Professor Waqar Bhatti
Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist
MBChB, FRCS (Ed), DMRD, FRCR
Professor Waqar Bhatti is an internationally renowned Musculoskeletal Radiologist specialising in Sports radiology including joint, tendon and soft tissue disorders. He completed his medical training at the Victoria University of Manchester and his surgical training at The University Hospital of South Manchester gaining his FRCR from the Royal College of Surgeon’s Edinburgh 1998.
During his time at University Hospital of South Manchester, Professor Bhatti organised and directed the first comprehensive musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging service in Manchester, including the introduction of the first dedicated finger ultrasound service.
A Consultant at the Manchester Foundation Trust since 2001, he is also an Honorary Professor at the University of Salford and Visiting Professor of Sports Radiology at Manchester Metropolitan University. His work in sports sciences includes services to the Manchester Premier League football teams and he has also been a radiologist to the Olympics teams based in the north during London 2012 and the only North West Radiology Representative to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in July August 2014.
His research has been recognised internationally through many prizes including a Cum Laude from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) for work presented on Ultrasound of Finger Flexor Tendon Imaging and was recently awarded the Liverpool Institute of Medicine medal following a recent presentation on the role of sports radiologist in the premiership league.
His current research interest includes adopting stem cells for clinical use and newer platelet-rich plasma (PRP)therapies for use in the treatment of osteoarthritis.
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