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

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, including surgery, from The
University of Manchester.

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 science includes services to the Manchester Premier League football
teams , County Cricket team, North West Rugby Teams, British Cycling , England Netball and British
Taekwondo,and he was also 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
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • 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 Sports professionals , senior radiologist to 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


Member of the British Society of Skeletal Radiology

Medical Advisory Committee member


Member of the European Society of Radiology.


Member of the European Society of Radiology.































Education

Education:

  • MB ChB 1992 University of Manchester
  • Kiddle Entrance Scholarship
  • The Stopford Pathology Prize
  • Two Cum Laude awards from the Radiological Society Of North America
  • Manchester Grammar school

Reviews

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

17-06-2019
All good

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

17-06-2019
Brilliant

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

14-06-2019
Very thorough execution with very full and helpful explanation at every step ,gave me a lot of confidence .

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

14-06-2019
Professor Waqar was fantastic. Very friendly and professional, and put me at ease

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

14-06-2019
Very good, pleasant and honest

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

14-06-2019
Excellent, very good bed side manner. Good explanation.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

14-06-2019
Had it explained and we discussed the procedure. I was very impressed by the care and consideration and recommend Professor Waqar Bhatti for his expertise and care.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

14-06-2019
Professor Bhatti put me at ease with his jokes and also explained the procedure very well.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

14-06-2019
Pleasant. Investigated before treatment - changed treatment approach. Thanks

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

14-06-2019
The psychology of the approach was excellent with the riddle technique because I was helpfully distracted ? The explanation was clear and concise. The upbeat pace and vibe also was helpful and made the experience more enjoyable than I imagined it would be,

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

14-06-2019
Perfect

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

14-06-2019
Very enjoyable experience

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

14-06-2019
Very good

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

14-06-2019
Excellent

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

13-06-2019
I was a little concerned before my procedure but Professor Bhatti put me at my ease.He was really entertaining and reassuring. A very positive experience Many thanks

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

13-06-2019
Very pleased with my treatment

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

13-06-2019
Excellent

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

13-06-2019
I am very satisfied with professor bhatti..made me feel very relaxed.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

13-06-2019
Very informative and explained procedure well.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

12-06-2019
Explained everything very patient professional and kind

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

12-06-2019
Very friendly service professional

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

12-06-2019
Calming, informative, Excellent.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

11-06-2019
Very pleased with what he told me

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

11-06-2019
Very good care. Great personality and ensured patient was at ease at all times. Throughly explained everything that was happening.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

11-06-2019
MR Bhatti was very friendly and put me at ease immediately. He was also very funny and distracted me well with his riddles.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

11-06-2019
Professor Bhatti advised me on possible options to deal with my inflammation and we agreed to wait to see how my new medication is working. Brilliant service. Thank you very much for great advice.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

11-06-2019
Very helpful Doctor,

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

11-06-2019
I was very happy

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

10-06-2019
Excellent bed side manner calming presence as I was scared of needles I can honestly say the best injection procedure I’ve ever had never felt a thing

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

10-06-2019
Relax and informative.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

10-06-2019
Very friendly and relaxed. Felt at ease during treatment and everything was well explained

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

10-06-2019
Excellent and very personable

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

10-06-2019
Very professional, really put me at ease and made sure I was fully informed and happy.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

10-06-2019
Excellent service, informative and reassuring. Would highly recommended

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

07-06-2019
Personable and professional

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

07-06-2019
Very supportive and helpful.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

07-06-2019
Excellent

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

07-06-2019
He made me very relaxed and kept me informed at every stage of the procedure. Thank you

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

07-06-2019
Very friendly made you feel relaxed

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

07-06-2019
Wonderful experience. Fully explained the procedure and put me at ease. Talked all the way through which made the procedure go quickly. Very professional. Would recommend him to anyone needing a radiological procedure or opinion

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

06-06-2019
Very friendly and explained everything thoroughly and was very reassuring .

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

06-06-2019
Very nice guy, made to feel very calm which was good as never had anything done like this and hate needles. Very informative when asked about what the process was.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

06-06-2019
Truly professional and caring, he goes the extra mile to help and his manners are exemplary.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

06-06-2019
Very informative. Made the procedure comfortable. Thanks x

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

06-06-2019
Brilliant

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

06-06-2019
Wonderful bedside manner. Made me feel at ease throughout the procedure. Clearly explained every step,

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

06-06-2019
Very friendly

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

06-06-2019
Friendly east going demeanour

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

06-06-2019
Very slight pain a lot better than expected

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

03-06-2019
Professor Waqar Bhatti has a calming and relaxing presence

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

03-06-2019
V good. V informing. A great laugh too

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-06-2019
Very good I would tell other about him

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-06-2019
What a delightful man. Totally put me at ease along with the radiographer.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-06-2019
Excellent experience

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-06-2019
Shoulder injection. Professor Bhatti was very gentle and gave me plenty of time.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-06-2019
Excellent. Very reassuring.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

31-05-2019
Good experience

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

31-05-2019
It was very informative

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

31-05-2019
Excellent

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

29-05-2019
Was made to feel v relaxed. All questions answered

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

29-05-2019
Very professional and made me feel at ease. Explained everything too.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

