Mr Imran Rafiq

Mr Imran Rafiq

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 06033155


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  • Not in Open Referral network
Fee assured
Not in Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Spine


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr Rafiq graduated from King Edward Medical College. He underwent Basic Surgical Training in North West England. During his surgical training he first completed Masters Degree in Clinical Health Sciences from University of Central Lancashire and subsequently higher research degree (MCh) in Orthopaedic Surgery. He completed Higher Surgical Training in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery in South West England and North West London. He then trained in sub-speciality of Spinal surgery by completing British Orthopaedic Association transitional fellowship at the Spinal Unit Stoke Mandeville Hospital/ National Spinal Cord Injury Centre. He further expanded his expertise in complex spinal surgery and minimally invasive surgery by advance training in internationally renowned Spinal units at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Stanmore and Oxford University Hospitals. He has been trained in all aspects of Spinal surgery (including degenerative, deformity, tumour, trauma and infection) from cervical, thoracic and lumbosacral spine. Mr Rafiq was appointed as Consultant Spinal Orthopaedic and Trauma surgery at Medway Maritime NHS Foundation Trust.
Mr Rafiq has published and presented several scientific and research projects on various platforms. He is actively involved in teaching and training at national and international level.
He holds professional membership with British Association of Spine Surgeons,
North American Spine Surgeons society and AO Spine.

Areas of interest

1.Treatment of sciatica (leg pain due to nerve root compression)
2. Treatment of arm pain due to nerve root compression
3. Assessment and management of Back Pain
4. Assessment and management of Neck Pain
5. Epidural, Facet and Nerve root blocks spinal injections (cervical and lumbar spine)
6. Focal spinal decompression
7. Minimally invasive spinal surgery
8. Spinal trauma
9. Osteoporotic compression Fractures.
10. Vertebroplasty/Kyphoplasty
11. Degenerative Spinal conditions
13. Spinal Stenosis
14. Lumbar Fusion surgery
15. Cervical decompression and Fusion surgery
16. Coccyx Pain
17. Sacro-iliac joint pain
18. Laser discectomy
19. Management of Facet joint pain

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