The Team - Overseas Visiting Faculty of Cleft Hospital Pakistan


Consultant Pediatrician

RCOG; DCH (Lond); Dip.Hlth. Mgt(Keele) Cert Med Educ (Dundee)
Professor (Paediatrics) Universities of Kentucky USA and Wolverhampton.
Fellow of the Higher Academies Consultant Paediatrician/Hon Sen Lect Univ Birmingham



A senior examiner to the Royal College of Pediatrics. As member of the Ethics committee of this college he was influential in the production of its document ‘Withholding and withdrawing treatment in Children.’ He also responded on behalf of the college to a consultative document on modernizing hospital chaplaincy services.

Professor Gatrad was awarded a higher level of National Clinical Excellence award.

Professor Gatrad is a visionary whose strategic planning and execution of his plans has resulted in the charity becoming more globally recognized, and in the process tens of thousands benefiting.

He is a prolific writer who has published widely on issues concerning trans-cultural medicine, which have considerably helped improve understanding between different communities in the UK and abroad.

Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon


Mr. Muhammad Riaz is working as a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon since 2001 and currently works in the UK at The Department of Plastic Surgery, Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham in East Yorkshire . He has recently received an honorary appointment to the Academic Staff of the Hull York Medical School (HYMS). His role is one of Senior Clinical Tutor and involves teaching, research and curriculum development.

Mr. Riaz is registered with the General Medical Council. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, a member of the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) and the British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH).

Consultant Plastic Surgeon


Dr. Rifat At Hussain MD is a male Plastic Surgeon, has 44 years of experience and practices in Plastic Surgery. Dr. Rifat Hussain, MD is a board certified plastic surgeon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.


Plastic Surgery:General Plastic Surgery


SUNY Upstate Medical University Residency, Plastic Surgery

SUNY Upstate Medical University Residency, General Surgery

Maimonides Medical Center Residency, General Surgery

Detroit Receiving Hospital – University Health Center Residency, General Surgery

Maumee Valley Hospital Internship, Transitional Year

Khyber Medical College Medical School


American Board of Plastic SurgeryPlastic Surgery

American Society of Plastic Surgeons – ASPSMember

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

FRCS (Plast.)

Chris graduated from Queens University Belfast, in 1991, with a Distinction in Medicine and Surgery. At this time he was awarded the QUB School of Medicine’s Sinclair Medal. In 1995 he passed his Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. During his plastic surgery training, he worked in hospitals in Bristol, Oslo, Copenhagen, Helsinki and Belfast. In 2003, Chris passed his Intercollegiate Specialty Examination in Plastic Surgery and went on to become an NHS Consultant the following year.

Chris is on the General Medical Council (GMC) Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery and is a full member of the British Medical Association (BMA), the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS), the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) and the Craniofacial Society of Great Britain and Ireland.

Consultant Plastic Surgeon


Dr. Nick Hart has been a Consultant Plastic Surgeon in Hull, UK, since 1990. Since 1998, he and a volunteer team of Plastic Surgeons, Anaesthetists, and Operating Department Practitioners, have been visiting Gujrat, Pakistan, twice a year, to provide free surgery to underprivileged children with cleft lip and palate, burns contractors, and other deformities. This has lead to the establishment of a Charity, the Overseas Plastic Surgery Appeal (OPSA) in the UK.

His team has been generously accommodated by Dr. Ijaz Bashir and his family and team at Gujrat, including local doctors, nurses and ancillary staff.

Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Oxford England


Consultant Anesthetist

FRCA (London), FFARCSI (Dublin), MSc Pain Management (Cardiff)

Dr Rafique is consultant anesthetist in Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust. He has been going with OPSA team to Pakistan for over 12 years. He is responsible for arranging all anesthetist needs of the team including procuring new equipment and medication for each camp and also arranging other members of the anesthetist team.

Consultant Anesthetist

FFARCSI (Dublin)

Working in Ireland from last many years.

Consultant Anesthetist, Manchester England

Consultant Anesthetist, Edinburgh UK

Theater Nurses & ODPs
  • Ms. Annette Middleton - Theater Nurse
  • Ms. Laura Jane Cave - Theater Nurse
  • Ms. Clare Bernadette Weavers - Theater Nurse
Plastic Surgery Trainees
  • Ms. Kana Miyagi - Trainee Surgeon
  • Dr. Mark J. Gorman - Trainee Surgeon
  • Ms. Jasmine Tang - Trainee Surgeon
  • Dr. Adil Khan - Trainee Surgeon
  • Dr. Neil Andrew Brierley - Trainee Surgeon
  • Dr. Ian Robertson - Dental Surgeon