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Mr Zaf Naqui

Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist Surgeon



Sub specialty

Hand & Wrist Surgery, Sports surgery

Research Interests

Sports injury to Hand & Wrist, Wrist pain, arthroscopy and minimally invasive surgery, Carpal Tunnel, Dupuytrens, Arthritis


MBBS, BSc (Hons), MRCS (Eng), MSc (Orth Engin), FRCS (Tr & Orth), Br Dip Hand Surg, Eur Dip Hand Surg. Qualified in 1997

NHS Base

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust-Hope Hospital

Consulting address

The Wilmslow Hospital

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Mr Naqui is a Consultant Hand & Wrist Surgeon. His NHS practice is at Salford Royal Foundation Trust (Hope Hospital), one of the leading teaching hospitals of the University of Manchester. His roles include Speciality Tutor and Lead for Clinical Governance & Patient Safety in Trauma & Orthopaedics. He is an examiner for the European Board Hand Diploma and a committee member for the 'BSSH Instructional courses in Hand Surgery'. He is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester. Mr Naqui is Chair of the North West Surgical Hand Society and SAS Hand Manchester. Mr Naqui was awarded dual postgraduate certification in Hand Surgery from both the British and the European Boards of Hand Surgery in 2013 becoming the first Consultant Surgeon to hold these awards. His routine practice includes all elective Hand & Wrist Surgery. He also specialises in complex Hand & Wrist trauma and Sports injuries. He is a faculty member on a number of surgical courses, including the preparation of senior surgical trainees for European and British Hand Diploma as well as the specialist FRCS Orthopaedic exam. He has a keen interest in undergraduate and post-graduate teaching as well as surgical training, lecturing in the UK and abroad. He has completed a Masters degree in Orthopaedic Engineering, published his research in numerous journals and presented it within the UK and internationally. One of his research projects evaluated the latest techniques of wrist fracture surgery. Mr Naqui is from Manchester and attended The Manchester Grammar School before studying medicine at University College London. He underwent higher specialist training in Orthopaedics in the North West. After this, he undertook a 12 month Hand and Upper Limb Fellowship at Wrightington Hospital followed by a Fellowship in Plastic Hand Surgery. Mr Naqui has also won fellowships at Harvard University and was awarded the prestigious British STACK Fellowship in 2013 and the American Board International ASSH Fellowship in 2014. Mr Naqui is a member of The British Society for Surgery of the Hand, European Wrist Arthroscopy Society and The International Society for Sport Traumatology of the Hand. His hobbies centre on his three children, squash and trekking. In 2009 Mr Naqui trekked to the summit of Mount Kilimajaro and is attempting to encourage his girls to share his passion for trekking.

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