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Mr Imran Rafiq

Mr Imran Rafiq

Consultant Spinal Orthopaedic Surgeon
MB BS, MRCS, MSc, MCh (Orth), FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Specialises in

  • Back pain investigations
  • Back surgery
  • Joint pain treatments
  • Treatment of sciatica
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
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Practising at

Clinic times:
Monday: 9am - 11.30am

An initial consultation with Mr Imran Rafiq is from £200.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Imran Rafiq at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Treatment and assessment of neck and back pain/sciatica
  • Cervical and lumbar spinal injections
  • Spinal fractures, fusion and trauma
  • Vertebroplasty/Kyphoplasty
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Lumbar microdiscectomy and decompression
  • Treatment of sciatica (leg pain due to nerve root compression)
  • Treatment of arm pain due to nerve root compression
  • Epidural and Nerve root blocks spinal injections (cervical and lumbar spine)
  • Focal spinal decompression
  • Osteoporotic compression fractures
  • Degenerative Spinal conditions
  • Coccyx pain
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Professional profile

I am currently working as Consultant Spinal Orthopaedic and Trauma surgeon at Medway Maritime NHS Foundation Trust.

I took sub-specialty training in Spinal surgery by completing British Orthopaedic Association transitional fellowship at Stoke Mandeville Hospital/ National Spinal Cord Injury Centre. I then polished his expertise in complex spinal surgery and minimally invasive surgery by completing fellowships in internationally recognised Spinal units at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Stanmore and Oxford University Hospitals. I have been trained in all aspects of Spinal surgery (including degenerative, deformity, tumour, trauma and infection) from cervical, thoracic and lumbosacral spine.

I graduated from world renowned Institution; King Edward Medical College (Pakistan) in 1998. I underwent Basic Surgical Training in North West England. During his surgical training he completed Masters Degree in Clinical Health Sciences from University of Central Lancashire and subsequently MCh in Orthopaedic Surgery. I completed Higher Surgical Training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery in South West England and North West London.

I have published and presented several scientific and research projects on various platforms. I am a trainer of higher surgical trainees and actively engaged in teaching at international level.

I am actively involved in training and teaching of higher Orthopaedic trainees and junior doctors both in UK and overseas.

General Medical Council Number: C6033155

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Back pain
Degenerative spine
Lumbar spine disorders
Neck pain
Pain management
Spinal surgery

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
British Association of Spinal Surgeons (BASS)
AO Spine
North American Spine Society

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Current NHS posts

Medway Maritime NHS Foundation Trust

Personal profile

 I enjoy spending my spare time with my family, exploring places and playing cricket.

Contact information

Telephone 01634 662 822/845
Private secretary Ms Kate Davies
Private secretary telephone 07961 923 787
Private secretary email k.davies1@hotmail.co.uk
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