Visiting Adult and Paediatric Spinal Orthopaedic Surgeon
Mr. Athar Muniruddin Siddiqui is a UK trained spinal surgeon and leads
ComplexSpine™ Karachi – our partner organisation in Pakistan.
Mr Siddiqui completed his fellowship training in spinal surgery at Great
Ormond Street Hospital London and Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospital
NHS Trusts London and practices internationally in Karachi, at the AO
Institute of Traumatology, Arthroplasty, Sports and Spinal Injury Centre
for both adults and paediatrics and is lead clinician & Consultant Spinal
Surgeon for AO Hospital Karachi Spine directorate.
After qualifying in 2002 from Karachi, Pakistan Mr Siddiqui moved to
London and started his professional career with a diploma in Business
Studies with an interest in hospital management from London. He
subsequently completed his foundation years FY1 & FY2 in
Northampton/ Leicester and Oxford and completed his basic surgical
training in Dublin at the National Spinal Injury Unit Mater Hospital.
Mr Siddiqui then finished his higher speciality training in Trauma &
Orthopaedics from South West Thames London deanery hospitals.
During his training, he accumulated 7 post graduate qualifications
following his MBBS. This includes a business diploma, membership and
Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons England, Masters in
Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery, Fellowship of European Board Trauma
& Orthopaedics, Diploma SICOT & European Diploma in Spinal Surgery.
His fellowship training includes:
• Trauma Fellowship at Kings College London Hospital, NHS Trust 6
• Deputy Synthes Guys and St Thomas’s Central London Spinal
Fellowship 18 Months
• Complex Paediatrics Spine Deformity Correction Fellowship Great
Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children 6 Months.
Mr Siddiqui has published numerous papers in peer reviewed journals,
been invited to international conferences to deliver lectures, presented
locally & globally organizing various courses and is also a tutor for FRCS
T&O course in Medway Gillingham and Oswestry.
Mr Siddiqui is also a pioneer in arranging the Royal College of Surgeons
CPD accredited FRCS T&O International course in Dubai which is
among the first of its kind, and is also a part of Kings College London
MRCS OSCE Course and teaches final year medical students from
Kings College London both in anatomy lecture theatres and in out-
patient clinic settings and is actively leading education and research at
AO clinic Karachi for spine internationally and a fellowship program for
post FCPS T&O fellows there.
Mr Siddiqui likes to stay active in his leisure time, he is proud father of
two handsome sons and spends most of his free time at home. He plays
cricket for Epsom club in Surrey and enjoys hill walking, cycling, running,
badminton and going to gym.