Completed his bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery from Khyber Medical College Peshawar, Pakistan and moved to United Kingdom for postgraduate studies in 1984. After gaining the membership of Royal College of Ireland Dr Wasti entered into Rehabilitation Medicine training in Leeds Teaching Hospitals and became consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine in Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Sheffield UK. He served there for nearly 9 years before moving to United Arab Emirates to take up Senior Consultant Post at Shiekh Khalifa Medical City in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2007. He has served both in the Public sector and Private sector in the UAE and spearheaded the development of rehabilitation services in both. He served on as British Society of Rehabilitation representative on Consensus Reference Group for Multiple Sclerosis Guidelines, commissioned by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence.
Recognized for promoting the cause of Neurorehabilitation in particular and widely respected by his peers. He is well known for his views on cultural and ethical variances and the implications of these on neurorehabilitation.
Currently serves as Regional VP, WFNR (Gulf Region), Chair Service Development SIG and Co-Chair Ethics SIG, WFNR. Has served as Chair of several conferences and he frequently delivers invited lectures.