Mr Atif A Malik is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in Hip,Knee and Sports Injuries.
Mr Malik completed his under-graduate training at the University of Manchester Medical School.
His interest in trauma, orthopaedics and sports injuries developed whilst working with the Orthopaedic surgeon, looking after Manchester United Football Club. He went onto be appointed to the world recognised Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore Higher Surgical Rotation for Trauma & Orthopaedics. He continued to develop hissub-speciality interest in hip and knee pathology by completing the highlysought after John Charnley Fellowship at Wrightington Hospital with Professor Peter Kay (Medical Director for MSKServices, NHS England) and Professor Martyn Porter (Medical Director of theNational Joint Registry).
He was awarded the European Society for Sports Traumatology, KneeSurgery and Arthroscopy Fellowship in 2014 allowing him travel to centres ofexcellence in Innsbruck, Vienna, Paris, Lyon, Rome, Genoa, Madrid and Lisbon tofurther refine and develop his surgical practice. He was also awarded theRonald Raven Barbers Award by the Royal College of Surgeons of England allowinghim to visit Dr Charles Brown, a world renowned figure in knee surgeryspecialising in meniscal injury and knee ligament reconstruction. He was awarded the Ethicon TravellingFellowship Award by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He was also a participant in the AcademicExchange Program at Endo Klinik in Hamburg, Germany with Professor ThorstenGehrke, a leading expert in prosthetic joint infections.
He continued developing his interest in sports injuries andwas appointed as a sports doctor for the Wrestling events at the CommonwealthGames and was also the resident sports doctor (including being pitch-side) forthe football games at Old Trafford during Olympics in 2012. He was the ClubDoctor for the London Skolars Rugby League Club until 2016.
Mr Malik is passionate about teaching and training medical students andjunior doctors. He has completed a Post-Graduate Diploma in Clinical Educationand is currently the Deputy Block lead for MSK at the University ofBuckinghamshire Medical School. He isalso a member of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers.
He has over 30 publications in international journals includinginvitations to act as guest editor for special editions of several journals. Hehas also been invited to write numerous book chapters with a particularemphasis on trauma and sports injuries.
Mr Malik also acted the Medical Advisor to the popular BBC television drama series, Holby City.