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.