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Blizard Institute - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr Bashar Shatta, MD, MRCS (Eng), MSc (Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, QMUL), MRCGP


Clinical Senior Lecturer in Aesthetic Medicine; Lead for Recruitment and Admissions

Centre: Cell Biology and Cutaneous Research



Dr Shatta is a Senior Clinical Lecturer and Module Lead for the Aesthetic Medicine MSc and PGDip programmes at Queen Mary. He is a qualified general practitioner, skin surgeon and aesthetic doctor with wide experience in these fields. Dr Shatta obtained his medical degree (MD) from Damascus University in 2002. He completed his basic surgical training in 2009 and has been a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MRCS) since. He trained in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery in England for five years. In 2015, he obtained his Master of Science qualification in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (MSc), from Queen Mary University of London, with Distinction. He did General Practice training in England and completed this in 2016. He has been a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) since. Dr Shatta is fully registered with the General Medical Council (GMC). He is also a member of The Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP).


Dr Shatta is passionate about teaching and education and has done this throughout his career. Within the National Health System, he has always participated in teaching and training undergraduates and junior doctors. At Queen Mary University of London, he worked as a plastic surgery teaching fellow in 2012 and was then appointed as Honorary Lecturer for several years where he had a lot of input in various surgical and non-surgical courses, including conducting assessments and exams. In 2018, he was appointed as a senior clinical lecturer where he has a leading role in curriculum development, student supervision and examination. Dr Shatta also participates at national and international educational and training events on regular basis.

Postgraduate Teaching

  • MSc Aesthetic Medicine
  • PGDip Aestheitc Medicine


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