menopause doctor

The Menopause Doctor

Dr Shahzadi Harper is a dynamic doctor interested in optimising women’s wellbeing and health and empowering them to look and feel their best. She looks after women of all backgrounds and ethnicities enabling them to make informed choices for their optimal health. She has an understanding of the symptoms and concerns that women face as she herself is one of six sisters and has a grown up daughter.

Her areas of expertise include Perimenopause and Menopause, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Premenstrual Stress disorder, Healthy Ageing and Weight Management.

She believes in the early management of symptoms of the perimenopause and menopause to stay youthful and healthy.

She has given educational lectures to GPs on: Menopause, Mood and Sex; Menopause Myths and HRT- Putting the Risks of HRT into Perspective; Mood Disorder during the Menopause Transition; Breast cancer and HRT

She has given Podcasts for women on: How to adopt a positive approach to the management of their menopause; Weight gain and Hormonal imbalance; Vaginal dryness and Laser treatment as an alternative to HRT; Contraception in the Perimenopause.

She has acted as an Advisor on best practise for women going through the menopause transition in the workplace to companies – such as Coutts bank and Mylan pharmaceuticals, Channel 4 and filmed a webinar for PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Dr Harper graduated from University College London in 1994 and is an experienced GP having worked in Oxford and London and in the last few years she has dedicated herself to womens’ hormonal wellbeing. She is a member of the British Menopause Society. She is regularly updating her knowledge, attending conferences throughout the world which she then individualises to her patients. She has an integrative and holistic approach and she is not afraid to discuss issues which other doctors may shy away from such as libido, ageing, vaginal dryness and sex.

Qualifications and Memberships:

  • Certificate in Menopause Management
  • Member of British Menopause Society
  • Member of European Andropause and Menopause society
  • RCGP Certificate in Alcohol and Substance Misuse Management
  • Member of Primary Care Society of Gastroenterology
  • Certificate in Functional Medicine
  • Certificate in training in lasers for skin and vaginal treatments

Taking a holistic and positive approach to women’s wellbeing and the menopause.

Embrace who you are!

Dr Shahzadi Harper has given a podcast recently with Liz Earle (