Professor Nasir Quraishi

Professor Nasir Quraishi

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 04306339


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About me

Professor Quraishi is a Consultant Spine Surgeon and Honorary Professor at the Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham. He completed his training in Imperial College London, Cambridge/East Anglia and Manchester . Following this, he received advanced combined spinal neurosurgery and orthopaedic fellowship training in Toronto , specialising in minimally invasive spine surgery, complex spinal reconstruction, spinal deformity and tumour surgery.

Prof. Quraishi began as a Consultant Spine Surgeon in Oxford (locum). A year later, he was awarded the prestigious Norman Capner Travelling Fellowship by the Royal College of Surgeons in England to the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore , USA . Here, he was able to refine his surgical technique with the management of complex spinal tumours and reconstruction. In 2008, he volunteered to work in Malawi , Africa , as the second spine surgeon in the country (to over 10 million people). He began his current Consultant post in 2009.

He has also been visiting surgeon to the spinal units in Bologna, Italy and Vancouver, Canada. In 2014, he was 1 of 3 international spine surgeons awarded the prestigious Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) Travelling Fellowship visiting 4 host spinal surgery departments in the USA.

Prof. Quraishi is an award winning international presenter, author of over 80 publications in peer reviewed journals and a faculty member of numerous international spine societies. He additionally completed a Master of Laws whilst training as a surgeon, with an honours thesis on 'Clinical Negligence and the Spine surgeon', and also holds a PhD in 'Outcome & Health Related Quality of Life Following Surgery in Spinal Cancers.'

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back pain; leg pain or sciatica; lumbar or cervical disc bulge; slipped discs; spinal deformity; scoliosis; kyphosis; cervical or neck pain; spinal tumour/metastasis or cancer surgery; minimally invasive surgery; keyhole surgery; vertebroplasty; kyphoplasty; spinal injections

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