Mr Waseem Saeed is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon, with over 20 years of experience. He performs an extensive range of cosmetic surgical procedures and has a clinical interest in facial aesthetics, including rhinoplasty and facial rejuvenation. He uses a combination of surgical and non-surgical techniques such as fat transfer, skin cosmeceutical and platelet treatments, to treat the effects of ageing. He also specialises in advanced liposculpture, breast surgery and correction of problems after cosmetic surgery.
After completing his surgical training in 1991, he went on to specialise training in plastic surgery. He joined the UK training programme working in a number of prestigious units in London and Edinburgh, and undertook a Fellowship years in the USA. In 1999 he was appointed Consultant Plastic Surgeon at St James' University Hospital in Leeds and developed a specialisation in surgical reconstruction for limb paralysis, hand surgery and spasticity. In 2009, he moved back to his home town of Manchester, with a focus of specialising in cosmetic surgery, advances facial rejuvenation and limb reconstruction.
Humanitarian work is a big part of Mr Saeed’s life; he provided reconstructive surgery after earthquakes in Pakistan (2005), China (2008), Indonesia (2009) and Haiti (2010). He also campaigned for plastic surgeons to be integral members of relief teams and presented the case of DfID leading to the formation of the UK register. Subsequently he has attended the Global Risk Forum Emergency Surgery Workshops in 2011 and 2013. In 2015, he provided expert advice at an AO Foundation and International Committee of the Red Cross collaboration, as they developed global guidelines for disaster limb injury.
Mr Saeed has an active interest in teaching. He has been an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at Leeds University (1999-2013) and at Manchester University Medical Schools (2010-2013). He also teaches the plastic surgery modules of the Surgery of the Austere Environment Course at the Royal College of Surgeon.