Irfan Malik is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at King’s College Hospital, London with more than 20 years’ experience and more than 5000 spinal procedure performed. He is recognised as a leader in complex spine surgery with a specific expertise in minimally invasive surgery.
Spinal Surgery Pioneer
He has pioneered several endoscopic spinal procedures and is a surgical reference for the United Kingdom and has established King’s College Hospital as a training centre for endoscopic spinal surgery.
After completing his neurosurgical training, he underwent advanced neurosurgical training at The Royal Hallamshire Hospital and the University Hospital, Coventry & Warwickshire between 2001-2006. Following this he obtained his FRCS (SN) and then enhanced his experience by completing Fellowships in Complex Spine and Epilepsy Surgery from University Hospital Coventry and King’s College Hospital.
His specialist interest includes the assessment and treatment (both surgical and non-surgical) of all spinal conditions including degenerative, traumatic and malignant spinal surgery. He is an expert in the use of Minimally Invasive Techniques for Spinal Surgery. He has a flair for disc replacement surgery for the treatment of neck and back pain, arm pain and sciatica.
He is a well-established epilepsy surgeon partaking in the UK Lead Vagal Nerve Stimulator (VNS) Programme.
See Irfan Malik video on discussing Spinal Keyhole Surgery
He is part of the International Faculty for Endoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery Society for all aspects of spine surgery.
He is a member of the International Society for Minimal Intervention in Spinal Surgery (ISMISS), British Association of Spine Surgery (BASS), European Spine Society and North American Spine Society (NASS).
He has published several peer review papers, abstracts and book chapters and regularly lectures and teaches in workshops for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Endoscopic Spine Surgery.