Mr Nasir Quraishi  

Mr Nasir Quraishi

PhD, LLM, FRCS, MRCS, MB ChB, BSc (Hons)

Consultant in Spinal Surgery

Spinal Surgery
Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust
The Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery
Derby Road
Mr Nasir Quraishi specialises in all aspects of spine surgery from base of skull to sacrum including:

Spinal deformity scoliosis and kyphosis (adult and paediatric)
Spinal tumours and metastases.
Cauda equina syndrome.
Spinal infections and trauma.
Lumbar and back pain.
Leg pain and sciatica.
Cervical and neck pain.
Coccyx pain.

Expert Witness/Relevant Qualifications:

Writing Medico-legal and Expert Witness reports for claimants and defendants (3:1) for the last 12 years.
Expert Witness Skills course: How to avoid the pitfalls, BPP Law School, London, June 2018.
Completed Medico-legal Report Writing Core Skills, Chancery Lane, London, 2009.

Professional Memberships:

GMC: 4306339 | AO Spine - Gold Faculty member European Spine Society | British Medical Association | British Orthopaedic Association | British Association of Spinal Surgeons | American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons | Scoliosis Research Society | North American Spine Society | European Spine Society.

Medical Experience:

I am a committed, academic, highly experienced Consultant Spine Surgeon working at the Queen’s Medical Centre (Nottingham, UK) - an internationally renowned centre of excellence for spinal surgery and the largest teaching institution for spine surgery in Europe.

I successfully complete a three years tenure as Head of Service in 2015-2018 and I am currently serving as the Clinical Lead for Spinal Research (2018 to present), which is something I am very passionate about.I have completed an honours thesis on ‘Clinical Negligence and the Spine Surgeon', and have recently finished a PhD in ‘Outcome and Health Related Quality of Life Following Surgery in Spinal Cancers’.

My previous posts include a Consultant Spine Surgeon position at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre/John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. Prior to that, I gained excellent experience during a combined Spinal, Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic fellowship in Toronto, Canada, as well as a travelling fellowship to the Johns Hopkins Hospital (Maryland, USA) and completed five years as a Higher Surgical Trainee in the Cambridge and East Anglia region.

I was awarded the prestigious scoliosis research society fellowship award in 2014 and was hosted across centres of excellence in the USA. In addition, I am an award-winning international presenter, an author of over 70 publications in peer reviewed journals, completed a LLM (Master in Laws).

Professional Positions:

Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, University of Nottingham.
European Spine Journal, Assistant Editorial Board.
Lead for Spinal Research and Trials.
Lead for Spinal Product Group.
Chair of Network Site Specific Group (for metastatic spine disease) in the East Midlands.
UK representative for AOSpine Primary Tumour Study Group.
Global Spinal Tumour Study Group.
Clinical Lead for Spinal Oncology.
Faculty for AO Spine Europe.
Faculty for AO Spine the Knowledge Forum for Spinal Tumours.
Faculty for Future Surgeons/Basic Surgical Skills Courses.

Other Location: 10 Harley Street, Marylebone, London, W1G 2UH.


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