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    9:00 - 18:00
  • Saturday - Sunday
    10:00 - 14:00
STD Check Clinic
Meet The Team
Meet The Team

Meet The Team

At STD Check, our clinic is staffed by doctors who have vast experience in the diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections. With the quality of service and patient experience the cornerstone of our practice, STD Check London's doctors will treat you with compassion, kindness and discretion, it's how we have been delivering our service for over 30 years.

Our Harley Street Clinic gp - Professor Sam Lingam

Professor Sam Lingam


Executive Medical Director
Consultant in Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine


MD (Hons),



Professor Lingam is a Russian graduate and obtained his MD with honours in 1970. He came to the UK as a refugee and worked in the NHS for over 30 years until he retired at age 60 in 2004. He has been a Consultant Paediatrician in Community Child Health in the NHS since 1989 in Redbridge, Harlow, Haringey and Great Ormond Street Hospital. He was trained in paediatric neurology and child development at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Professor Lingam is on the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and he has been an Examiner of the College for 15 years. He is also a medical assessor at the Appeal Service of the Judiciary. He was appointed as a Regional Medical Appraiser by the Ministry of Judiciary and holds a District Judge status. He has been sworn. He is an expert witness specialising in developmental paediatrics – in particular, cerebral palsy, Down,s syndrome, ADHD, autism and foetal alcohol/anticonvulsant syndrome. His special interest is paediatric epilepsy, immunisation issues and tuberculosis.

Professor Lingam was Professor of Medical Education for St. Eustatius University Medical School and Dean for Europe. He is passionate about medical education – both undergraduate and postgraduate. He was on the Board of Science and also the Board of Medical Education of the British Medical Association for many years.
Professor Lingam has widely published and has authored several books. He has set up the Specialist Express Clinic and the Paediatric Chambers to provide the highest standard of expert consultant opinion in Harley Street.

In 2009 Professor Lingam was elected as the Honorary secretary of the Indian Medical Association and he is the Treasurer of the London regional Council of the British Medical Association. He is the President of the International college of Pediatrics

Dr Mohammad Bakhtiar

Dr Mohammad Bakhtiar


Lead Clinician and Director of Governance

Registered Manager

General Practitioner



Mr Hikmat Naoum

Mr Hikmat Naoum

PositionConsultant Gynaecologist


GMC number 3047637

Main NHS base Oxford University Hospitals Trust


Mr Hikmat Naoum specialists in the management of abnormal bleeding and pelvic pains, premenstrual syndrome, menorrhagia (heavy menstrual periods), endometriosis, vaginal reconstructive surgery and management of ovarian cysts, anterior and posterior vaginal repair, laparoscopy and tubal reversal of sterilisation, hysteroscopy and endometrial ablation with NovaSure, hysterectomy and sacrospinous fixation.

Training and background

Mr Naoum qualified with a master’s degree from University College London in 1999, and became a consultant gynaecologist at the Oxford NHS Trust in 2000.

Research and teaching

He has wide experience in obstetrics and gynaecology, and has presented various topics in the speciality both in the UK and internationally.

Professional memberships

Royal College of Gynaecologists, European Society of Gynaecology and the European Society of Reproductive Endocrinology.

Dr Mohammad Bakhtiar

Dr Arshad H. Rather


Consultant physician in General Medicine and Medicine for Elderly at University College Hospital, London
Lead physician for Acute Medicine for Elderly at University College Hospital, London


MRCP (General Medicine)
MRCP (Geriatrics)
MSc in Health care Management


  • Complex diagnostic problems and holistic review of patients with multiple medical problems, including review of medicines
  • Falls, frailty and rehabilitation
  • Stroke
  • Dementia, Delirium and memory impairment
  • Assessment of capacity
  • Depression in the older person
  • Medical care of surgical patients (perioperative medicine)
  • Osteoporosis and bone health
  • Hypertension
  • Heart Failure
  • Home visits