at sharing clinical information with patients, their GPs and specialists and his many reviews on Doctify are a testament to his kind, caring and sympathetic manner going the extra mile for his patients."

    22-03-2020

    Mr K A Ziali Sivardeen
    Mr K A Ziali Sivardeen
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "Syed Asad Hussain, is an excellent Rheumatologist. His assessments and opinions have been very valuable. The patients I have referred are very happy. I have no hesitation in referring any patient to him."

    30-06-2020

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