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Mr Abid Rashid MBBS BSc FRCSI FRCS(Plast) PGDipAesSurg

Interests: Aesthetic Genital Surgery, Body surgery, Botulinum toxin injections (Botox), Breast surgery, Eyelid Surgery, Gynecomastia (male breast reduction), Lip enhancement, Liposuction, Scars and Keloids and Setting back prominent ears

About me:

Mr Rashid qualified as a medical doctor in 1994. He is on the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council in plastic surgery. He underwent extensive surgical training and rotated through various units throughout Ireland, UK and Taiwan. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (FRCSI) in 1997 and after training in plastic surgery in Belfast passed the Intercollegiate Board Examination in Plastic Surgery (FRCS (plast)) in 2005. After a fellowship in Paediatric Plastic Surgery in the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children in London he was appointed as a Consultant in Burns and Plastic Surgery in University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (2007-2010). During that period he also completed a fellowship in Aesthetic Surgery in the Extreme Makeover famed The McIndoe Centre in East Grinstead. Mr Rashid then was appointed as Consultant in Burns and Plastic Surgery in the St Helens and Knowsley NHS Trust (2010-2011) before embarking on a fellowship in advance microsurgery and lymphoedema in Taiwan before returning to Northern Ireland to take the post of Consultant in Plastic Surgery and Burns at the Belfast HSC Trust in 2012. His base hospitals are the Royal Victoria Hospital and Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children.

Mr Rashid also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Aesthetic Surgery with distinction from the Queen Mary University of London.

Mr Rashid is passionate about teaching and is a recognized trainer by the General Medical Council. He also participates regularly in training of plastic surgeons overseas. He has published tens of papers in peer reviewed medical journals and has also authored a chapter in a book on neurofibromatosis. He also has presented his work widely in national and international meetings.

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