Dr Atif Ghaffar

MB ChB

  • Speciality: general practice.
  • Special clinical interests: hypertension, asthma, COPD, pain management, mental health, paediatrics.
  • Current NHS post: Walsall CCG Extended Hours Scheme and Locum GP West Midlands.
  • Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies: GMC, MDU.

Professional Profile

My main expertise is in managing and optimising long term conditions such as chronic pain, hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, asthma and COPD as well as advising clients about nutrition and weight management. As a father of four combined with my valuable clinical experience, I am well acquainted in the various aspects of children’s health and development.

I have also developed a keen interest in dealing with mental health issues such anxiety and depression as well as supporting carers and families in looking after their loved ones with dementia.

As part of a multidisciplinary team, I work closely with many hospital consultants and other healthcare professionals in various fields including audiometry, acupuncture, optometry, psychotherapy, life coaching, personal training and medical aesthetics amongst others.

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Personal Profile

I enjoy spending time with my family as well as keeping fit and I have a keen passion for film and music. I also love being a hobby DJ.