Consultant Spine Surgeon & Honorary Professor
Official Qualifications:
PhD, LLM, FRCS, MRCS, MB ChB, BSc (Hons)
Contact Address:
Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust
Centre for Spinal Studies & Surgery
Derby Road

Areas of Expertise:

Clinical negligence and personal injury cases.

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Prof 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 (2:1) for the last 14 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.
Master in Laws (LLM) 2008, Medical Ethics and Healthcare.

Professional Memberships:

GMC: 4306339 | AO Spine – Platinum 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:

Professor Quraishi is a committed, academic, highly experienced Consultant Spine Surgeon and Honorary Professor working at the Queen’s Medical Centre (Nottingham, UK).

He successfully completed a three years tenure as Head of Service in 2015-2018 and he is currently serving as the lead for spinal research (2018 to present), which is something He is very passionate about. He has completed a masters in law honours thesis on ‘Clinical Negligence and the Spine Surgeon’, and have a PhD in ‘outcome and health related quality of life following surgery in spinal cancers’. More recently, Professor Quraishi has been awarded a scholarship to undertake a MBA (Master of Business Administration) at the University of Nottingham.

Prof Quraishi has been awarded the prestigious Scoliosis Research Society fellowship award and was hosted across centres of excellence in the USA in the summer of 2014. In addition, He is an award-winning international presenter, author of almost 100 publications in peer reviewed journals and holds academic positions at both the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University.

Prior to starting in Nottingham, he was a Consultant Spine Surgeon at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre/John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford (2006-07, Locum). He gained excellent experience during a combined spinal neurosurgery and orthopaedic fellowship in Toronto, Canada, as well as the Norman Capner Travelling fellowship to the Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore, USA) awarded by the Royal College of Surgeons.

Prof Quraishi has completed five years as a higher surgical trainee in the Cambridge and East Anglia region, his basic surgical training was undertaken at Hammersmith/Charing Cross Hospitals, Imperial College, London and he attended medical school at Manchester University.

Professional Positions:

Honorary Professor, Department of Science and Technology, Nottingham Trent University.
Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, University of Nottingham.
European Spine Journal, Assistant Editorial Board.
Platinum faculty for AO Spine Europe.

Additional Information:
Regional Limits:
GB Wide
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How many times have you attended court: 2
(Past 3 years)
How many expert reports have you written: 150+
(Past 3 years)