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NHS Hospital

Nottingham University Hospitals
Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery
D Floor, West Block
Queens Medical Centre
Derby Road
Nottingham
NG7 2UH

Tel: +44 115 924 9924 Direct Extension 62412 or 61024 (Angela Cocking – secretary)

E-mail : masood.shafafy@nuh.nhs.uk

Qualifications:

2004 (May)    :  FRCS ( Trauma & Orthopaedics)
2001 (June)   :  PgDip in  Orthpaedic Engineering
1998 (April)   :  FRCS  (Eng)
1994 (June)   :  MB BS (St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College) London, UK

Education:

1999 -2001  : Orthopaedic Engineering, Cardiff University, UK
1989 -1994  : St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College, London, UK

Training:

2006-2007   :   Senior Spinal Fellowship, QMC, Nottingham, UK
2005-2006   :   Senior Spinal Fellowship, NOC, Oxford, UK
2000-2005   :   Specialist Training in Trauma & Orthopaedics orth East Thames, The Royal London Rotation, UK
1995-1999   :   Basic Surgical Training, Essex and London, UK
1994-1995   :   Pre-registration House Jobs, London, UK

Professional Membership:

1- Spine Society of Europe (SSE)
2- British Association of Spinal Surgeons (BASS)
3- British Scoliosis Society (BSS)
4- British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
5- British Orthopaedic Trainee’s Association (BOTA)
6- International AO Spine, Silver member, Delegate
7- British Medical association (BMA)

Current  Appointment:

Nov 07 – Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Complex deformity and spinal reconstruction
Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery
Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK

Previous Appointments Prior to SPR Rotation :

Nov 07 – Oct 09:   Consultant Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeon
Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Trust,
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK

July 07 – Oct 07:    Locum Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon
Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery
Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK

July 06 – June 07:  Senior Clinical Fellow in Spinal Surgery
to Mr JK Webb, Mr SMH. Mehdian,  Mr MP. Grevitt, Mr BJ. Freeman,
Spinal Unit, Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery
Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK

Jan 06 – June 06:  Senior Clinical Fellow in Spinal Surgery
to MR J. Wilson-MacDonald, Mr J. Fairbank, Mr G. Bowden
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and John Radcliffe Hospital,
Oxford, UK

Specialist Training Programme in Trauma and Orthopaedics: North East Thames

The Royal London hospital Rotation
Training Number: LDN/024/034/N
Entry Date: 10/1/2000
CCT Award : 22/3/2006

Specialist Doctors

Consultant Spinal Surgeon

Specialist in Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery and Medical Director of The Spine Unit

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Consultant Spinal Surgeon

Specialist in Spinal Surgery and previously worked as a consultant in Norway

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Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Specialist in Neurological disorders affecting the spine. Treats spinal cord problems.
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Consultant Spinal Surgeon

Specialist in  Spinal Surgery

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Consultant Spinal Surgeon

Specialist in Spinal Deformity Surgery.

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Consultant Spinal Anaesthetist

Specialist in Anaesthesia for Spinal Surgery.

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Treatments

This surgical technique consists of a percutaneous approach for the treatment of small to medium size hernias of the intervertebral disc by laser energy. The main objective is to reduce the intradiscal pressure in the nucleus pulposus

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Laser Disc Surgery can be performed under local anaesthetic as a day case at our centre on the prestigious Harley Street.
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The London Spine Unit was established in 2005 and has successfully treated over 5000 patients. All conditions are treated.

treatment of all spinal disorders

The London Spine Unit specialises in Minimally Invasive Treatments allowing rapid recovery and return to normal function

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