• Aset Hospital Centre of Excellence in Cosmetic Surgery

Azhar Iqbal

Azhar Iqbal cosmetic surgeon  at Aset Hospital Liverpool
Azhar Iqbal
Consultant Plastic Surgeon
  • Location: Aset Hospital
  • Email: enquiries@asethospital.co.uk
  • Phone: 0151 426 4777
Speciality - Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Key - Interests
  • Cosmetic Breast Surgery
  • Cosmetic Body Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Non-surgical procedures
  • Non-surgical cosmetic treatment
    Reconstructive surgery 

Azhar Iqbal has a vast experience of plastic surgery of over 25 years and as a consultant over 14 years. Mr Iqbal's training profile includes working in prestigious units of the UK in all major centres such as London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Cambridge, Devon, and Currently in Liverpool.

Mr Azhar Iqbal's started in 1993 after he did his post-graduation ie FRCS, minimum entry criteria for plastic surgery training. After 12 years of training at different levels he successfully completed the higher surgical training programme in Plastic surgery leading to the award of CCST (certificate of completion of surgical training) in 2004 and was appointed as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Whiston Hospital, Liverpool in 2005 (a seal of approval of completion of training to the highest level).

Azhar Iqbal does most of the reconstructive and aesthetic range including breast reconstruction, skin cancers, facial palsy, hand surgery and all aspects of cosmetic/reconstructive surgery.

Mr Azhar Iqbal has done his fellowships in oncoplastic breast surgery (dealing with various conditions and aesthetics of breast surgery) and cosmetic surgery (including breast enlargement). His post-graduation includes FRCS General surgery, FRCS Plastic surgery, MSC in health information sciences.

Mr Azhar Iqbal as a highly experienced consultant plastic surgeon is actively involved in teaching, training charity and advancing the speciality. He is a examiner for Royal college of surgeons, part of standards setting agency in plastic surgery, and was programme director for plastic surgery for six years in Mersey deanery. A faculty member for international and national courses including cadaveric training courses, examination preparation courses and overseas training.

Mr Azhar Iqbal enjoys his voluntary work and it includes regular overseas projects to train and develop specialties in different units in Pakistan. This started after he went for voluntary work after the major earthquake in 2005 and has been an invited faculty member to Greece and Egypt.

With extensively published papers in peer reviewed journals and described many innovative novel techniques including Muscle Sparing Latissimus Dorsi muscle flap for breast reconstruction, new techniques of nipple reconstruction, personalised modifications for breast reduction surgery which he presented with long term results. In addition, Mr Iqbal has also described many novel techniques for hand surgery.This is all because of the detailed knowledge he posses of the anatomy of the human body and his ability to analyse the problem and utilise various techniques to the best advantage.

With over 25 publications in peer reviewed international journals and is regular particpant of the interfaith discussions in Saint Helens College and various other events to build bridges across different communities. Mr Iqbal is actively supportive of various charities.

Qualifications & Memberships
Azhar Iqbal
  • Qualifications & Memberships

GMC membership number: C4274663

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