Mr Azhar Iqbal

Mr Azhar Iqbal

Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Specialises in

  • Cosmetic breast and implants surgery
  • Cosmetic abdominal and tummy tuck surgery
  • Facelift and rejuvenation
  • Eyelid surgery
  • Nose reshaping (rhinoplasty)
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Practising at

Spire Cheshire Hospital
Tel: 01925 265000
Clinic times:
Thursday: 9am - 12pm
Friday: 6pm - 8pm
Spire Liverpool Hospital
Tel: 0151 733 7123
Clinic times:
Monday (Alternate): 9.30am - 12pm
Monday: 1.30pm - 5pm

An initial consultation with Mr Azhar Iqbal is from £160.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Azhar Iqbal at Spire include:

Other treatments

Cosmetic surgery, nose, face, eyes, ears, non-surgical procedures, plastic surgery, skin cancer, rhinology, non surgical cosmetic treatment, hand surgery, cosmetic breast surgery, breast surgery, dermatological surgery, soft tissue injuries, reconstructive surgery and facial surgery. 


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Professional profile

Plastic surgery is a unique speciality because it is dependant on technique rather than any particular body region. It requires various skills including in depth theoretical knowledge of body anatomy and function, artistic appreciation of concepts of beauty and harmony of different body parts, and very refined and sophisticated surgical techniques with thorough knowledge of tissue blood supply, healing characteristics and moulding ability (hence term plastic surgery). It is one speciality which requires very long and intense training and is different from simple cosmetic surgery which may have very limited scope.

My training started in 1993 after I did my post graduation i.e. FRCS, minimum entry criteria for plastic surgery training. After 12 years of training at different levels I became a consultant in the NHS in 2005 (a seal of approval of completion of training to the highest level). I do most of the reconstructive and aesthetic range including breast reconstruction, skin cancers, facial palsy, hand surgery and all aspects of cosmetic/reconstructive surgery. I introduced many new techniques in my specialty including a unique way of breast reconstruction and presented and published extensively in peer reviewed journals.

I am an appraiser for consultant colleagues in my trust hospital and part of the MDT for breast and hand surgery. I am also the local lead for facial palsy. I am assigned educational supervisor (AES) and clinical supervisor (CS) for trainee doctors.

General Medical Council Number: C4274663

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Cosmetic surgery
Non-surgical procedures
Hand surgery
Breast surgery
Cosmetic breast surgery
Hand surgery
Facial surgery
Non-surgical cosmetic treatment
Reconstructive surgery
Skin cancer
Soft tissue injuries

Cosmetic surgery: nose, face, eyes, ears, breasts and non-surgical procedures. Plastic surgery: skin cancer, rhinology, non surgical cosmetic treatment, hand surgery, cosmetic breast surgery, breast surgery, dermatological surgery, soft tissue injuries, reconstructive surgery, facial surgery, all aspects of aesthetic/cosmetic surgery for face, nose, eyes, ears, breast, abdomen, liposuction, body contouring, fat transfers/grafting and non surgical procedures i.e. Botox® and fillers.

Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan / 1986
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

FRCS / Glasgow, U.K / 1992
Royal College Of Physicians and Surgeons

MSc / University Of Warwickshire, Coventry. / 2002
Master of Science
Health Information Sciences

FRCS (Plast) / Belfast, Ireland / 2003
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons

Professional memberships

British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS)
British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS)
British Society for Surgery of the Hands (BSSH)
British Society of Rhinoplasty Surgeons (BSRS)

Professional leadership

Member of Joint Committee on Surgical Training (JCST)


Ceruminous Gland Neoplasia – Review Article
June 1998
Hereditary Multiple Glomangiomas –Review Article
January 1998
Reconstruction of marginal ear defects with modified chondrocutaneous helical advancement flaps
July 2004

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Current NHS posts

Consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Whiston Hospital Liverpool
Programme director for plastic surgical training, Merseyside

Personal profile

My philosophy about life is to have a balanced view in all aspects and always look at the bigger picture. I am an optimist by nature and strive for the best. I am sympathetic, honest and believe in active participation of patients in making their decision/choice of procedures. I am actively involved in charitable medical activities including operating in disaster stricken areas and promoting medical teaching and training in developing countries. I have worked on various simulation models for teaching. I like travelling, physical fitness and spending time with my family.

Contact information

Telephone Cheshire 01925 215 087 Liverpool 08444 990617
Private secretary Julie Horne
Private secretary telephone 01925 827266
Private secretary email
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