Abbas graduated from Imperial College London with a distinction in his MBBS degree and a 1st class honours in BSc Orthopaedics. He completed his orthopaedic specialisation on the London North West Thames Rotation and, in 2012, attained his Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons. (FRCS) He has been on the General Medical Council’s Specialist Register since 2014.
Abbas broadened his surgical experience through completing internationally renowned upper limb fellowships in Wrightington and Cambridge. Additionally, in 2015, he was selected to undertake the prestigious AO Trauma Fellowship in Hanover, Germany. In 2015, he was given was given the Zimmer Upper Extremities Award by The British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) facilitating visits to Harvard and The Mayo Clinic in North America. In 2017, he was given the Intra-Europe Travelling Award by the European Society of Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons facilitating visits to top European centres, all of which have contributed to Abbas’ versatility as a clinician and surgeon.
In 2015, Abbas joined UCLH as a Consultant Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon. The scope of his work includes evidence-based treatment of complex trauma, sports injuries and degenerative conditions of the upper limb. He is the nominated lead for elbow surgery.
Abbas’ 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, two book chapters and has published over 40 articles in peer review journals. He is currently an invited reviewer for the Bone & Joint Journal and Shoulder & Elbow.
Abbas is a member of the British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS) and European Shoulder and Elbow Society (SECEC).
He is a superb orthopedic surgeon
From the very first consultation, I knew for certain that Mr Abbas Rashid was going to remedy my shoulder problem.
He is a superb orthopedic surgeon who also possess the rare ability to communicate his knowledge, expertise, and professionalism to his patients in such a manner as to leave no doubt that you are in the best hands.
Extremely charming and kind man
It was such a pleasure to meet Mr.Rashid last night, an extremely charming and kind man. I thought the premises exceptional and was so grateful for such amazing attention and efficiency. To have an injection too on the spot was incredible.
Jane de Savary
Friendly and purposeful demeanor
Mr Abbas was solicitous, optimistic and realistic. His warnings about the general debility of the first few months were accurate and reassuring and the symptoms vanished exactly as he told me they would. He is a surgeon with a calm, friendly and purposeful demeanor. I recommend him very strongly indeed.
A big thank-you to you!
Mr Rashid has always been helpful and really goes the extra mile to check on his patients’ wellbeing, helping to arrange appointments, making a full and thorough assessment and exploring all options of treatment. What I value the most is that Mr Rashid is very approachable and genuinely listens to his patients, taking the time to explain what is happening at each stage.
Wonderful care and attention
Abbas looked after us with such dedicated care and we were able to email him any time with problems or worries. He would reply quickly and was always reassuring. All in all a very successful treatment time, with both friendly and happy visits to see him. We are very pleased to recommend him.
I would highly recommend him.
The surgery was very successful and with the recovery programme supported by Physiotherapy designed exclusively for me by Mr Rashid, I have regained full movement and have no pain whatsoever.
Madanipour,S; Prinja,A; Lee,M & Rashid,A. Shoulder arthroplasty for juvenile idiopathic arthritis. J Ortho Surg. Jan 2020;28(1):2309499019890615. doi: 10.1177/2309499019890615.
Borton,Z; Ibrahim,E; Thomas,K & Rashid,A. 8 year follow-up of resurfacing hemiarthroplasty for advanced glenohumeral osteoarthritis following total acromionectomy. BMJ Case Rep. 2018 Aug 16;2018.
Granville-Chapman, J; Torrance,E; Rashid,A & Funk,L. The Rockwood classification in acute and chronic joint injury does not correlate with symptoms. J Orthop Surg. May 2018. 26(2) 1–5
Ibrahim,EF; Rashid,A & Thomas M. Resurfacing hemiarthroplasty of the shoulder for patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. March 2018: S1058-2746(18)30122-8. PMID 29567037
Rashid,A; Copas,D; Granville-Chapman,J & Watts,AC. Arthroscopically Assisted Lateral Ligament Repair & Coronoid Fixation For Acute Posteromedial Rotatory Fracture Dislocation Of The Elbow. 2018 Aug; 27(8):1468-1474
Tytherleigh-Strong,G; Rashid,A; Lawrence,C & Morrisey,D. Arthroscopic Sternoclavicular Joint Diskectomy for Acute and Chronic Tears. Arthroscopy. Nov 2017;33(11):1965-1970. PMID 28847575
Ibrahim, EF; Rashid, A & Thomas, M;
Linked semiconstrained and unlinked total elbow replacement in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a case comparison series with mean 11.7-year follow-up.
