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Mr Abbas Rashid

Mr Abbas Rashid

Qualifications: BSc. (Hons), MBBS, MRCS, FRCS (Tr & Orth).

Expertise: Shoulder, Elbow, Hand & Wrist Surgery.

NHS: University College London Hospitals

Telephone Number: 0207 078 3867


Consultant Biography

Mr Abbas Rashid

Mr Abbas Rashid graduated from Imperial College with a distinction in MBBS and a 1st class honors degree in Orthopaedics. He completed his training on the North West Thames Rotation and was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2012. He has been on the GMC’s specialist register since 2014.

Mr Abbas Rashid completed fellowships in the internationally renown Wrightington and Cambridge upper limb units as well as an AO Trauma Fellowship in Hannover, Germany. In 2015 he was awarded the Zimmer Upper Extremities Awards by the British Orthopaedic Association facilitating travel to Harvard and The Mayo Clinic in North America. In 2017 he was awarded the Intra-Europe Travelling award by the European Society of Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons.

Mr Abbas Rashid was appointed as Consultant Shoulder & Elbow surgeon at UCLH in 2016. The scope of his work includes evidence-based treatment of complex trauma, sports injuries and degenerative conditions of the upper limb.

Abbas’s specific areas of interest are functional outcomes in upper limb surgery, innovations in arthroplasty and the role of biologics. His mandate is to translate research findings into clinical gains for his patients. He has written upper limb guidelines for the British Orthopaedic Association’s Wikipaedics project and has published over 30 articles in peer review journals. He is currently an invited reviewer for the Bone & Joint Journal.

Mr Abbas Rashid has a interest in postgraduate education and is invited faculty on numerous regional and national courses on FRCS, trauma and upper limb surgery.

In his spare time Abbas enjoys rowing, golf and Formula 1.

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