Qualifications: FRCP, MRCP (Acute), DCSM, PG Dip Cli Ed

Waqar graduated from King Edward Medical College in Lahore, Pakistan. He completed his junior doctor training in London, before taking on specialist registrar training in acute medicine in Yorkshire.

He went on to gain a stroke Fellowship from King’s College and St Thomas’s Hospital, London.

Waqar was appointed to his current post of consultant stroke and acute physician at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust  in 2015.

He is also the Trust’s training programme director for foundation year doctors.

Special interests: Atrial fibrillation, VTE and education.