29-05-2019
Very professional

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

29-05-2019
Same as last, made it very easy and made me feel relaxed

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

29-05-2019
Friendly and easy to deal with

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

29-05-2019
Professional courteous funny and entertaining. Distraction techniques during procedure fantastic. A credit to the team and also the lovely lady who assisted 😀

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

24-05-2019
Very helpful and explained the issue with my tendons clearly.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

24-05-2019
I was made to feel at ease very quickly. The procedure was explained and very easy to understand.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

24-05-2019
Really good experience. The Prof is a natural entertainer and kept my brain occupied with positive and funny thoughts throughout the procedure. Thank you.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

23-05-2019
Very relaxed approach very professional and made an excellent team with the nurse on duty thank you

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

23-05-2019
I’m very happy with the service.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

23-05-2019
Professional

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

23-05-2019
Very friendly makes you feel at ease excellent no problems

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

22-05-2019
Very entertaining! Great patient experience

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

22-05-2019
Excellent

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

22-05-2019
Excellent service and explanation of procedures

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

22-05-2019
Amazing

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

21-05-2019
Great. I’m a needle phobe and he took my mind off the fact. V clear explanations

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

21-05-2019
Good ‘bedside manner. Explained procedure very well. Made me feel at ease and that he was in control the entire time.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

21-05-2019
Very good

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

17-05-2019
Good distracting chat.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

17-05-2019
Good

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

17-05-2019
Very professional, informative and very much put me at ease.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

17-05-2019
Really put me at ease and explained everything fully

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

17-05-2019
Kind and very professional

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

16-05-2019
Very helpful and witty and professional

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

14-05-2019
Professor Bhatti put me at ease.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

14-05-2019
Very professional with his team. Puts patients at ease.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

14-05-2019
Excellent rapport, communication and bed-side manner. Thank you for your excellent care.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

14-05-2019
Mr batty put me at ease

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

13-05-2019
Excellent

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

13-05-2019
I found Professor Bhatti to be very caring and professional whilst he did my shoulder injection

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

13-05-2019
Fantastic, From the start through until the end of the procedure, Thank you☺ for making this a comfortable experience!

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

13-05-2019
First class

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-05-2019
Excellent professional service.very helpful and friendly

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-05-2019
Excellent

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-05-2019
Not has painful has I thought would be .Very professional .

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-05-2019
Excellent and professional. Well informative on procedure.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-05-2019
Superb service

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-05-2019
Very good experience. Explained everything very well and put me at ease.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-05-2019
Very informative and friendly and comfortable conditions.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-05-2019
Very helpful with advise with my foot

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-05-2019
Excellent

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-05-2019
What a lovely man. I was a little nervous prior to the procedure, but he put me at ease with his sense of humour. Thank you 😊

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-05-2019
Quick efficient

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-05-2019
Quick, painless and at moments, even funny😊

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-05-2019
Excellent☺

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-05-2019
Really helpful. Explained things well. Showed me what was happening.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-05-2019
Very easy experience

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-05-2019
All perfect

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-05-2019
Very good gave me good information regarding my feet

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-05-2019
Really pleasant and informative - could not have been better.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-05-2019
Excellent manner. Total confidence in him.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-05-2019
Very good - lovely manner. Reassuring. Explained the process well. Excellent assistant called Gabriella. Would recommend

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-05-2019
Very personable and professional

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-05-2019
Very professional approach and made me feel relaxed during procedure and explained everything. Thank you.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

01-05-2019
Very good. Placed me at ease. Outlined the key risks.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

01-05-2019
Very informative and helpful.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

01-05-2019
Made me feel relaxed

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

01-05-2019
Great information all professionally carried out

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

01-05-2019
Professor Bhatti was very patient and explained every step of the procedure.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

01-05-2019
Very good, he was excellent

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

30-04-2019
Put me at ease. Explained everything

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

30-04-2019
Good

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

30-04-2019
Very pleasant and professional

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

30-04-2019
Extremely good & comical humour is very important

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

30-04-2019
Was very happy and relax and didn’t feel much pain

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

30-04-2019
Made me feel at ease and the smile technique was fab

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

30-04-2019
Very charming.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

30-04-2019
Relaxing despite procedure

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

29-04-2019
Professional as always. Clear and concise diagnosis of my injury, and appropriate treatment options.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

29-04-2019
The professor was very and Caring towards me . I was very nervous beforehand. I would gladly visit him again

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

29-04-2019
Couldn’t fault my experience.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

29-04-2019
Arrived early for my injection and was taken straight through. I was nervous upon arrival because I am not good with needles but once I met professor Bhatti I felt comfortable & relaxed straight away. His kind hearted & funny nature was clear and his riddles helped my mind be preoccupied which stopped all the tension. This is my first time working with professor Bhatti and I wouldn’t hesitate in coming again even though I hate the thought of needles. Thank you for a great service

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

29-04-2019
Excellent and very impressive extremely professional and very informative and reassuring

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

26-04-2019
Appreciated chat as distraction during procedure. Procedure explained clearly first. Let’s hope procedure relieves some of the shoulder pain!

