Waqar Bhatti was educated at Manchester Grammar and the Victoria University of Manchester.
He completed his surgical training in Manchester gaining the FRCS in 1996 and completing his radiology training in Liverpool in 2001
He has been a consultant at South Manchester University Hospital where he developed the first comprehensive Musculoskeletal ultrasound service in Manchester in 2001.

He is winner of prizes locally and abroad for work presented and was made the youngest Radiology Professor at the age of 43 from the University of Salford where he runs a a twice yearly course.

He juggles his life between now being a part time radiologist, academic work and his work as a sports radiologist being the only NW radiologist at the Commonwealth Games and taking care of elite Olympic athletes including the British Taekwondo team and swimming team.

He has also been the lead radiologist to both Manchester United and Manchester City FC since 2006.

Consultant in Musculoskeletal & Sports Radiology, UHSM NHST.
Honorary Professor in Musculoskeletal Radiology, Sports and Rehabilitation Sciences,
University of Salford Manchester.
Visiting Professor Sports Radiology, Manchester Metropolitan University
Associate Editor, Clinical Radiology,Royal College of Radiologists’ (Elsevier).
Honorary Clinical Lecturer Faculty Of Medicine, University Of Manchester.
Formerly Demonstrator in Anatomy, Victoria University Of Manchester.