J Shoulder Elbow Surg, 2017 26, 305–313
Sigamoney,K; Rashid,A & NG,CY. Management of Atraumatic Posterior Interosseous Nerve Palsy. Accepted by J Hand Surg. Feb 2017
Tytherleigh-Strong,G; Rashid,A; Lawrence,C & Morrisey,D. Arthroscopic intra-articular disk excision of the sternoclavicular joint. Arthroscopy Techniques. Accepted May 2017.
Rashid,A; Abdul-Jabar,HB; Bretherton,C; Majed,A & Corner,T. Sagittal Plane deformity in paediatric supracondylar fractures of the humerus. Accepted by Int J Orthopaedics. 23 3(4):1-7. Aug 2016.
Ibrahim,E; Rashid,A & Thomas, M. Linked Semi-Constrained and Unlinked Total Elbow Replacement in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: A Case Comparison Series with Mean 11.7 Year Follow-Up. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2016 Aug 31. pii: S1058-2746(16)30212-9. PMID: 27592371
Rashid,A; Lawrence,C & Tytherleigh-Styrong,G. Surgical Treatment of a concurrent type 5 acromioclavicular joint dislocation and a failed anterior glenohumeral joint stabilization. Shoulder Elbow. 2016 Oct;8(4):258-63. PMID: 27660658
Lawrence,C; East,B; Rashid,A; Tytherleigh-Strong,G. The Prevalence of Osteoarthritis of the Sternoclavicular Joint on Computerised Tomography. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2016 Jul 13. pii: S1058-2746(16)30118-5. PMID: 27424249
Patel,A; Li,L & Rashid,A. Arthroplasty vs. fixation for comminuted radial head fractures in adults. Int J Orthopaedics. 23, 3(3):557-563. Jun 2016.
Malhas,A; Rashid,A; Copas,D; Bale,S & Trail,I. Glenoid bone loss in primary and revision shoulder arthroplasty. Shoulder Elbow. Shoulder Elbow. 2016 Oct;8(4):229-40. PMID: 27660655
Rashid,A; Copas,D & Watts,A. Failure of distal biceps repair by gapping. Shoulder Elbow. Apr 2016. Vol.8(3): 192-196. PMID: 27583018
S. Sabharwal, A. W. Carter, A. Rashid, A. Darzi, P. Reilly, C. M. Gupte. Cost analysis of the surgical treatment of fractures of the proximal humerus: an evaluation of cost drivers and comparison of institutional treatment cost with the national tariff. Bone Joint J. Feb 2016. 98-B(2):249-259.
Rashid,A & Funk,L. What’s changed in the management of frozen shoulder? Drug Ther Bull. Sep 2015. 53: 90-2.
Rashid,A; Kalson,N; Jiwa,N; Patel, A; Irwin,A & Corner,A. The effects of pre-operative intra-articular glenohumeral corticosteroid injection on infective complications after shoulder arthroplasty. Shoulder Elbow. July 2015 7: 154-156.
Rashid,A; Atrey,A & Diamond,O. Bone & Joint Journal/EFORT Travelling Fellowship in Scandinavia. J Tr & Orthop. May 2014. Vol 2, Issue 2: 13.
Imbuldenia,A; Rashid,A & Murphy JP. A Comparison of 2-Octylcyanoacrylate with Nylon for Wound Closure of Knee Arthroscopy Portals. J Wound Care. 2013:162:2. PMID:25284299
Rashid,A; Christofi,T & Thomas,M. Surgical treatment of lateral clavicle physeal injuries: a case series. Bone Joint J. May 2013. 95-B:664-667. PMID:23632678
Rashid,A; Arulananthan,A; Magnussen,A; Imbuadeniya,A; Remedios,D & Jennings,S. The availability of pre-referral imaging for elective orthopaedic referrals at the first outpatient appointment. Ann R Coll Surg Eng (Suppl). Jan 2013. Vol 95, No 1:38
Rashid,A; Abdul-Jabar,H; Andersen,K & Mellor,S. Femoral bowing and consequent stress fracture in an adolescent with Glucose-6-Phosphatase Dehydrogenase Deficiency: first reported case. Euro Orthop & Traumatol. Jan 2013. 4:201-203.
