Dr. Ali Hussain

Medical Practitioner (Cosmetic Surgery)
E-mail: ali@dralihussain.com.au
Brief info

Dr. M A Hussain is a highly respected and regarded medical practitioner with interest in cosmetic surgery practicing in Brisbane. His considerable experience of 15 years of surgical practice has predominantly focused on Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery in both the UK and Australia.

Dr. Ali Hussain’s considerable experience in Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery gives him excellent clinical judgment and the confidence to perform a wide range of complex surgical procedures. He values communicating clearly with patients, spending the time to understand their desires and concerns and ensuring clarity regarding expected outcomes from procedures. He also provides and oversees excellent post-operative care, subsequent follow-up and rehabilitation.

Dr Ali Hussain
Dr. Ali Hussain

‘Enhancing beauty is my passion. It’s a great joy to be able to restore someone’s self esteem and confidence in their own appearance, which willhelp them to achieve, what they want to achieve in their lives………Dr. Ali Hussain’

Dr. M A Hussain is a highly respected and regarded medical practitioner with interest in cosmetic surgery practicing in Brisbane. His considerable experience of 15 years of surgical practice has predominantly focused on Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery in both the UK and Australia.

Dr. M A Hussain’s considerable experience in Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery gives him excellent clinical judgment and the confidence to perform a wide range of complex surgical procedures. He values communicating clearly with patients, spending the time to understand their desires and concerns and ensuring clarity regarding expected outcomes from procedures. He also provides and oversees excellent post-operative care, subsequent follow-up and rehabilitation.

Dr Hussain combines a commitment to continual improvement of his craft and an insatiable thirst for knowledge. Apart from his clinical commitments, he is involved in academic activities as well. Dr Hussain has 22 publications in peer-reviewed journals, including plastic surgery journals. Some of his work has contributed to new innovations in the medical field, which is well recognised by his colleagues and peers. Dr. Hussain has presented multiple national and international papers and posters in scientific meetings all around the world. He has special interests in breast aesthetics and one of his major contributions in this field is an oral presentation at the 5th Asian Symposium of Breast Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in Singapore.

Dr. Hussain is well respected for his research and has written several journal articles as well as presenting at conferences around the world. Dr Hussain has 41 poster presentations, which were presented in multiple national and international meetings, including Annual meetings of the Royal College of Surgeons of Australia in Malaysia, New Zealand and Singapore. His work has also been presented at the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Annual meetings in UK and Ireland.

Dr. Hussain has been involved in the training of cosmetic surgery by the well know UK Plastic and Cosmetic surgeon – Dr. Sultan Hassan – Director of Elite Surgical, UK. Dr. Hussain apart from his clinical activities, has been involved in educational and teaching activities and participated in the teaching of medical students of the Australian National University. Dr. Hussain has participated as a course instructor for the plastic surgery skills course under the University of Auckland, NZ and is part of the teaching faculty in the ‘minor surgery skills’ course in primary health care in the NHS, UK.

Dr Hussain had the honour to have an exclusive interview published in the ‘100 stories for 100 years’: Canberra Centenary book, 1913 – 2013, Australia.

Dr. Hussain has been interviewed three times by The Canberra Times (Newspaper), for his dedicated work in the field of plastic, reconstructive and hand surgery and on two occasions by the Australian Doctor Journal.

Dr. Ali Hussain
Dr. Ali Hussain

Dr. Hussain is experienced in a wide range of Cosmetic Surgery procedures, including:

  • Ear lobe repairs (split ear lobes)
  • Otoplasty for ‘bat ears’
  • Mini face lift
  • Labiaplasty
  • Neck Left
  • Umbilicoplasty
  • Liposuction of all body areas
  • Surgical excision of the Keloids with post op radiotherapy
  • Surgical excision of the Keloids with post op radiotherapy
  • Tattoo Removals (surgical and non surgical)
  • Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
  • Apronectomy
  • Arm lift
  • Thigh Lift
  • Brow lift
  • Upper Blepharoplasty
  • Lower Blepharoplasty
  • Chin implant
  • Chin advancement
  • Ear lobe reduction

