BiographyProfessor Musheer Hussain graduated MB from Dow Medical College, University of Karachi and following early training in London and Edinburgh did his Senior Registrar training in Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery on the Yorkshire rotation. He completed a Master’s degree in Audiology at the University of Manchester and was TWJ Fellow in Otology & Neurotology at the University of Michigan Medical Centre and at the Kresge Hearing Institute Ann Arbor, MI USA.
Musheer has published over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals, given 36 invited lecturers and chaired a SIGN guideline. His current work includes RCT on bone anchored hearing versus bone-bridge implants, human error identification in otolaryngological surgery, drill generated noise and hearing loss, outcomes of tonsillectomy, anatomy of the Round Window and the writing of clinically important systematic reviews. He is a reviewer for 7 journals and research grant applications and was awarded the Norman Gamble Research prize by the Royal Society of Medicine section of otology in 2013.
Musheer is involved in undergraduate teaching and was awarded an Outstanding Tutor award by the University of Dundee in 2009. He was a member of the SAC in Otolaryngology that oversees post graduate training in the UK and was Lead for all CESR applications and provided externality to a regional ARCP /RITA panel for 5 years. He is an Education Supervisor for Otology trainees and has contributed greatly to the making of future Otologists.
Musheer was secretary to the Intercollegiate Specialty Examination Boards in Otolaryngology and having completed his term, as an Examiner was appointed an Assessor of Examiners. He is an invited faculty at a number of post-graduate courses both in UK and overseas and has set up post-graduate courses that have been running for over 10 years. He was awarded the Fellowship of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers in 2013.
He is the Editor of the 11th edition of Logan Turner’s Throat, Nose & Ear, Head & Neck surgery; in its centenary year. He is currently the Chair of the Clinical Governance and Audit committee of Scottish Otolaryngological Society and is the President Elect (2016-17) of the Royal Society of Medicine London Section of Otology.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Human error identification in surgery
Bone anchored hearing devices
In his spare time Musheer has worked in BRINOS Ear camps in Nepal, is an avid reader of biographies and a keen walker. He played cricket in the past but is now reduced to being a mere spectator of the game.