Mr Shafqat Bukhari

Mr Shafqat Bukhari

MBBS;FRCSEd(Neurosurgery);FRCS(Surgi Neuro)


23 years of experience
13 years as a specialist


  • Paediatric Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Urdu
  • Punjabi
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Registered with

General Medical Council: 4408279

Practices worked at

BMI The Alexandra Hospital

Mill Lane, Cheadle, United Kingdom, SK8 2PX
232 reviews

BMI The Highfield Hospital

Manchester Rd, Rochdale, United Kingdom, OL11 4LZ
31 reviews

HCA UK at The Wilmslow Hospital

52 Alderley Road, Wilmslow, United Kingdom, SK9 1NY
37 reviews


The Alexandra Hospital, Mill Lane, Cheadle, United Kingdom, SK82PX
1 review


Mr Bukhari is a Consultant Neurosurgeon with a particular interest in Spinal Degenerative disease, Brain & Spinal Tumour, Minimal invasive surgery, Chronic Intractable Pain, Paediatric Neurosurgery and hydrocephalus . He completed his higher surgical training in Neurosurgery including speciality training in Spinal Neurosurgery from Manchester. He then went to Canada and the USA to complete his sub-speciality fellowships in Functional Neurosurgery from the University of Toronto, Canada and Paediatric Neurosurgery from the University of British Columbia Vancouver, Canada. Mr Bukhari took up the Consultant Neurosurgeon position at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff in 2007 and later moved to Manchester in 2012. He is currently working as a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Salford Royal Hospital and as a Consultant Paediatric Neurosurgeon at Royal Manchester Children Hospital. He is also actively involved in teaching and research.

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Medical procedures

  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery 
  • Artificial disc replacement
  • Discectomy
  • Cervical surgery 
  • Epidural Injections
  • Intradural and extradural spinal tumors 
  • Complex revision spinal surgery 
  • Brain tumor
  • Spinal injections
  • General Neurosurgery for back and neck pain 
  • Surgery for sciatica 
  • Laminectomy and Microdiscectomy
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Special interests

  • Back and Neck pain
  • Lower back pain
  • Upper back pain 
  • Brain tumors 
  • Spinal deformity
  • Brain and Spinal tumors 
  • Complex spinal disorders
  • Degenerative disc disease 
  • Leg pain
  • Arm pain
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  • MBBS medicine
  • FRCSEd(Surgery)
  • FRCSEd(Neurosurgery)
  • FRCS(Surgi Neuro)
  • Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons ( Surgery, Neurosurgery and Surgical Neurology)
  • Fellowship in Functional Neurosurgery - University of Toronto 
  • Fellowship in Paediatric Neurosurgery - University of British Colombia
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