Rashid,A; Al-Hadithy,N; Rossouw,D & Mellor,S. Consultant attitudes to ST Higher Surgical Trainees. Ann R Coll Surg Eng (Suppl).Vol 94, No 10, Nov 2012: 334
Perera,J; Rashid,A; Gikas,P; Bajekal,R & Molloy,S. Osteoporotic Vertebral Fragility Fractures – Treatment & Management. J Orthop. Sep2012;9(2)e10
Martin,G; Rashid,A; Abdul-Jabar,H & Jennings,S. Portal Vein Thrombosis after a Total Knee Replacement: Case Report. J Orthop Surg. Aug 2012;20(2):276-8. PMID: 2293369
Abdul-Jabar,H; Walsh,U; Rashid,A & Rajkumar,S. Primary Meningococcal Oligoarthritis of the Knee – Case Report and Review of the Literature. Eur Orthop & Traumatol. Nov 2011; 2:149-152
Patel,A; Anand.A; Rashid,A & Yoon,WW. Medial patella-femoral reconstruction for the treatment of chronic patellar instability: A systematic review of recent evidence. J Orthop. Nov 2011;8(4)e5
Dhokia,R; Rashid,A; Eleftheriou,K& Ray,P. A review of out-of-hours electronic transmission of patient radiographs between resident Orthopaedic juniors and their non-resident seniors. Ann R Coll Surg Eng (Suppl). Sep 2011; 93(282):1-3
Rashid,A; Abdul-Jabar,H; Karmani,S; Rezajooi,K& Casey,ATH. Giantparavertebral myxoma: case report & review of literature. Eur Spine J. May 2010; 20(2):138-42. PMID: 20495934
Wright,B; Rashid,A; & Leonard,L. Scaphoid fracture in a patient with STT osteoarthritis. J Hand Surg Eur. Dec 2009; 34(6):818-9. PMID: 20067933
Abdul-Jabar,H; Rashid,A; Sadri,A & Paes,T. Tissue factor expression in symptomatic carotid plaques. J Clin Med Res. July 2009; 1(3):137-143. PMID:22493647
Abdul-Jabar,H; Rashid,A; & Lam,F. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: a review. Curr Orthop. Feb 2009; 23(1):69-73.
Rashid,A; Tirabosco,R; Molloy,S; Lehovsky,J & Butt,S. Metastatic pulmonary intimal sarcoma presenting as cauda equina syndrome. Spine. July2008; 33(15):E516-520. PMID: 18594450
Rashid,A; Abdul-Jabar,H & Lam,F. Nerve injury associated with shoulder surgery: a review. Curr Orthop. Aug 2008; 22(4):284-8.
Rashid,A; Ahluwalia,G; Griselli,M; Scheuermann-Freestone, M; Neubauer,S; Gatzoulis,M & Shore,D. Congenital partial absence of the pericardium associated with tricuspid regurgitation. Ann Thorac Surg Feb 2008; 85(2):645-7. PMID: 18222287
Ahluwalia,G; Rashid,A; Griselli,M, Szczeklik,M; Rigby,M; Mohiaddin,R & Shore,D. Hypoplastic circumflex retro-oesophegeal right-sided cervical aortic arch with unusual vascular arrangement and severe coarctation.Ann Thorac Surg. September 2007; 84(3):1014-6. PMID: 17720424
Scheuermann-Freestone, M; Orchard,E; Francis,J; Petersen,M; Friedrich,M; Rashid,A; Myerson,S; Shore,D & Neubauer,S. Partial congenital absence of the pericardium. Circulation August 2007; 116(6):e126-9. PMID: 17679622
Rashid,A; Ahluwalia,G; Griselli,M, Gatzoulis,M & Shore,D. Aneurysm of the ascending aorta following aortic valve replacement and ascending-to-descending aorta bypass. Eur J Radiol November 2007; 64(2):57-8