Clinical Surgery

Zahid Raza

Mr Raza’s educational qualifications are:

Zahid Raza

Consultant Vascular Surgeon & Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

  • Vascular Surgery Services
  • Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

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Appointments and Activities


Mr Raza was appointed as a Consultant Vascular Surgeon at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in 2002.

Mr Raza has a heavy commitment in training and education. He lectures to medical students and helps in the training of future surgeons.

His practice is purely vascular and he manages all elective and emergency vascular referrals within the Edinburgh catchment area.

He also formally lectures to Queen Margaret University MSc Diabetes on Vascular Disease.


Prior to his appointment as a Vascular Consultant, he spent a six month period at Hull Royal Infirmary Vascular Unit.

His Basic Surgical Training and MD research was carried out in Dundee until coming to Edinburgh in 1997 for Higher Surgical Training.

Mr Raza was born in Yorkshire and brought up in West Lothian. He read Medicine at the University of Dundee, qualifying in 1990.


  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChB)
  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), Edinburgh,
  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS Gen)
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)