Mr Nassab is currently a trainee plastic surgeon in the Mersey region. He graduated from the University of Birmingham Medical School in 2000 and has subsequently worked in Liverpool, Nottingham, Birmingham and London. He completed his basic surgical training and became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh. During his clinical work, he undertook a MBA degree at Aston University, from which he graduated in March 2008. His dissertation for this degree explored leadership and personality traits amongst plastic surgeons. Mr Nassab has published many peer-reviewed articles in a number of well-respected international journals. He has also presented at many national and international meetings.