Liaquat is a specialist plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgeon. After graduating from Guys, Kings & St. Thomas’ Hospitals Medical School (GKT) in 2001 with degrees in medicine, surgery and psychology, he undertook general surgical training to become a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MRCS). He then specialised in plastic surgery and trained in some of the UK’s most prestigious units in London and Chelmsford, culminating in the award of the FRCS(Plast). Subsequently he undertook further subspecialist Fellowship training in the fields of hand & wrist surgery, microsurgery and aesthetic surgery. He was fully trained in all aspects of cosmetic surgery by Nick Percival during his aesthetic surgery fellowship in London.

In addition to his clinical career, Liaquat is also an established academic. He was awarded a PhD from Imperial College London in 2010 and was appointed as an Academic Clinical Lecturer in Plastic Surgery. He has won numerous prizes and competitive grants and published papers in both clinical and high impact scientific journals. His research has generated funding from the Scar Free Foundation, British Society for Surgery of the Hand, Academy of Medical Sciences and formed the basis of clinical trials currently being conducted at Oxford University.

Liaquat is on the GMC specialist register for plastic surgery, and is a fully UK trained and accredited plastic surgeon, and Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He currently works as a Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon for the NHS at St. Andrews Centre in Chelmsford, one of the largest centres for Plastic Surgery & Burns, where he undertakes upper limb and lower limb surgery, breast reconstruction, reconstructive microsurgery, skin cancer and general plastic surgery. He also currently serves as the NIHR Sub-specialty Lead for Plastic Surgery in Chelmsford.

In his spare time, Liaquat is a keen artist and sculptor.