Breast Aesthetic Surgery

  • Liposuction for Gynaecomastia
  • Excision of excess male breast tissue
  • Areola Reduction
  • Correction of Breast Asymmetry
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Implant Revision
  • Mastopexy
  • Breast Reduction – inferior pedicle – W pattern
  • Breast Reduction – suproMedial pedicle – W pattern
  • Inverted Nipple Repair
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nipple Reduction

‘In a cosmetic surgery, I get to interact with my patients and tailor an operation that is unique for them. This involves a vast amount of surgical knowledge, interpersonal skills, as well as an artistic sense of what final result can be created………. Dr. Hussain’

Dr Hussain undertakes procedures in Canberra, Brisbane and Sydney. He is highly approachable and always spends the time to ensure his patients are fully informed and comfortable in any elective procedure they intend to undertake.

Dr. Hussain’s sincere dedication and passion for cosmetic surgery, combined with his gentle and approachable manner, will put your mind at ease: that you’re in safe and experienced hands. In his spare time, Dr. Hussain mentors junior doctors and volunteers for humanitarian missions undertaking burns and reconstructive surgery in Asia.

Dr. Hussain is of a warm, friendly and empathetic character. He is very approachable and very happy to help the clients and can easily be contacted out of hours. He has a young family, loving parents and a very supporting wife. He has a special interest in sports, cycling and enjoys listening to music.

Awards and Scholarships

  • Murad Gold Medal in Physics (98%), Crescent Model School, Pakistan. 1992.
  • National talent Scholarship (O-Levels) for securing >80% marks 1992-1994.
  • 3rd in F.Sc (Pre-Medical) (A-Levels)(81.8%) Government College Lahore, 1994.
  • National talent Scholarship (for 5 years) for securing >80% marks 1995-2000.

Non Surgical Aesthetic / Cosmetic Skills

  • Anti – wrinkle injections (Certified and Trained by Allergan)
  • Fillers (Certified and Trained by Allergan) (Confident in different types of fillers available in the market)
  • Cool Sculpturing
  • Lasers
  • Platelet rich plasma treatment
  • Good knowledge of the other non surgical Aesthetic Techniques available in the market.

