Consultant Profile

Mr Shafqat Bukhari

Mr Shafqat Bukhari FRCSEd (Neurosurgery); FRCS (Surgical Neurology)
Practicing at:
Spire Manchester Hospital
  • Neurosurgery
    • Back pain
    • Brain tumours
    • Degenerative spine
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Lumbar spine disorders
    • Neck pain
    • Pain management
    • Spinal surgery
Special clinical interests:

Cervical and lumbar disc problem
Cervical laminectomy
Minimal Invasive surgery for spine and brain
Artificial Disc Replacement
Spinal and brain tumours
Pain management including chronic intractable pain
Epilepsy surgery
Paediatric neurosurgery

Research interests:

Double and triple level cervical disc surgery without plating
Innovative treatment for Chiari Malformation
Drug delivery pump for chronic intractable pain
Natural history of Tethered spinal cord           

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Neurosurgeon, Salford Royal Hospital, Manchester
Consultant Neurosurgeon, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Society of British Neurological Surgeons    
British Association of Spinal Surgeon  
International Society of Functional Neurosurgery           
International Society of Paediatric Neurosurgery
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0161 232 2261
Private secretary telephone number:
0161 491 1606
Private secretary fax:
0161 4911645
Background Information 
Personal profile:

Mr Bukhari is a Consultant Neurosurgeon with a particular interest in spinal degenerative disease, paediatric neurosurgery, epilepsy surgery, brain and spinal tumour surgery. 

Mr Bukhari completed his higher surgical training in Neurosurgery, including special training in Spinal Neurosurgery, in Manchester. Then he went to Canada/USA to complete a series of sub-speciality fellowships in Functional Neurosurgery at the University of Toronto Canada and Paediatric and Epilepsy Neurosurgery at the University of British Columbia Vancouver, Canada.  Mr Bukhari took up the Consultant Neurosurgeon position at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff in 2008 and moved to Salford Royal Hospital, Manchester in August 2012.  In addition to his clinical commitments, he is actively involved in teaching medical students and fellow healthcare professionals, he has also written publications.

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Mr Shafqat Bukhari

Mr Shafqat Bukhari Neurosurgery Consultant, Manchester, private hospital specialist.

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