Mr S. Tawqeer Rashid is a respected Consultant Vascular Surgeon based in Manchester, who specialises in treating varicose veins, diabetic foot disease and aneurysms, among others. He has considerable experience and expertise in managing patients requiring angioplasty, stenting and minimally invasive vascular surgery.
Mr Rashid qualified from Cambridge University, before completing his Basic Surgical Training at the prestigious Royal Postgraduate Medical School in London on the Hammersmith Hospitals Basic Surgical Rotation. He then gained his PhD from University College London (UCL), before returning to his native Yorkshire to complete his Higher Surgical Training. While there, he became the first National Institute of Health Research Clinical Lecturer in Vascular Surgery. To complete his training, he spent a year as a Fellow in Adelaide, Australia. Here he gained expertise in advanced endovascular and vascular techniques that would become invaluable in his practice, particularly with regards to diabetic foot disease and limb salvage.
Mr Rashid is currently a honorary Senior Lecturer at Manchester University, where he continues his research into improving the healing of diabetic foot disease and the role of stem cells. He has published and presented research on a variety of subjects, including varicose vein treatment and aortic aneurysmal disease and has been invited to speak at a number of conferences both nationally and internationally.