Mr Imran Rafiq
Consultant Spinal Orthopaedic Surgeon
MB BS, MRCS, MSc, MCh (Orth), FRCS (Tr&Orth)
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.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Imran Rafiq at Spire include:
Orthopaedics - spine
Spire Alexandra Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
British Association of Spinal Surgeons (BASS)
North American Spine Society
Medway Maritime NHS Foundation Trust
I enjoy spending my spare time with my family, exploring places and playing cricket.