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Mr Syed Aftab 06120579

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

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Specialises in

  • Spine

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  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr Syed Aftab is a Consultant Spinal Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal London (Barts Health NHS Trust). Having completed pre-clinical medicine at Pembroke College, Cambridge University, he went on to Edinburgh University for clinical medicine. He underwent higher surgical training in Orthopaedics and Spinal Surgery on the London NE Thames rotation at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore. He also gained a Master of Science at University College London in Trauma and Orthopaedics during his training. Syed completed his advanced fellowship in Spinal Surgery at the Royal London Hospital and is trained in the management of adult / paediatric deformity, spinal trauma, spinal tumour surgery, spinal infection surgery, minimally invasive spinal surgery and degenerative spinal surgery. Furthermore, he continues to broaden his experience with visitations to international centres of excellence for spinal surgery (Antwerp Belgium, Bordeaux France, Neustadt Germany). He has a strong interest in minimally invasive surgery in trauma and complex degenerative spine.

Syed believes that the best outcomes for patients can only be achieved when decisions are carefully considered and works within the framework of a multidisciplinary team which includes other spinal orthopaedic and neurosurgeons, anaesthetists, medical specialists and pain specialists. He is the Clinical Effectiveness Lead for Orthopaedics at the Royal London and is actively involved in teaching other doctors, nurses and allied health professionals. He organizes the ‘Spine Term’ for the Royal London Hospital and Sir Percival Pott Orthopaedic Rotations.

Syed has published widely in a number of peer-reviewed medical journals and is actively involved in research into spinal surgery. He has presented at national and international conferences. His area of interest is minimal access spinal surgery, back pain and degenerative spine with a major interest in minimal access spinal trauma surgery.

Areas of interest

Back pain; Neck pain; Deformity; Spinal trauma; Spinal tumour surgery; Spinal infection surgery; Minimally invasive spinal surgery; Degenerative spinal surgery

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Procedures completed

  • A5755

    Nerve Root Block +/- Image Guidance (including Bilateral) LUMBAR - (5-50)

    London Bridge Hospital (5-50)

  • A5753

    Nerve Root Block +/- Image Guidance (including Bilateral) CERVICAL - (5-50)

    London Bridge Hospital (5-50)

  • A5745

    Medial branch block injection(s) +/- image guidance (including bilateral) LUMBAR - (5-50)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • V2542

    Posterior excision of disc prolapse with undercutting facetectomy +/- decompression - lumbar region (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • A5291

    Transforaminal epidural (cervical) - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • A5211

    Epidural injection (caudal) - (1-5)

  • T7292

    Trigger point injection/Enthesis - more than 1 injection - (1-5)

  • A5210

    Epidural injection (lumbar) - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

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