Mr Zahid Hassan graduated from Southampton University in 1996, and has extensive experience in plastic surgery having worked at 5 major centres in the UK over a period of 20 years.

At Manchester University he was awarded a higher doctorate (MD) for research involving wound healing. He undertook higher plastic surgical training in the Mersey region leading to the Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship in Plastic Surgery FRCS(Plast) in 2012 and subsequently the Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in 2013 with registration on the specialist register for Plastic Surgery.