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Dr. Shafik Sachedina M.D., is an oral surgeon, entrepreneur, and community leader that is based out of London, England. He currently contributes to various Islamic spiritual organizations and holds leadership positions in multiple healthcare companies.

Early Beginnings
Dr. Shafik Sachedina was born in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania in 1950. He was determined to achieve great things in life and wasted little time in taking action to build a great future for himself. He studied dentistry at the King’s College London and became a full fledged oral surgeon in 1975. He practiced dentistry for the next 10 years until he got the urge to start an entrepreneurial venture in the healthcare Industry.

Starting in 1985, Dr. Sachedina founded Sussex Healthcare. The company is still around today and is dedicated to caring for the elderly population of the UK. They have multiple locations spread throughout the Sussex area and are well known for having state of the art technology, and expert, caring staff that is dedicated to the well being of the residents of the care homes.


The Institute of Ismaili Studies
One of the greatest honors that Dr. Sachedina has achieved is becoming a leader of The Institute of Ismaili Studies. The institute is located in London, England and has the sole purpose of promoting the study of Muslim culture throughout society in order to break down barriers and make the world a more tolerable environment. Dr. Sachedina is in charge of organizing programs for The Institute of Ismaili Studies and also works directly with the Aga Khan (Spiritual leader of Nizari sect of Ismaili Muslims) in developing new programs for the Institute. Dr. Sachedina has also previously served as the president of Ismaili Council for the United Kingdom for 2 consecutive terms and continues to give back to the community in any way that he can.

Into The Future
The future looks bright for Dr. Sachedina, with his continued volunteer work for the Islamic religion and dedication to bettering other people’s lives through healthcare, he is primed for many more years of great success in the future.

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