Mr Zafar Naqui

Mr Zafar Naqui


Orthopaedic Surgery

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25 years of experience
14 years as a specialist

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  • Hand & Wrist Surgery
  • Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4423993
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    Practices worked at

    HCA UK at The Wilmslow Hospital

    52 Alderley Road, Wilmslow, United Kingdom, SK9 1NY
    2,184 reviews

    The Alexandra Hospital

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


    Mr Naqui is an experienced and respected Consultant Hand, Wrist and Upper Limb Surgeon. As one of the leading experts in his field, he divides his time between surgery, academia and educating the next generation of doctors.


    Mr Naqui has a super-specialist interest in injuries of the hand and wrist, wrist pain, arthritis and wrist arthroscopy. He sees patients from a range of backgrounds in NHS and private practice but regularly works with elite sportsmen and women from cricket, rugby league, boxing, cycling, UFC, climbing, tennis and football.


    In his NHS practice, Mr Naqui, works at Salford Royal Hospital Foundation Trust (Hope Hospital) and is the Tutor and Lead for Clinical Governance and Patient Safety in Trauma and Orthopaedics. Academically, Mr Naqui is an examiner for both the British and the European Board Hand Diploma, the founder of the ‘BSSH Masterclasses in Hand Surgery’ and the SM Editor for the Journal of Hand Surgery. During his training, Mr Naqui completed a Master’s degree in Orthopaedic Engineering, fellowships at the Wrightington Hospital and Harvard University and has won numerous awards in the UK and internationally. His research into wrist ligament injury led him to be awarded the first ever ‘Master of Hand Surgery’ award from the BSSH and University of Manchester.


    In his position, Mr Naqui sees some of the most complex hand and wrist injuries. He is passionate about improving the lives of his patients through patient-centre care and world leading surgical techniques.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • All open and arthroscopic hand and wrist procedures
    • Minimally invasive Dupuytren's surgery
    • Wide awake hand surgery
    • One-stop carpal tunnel service
    • Sports injuries
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Dupuytren's contracture
    • Hand and wrist fractures
    • Arthroscopic surgery
    • Complex wrist injuries
    • Unexplained wrist pain


    • Arthroscopy
    • Carpal Tunnel Decompression
    • External Fixation Devices
    • Fracture Fixation Surgery
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Injection
    • Knee Replacement
    • Tendon Repair
    • Tendon Repair (Hand)
    • Ulnar Nerve Release
    • Wrist Arthroscopy
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    Special interests

    • Arthritis (Hand)
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Arthritis (Wrist)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Dupuytren’s Contracture
    • Fracture (Broken Bone)
    • Hand Extensor Tendon Injuries
    • Hand Flexor Tendon Injuries
    • Hand Problems
    • Osteomyelitis (Upper Limb)
    • Peripheral Nerve Injury
    • Sports Injuries
    • Trigger Finger
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    BSc (Hons.) AnatomyUniversity College London, 1998

    MBBS Medicine, University College London, 1997

    MRCSRoyal College of Surgeons of England, 2000

    MSc Orthopaedic EngineeringUniversity of Cardiff, 2005

    DipBritish Diploma Hand Surgery, 2013

    DipEuropean Diploma Hand Surgery, 2013

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