The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust (Honorary) and Imperial
North Central London | West London
Mr Akmal is an Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon with a specialist area of expertise in Spinal Surgery.
He completed his undergraduate training in St Marys Hospital Medical School, Imperial College of Science technology and Medicine, London University, UK. His postgraduate training was completed in London and he completed a spinal surgery fellowship in Oxford at The John Radcliffe Hospital for acute trauma and The Nuffield Orthopaedic Hospital for Elective spinal surgery.
During his training, he worked in the Peripheral Nerve Injuries centre, Professorial academic unit and spinal unit at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, UK. He is presently a full time Consultant in Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgery at St Marys Hospital, London and a Clinical Lecturer at Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine.
His specialist interests include Spinal Trauma, degenerative disease of lumbar and cervical spine, spine tumours and spine infection. Mr Akmal is performing minimally invasive spinal surgery for most cases of lumbar and cervical disc prolapse and also performs a wide variety of spinal injections in the conservative treatment of low back and neck pain.
Mr Akmal is one of the leading voices in the promotion of osteoporotic fracture prevention. He is a board member of The international Society for Fracture Repair and is actively engaged in an educational campaign for the early treatment of osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures. He has been performing balloon kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty for vertebral compression fractures and is on the steering committee for the Osteoporotic Fracture Campaign.
Mr Akmal can be contacted at The London Spine Unit at Nuada Medical, 19 Harley Street, London, W1G 9QJ
Phone: 0844 589 2020; Fax: 0844 589 6060
Treatment of Osteoporotic Fractures of the Spine Kyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty.
Advances in the management of Back and Neck pain.
Osteoporotic spine fractures - How does surgery help?
Cauda equine syndrome What to look out for!
Or any other topic related to spine problems.