Professor Waqar Bhatti is an esteemed consultant musculoskeletal radiologist with over 25 years' experience. He is renowned for his work in musculoskeletal radiology in sports radiology and his areas of expertise also include breast imaging and interventional radiology.
His medical studies and training began at the University of Manchester. This is where he received his MBChB in 1992 and in 1996, Professor Bhatti completed his surgical training and gained the FRCS (Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons) qualification. From this point, he continued his studies with a focus on musculoskeletal and sports radiology and proceeded to gain his DMRD (Diploma in Medical Radio-Diagnosis) from Liverpool in 2001 and the FRCR (Fellowship Royal College of Radiologists) qualification. Over the years, he has continued to hone his skills and gain leading expertise in his field.
He has gained many achievements throughout his career. Professor Bhatti was made the youngest professor of radiology from the University of Salford at the age of 43, in which he runs an orthopaedic radiology course twice a year, and in 2001 he developed the first comprehensive musculoskeletal ultrasound service in Manchester. What's more, he has won several prizes locally and internationally for his clinical research. He was also involved in the care of 2012 Olympic athletes, including the British Taekwondo and swimming teams, as the only North West Radiology representive and has been the lead radiologist for Manchester United and Manchester City FC since 2006.