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Professor Waqar Bhatti
Professor Waqar Bhatti
MBChB, FRCS (Ed), DMRD, FRCR. Qualified in 1992.
Radiology
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Professor


Waqar Bhatti – Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist MBChB, FRCS(Ed), DMRD, FRCR

Professor Waqar Bhatti is an internationally
renowned Musculoskeletal Radiologist specialising in joint, tendon and soft
tissue disorders. He completed his medical training  from the Victoria University of Manchester.

He completed his surgical training gaining the FRCS(Ed) in 1996 and gained his fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists three years later in 1999.

During his time at University Hospital of South Manchester, Professor Bhatti organised and directed the first comprehensive musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging and MR arthrogram service in Manchester.

He was the first to introduce the technique of hydrodilatation and has performed many thousands.

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 science includes services to both the Manchester Premier League football
teams , County Cricket team, North West Rugby Teams, British Cycling , England Netball and British
Taekwondo.

He was the North West Radiology Representative to the Olympics
teams based in the North West 2012 and Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in August
2018.

His research has been recognised internationally through many prizes including two Cum Laude awards from
the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) for work presented on Ultrasound of Finger Flexor Tendon Imaging.
His current research includes adopting stem cells for clinical use and new
platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapies for use in the treatment of osteoarthritis and tendon disease.

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Medical Procedures

  • Specialist in reading MRI scans
  • OPEN MRI scans for claustrophobic patients
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Needle phobic Injection therapy
  • Musculoskeletal injections for common joint problems including knee , hip and shoulder pain.
  • PRP injection 
  • Shoulder hydrodilatation
  • Hyaluronic injection 
  • Sports injuries 
  • Joint injections
  • STEM cells injections
  • Regenerative Therapies 
  • Orthobiologics
  • Lipogems

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Special Interests

Radiologist to Sport Stars and is senior radiologist to both Manchester Premiership teams and Cricket Club. 

Professor of Orthopaedic Radiology and Sports sciences at the University of Salford, Manchester

Visiting Professor of Sports Radiology Manchester Metropolitan University Manchester.

Associate Editor Clinical Radiology, Royal College of Radiologists

Professional Membership

Member of the British Society of Skeletal Radiology

Medical Advisory Committee member 

Member of the Radiological Society Of North America

Member of the American Roentgen Ray Society

Member of the European Society of Skeletal Radiology.

Member of the European Society of Radiology.



Education

Education:

  • MB ChB 1992 University of Manchester
  • FRCS Ed Fellowship Royal college of Surgeons Edinburgh
  • DMRD University of Liverpool
  • FRCR Fellowship Royal College of Radiologists London
  • Kiddle Entrance Scholarship
  • The Stopford Pathology Prize
  • Two Cum Laude awards from the Radiological Society Of North America
  • Liverpool Medical Institute Medalist
  • Manchester Grammar school

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Very caring. Professor Bhatti explained everything very well. Excellent service
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Excellent service
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Warm and friendly thank you for making me feel at ease
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Very thorough, ensured everything was spicy and span before continuing with each aspect of the procedure
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Very relaxed but professional demeanour. Good sense of humour. Painless
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Explained everything clearly, really great treatment.
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Very friendly and chatty. Jokes need improving 😀
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Made me feel very relaxed. Very professional too. Highly recommend.
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Shoulder injection
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