Dr Riaz Agha combines training in plastic surgery with his role as Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Surgery, a journal he founded in 2003. In addition, he has launched Annals of Medicine and Surgery a journal focussed on those training in medicine and surgery (postgraduate and undergraduate).
He is a keen advocate of the development of a better evidence base in surgery and is well published, leading in the area of publication ethics and examining the methodological and reporting quality of research in plastic surgery.
Riaz will be a valuable member of the IDEAL Steering Group; in particular in his role as a journal editor he is enthusiastic to pilot some innovative IDEAL study design and reporting methods in his journals.
Welcome aboard Riaz.