Dr Anand Saggar

Consultant in Clinical Genetics


Specialties Clinical genetics

Special interests Inherited diseases, kidney diseases, hypertension, cancer genetics

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    Dr Anand Saggar is a Senior Consultant in Clinical Genetics at St Georges NHS Trust and Senior Lecturer in Medicine. He trained at St Bartholomew's Medical School, University of London and qualified in 1982.

    Dr Saggar began his career at St Bartholomew's Hospital and then went on to work in several London Teaching Hospitals. He has a comprehensive record of experience in genetics, respiratory medicine, diabetes/endocrinology, cardiology, intensive care, nephrology (kidney disorders) and neurology. He was elected a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 2004.

    Dr Saggar is part of a multidisciplinary team, which he led for 3 years, providing services for a population of 2.7 million people in the South West Thames Region. His specific interests include inherited kidney diseases, paediatric dysmorphology, adult onset genetic conditions, hypertension, tuberous sclerosis, cancer family histories, thrombophillia, and Huntington's disease.

    Dr Saggar has published over 40 papers and continues to publish actively. He was a founder trustee and is currently chairman of the Scientific and Clinical Research Advisory Board of the Polycystic Kidney Disease Charity (UK). He is also President of the Medical Genetics section at the Royal Society of Medicine. Formerly, he was Secretary of the Clinical Genetics Society, the UK professional society for Clinical Geneticists.

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    Inherited diseases, kidney diseases, hypertension, cancer genetics

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