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Last updated: 13 May 2020
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.
Mr 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.
Mr 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
- Alison Glynn
- BMI The Park Hospital Sherwood Lodge Drive Burntstump Country Park Arnold Nottingham NG5 8RX
- 0115 966 2000
- 07774 422779
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Lakshmipathy Purushothaman Fee Assured
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
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