- Bupa Platinum consultant
- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Open Referral network
- Video and telephone consultations
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.'
Areas of interest
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
- Abigail Lawton
- Spire Nottingham Hospital Tollerton Lane Tollerton Nottingham NG12 4GA
- 0115 937 7683
- Nicola Leivers
- BMI The Park Hospital Sherwood Lodge Drive Burntstump Country Park Arnold Nottingham NG5 8RX
- 0115 966 2125
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Centre for Spinal Studies & Surgery,
Queen's Medical Centre,
Spinal tumour surgery
Spinal deformity surgery
Minimally invasive surgery
Enhanced Recovery after Surgery
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Urdu - Fluent
Courses offered to GPs
Low back pain/sciatica
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Management of Spinal Metastasis
Management of Spinal Deformity
Reference number 4306339
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Nerve Root Block +/- Image Guidance (including Bilateral) LUMBAR - (5-50)
Medial branch block injection(s) +/- image guidance (including bilateral) LUMBAR - (5-50)
Park Hospital (The) (5-50)
Decompression for central spinal stenosis (3 or more levels) - (1-5)
Posterior excision of disc prolapse (including microdiscectomy +/- decompression) - lumbar region (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)
Epidural injection (caudal) - (1-5)
Park Hospital (The) (1-5)
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