Sabahat Asim Wasti is a Staff Physican in the Neurological Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.
Dr. Wasti received his bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery from Khyber Medical College Peshawar, Pakistan and then moved to the United Kingdom for postgraduate studies in 1984. After obtaining the membership of Royal College of Ireland, he completed Rehabilitation Medicine training at Leeds Teaching Hospital. He then became a Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Sheffield UK, where he served for nearly 9 years before moving to the United Arab Emirates to take up the position of Senior Consultant Post in Physical Medicine an Rehabiliatation at Shiekh Khalifa Medical City in 2007.
He has served in both the public and private sectors in the UAE and spearheaded the development of rehabilitation services in both. He served on as a British Society of Rehabilitation representative in Consensus Reference Group for Multiple Sclerosis Guidelines, commissioned by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence.
Dr. Wasti is 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.
He currently serves as Regional VP, WFNR (Gulf Region), Chair Service Development SIG and Co-Chair Ethics SIG, WFNR. He has also served as Chair of several conferences and frequently delivers invited lectures.