Personal profile

Mr Shakeel completed his basic and higher surgical training in Scotland rotating through Aberdeen and Dundee (North East of Scotland training scheme in Otolaryngology-head and neck surgery).  He then spent 1 year at Manukau Super clinic, Auckland, New Zealand for his fellowship between 2014 and 2015.

Since then he has been working as a consultant head & neck and thyroid surgeon at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.  He has a subspecialty interest in salivary gland disorders and endolaryngeal surgery including laser resection of early stage laryngeal cancers.

Academically he has actively presented and published – a full list of publications can be viewed in Pubmed/Researchgate.  Mr Shakeel takes great interest in teaching undergraduate medical/nursing students and also takes part in sharing his knowledge with junior and senior colleagues.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh

Clinical Interests

  • Thyroid lump
  • Neck lump
  • Salivary gland lump
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Voice problems
  • Dysphagia
  • Nasal blockage
  • Sinusitis
  • Nasal polyps
  • Ear problems including hearing loss
  • General adult and Paediatric ENT disorders.

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

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