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General enquiries:
+44 (0)207 935 4444
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+44 (0)207 616 7693
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+44 (0)203 219 3315
The London Clinic
Mr Shafafy has many years of experience in treating spinal conditions from back pain to complex spinal deformities.

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Fast track your treatment with Mr Masood Shafafy. Call us on 020 3944 1073.

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Specialties and sub-specialties

Spinal Surgery


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Professional profile

Mr Shafafy is a senior Consultant spinal surgeon with many years of clinical experience in spinal surgery dealing with all types of spinal conditions from simple back pain and  sciatica to complex spinal deformities.

Mr Shafafy Qualified from St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College of University of London in 1994. He completed basic surgical training in Orthopaedics, Neurosurgery, general and vascular surgery in London and Essex before embarking on Advance Surgical Training in Orthopaedics and trauma at the Royal London Hospital in 1999.

Following completion of Surgical specialist training which was mainly focused on Spinal surgery, in 2005 he went on to complete two Senior Clinical fellowship in Complex Spinal deformity surgery in Oxford and Nottingham before taking a consultant post in 2007.His NHS practice is based at the centre for spinal studies and surgery at Nottingham university hospitals. This is one of the most prestigious spinal surgical centres nationally as well as internationally.

Mr Shafafy's main interest at NHS is complex Paediatric and adult spinal deformities. He also has private clinics at Nottingham and London as well as being involved with charity work at home and abroad.

Up to recently, he was the programme director for Nottingham spinal fellowship. Hehas been directly involved in medical education and has trained many generations of doctors and spinal surgeons himself.

Although Mr Shafafy’s career focus has mainly been on technical and practical spinal surgery, along which he has tutored and has been a trainer in numerous Cadveric, practical and live spinal surgical courses, academically, he has published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals. He has frequently presented scientific papers in national and international meetings and is still leading several research projects in different aspects of spinal pathology and surgery.

He is a reviewer for European Spine Journal and Journal of Neurosurgery and has sat in many spine related committees. He is currently a member of patient education committee  and growing spine committee of Scoliosis Research Society. He is a member of the executive board of the British Scoliosis Society.  He has been a faculty, chairman and lectured in numerous national and international spinal courses.

He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the British Orthopaedic Association. He is a member of Scoliosis Research Society, the British Medical Association, the British Association of Spine Surgeons, the British Scoliosis Society, International AO Spine, Spine Society of Europe and North American Spinal Society.

Clinical interests

  • Back pain
  • Sciatica
  • Neck pain
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Scoliosis

Current posts

  • Consultant Spinal Surgeon
    Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham University Hospitals

Current teaching posts

  • Consultant Spinal Surgeon
    Nottingham University Hospitals

Medical training

Year qualified 1994
  • St Bartholomew's Medical College, University of London 1994
  • The Royal London Hospital 1999 - 2005

Languages spoken



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Facilitating acute admissions into The London Clinic whilst maintaining the highest levels of safety and care, supported by a consultant on-call rota.

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We can support our patients with travel, hotel accommodation, London tours, plus theatre and restaurant reservations.

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Main numbers

General enquiries: 020 7935 4444Appointments: 020 7616 7693Self-pay: 020 3219 3315

Other numbers

Concierge service: 020 3219 3323International office: 020 3 219 3266Invoice and payment enquiries: 020 7616 7708

Your call may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes.

Medical service numbers

Breast services appointments: 020 7616 7653 Diagnostics appointments: 020 7616 7653 Endoscopy appointments: 020 7616 7760 Eye centre appointments: 020 7616 7768 Haematology appointments: 020 7535 5503 Kidney services appointments: 020 7224 5234 Liver services appointments: 020 7616 7719 Physiotherapy appointments: 020 7616 7651 Radiology appointments: 020 7616 7653

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