Consultant Profile

Mr Zafar Naqui

Mr Zafar Naqui MBBS, BSc (Hons), MRCS (Eng), MSc (Orth Engin), FRCS (Tr & Orth), British Diploma Hand Surgery, European Diploma Hand Surgery
Practicing at:
Spire Manchester Hospital
  • Hand and Wrist Surgery
    • Orthopaedic surgery
      • Elbow surgery
      • Hand Surgery
      • Medico-legal
      • Soft tissue injuries
      • Sports injury
      • Upper limb surgery
      • Wrist surgery
    Special clinical interests:

    Hand & Wrist
    Wrist pain
    Hand and wrist sports injury
    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    Dupuytrens Disease (incl. Injection Therapy)
    Trigger Finger
    Tumours, lumps and bumps
    Joint replacements
    Wrist arthroscopy and replacement
    Fractures of Hand and Wrist
    Ulnar Nerve Entrapment
    Tennis / Golfers Elbow

    Research interests:

    Wrist Arthroscopy
    Minimally Invasive Surgery
    Wide Awake Hand Surgery
    Hand and wrist injuries 

    Patient safety, patient experience and surgical quality outcome measures.

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Hand, Wrist and Upper Limb Orthopaedic Surgeon, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

    Examiner for the European Board Hand Diploma.
    Clinical Lead for Governance & Patient Safety, Department of Orthopaedics
    Specialty Tutor for Trauma & Orthopaedics
    Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Manchester

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    0161 232 2261
    Private secretary:
    Liz  Costello
    Private secretary telephone number:
    0161 232 2657
    Private secretary email address:
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Mr Naqui is a Consultant Hand, Wrist & Upper Limb Surgeon. His NHS practice is at Salford Royal  Foundation Trust (Hope Hospital), one of the leading teaching hospitals of the University of Manchester. His roles include Specialty Tutor and Lead for Clinical Governance & Patient Safety in Trauma & Orthopaedics.  He is an examiner for the European Board Hand Diploma. He is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester.

    Mr Naqui was awarded dual postgraduate certification in Hand Surgery from both the British and the European Boards of Hand Surgery in 2013 becoming the first Consultant Surgeon to hold these awards.

    His routine practice includes all elective Hand, Wrist & Upper Limb surgery. He also specialises in complex Hand & Wrist trauma and sports injuries.

    He is a faculty member on a number of surgical courses, including the preparation of senior surgical trainees for European and British Hand Diploma as well as the specialist FRCS Orthopaedic exam. He has a keen interest in undergraduate and post-graduate teaching as well as surgical training, lecturing in the UK and abroad.

    He has completed a Masters degree in Orthopaedic Engineering, published his research in numerous journals and presented it within the UK and internationally. One of his research projects evaluated the latest techniques of wrist fracture surgery.

    Mr Naqui is from Manchester and attended The Manchester Grammar School before studying medicine at University College London. He underwent higher specialist training in Orthopaedics in the North West. After this, he undertook a 12 month Hand and Upper Limb Fellowship at Wrightington Hospital followed by a Fellowship in Plastic Hand Surgery.

    Mr Naqui has also won fellowships at Harvard University and was awarded the prestigious British STACK Fellowship in 2013 and the American Board International ASSH Fellowship in 2014.

    Mr Naqui is a member of The British Society for Surgery of the Hand, European Wrist Arthroscopy Society and The International Society for Sport Traumatology of the Hand. Mr Naqui is Chair of the North West Surgical Hand Society and SAS Hand Manchester.

    Personal profile:

    Zaf's hobbies centre on his two young daughters, running and trekking. He recently trekked to the summit of Mount Kilimajaro and is now attempting to encourage his girls to share his passion for trekking.

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    Mr Zafar Naqui

    Mr Zafar Naqui Hand and Wrist Surgery & Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Manchester, private hospital specialist.

    Treatment information
    Carpal tunnel syndrome
    Ganglion removal
    Joint pain injections

    To find out more about treatments, consultants or prices please call 0161 232 2303. 

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