Research and Publications

  • PUBLICATIONS AS A SENIOR AUTHOR: Jhattu H, Klaassen S, Ying C, Hussain M A; Acute carpal tunnel syndrome in trauma European Journal of Plastic Surgery; Volume 35, Issue 9(2012), Page 639-646; DOI 10.1007/s00238-012-0732-0
  • PUBLICATIONS AS A FIRST AND SECOND AUTHOR:
    1.  Taneerananon T, Hussain M A, Jhattu H, Li J, Klaassen, V Milovic; Use of poly DL-lactide-!-caprolactone (Neurolac) conduit for enveloping traumatic neuromas European Journal of Plastic Surgery (2013) Feb; DOI 10.1007/s00238-013-0807-6
    2. Hussain M A, Jhattu H, Pandya A, Chan Q, Wg Cdr Pandya A precise excision technique for schwannomas; European Journal of Plastic Surgery (2012) March; DOI 10.1007/s00238-012-0715-1
    3.  Hussain M A, Kuruppu L, Jhattu H, Ying C, Wharton S; Life Can’t Be Any Easier than This—Introduction of the Portable and Disposable V.A.C. Machines; Modern Plastic Surgery, 2012, 2, 24-27; DOI:10.4236/mps.2012.22006
    4. Hussain M A, Mui S, Pandya A, Tan E, Wg Cdr Pandya; Pulp tissue anchor repair for the zone I flexor tendon injury: introduction of a new and cost-effective technique; European Journal of Plastic Surgery; Volume 36, Issue 1 (2013), Page 27-30; DOI: 10.1007/s00238-012-0713-3.
    5. Hussain M A, Taneerananon T, Wharton S; Commonly Misdiagnosed Rare Condition—Toe Tourniquet Syndrome—Literature Review; Modern Plastic Surgery, 2012, 2, 8-11 DOI:10.4236/mps.2012.21003
    6. Chan QE, Hussain M A, Milovic V; Eating out of the hands – Friend or foe? Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (2012) Feb; DOI:10.1016/j.bjps.2012.01.014
    7. Hussain M A, Chan Q, Klaassen M; Modified technique of securing the running subcuticular suture with the Aberdeen knot in wound apposition; European Journal of Plastic Surgery; Volume 35, number 6 (2012), 465-467;
      DOI 10.1007/s00238-011-0670-2
    8. Hussain M A, Kuruppu L, Sarhadi N; Step-by-step guide of a technique of using dental cartridges for intra-lesional steroid injection to keloids; European Journal of Plastic Surgery Volume 34, Number 4 (2011), 307-309;
      DOI 10.1007/s00238-011-0584-z
    9. Hussain M A, M. Venus, S. Singh, V. Vijh, L. Evans; Surgical Hammock; Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery 2009 May; 62(5):638 DOI:10.1016/j.bjps.2008.06.085
    10. Hussain M A, Raj V; Tips of examination of flexor digitorum superficialis; Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery 2009 Apr; 62(4):525 DOI:10.1016/j.bjps.2008.06.028.
    11. Alam N, Hussain M A. Comments on- ‘The increasing trend in alcohol-related burns: It’s impact on a Tertiary burn centre’; Burns. 2011 May; 37(3):542-3. DOI:10.1016/j.burns.2010.10.012.
    12. Hussain M A, and Srinivasan J R; Rare presentation of multifocal pilomatrixoma in the head and neck region; European Journal of Plastic Surgery Volume 35, Issue 9 (2012), Page 697-699. DOI: 10.1007/s00238-011-0601-2.
    13. Packer J, Hussain M A, Shah H, Srinivasan J R; DSH in the elderly group, a volatile combination – an overview from the plastic surgery perspective; Plastic surgey international; 2012 June.
    14. Bhatti A, Hussain M A, Ragoowansi R; Flexor pollicus longus rupture after primary repair due to pregnancy; Journal of Hand Surgery (European) Vol. 2010 May; 35(4):326-7. DOI:10.1177/11753193409360960.
    15. Lemonas P, Hussain M A, Daren Edwards; Leeches as a cost-effective measure in plastic and reconstructive surgery; International Wound Journal 2011 Apr;8(2):212-3 DOI:10.1111/j.1742-481X.2010.00759.x
    16. Bhatti A, Hussain M A, Ragoowansi R; Bilateral pressure sores of the breasts—prevention is better than cure; European Journal of Plastic Surgery; Volume 35, Issue 11 (2012), Page 833-834; DOI 10.1007/s00238-011-0571-4
    17. Hussain M A, Adequacy of consent in bilateral breast reductions; ‘GMC-today’, issue 11, page 7, Jan 2007.
    18. Hussain M A, Fahmy F; Male patient with Paget’s disease in right axilla — an unusual presentation; ‘GMC-today’, issue 12, page 5, March 2007.
    19. Hussain M A; Local Anaesthesia trauma cases in Plastic Surgery; Hospital doctor ; 2007 June.
    20. Sheikh S, Hussain M A, Azhar A; Assessment of nutrition status in children aged 4-10 years; The Professional, Vol 5, No 03, July – Sep 98, 295-302.
    21. Thesis on the Causative factors for tuberculosis, Department of Medicine, KEMC, Pak 98-99.

