Dr Muhammad Sheraz Raza
Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery
Dr. Muhammad Sheraz Raza Neurology – MBBS, MRCSEdin, FCPS Plastic Surgery, Fellowship In Hand & Microsurgery NUH Singapore
Dr. Sheraz is a Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon par excellence. He takes pride in his work and maintains very high standards in the services he provides in both Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery. He is very passionate about his craft as a plastic surgeon and thinks of his surgery as an art rather than science.
Dr. Sheraz attended Crescent Model Higher Secondary School, Lahore for 10 years, from 1986 to 1996, completing his primary and secondary schooling. Crescent being one of the top schools in the province. He then joined the prestigious institute of Government College Lahore in 1997, home to greatest of scholars, politicians and socialites. Dr. Sheraz qualified through pre-medical Tests and entered the central medical education program of Punjab and joined Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad in 1999. He qualified with honours in all professional examinations and exited the medical school in 2004.
Immediately after exiting from medical school Dr. Sheraz went to USA and joined internship and later research program in the all prestigious institute of Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He returned to Pakistan and did his House Job in Mayo Hospital, Lahore, the biggest tertiary care hospital in the region. After housemanship Dr. Sheraz went to UK and completed his MRCS (Memebership of Royal College of Surgeons) from Edinburgh. He came back to Pakistan and persued FCPS( Fellowship of College of Physicians & Surgeons of Pakistan). Did his initial 2 years General Surgery Training in Shaikh Zayed, PGMI, Lahore. Joined Plastic Surgery in Mayo Hospital, Lahore in 2008. Dr. Sheraz completed his training in Plastic Surgery and qualified for the exit exam in Plastic Surgery with Distinction in 2012. during training he was regarded as one of the brightest trainee and appreciated and acknowledged by whole Plastic Surgery Faculty both national and international. He was a very familiar face in most national and international meetings. During his training Dr. Sheraz developed special interest in Cosmetic Surgery and Hand & Microsurgery. He attended a one year fellowship program in Hand and Microsurgery in National University Hospital, Singapore from 2013 to 2014. He was liked by all peers and well regarded by all major hand surgeons from around the world with whom he frequently encountered in conferences all around the world. After the formal training he frequented a number of international travelling fellowships in Cosmetic Surgery as well as Reconstructive & Microsurgery. He is also a familiar face in international symposia presenting his latest techniques as well as learning to refine his skills in ever progressing and evolving field of Plastic Surgery.
Research & Publications
Dr. Sheraz has a special place in his heart for research and he has designated a good amount of his time to his research projects, which are quite a few in number. He has a number of publications in peer reviewed journals on the topics of skin graft donor site management, tendon repair techniques in upper limb, modifications of flaps for soft tissue defects coverage, nerve repair techniques, options of burn management, amongst so many others. Dr. Sheraz takes out special time to travel around the world to discuss his own research and listen to other people’s ideas to expand his vision at every opportunity. He is currently involved in one of the bigger trials on fat grafting and stem cells procurement and their molecular effects in Cosmetic procedures and various kind of neurological and tissue degenerative disorders.
Dr. Sheraz proposed a modification in tendon repair technique by Lim & Tsai involving looped sutures, in American Journal Of Hand Surgery . This modification received wide acceptance and considerably reduced the price of procedure. He has also devised a modification of Sural Artery Flap for heel defects that has considerably improved outcomes in hands of most reconstructive surgeons. Dr. Sheraz has also proposed a new technique of nerve repair esp in Brachial Plexus injuries which is supposed to improve results in nerve injury patients.
Sports & Hobbies
Dr. Sheraz has been an out and out sportsman in his school and college days. He captained Cricket, Basketball and Volleyball teams in both school, high school and college days winning cups and medals on the way. His hobbies mainly involve collecting watches for which he has a pretty impressively large collection. He likes watching movies in his spare time and is usually quite up to date about the latest raves in movie world.