Specialty
Laboratory medicine
Spoken Languages
English

Biography

Dr Saggar trained at St Bartholomew's Medical School at the University of London and qualified in 1982. His career began at St Bartholomew's Hospital and he then went on to work in several London teaching hospitals. 

While working at St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust, Dr Saggar led a multidisciplinary team for three years, which provided services for a population of 2.7 million people in the south-west Thames region. 

Areas of expertise

Dr Anand Saggar is a consultant geneticist at Royal Brompton Hospital. His expertise in clinical areas includes: 

  • genetics
  • respiratory medicine
  • diabetes/endocrinology
  • cardiology
  • intensive care
  • nephrology (kidney disorders) 
  • neurology.

Research interests

Dr Saggar’s specific interests include: 

  • inherited kidney diseases
  • paediatric dysmorphology
  • adult onset genetic conditions
  • hypertension 
  • tuberous sclerosis
  • cancer family histories
  • thrombophillia 
  • Huntington's disease

Publications and memberships

Dr Saggar has published more than 40 papers. He is president-elect of the medical genetics section at the Royal Society of Medicine and is a founding-director and medical adviser to the Polycystic Kidney Disease Charity (UK). 

He is also a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and was previously secretary of the Clinical Genetics Society, which is the UK professional society for clinical geneticists.