Oral presentations (International)

  • Management of Necrotising fasciitis A ten year review of practice at the Canberra Hospital (M Fauzi, M A Hussain, HCY Yu, R Farhadieh, G McCarten) :-      RACS Annual meeting – May14.
  • Bilateral Breast Reduction ¨ A retrospective study in over all satisfaction and post-operative complications – UK Experience (M A Hussain, B Qureshi, N Ali)HCY Yu, R Farhadieh, G McCarten) :-      5th Asian Symposium of Breast Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Singapore – Oct 13
  • Management of Necrotising fasciitis – A ten year review of practice at the Canberra Hospital (M A Hussain, HCY Yu, R Farhadieh, G McCarten)  BAPRAS/IHSS winter meeting – Dublin, Ireland — Nov 13.
  • Use of poly DL-lactide-caprolactone (Neurolac) conduit for enveloping traumatic neuromas. (Taneerananon T, Hussain M A, Jhattu H,
    Li J, Klaassen, V Milovic)
    Dublin, Ireland – Feb 13. (Irish Hand conference)
  • Thumb replantation – literature review with case presentation (H. Jhattu, J Li, S. Mui, M A Hussain) Asian Pacific Federation of Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. – Singapore – Oct 12.
  • Mutilating upper limb injuries – 18 year followup.(M. Klaassen, M A Hussain etal) Royal Australian college of Surgeon Annual meeting, Malaysia, May 12.
  • Eating out of the hands – Friend or foe? (Q. Chan, M A Hussain, V Milovic) Hong Kong Hand meeting, Feb 12.

Oral presentations (National and Regional)

    • A Retrospective Analysis of the outcome and Patient Satisfaction Post Abdominoplasty – UK experience COSMETEX15 – Melbourne, Australia, April 2015.
    • Management of Complex hand wounds – A challenge Canberra, Australia, April 2014.
    • Wound Management and Plastic Surgery Past, Present and future Canberra, Australia, Aug 2013.
    • Identifying compartment syndrome and its management following metacarpal fracture Darwin, Australia, April 2013.
    • Pulp tissue anchor repair for FDP zone 1 injury Canberra, Australia, Aug 2012.
    • DSH in elderly Preston, UK, Sep 2010
    • Wound Dressings London, UK, May 09
    • Fat Densities in Breasts Birmingham, UK, July 08.
    • Readmission of burns patients Whiston, UK, March 07.
    • Finger tip injuries audit, Whiston, UK, December 06
    • Adequacy of consent in Bilateral Breast Reduction Whiston, July 06.
    • Local Anaesthesia in plastic trauma cases Whiston, UK, June 06.
    • Clerking of elective plastic patients Birmingham, UK, Dec 07.
    • Presentations of post operative complications Birminhgham, UK, Oct 07.
    • Smoking in BBR (article from BJPS) Birmingham, UK, Oct 07.

Poster presentation (International)

