Mr Abbas Rashid

Personal profile

Abbas 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.

Abbas completed upper limb fellowships in Wrightington and Cambridge as well as an AO Trauma Fellowship in Hannover, Germany. He was awarded the Zimmer Upper Extremities Awards by the British Orthopaedic Association facilitating travelling fellowships to Harvard, The Mayo Clinic and St Michaels Hospital in North America.

Abbas 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 has an 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.

Professional Memberships

  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Shoulder & Elbow Society

Clinical Interests

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.

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