Dr. Shahrad Taheri

Dr. Shahrad Taheri joined Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q) in August 2013 as Professor of Medicine and Director of the clinical research core. Dr. Taheri has extensive experience of leading the multi-professional care of patients with obesity and diabetes within the UK NHS. He has also led large multidisciplinary research teams aiming to develop, implement, and evaluate clinical services for patients with diabetes and obesity.

Dr. Taheri’s research experience extends from basic laboratory to human intervention, and population studies. His research interests are increasingly focused on the development, conduct and implementation of a range of clinical trials into diabetes and obesity, and linking these trials to investigation of disease mechanisms through laboratory studies.

Dr. Taheri is consultant physician in endocrinology and diabetes and works in a multidisciplinary team to care for patients with diabetes and extreme and complex obesity.