  • Oztag and Hand Injuries – An insidious combination; Lotfy N, Hussain M A – RACS, Singapore – May 2014.
  • Circlage wire fixation of type 3 FDP avulsion injury with a comminuted bony fragment; Lotfy N, Hussain M A – RACS, Singapore – May 2014.
  • Hydradenitis Suppuritiva – A fresh alternative post surgical excision: H Jhattu, Hussain M A – RACS, Singapore – May 2014.
  • “The Pressures On! Identifying compartment syndrome and its management following metacarpal fracture – a Literature Review; RACS, Singapore – May 2014.
  • Reconstruction of the Boutonniere Deformity: A forgotten technique; RACS, Singapore – May 2014.
  • Key chains…a lucky charm or a household danger; H Jhattu, Hussain M A — RACS, Singapore – May 2014.
  • Thumb Reimplantation – A literature Review; RACS, Singapore – May 2014.
  • “Is there a role for skin graft in the management of the Gustilo IIIB Lower Limb fractures; RACS, Singapore – May 2014.
  • Deliberate self-harm and the elderly: A volatile combination – an overview from the Plastic Surgery Perspective; H Jhattu, Hussain M A — RACS, Singapore – May 2014.
  • A Precise excision technique for schwannomas (Innovation); Hussain M A, Pandya A; BAPRAS, Nottingham, UK– June 2013.
  • Sutureless drain fixation in Hand Surgery – a unique, reliable and secure technique; Hussain, M A, Wheble G, Wg Cdr Pandya, A FESSH – Turkey; May 2013.
  • Is there a role for skin graft in the management of the Gustilo IIIB Lower Limb fractures?; Hussain M A; RACS (Royal Australian College of Surgeons) meeting – Auckland, New Zealand May 2013.
  • Identifying compartment syndrome and its management following metacarpal fracture – a Literature Review with case illustration; Hussain M A; RACS (Royal Australian College of Surgeons) meeting – Auckland, New Zealand May 2013.
  • Use of poly DL-lactide-å-caprolactone conduit for the treatment of neuroma; Hussain M A; RACS (Royal Australian College of Surgeons) meeting – Auckland, New Zealand May 2013.
  • A Precise excision technique for schwannomas; Hussain M A; RACS (Royal Australian College of Surgeons) meeting – Auckland, New Zealand May 2013.
  • Does size really matter? The double glove technique! ; Hussain M A; RACS (Royal Australian College of Surgeons) meeting – Auckland, New Zealand May 2013.
  • Thumb Reimplantation – A literature Review with a case illustration; Hussain M A; RACS (Royal Australian College of Surgeons) meeting – Auckland, New Zealand May 2013.
  • Deliberate self-harm and the elderly: A volatile combination – an overview from the Plastic Surgery Perspective; Hussain M A; RACS (Royal Australian College of Surgeons) meeting – Auckland, New Zealand May 2013.
  • Debilitating gouty tophi of hands – a literature review and case report of a severe presentation; Hussain M A; RACS (Royal Australian College of Surgeons) meeting – Auckland, New Zealand May 2013.
  • Bilateral Breast Reduction ¨ A retrospective study in over all satisfaction and post-operative complications – UK Experience; Hussain M A; RACS (Royal Australian College of Surgeons) meeting – Auckland, New Zealand May 2013.
  • Sutureless drain fixation – a unique, reliable and secure technique; Hussain M A; RACS (Royal Australian College of Surgeons) meeting – Auckland, New Zealand May 2013.
  • Abdominoplasty; A retrospective study in patient dissatisfaction and post-operative complications – UK experience; Hussain M A; RACS (Royal Australian College of Surgeons) meeting – Auckland, New Zealand May 2013.
  • Toe tourniquet syndrome – a review; Hussain M A; RACS (Royal Australian College of Surgeons) meeting – Auckland, New Zealand May 2013.
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Trauma – How to prevent a devastating outcome – A literature review; Hussain M A; RACS (Royal Australian College of Surgeons) meeting – Auckland, New Zealand May 2013.
  • Toe tourniquet syndrome – a review; Tanerrrananon T. Hussain MA, Warton S; NZAPS ASM in Dunedin, New Zealand; Nov 2012.
  • Life Can’t Be Any Easier than This—Introduction of the Portable and Disposable V.A.C. Machines; Li J, Hussain M A, Kuruppu L, Jhattu H, Ying C, Wharton S; BAPRAS winter meeting, UK – Dec 2012.
  • Reconstruction of the boutonniere deformity: A forgotten technique;
Hussain M A, Jhattu H, McCarten G; BAPRAS winter meeting, UK – Dec 2012.
  • Commonly Misdiagnosed Rare Condition—Toe Tourniquet Syndrome—Literature Review; Hussain M A, Jhattu H, Taneerananon T, Wharton S, (RACS) Royal Australian College of Surgeons meeting, Malaysia – May 2012.
  • Acute carpal tunnel syndrome in trauma Jhattu H, Klaassen S, Ying C, Hussain M A; (RACS) Royal Australian College of Surgeons meeting, Malaysia – May 2012.
  • Pulp tissue anchor repair for the zone I flexor tendon injury: introduction of a new and cost-effective technique; Hussain M A, Mui S, Pandya A, Tan E, Wg Cdr Pandya; BAPRAS meeting, London, UK – Dec 2011.
  • Step-by-step guide of a technique of using dental cartridges for intra-lesional steroid injection to keloids; Goel SS, Hussain M A, Kuruppu L, Sarhadi; BAPRAS meeting, London, UK – Dec 2011.
Dr. Ali Hussain
Dr. Ali Hussain

