Mr Azhar Shabbir completed his basic surgical training in general surgery and advanced surgical training in upper GI surgery from a prestigious medical institute in Pakistan. After finalising surgical training he worked as a consultant in a state of the art surgical institute overseas.
Mr Shabbir moved to the UK in 2009 and worked at the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary as a clinical fellow in Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary and Upper GI Surgery. He completed his fellowship in Pancreatico-Biliary Surgery from Aberdeen in 2009. Since 2010, Mr Shabbir has worked as a Consultant Upper GI Surgeon in Aberdeen, Wirral and Bolton before being appointed as a Consultant General and Upper GI surgeon in Leighton Hospital in April 2017.
Mr Shabbir has over 15 years diverse experience of working as a general surgeon. He is a recognised educational and clinical supervisor affiliated with the north west deanery. He has various national and international publications and presentations on gall bladder disease, hernias and keyhole surgery.