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Mustafa S. Rashid

DPhil Student

Mustafa is an Orthopaedic Specialist Registrar that is currently on a sabbatical from his surgical training in London,. He is reading a DPhil in Musculoskeletal Sciences, supervised by Professor Andrew Carr,  Associate Professor Stephanie Dakin, and Dr. Sarah Snelling. His DPhil is entitled, "Augmentation strategies for rotator cuff repair". His research is generously funded by NIHR Biomedical Research Unit, The Wellcome Trust,  the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and the Lord Nuffield Trust.

Mustafa graduated medical school in 2009 from the University of Manchester. He then completed his foundation and core surgical training in the North West before continuing his specialist surgical training on the Percivall Pott Orthopaedic rotation in London. During this time, he also completed a MSc in Orthopaedic Engineering at Cardiff University and received a distinction award. Mustafa is also the past president of the British Orthopaedic Trainees' Association (BOTA).

Mustafa has fostered a deep and profound interest in the shoulder joint since medical school, which has taken him on short international fellowships to San Antonio, Chicago, Vail, New York, Boston, Cape Town, and Bangalore. After completing his DPhil, Mustafa will continue his specialist training in Trauma & Orthopaedic surgery whilst maintaining a clinical research interest in the shoulder.