Lecture presentations

  • Management of Complex hand wounds – A challenge Canberra, Australia, April 2014.
  • Wound Management and Plastic Surgery Past, Present and future Canberra, Australia, Aug 2013.
  • Soft tissue tumours of hands The Canberra Hospital, April 2012
  • Hand injuries The Canberra Hospital, Oct 2012.
  • Breast Reconstructions Russells Hall Hospital, April 2011
  • Hypospadias Repair techniques Russells Hall Hospital, Feb 2011.
  • Guidelines for the Lower Limb Trauma Royal Preston Hospital, Aug 2010
  • GManagement of Hand Injuries Royal Preston Hospital, June 2010
  • Wound Dressings Royal London Hospital, May 09
  • Anatomy of hand (ST teaching) Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Sep 07
  • Sarcoma (introduction and management) Selly Oak Hospital, Nov 07
  • Basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell Ca. Countess of Chester, March 05
  • Different options of breast reconstruction. Countess of Chester, Sep 05
  • Inflammatory bowel disease. Mayo Hospital, Nov 03.
  • Secondary survey of trauma pts Mayo Hospital, Oct 03.
  • Primary survey of trauma pts Mayo Hospital, Sep 03
  • Tracheostomy Management Mayo Hospital, Sep 00

Audit Experience

  • Self Audit – Less formal but active attempts to follow-up patients upon whom I have operated, to learn from success/failure.
  • Monthly Audit meetings for the clinic — with involvement of all the staff.
  • Management of Necrotising Fascitis in ACT, Australia, The Canberra Hospital, May13
  • OZtag and hand injuries – insidious combination, The Canberra Hospital, Feb 2013
  • Management of hand and fingers dislocations, The Canberra Hospital, Dec 2012.
  • Bilateral Breast Reduction – A retrospective study in over all satisfaction and post-operative complications – The UK experience RPH, Nov 2010
  • Abdominoplasty; A retrospective study in patient satisfaction and post-operative complications; A single centre experience!, Royal Preston Hospital, Oct 2010.
  • DSH in Elderly group, Royal Preston Hospital, Sep 2010
  • Seroma Collection after Groin Dissections, Royal London Hospital, Sep 2009.
  • Clerking of elective plastic surgery patients, Selly Oak Hospital, Jan 2008.
  • Readmission of burns patients, Whiston Hospital, March 2007.
  • Finger tip injuries audit, Whiston Hospital, December 2006.
  • Adequacy of consent in bilateral breast reductions, Whiston Hospital. July 2006.
  • Local anaesthesia trauma cases in plastic surgery, Whiston Hospital, June 2006.
  • Post appendicectomy complications, Mayo Hospital, June-Dec 2000.

Postgraduate Courses and Training

  • Complex Breast Cosmetic Cases :- Lahore, Pakistan – Jan 2019
  • Cosmetic procedures using Radiofrequency :- Brisbane, Austyralia – Sep 2018.
  • Clinical Elective at Shalamar Hospital :- Lahore, Pakistan – June 2018
  • Cosmetic Summit Series – 2018 :- Brisbane, Australia – March 2018.
  • HRSP – Conference :- Lahore, Pakistan – Dec 2017
  • Advanced Aesthetic training programme :-Brisbane, Australia – Oct 2017
  • 8 hours of the skills development :- Brisbane, Australia – June 2017
  • Advanced Aesthetic training programme :-Brisbane, Australia – Feb 2017.
  • Scientific Symposium by Dr Micheal Kane :- Sydney, Australia – Feb 2017
  • Cosmetic Surgery Training :- Elite Surgical, UK – Sep 2014
  • Breast Asthetics – Breast Reduction, Mastopexy and Management of breast Asymmetry :- Royal College of Surgeons London 15th Sep 2014
  • Clinical attachment for complex plastic Surgery reconstruction cases :- Mayo Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan March 2013.
  • International Trauma Symposium :- University of Auckland, NZ June 2012.
  • Breast Oncolplastic Surgery Symposium :-
    University of Auckland, NZ Feb 2012.
  • Basic Plastic Surgical Skills Course
    University of Auckland, NZ Dec 2011
  • Master Class on Breast Aesthetics and Reconstruction :- University Hospital Coventry, UK July 2010.
  • Upper Limb Dissection Workshop :- Royal Liverpool Hospital, Sep 2009.
  • Sculpture for Surgeons :- Cambridge, by Mr. P. Hall, Aug 2009
  • Hand Fracture Fixation Course :- Queen Elizabeth Hospital, May 2008
  • Management of Severe Burns Injuries :- Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Feb 2008.
  • Surgical Skills Course :- New Cross Hospital, UK, Jan 2007
  • Assessment and Early Management of Hand Injuries :- Queen Elizabeth Hospital, UHB, UK Dec 2007.
  • Microsurgical Skills Course :- University Hospital, Zurich, SZ, Aug07
  • Core Skills in Plastic Surgery by :- Whiston Hospital, NHS, UK
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England :- Sep 06 (5 days).

