Dr Shamim  Akhtars  background is in dermatological surgery & hair restoration. His current interest & practice is primarily in Musculo-Skeletal Medicine and Rehabilitation and came about due to his younger competitive days as a martial artist, and after retiring from competition, Dr Akhtar continued his Post-graduate education achieving his advanced level Diploma course in Sports Medicine,and a Post-graduate Osteopathic Course for Doctors,qualifying him to register with GOsC as an Osteopath. Most of the time in the UK he is practising Rehabilitation Medicine using Osteopathy, Acupuncture, Cupping and Homeopathy.  Due to his keen interest in sports medicine and sport injury, he sees a lot of athletes in his clinics. 
     He also sees Men with hair-loss problems. Dr Akhtar is a very experienced practitioner, not only registered with his relevant governing healthcare bodies and councils but also accreditated by the Professionals Standard Authority, a sign of dedicated best practice. In his leisure time,he is a keen athlete and a  6th Dan Martial arts Black Belt instructor, he also teaches Taichi / Qi Gong exercise therapy, which led him to further his study and research in Chinese Medicine & Chinese and Western Medical Acupuncture,and is a member of BMAS, an Acupuncture Society for Medical Doctors practising Acupuncture in the UK.

    He has won numerous awards and accolades of excellence for his therapeutic, rehabilitative work and contribution from many countries, including the UK.   Dr Akhtar combines his  knowledge, skills and experience to provide a holistic, management and treatment option for his patients in order to improve their health, rehabilitation & well-being. 

    Treatments offered:

    The Dr Osteo Clinic offers rehabilitation treatments through osteopathy, Acupuncture, Cupping and Classical Homeopathy.

    For those concerned about hair-loss Dr Akhtar offers FREE consultations for assessment, diagnosing and treating Men hair-loss restoration for thinning or loss of hair .

    To make an appointment  :

    Call: 01582 206 366

    Mob/Text  07956 553417


    Brief Summary of Dr Shamim Akhtar's qualifications:

    Dr Shamim Akhtar's  qualifications and registration council / bodies are: A  Doctor of Dermatologic surgery, specialist Cosmetic Hair restoration physician, a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Medical Osteopath registered with  GOsC, Doctor of Medical Acupuncture, Musculo-Skeletal, Sports Medicine Physician, and Medical Homeopathic Consultant .    He was awarded his  Doctorate (Ph.D) in Chinese Medicine / Medical Acupuncture in 2006, by Dr Sir Anton Jayasuriya's famous organisation the Alma Mata, at the famous Bandrakan Hall of the Open International University for Complementary Medicine, (OIUCM),Sri Lanka, which is recognised by the American Licensing Authority,as well as the World Health Organisation (WHO).

    He is a registered member of the following leading integrated healthcare professional regulating bodies/councils in the UK :

    General Osteopathic Council -(GOsC)

    Association of Medical Osteopaths (AMO)

    British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS)

    The Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture, (ATCM)

    Institute for complementary & Natural Medicine (ICNM)

    Homeopathic Medical Association UK (HMA) 
    Society of Homeopaths (SOH)
    British Holistic Medical Association (BHMA)

    British Cupping Society (BCS)

    In 2000 some of Dr Shamim Malik  research papers were published in the conventional medical journal the BMJ entitled:  Why Do GP's Refer Patients for Alternative Medicine and Why They Don't.

    Facial Enhancement & Rejuvenation through Cosmetic Acupuncture (2006) - A Ph.D thesis presentation at the Open International University for Complementary Medicine (OIUCM), Sri Lanka.

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