Consultant Profile

Mr S. Tawqeer Rashid

Mr S. Tawqeer Rashid MA MBBChir PhD FRCS
Practicing at:
Spire Manchester Clinic Hale, Spire Manchester Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Endovascular surgery
    • Vascular surgery
Special clinical interests:

Varicose Veins:
Endovenous ablation: laser/radiofrequency/ ClariVein
Sclerotherapy, phlebectomy
Diabetic Foot Disease
Angioplasty & bypass
Amputation and tendon lengthening
Minimally invasive vascular surgery: percutaneous aneurysm repair;
keyhole endoscopic vein harvest for bypass
Angioplasty and stenting

Research interests:

ClariVein, diabetes and vascular disease, stem/progenitor cells.

Mr Rashid’s PhD was in the field of Tissue Engineering and his Lectureship was in the field of Diabetes and Vascular Disease. Current research as a Senior Lecturer in Manchester University looks at improving the healing of diabetic foot wounds and the role of progenitor or stem cells in this process. He has also published and presented on aortic aneurysmal disease and varicose vein treatments with a recent focus on evaluating percutaneous aneurysm surgery and varicose vein treatment with a minimal amount of local anaesthetic only.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon - Manchester Royal Infirmary

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Surgeons
Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland
British Society of Cardiovascular Research

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0161 232 2261
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Tawqeer Rashid is a Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon with an interest in most areas of vascular surgery and a particular focus on complex bypass and angioplasty techniques. He is developing programmes focussed on minimally invasive surgical techniques such as endoscopic vein harvest and percutaneous aneurysm surgery. His NHS practice is focussed on preventing leg amputations and receives referrals from other vascular surgeons with difficult, non-healing foot ulcers.

Having received training in all the common forms of endovenous surgery for varicose veins he did a comparison of them whilst a Fellow in Australia.

As a Senior Lecturer (Honorary) at the University of Manchester Mr. Rashid supervises a PhD student and has secured funding for a number of ongoing studies.

Personal profile:

Mr Rashid enjoys leisure cycling and walks with his family and recreational 5-a-side football.

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Mr S. Tawqeer Rashid

Mr S. Tawqeer Rashid General surgery Consultant, Hale, Cheshire, private hospital specialist.

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