OTHER COURSES:

  • Adult and Paediatric BLS :- Lahore, Pakistan – March 2009
  • Immediate Life Support (ILS):- Countess of Chester Hospital, Oct 05
  • Resuscitation update (ALS, BLS):- Countess of Chester, March 05
  • Golden Hour Management of Trauma:- King Edward Medical College. Jan 03
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support:- Walsall Hospital, NHS, UK June 02
  • Presentation Skills for Healthcare Profs:- University Hospital Aintree, Sep 06
  • ‘‘Consent to Treatment’’ Training:- Countess of Chester Hospital, Oct 05
  • Influencing Styles:- Liverpool Medical institution, Oct 06
  • Leading and chairing effective meetings:- University Hospital Aintree, Nov 06

Teaching Experience

  • Clinical tutor
    for the Australian National University Medical students, Australia – 2013 – 2015.
  • Clinical tutor for the Australian National University Medical students, Australia – 2012.
  • Course instructor in teaching plastic surgery skills course, to the plastic surgery trainees under the University of Auckland, Oct 2011.
  • Course instructor in teaching minor surgery in Primary Health Care – NHS, 2011.
  • – Course instructor in teaching minor surgery in Primary Health Care – NHS, 2010
  • Teaching of FT2, ST1 and medical students in the ward rounds and in the theatres in all the hospitals in have worked in Pakistan, UK and Australia.
  • Teaching of the undergraduate students of King Edward Medical College as a senior house officer in surgical wards and clinics. Lahore, Pakistan
  • Practical demonstrations for the junior medical staff and nursing staff during surgical rotation, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • – Honorary Lecturer of anatomy classes at Mayo Hospital Nursing School Lahore, Pakistan.

International Conferences

  • HRSP – Conference :- – Lahore, Pakistan – Dec 2017
  • BAPRAS / IHSS conference winter meeting:- Dublin, Ireland, Nov 2013.
  • 5th Asian Symposium of Breast Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, :- Singapore, Oct 2013.
  • Irish Hand Surgery Society conference :- Dublin, Ireland, Feb 2013.
  • International Trauma Symposium :- University of Auckland, June 2012.
  • Royal Australian College of Surgeons Annual Meeting :- Malaysia – May 2012.
  • Auckland Breast Oncoplastic Surgery Symposium :- University of Auckland, Feb 2012.
  • BAPRAS:- Plastic Surgery Conference – UK – Dec 2011.
  • Modern Concept :- Breast Aesthetics and Reconstruction at University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire, July 2010.
  • – International Conference on Diabetes Mellitus & 11th Annual Course on Diabetes Mellitus, King Edward Medical College, April 99

