Dr. Mohsin Abbas

Designation:Consultant, Rheumatology

Education & Fellowship

  • MBBS, MD(USA), MRCP(UK), CCT-UK (Rheumatology), CCT-UK (General Internal Medicine), FRCP(Glasgow)

Qualifications:

  • MBBS from King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan
  • MD (USA)
  • MRCP (UK) April 2005
  • Certificate of completion of training UK (Rheumatology), Certificate of completion of training UK (General Internal Medicine), North Western deanery UK, June 2011
  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Glasgow UK (awarded as a physician of distinction) January 2013

Work Experience

  • Internship in Orthopaedics Surgery, General Medicine & General Surgery in Mayo Hospital, Lahore which is one of the biggest tertiary care & teaching hospitals in the Asia
  • General Practitioner, Primary care physician & Medical Officer in various teaching hospitals in Lahore in General Medicine & allied specialties
  • Senior House Officer in Gastroenterology, Chest Medicine, Acute Medicine, Haematology & Oncology, Rheumatology, Diabetes & Endocrinology & Cardiology in Diana Princess of Wales Hospital, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, UK, 2002- 2005
  • Specialist Registrar in Rheumatology & General Internal Medicine in various district general & teaching hospitals in the Wessex, Northern & North Western deaneries, UK, 2005- 2011
  • Locum Consultant Rheumatologist/ Acute Physician in Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh NHS Foundation Trust, UK, 2011- 2012
  • Substantive Consultant Rheumatologist in United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, UK, 2012- 2013
  • Joined the Al-Zahra Hospital Sharjah UAE on 27/6/2013

Expertise

  • Extensive experience of managing various simple & complex rheumatological & autoimmune disorders in the most patient centred, professional, efficient, evidence based & pragmatic way.
  • Special interest in general rheumatology including all types of arthritis, connective tissue diseases, soft tissue & bone disorders & acute & chronic pain management

Procedures

  • Joint aspirations (for the diagnosis & pain relief)
  • Intra-articular joint injections with steroid, local anesthetic & hyaluronic acid derivatives
  • Soft tissue injections with steroid & local anesthetic
  • Nerve blocks
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound scans

Miscellaneous

  • Made numerous presentations & publications in the UK, UAE & Pakistan. Excellent experience of undergraduate medical students & postgraduate doctors teaching & training.

Nationality

  • British/ Pakistani

Languages spoken

  • English, Urdu, Punjabi & Hindi (Arabic translator readily available)