Mr Irfan Malik

Mr Irfan Malik

MB BS

Neurosurgery

Recommended by  
1 specialist

17 years of experience
12 years as a specialist
Video consultation
                            available

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.2

Bedside Manner

4.3

Explanation

4

Top feedback

“I am very pleased to see Mr Malik. Although I didn't get any treatment I amleased about the explanation given“
Read more

Subspecialty

  • Spinal Surgery
Show more

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Urdu
  • Punjabi
Show more

Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6025797
Show more

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1767 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    1523 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    Not available
    Tue
    Not available
    Wed
    Not available
    Thu
    10:30 - 13:00
    Fri
    15:00 - 18:00
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Mr Irfan Malik is a highly experienced Consultant Neurosurgeon who has a special interest in spinal neurosurgery. He originally completed his neurosurgical training in Pakistan and continued his advanced training here in the UK at The Royal Hallamshire Hospital and the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire between 2001-2006. After this, he was awarded his FRCS(SN) and continued to build on his experience by completing Fellowships in Complex spine and Epilepsy surgery from the University Hospital Coventry and King’s College Hospital, London.

    Mr Malik's interests lie around the diagnosis and management of a wide range of spinal problems from degenerative disease to traumatic and malignant spinal disorders. Mr Malik tackles the conditions from a surgical but also a non-surgical point of view. He is particularly competent at using minimally invasive techniques for surgical procedures such as disk replacement and the treatment of neck pain, back pain and arm pain as well as sciatica. Additionally, he has carried out the most endoscopic spinal surgeries (keyhole surgeries) than any other UK spinal surgeon.

    To complement his clinical work, he trains other UK and international surgeons who wish to learn how to complete the procedure. Together with spinal surgery, Mr Malik also takes a keen interest in the treatment of epilepsy at his private practices.

     


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Disc replacement
    • Laminectomy
    • Spinal injections
    • Spine decompression
    • Discectomy
    • Microdiscectomy
    • Foraminotomy
    • Craniotomy
    • Pars repair
    • Corpectomy
    • Vertebrectomy
    • Kyphoplasty
    • Vertebroplasty
    • Thoracic discectomy
    • Spinal fusion
    • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF)
    • Anterior cervical discectomy replacement (ACDR)
    • Endoscopic spine surgery
    • Endoscopic discectomy
    • Radiofrquency ablation

     

    • Spinal surgery
    • Back pain
    • Sciatica
    • Complex regional pain
    • Neck pain
    • Facet joint pain
    • Spinal stenosis
    • Disc prolapse
    • Cervical myelopathy
    • Cervical radiculopathy
    • Spinal tumours
    • Failed back surgery syndrome
    • Carpal tunnel
    • Pars defect
    • Vertebral compression fracture
    • Spinal trauma
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Metastatic spinal cord compression
    • Thoracic disc herniation
    • Epilepsy
    • Seizures

     

    Read more

    Education

    MBBS The Royal Hallamshire Hospital and the University Hospital, Coventry & Warwickshire 2006

    FRCS FCPS MSc University Hospital Coventry and King's College Hospital, London 2008

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Read more

    Reviews

    4.17 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.2
    Bedside Manner
    4.3
    Explanation
    4
    Spinal Surgery
    4/10
    Read more
    Sort by:
    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I am very pleased to see Mr Malik. Although I didn't get any treatment I amleased about the explanation given
    Read more
    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr. Malik, was an amazing surgeon I could not fault him, his work and he explained everything very caring and helpful! Cannot thank dr Malik enough! So thank you!
    Read more
    Overall Experience
    (1/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (1/5)
    Explanation
    (1/5)
    Patient seen for:
    He was extremely inconsiderate of my time and he was unclear in his explanations about my possible condition. He was in a rush to see me out and he did not apologise for making me wait 20 minutes. He was very uncaring of my time or needs and I found him to be very rude and unwelcoming. My appointment was supposed to last for 30 minutes but he barley saw me for 15
    Read more
    Overall Experience
    (2/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (2/5)
    Explanation
    (2/5)
    Rushed out, did not take the time to explain anything - what I should or should not be doing till the results of the MRI came out
    Read more
    Overall Experience
    (4/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (3/5)
    Some issues with booking
    Read more
    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (4/5)
    Irfan made the complicated simple and I felt reassured to be in his hands.
    Read more
    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I recently had surgery under the care of Mr Malik and am now pain free for the first time in a year. I can not recommend Mr Malik highly enough. The support I received from him and his team was faultless. Would also like to thank Mary, Mr Malik’s PA for the care and time she has spent with me.
    Read more
    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    From the beginning to end everyone was helpful and kept us up to date. You, secretaries were very helpful regarding places to stay and sending letters on time, even when emails were not working. During the stay in the Harley Street Clinic everyone was very nice and friendly, provided us with information and they told you everything in plain English, explained everything in Layman's terms. Before surgery I was told that it will be a bonus if some symptoms improved and they have now improved, so that is an extra bonus. Thank you very much to Mr Malik and all of the team.
    Read more
    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr Malik is an excellent surgeon. I recommend him very highly.
    Read more
    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Mr Malik was very professional, taking the time to explain everything in detail and addressing my questions/concerns. I felt reassured by his expertise and conscientiousness.
    Read more
    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 doctor for:
    1

    Neurosurgery

    Mr Jig Patel
    Mr Jig Patel
    Orthopaedic Surgery

    19-04-2021

    A very diligent thoughtful and highly skilled spinal surgeon I would thoroughly recommend.

    For specialty: Neurosurgery
    For conditions: Back Pain, Upper Back Pain, Lower Back Pain, Sciatica, Scoliosis, Herniated Disc or Slipped Disc, Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Deformity, Spine Fractures and Trauma, Arthritis (Spine), Vertebral Compression Fracture, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Spondylolisthesis & Spondylolysis, Coccyx Fracture, Degenerative Disc Disease, Complex Spinal Disorders, Spinal Pain
    For procedures: Video Consultation, Spinal Injections for Pain, Sciatica Surgery, Surgery for Myelopathy, Cervical (Neck) Surgery, Complex Revision Spinal Surgery, Spinal Fusion, Kyphoplasty, Epidural, Thoracic (Back) Surgery, Spinal Deformity Correction, Discectomy, Lumbar Back Surgery, Scoliosis Surgery, Laminectomy, Facet Joint Injection, Artificial Disc Replacement, Nerve Root Injection, Spinal Decompresson, Facet Joint Replacement, Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery, Minimally Invasive Disc Surgery (Keyhole), Artificial Disc Replacement (Cervical)
    Connection: Is a colleague

    Insurers

    Powered by Doctify
    Promoting trust & transparency in healthcare