Extra Achievements

  • Exclusive interview published in the 100 stories for 100 years – Canberra Centenary book – 1913 – 2013, Australia.
  • Interviewed by The Canberra Times (Newspaper), Canberra, Australia on 3 occasions – Clean image: maggots helped save hand – March 10, 2012; Thumb reattached after quick work by surgeons – March 19, 2012; A parent’s nightmare: invisible snare that can cut off a baby toe – June 4, 2012 (front page of the newspaper).
  • Interviewed by the Australia doctor journal two times – Wound debride faster with Maggots – April 2012; Toe Tourniquet Syndrome – May 2012.
  • Hand and Upper Limb Assessment form Designed this form after conducting an audit at The Canberra Hospital, which is being widely used in ED and Plastic Surgery Department, TCH. Also have been awarded Staff Recognition Award for this (2012)
  • International Trauma Symposium – Auckland organised this Symposium at international level under the management of University of Auckland – June 2012.
  • A model of Larynx and trachea (Both inner and outer casts were taken from the cadavers). It was on display in the Department of Anatomy Museum, King Edward Medical College (1994-96), for teaching purposes
  • Hair Transplantation: Assisted in hair transplantation surgeries and performed some under supervision. Also attended two-day extensive workshop at Wimpole Hair Restoration Clinic, London.

Media Articles

I was fortunate to be interviewed by The Canberra Times, Canberra, Australia on 3 occasions and 2 times by the Australia doctor journal.

  • Clean image :- maggots helped save hand The Canberra Times, March 10, 2012.
  • Thumb reattached after quick work by surgeons :- The Canberra Times, March 19. 2012.
  • A parent’s nightmare :- invisible snare that can cut off a baby toe – The Canberra Times, June 4, 2012 (front page of the newspaper).
  • Wound debride faster with Maggots :-Australian Doctor journal – April 2012.
  • Toe Tourniquet Syndrome :- Australian Doctor journal – May 2012.

Leadership, Teamwork and Organisational Skills

Leadership and Teamwork Skills
  • I consider leadership as a critical management skill. It is the ability to motivate a group of people toward a common goal. During my medical career, I was given a lot of opportunities in theatres, wards, and multidisciplinary meetings, to show my leadership and teamwork skills.
  • Leader of ‘’Extended Program of Immunisation’’ 1998-99, I was responsible to manage thirty junior staff in this extended program of immunization.
  • Company Commander on training sessions and final day parade in the National Cadet Core, Government College Lahore, Pakistan. 1992 –1993.
Organisational Skills
  • Arrangement of Clinical meetings, seminars and presentations at PRHO and SHO level.
  • Member of Students’ Patients Welfare Society, King Edward Medical College 1995-2000 (raised funds by organising different charity events and managing available resources).
  • Main organiser for end of year events on a yearly basis whilst completing M.B.B.S. Each event involving live music performances, food and refreshments and crowd control. The final year event involved my arranging and organising the performance of a well-known singer/musician.

Outside Medicine

Interests
  • – I am a keen sportsman and have a particular interest in cricket, table tennis and cycling. I was a key member of Crescent Model School cricket team (Lahore 90-92), a team that went on to be awarded several trophies.
  • – I love listening to music and do so in any spare time I have.
  • – I am a keen photographer and very much enjoy taking and displaying photographs. I have entered in many photography competitions and on occasions have reached the final stages.
IT / Computer Skills

Highly proficient and literate in:

  • use of Microsoft Office programs
  • internet for medical research and etc.
  • use of Power Point
  • internet for communication
Personal and Communication Skills
  • I am fluent in reading, writing and speaking English. I have secured Band 7 in IELTS.
  • I am also fluent in various Asian languages including Urdu, Punjabi and Arabic, which gives me an advantage when communicating with patients who have an Asian background.
  • I can effectively communicate with colleagues, senior members of the medical staff, patients and their relatives. I have also had training on ‘how to break bad news’, how to actively involve patients in their own care and understanding of the disease. I am keen on learning more and improving upon my skills and experience.
  • I am able to establish good relations with colleagues, seniors, paramedical staff and administrative staff and possess good communication skills. I am a flexible yet reliable team worker however I also excel when put in positions of responsibility.
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