Dr Zafar is an Australian trained Orthopedic Surgeon with special interest in Foot and Ankle surgery covering all aspects of Arthroscopic and open reconstruction. Foot and Ankle Sports injuries, Fractures, Bunions and Arthritis, Ankle Joint replacement Surgery, Lower limb Trauma surgery, Lower limb reconstruction (Management of chronic infections and Deformities)
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Dr Saquib Zafar is an Australian trained Orthopaedic Surgeon with special interest in
Foot and Ankle surgery covering all aspects of Arthroscopic and open reconstruction.
Foot and Ankle Sports injuries, Fractures, Bunions and Arthritis
Ankle Joint replacement Surgery
Lower limb Trauma surgery
Lower limb reconstruction (Management of chronic infections and Deformities)
Dr Zafar completed his Undergraduate Medical Degree in 2002 at the prestigious King Edward Medical College in Pakistan. He completed his Basic surgical training in UK and obtained Membership of Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 2006. He subsequently obtained his Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons – FRACS(orthopaedics) in 2020.
POST GRADUATE SUBSPECIALITY FELLOWSHIPS:
He then undertook further subspecialty training in foot and ankle surgery in the form of three fellowships, which included the foot and ankle fellowship at The Prince of Wales & affiliated Hospitals and North Sydney Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Centre. In 2021, he completed his fellowship in management of orthopaedic trauma at The Canberra Hospital ( A level 1 Trauma Centre). He was a Research Trauma Fellow at University Hospitals Birmingham with Professor Sir Keith Porter before his Higher Surgical training.
During his training he had opportunity to work with Prof. Nicola Maffulli who is a world famous Professor for orthopaedic surgery, sports and exercise medicine at Queen Mary University of London. He also gained experience in management of diabetic feet, charcot and complex foot deformities while working with Dr. Brian Martin at Nepean Hospital Sydney.
ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH FOCUS
Dr. Zafar has published significant articles in international journals, presented work at various international and national meetings. He has strong academic interest and is actively involved in training of junior doctors and medical students.
Dr. Zafar regularly instructs on Early Management of Severe Trauma (EMST) course run by Royal Australian College of Surgeons, and has been appointed Honorary Clinical Lecturer at Australian National University( ANU) medical School.
Dr Zafar holds membership of Australian, American, Asia Pacific, European Foot and ankle Societies.