Qasim Rafiq, MD

Qasim Rafiq, MD

Practice Information

  • Consultations Online
  • Consultations by Phone

Information for Patients

Description of My Practice

Our name, inspired by the mythical bird, symbolises rebirth, renewal, and the transformative power of achieving peak health. At Phenix Health, we embrace the essence of this legendary bird with a distinctive twist in our spelling—PHENIX—which stands for Precision, Health, Empowerment, Nexus, Integration, and the X factor representing the limitless.

Type of Care I Provide

  • Primary Care / GP

Practitioner Type

  • General Practitioner
  • Medical Doctor

From the practitioner: About My Practice

Dr Rafiq provides online functional medicine consultations from the convenience of your own home.

Dr Rafiq is a UK-based General Practitioner with a rich tapestry of expertise. With a Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition, training from the Institute for Functional Medicine, and a Certificate of Excellence in Lipidology by the European Atherosclerosis Society, he brings a unique and comprehensive approach to patient care. This multidisciplinary background fuels our philosophy at Phenix Health, where we believe in addressing health concerns at their root, considering the intricate web of interactions in a patient's history, physiology, and lifestyle.

From the practitioner: What Patients Can Expect

Dr Rafiq has a focus on longevity to ensure optimal health-span. This makes it ideal for people with symptoms who are looking for a comprehensive root-cause approach, or for those who have no overt illness but would like to discuss methods of optimising their roadmap for health.
Access to variety of testing include microbiome testing, functional medicine testing and advanced cardiometabolic testing.

Health Concerns

  • Adrenal, Thyroid, & Pituitary Health
  • Bone, Skin, & Muscle Health
  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Dementia & Cognitive Decline
  • Gut & Microbiome Health
  • Immune Health & Autoimmunity
  • Nutrition, Health, & Wellness
  • Women’s & Men’s Hormonal Health

Medical Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Family Medicine
  • Functional Medicine
  • Lifestyle Medicine
  • Nutrition
  • Sleep Medicine

Medical Conditions

  • Allergies
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Disease
  • Cardiovascular disorders
  • Chronic Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Diabetes
  • Fatigue
  • Gluten Sensitivity
  • Hypertension
  • Metabolic Syndrome (pre-diabetes, insulin resistance)
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stress-related Conditions
  • Weight or Metabolism concerns

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Punjabi

Professional Associations

GMC | BSLM | FSRH | EAS | AfN | IFM

IFM Coursework

  • Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice
  • Cardiometabolic Advanced Practice Module
  • GI Advanced Practice Module
  • Immune Advanced Practice Module