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

26-04-2019
Excellent, experience. Very professional and very pleasant he makes everything very clear relaxed.thank You so much.also thank you to Luba also.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

26-04-2019
Great experience, made the experience fun and relaxed

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

26-04-2019
Professor Bhatti is fantastic. I cannot rate him highly enough. He is very professional with the most amazing bedside manner. He was extremely caring and understanding throughout my whole procedure and filled me with complete confidence. I would recommend him to anyone.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

25-04-2019
Very easy going made me relaxed

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

25-04-2019
Friendly and patient

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

25-04-2019
Fantastic treatment

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

25-04-2019
Excellent explained fully the procedure which was very reassuring and all were very polite

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

25-04-2019
Wonderful very calming

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

25-04-2019
Funny made the experience as painless as possible

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

25-04-2019
Fantastic caring soft approach and very professional. I felt comfortable and in safe hands

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

25-04-2019
Very good

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

25-04-2019
Excellent

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

25-04-2019
Not very painful at all would recommend to anyone

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

25-04-2019
Good experience, very clear with the information given and very througher

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

25-04-2019
Enjoyable and humorous

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

25-04-2019
Iliopsoas injection. Dr was very pleasant and made me laugh to distract me from the procedure

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

25-04-2019
Informative and professional

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

25-04-2019
Trochanteric bursal injection. No complaints. Good distraction technique

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

25-04-2019
Stress free. Good explanations.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

24-04-2019
Great job plus entertainment to take your mind off things and also explained everything really well

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

24-04-2019
I had a barbotage treatment that went really well. Extremely pleased. Professor Bhatti was very friendly and professional.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

24-04-2019
Very pleasant doctor. Explains the procedure very well and gives any further information needed.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

24-04-2019
PRP of the knee. Nice guy, made it easy

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

12-04-2019
Excellent service from everyone involved. Doctor Bhatti is very professional and friendly. Thank you.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

11-04-2019
Excellent experience very professional and makes you laugh to take your mind of what’s happening

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

11-04-2019
Excellent, caring, v knowledgable, encouraging and light hearted

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

11-04-2019
prof Bhatti made you feel comfortable and very chatty. Informs you exactly on the procedure

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

11-04-2019
Excellent service from everyone involved. Doctor Battiest very professional and friendly. Thank you.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

11-04-2019
Very quick to scan and give me the full information.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

11-04-2019
He was very professional and friendly and made excellent customer care. Excellent and great experience .

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

11-04-2019
Very pleasant young man who made the operation run smoothly and pain free oddly enough an enjoyable experience

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

11-04-2019
Made me feel at ease the whole time

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

11-04-2019
Efficient and effective. Very pleasant manner. Would recommend to anyone in similar circumstances.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

10-04-2019
Was brilliant and caring. Made the experience easy and fast very professional.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

10-04-2019
Fun and professional

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

10-04-2019
Efficient and amusing!

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

10-04-2019
Excellent treatment, very professional

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

10-04-2019
Excellent bedside manner putting me at ease and distracting from the procedure.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

10-04-2019
Professor Bhatti is a credit to the hospital, never have a experienced such hospitality & been made to feel so comfortable. Professor Bhatti isn’t a man who you can forget easy!

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

09-04-2019
He was very good made me feel very relaxed and made me laugh, excellent staff too

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-04-2019
Excellent

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-04-2019
Excellent! I could not rate this doctor highly enough. He communicates clearly, has an empathic and caring bedside manner and even managed to make me laugh whilst I was having my knee injected by distracting me with riddles and jokes! All this along with being a highly skilled professional! The world needs more doctors like this!

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-04-2019
Outstanding professional -

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-04-2019
Really professional and highly entertaining 😀

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-04-2019
Dr Bhatti is extremely professional and puts me at ease with his sense of humour!

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-04-2019
Can’t do maths, however everything else was exemplary. Great experience.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-04-2019
Very personable and helped keep me relaxed.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-04-2019
Excellent service & very entertaining professor never felt a thing. Made me very comfortable.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-04-2019
10/10

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

04-04-2019
Excellent - made what could have been an uncomfortable procedure enjoyable!

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

04-04-2019
Great banter, excellent

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

04-04-2019
Brilliant

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

04-04-2019
He was very helpful, kind and considerate. Thank you

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

04-04-2019
Made me feel really at ease and thoroughly explained everything

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

04-04-2019
Fantastic - best experience- didn’t feel a thing and went out laughing

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

04-04-2019
All good

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

04-04-2019
Couldn’t be better.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

04-04-2019
Great bedside manner. Very good explanation. Clear instruction. Walking away happy

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

04-04-2019
Great procedure, very professional

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

04-04-2019
Funny puts you in a relaxed state very friendly

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

04-04-2019
Excellent

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

04-04-2019
Great man

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

04-04-2019
Good

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

04-04-2019
Very informative

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

04-04-2019
Works hard to relax you

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

04-04-2019
Excellent care made me feel very comfortable. Extremely gentle doctor and I actually had a good experience. Thank you and take care

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