Mr Imran Liaquat graduated from the University of Glasgow Medical School in 2002 and undertook his basic surgical training in the West of Scotland. He then worked as a registrar for a year in London at Kings College Hospital and St Georges Hospital.
Following this, he would return to Scotland in order to complete his speciality training in neurosurgery. Later in his career, Mr Liaquat would undertake a sub-specialist fellowship in neurosurgery at St Georges Hospital, where he gained experience in all aspects of General Neurosurgery and Neuro-oncology, including Awake Craniotomy, Fluorescence-guided tumour resection and management of Low-Grade Gliomas. He is currently a consultant at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh.
Mr Liaquat deals with a wide range of spinal pathologies, such as the degenerative spine, general neurosurgery and neuro-oncology. He is also involved in research in these fields, having published over 15 research paper/abstract publications and presented at national and international conferences.
Mr Liaquat has a keen interest in the education and training of undergraduate and postgraduate students and has completed a Masters in Surgical Education, in an attempt to help him improve his educational skills. He is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer and Clinical Tutor at the University of Edinburgh, a Member of the Academy of Medical Educators and has recently been appointed the National Clinical Lead for Scottish Adult Neuro-oncology Network.
Listen to the extraordinary story of how Mr Imran Liaquat performed surgery to remove a low-grade glioma which had been growing undetected for years & how the patient's life-changing operation has affected his future.
Primary Medical Qualification
MB ChB (2002) - University of Glasgow
Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS)
British Neuro-oncology Society (BNOS)
European Association of Neuro-oncology (EANO)
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Member of Academy of Medical Educators (AoME)