Mr Abbas Rashid: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

Mr Abbas Rashid

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Elbow
  • Shoulder
  • Wrist

About me

Abbas graduated from Imperial College with a distinction in MBBS and a 1st class honors degree in Orthopaedics. He completed his training on the North West Thames Rotation and was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2012. He has been on the GMC’s specialist register since 2014.

Abbas completed fellowships in the internationally renown Wrightington and Cambridge upper limb units as well as an AO Trauma Fellowship in Hannover, Germany. In 2015 he was awarded the Zimmer Upper Extremities Awards by the British Orthopaedic Association facilitating travel to Harvard and The Mayo Clinic in North America. In 2017 he was awarded the Intra-Europe Travelling award by the European Society of Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons.

Abbas was appointed as Consultant Shoulder & Elbow surgeon at UCLH in 2016. The scope of his work includes evidence-based treatment of complex trauma, sports injuries and degenerative conditions of the upper limb.

Abbas’s specific areas of interest are functional outcomes in upper limb surgery, innovations in arthroplasty and the role of biologics. His mandate is to translate research findings into clinical gains for his patients. He has written upper limb guidelines for the British Orthopaedic Association’s Wikipaedics project and has published over 30 articles in peer review journals. He is currently an invited reviewer for the Bone & Joint Journal.

Abbas has a interest in postgraduate education and is invited faculty on numerous regional and national courses on FRCS, trauma and upper limb surgery.

In his spare time Abbas enjoys rowing, golf and Formula 1.

Areas of interest

shoulder pain; osteoarthritis; impingement, rotator cuff disease, frozen shoulder, ac joint pain, biceps tendinopathy; calcific tendinitis, click fracture, shoulder fracture, humerus fracture

elbow pain, tennis elbow, golfers elbow, biceps pain, biceps rupture, triceps pain, triceps rupture, ulnar neuritis, cubital tunnel syndrome, elbow fractures

wrist fracture, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger

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Procedures completed

  • X4810

    Change of cast without general anaesthetic - (1-5)

    Wellington Hospital (1-5)

  • W2810

    Repair of non-union of clavicle - (1-5)

    BMI Hendon Hospital (1-5)

  • W7715

    Coracoid bone block transfer for recurrent instability of shoulder (Bristow-Latarjet procedure) - (1-5)

  • W1920

    Primary open reduction of long bone with fixation - (1-5)

  • W8820

    Diagnostic arthroscopic examination of shoulder joint, +/- biopsy (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

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