Samar is a qualified acupuncturist and a full member of The British Acupuncture Council.
Samar has a BSc in Chinese medicine acupuncture from the University of Westminster in London. She has treated many patients coming in with a wide range of health conditions including musculoskeletal pain (stiffness, spinal disorders, sciatica, fibromyalgia, chronic inflammation, etc), internal pain, chronic fatigue, digestive issues (heartburn, reflux, nausea, discomfort, IBS, etc), menopausal symptoms (hot flashes, night sweats, etc), menstrual problems (pain, irregularity, premenstrual tension, etc), anxiety, insomnia, emotional instability, nocturia, breathing issues and hypertension.
Samar practices at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS foundation Trust (Gateway), where patients are referred for pain management due to all sorts of reasons (chronic MSK pains, fibromyalgia, phantom pain, etc).
She also volunteers at St Joseph’s Hospice as an acupuncturist. She helps the patients on the wards with palliative care (pain relief, controlling symptoms like insomnia, nausea, etc), as well as referred outpatients who come to St Joseph’s hospice for acupuncture treatments.
Samar holds a diploma in Ayurveda from the School of Ayurveda and Panchakarma in Kerala in India and has been practicing complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) including Ayurveda and Iranian traditional medicine since 2013. She draws the insight and knowledge of these different schools of medicine to achieve the best result possible for each individual.
Samar runs her private practice in three areas in London. Islington Acupuncture clinic in Islington, St John’s centre in Lambeth and at St Joseph’s hospice treatment rooms. She can also visit patients in their homes in some of the areas in London if suitable for their condition.