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Dr Tariq Khan

Consultant Podiatrist, PhD, BSc (PodMed), BSc (Hons), CSci, MCOP, FCPodM, FFPM RCPS (Glasg), FLS.
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Graduated as a podiatrist in 1993 London UK, registered with the Health Care Professions Council (UK) and APHRA. He 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 2017 became a Chartered Scientist.

Dr Khan is the Consultant Podiatrist and Director of the Marigold Clinic, Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine, 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 and podiatric dermatology. Dr Khan uses the Marigold Therapy treatment for some podiatric conditions, which was developed and pioneered by his late father. The therapy is based on extracts of the Marigold Tagetes family. They are used on a topical basis.

Dr Khan is appointed as Consultant Podiatrist at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children (UK), Sydney Children’s Hospital, Royal Melbourne Children’s Hospital and St George Hospital (Dermatology department) in the Department of Epidermolysis Bullosa. Epidermolysis Bullosa is a genetic condition, which concerns the fragility of the skin.

He is an honorary research fellow in dermatology at the Department of Dermatology at Barts Health NHS Trust, specialising in the treatment of recalcitrant viral warts and verruca pedis.

Dr Khan currently holds the academic appointments as Adjunct Senior Lecturer in The School of Women and Children’s, University of New South Wales, Visiting Professor University of Sunderland and Clinical Professor (Adjunct) in the Departments of Podiatric medicine and Orthopaedics, Temple University, Philadelphia, and Fellow in Dermatology, with Professor Dedee Murrell, St George’s Hospital, University of New South Wales, Australia.

His current areas of research include warts and verruca pedis, neurovascular corns, fibrous corns, keratoderma, heel pain, plantar fasciitis, hallux valgus (bunion), epidermolysis bullosa, and wound healing.

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