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 his sub-speciality interest in hip and knee pathology by completing the highly sought after John Charnley Fellowship at Wrightington Hospital with Professor Peter Kay (Medical Director for MSK Services, NHS England) and Professor Martyn Porter (Medical Director of the National Joint Registry).
He was awarded the European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy Fellowship in 2014 allowing him travel to centres of excellence in Innsbruck, Vienna, Paris, Lyon, Rome, Genoa, Madrid and Lisbon to further refine and develop his surgical practice. He was also awarded the Ronald Raven Barbers Award by the Royal College of Surgeons of England allowing him to visit Dr Charles Brown, a world renowned figure in knee surgery specialising in meniscal injury and knee ligament reconstruction. He was awarded the Ethicon Travelling Fellowship Award by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He was also a participant in the Academic Exchange Program at Endo Klinik in Hamburg, Germany with Professor Thorsten Gehrke, a leading expert in prosthetic joint infections.
He continued developing his interest in sports injuries and was appointed as a sports doctor for the Wrestling events at the Commonwealth Games and was also the resident sports doctor (including being pitch-side) for the football games at Old Trafford during Olympics in 2012. He was the Club Doctor for the London Skolars Rugby League Club until 2016.
Mr Malik is passionate about teaching and training medical students and junior doctors. He has completed a Post-Graduate Diploma in Clinical Education and is currently the Deputy Block lead for MSK at the University of Buckinghamshire Medical School. He is also a member of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers.
He has over 30 publications in international journals including invitations to act as guest editor for special editions of several journals. He has also been invited to write numerous book chapters with a particular emphasis on trauma and sports injuries.
Mr Malik’s interests lie in hip and knee surgery with a particular focus on sports trauma, this includes:
- Primary hip and knee arthroplasty
- Complex primary arthroplasty
- Revision surgery
- Knee ligamentous reconstruction
- Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCS Ed), 2004
- Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MRCS Eng), 2012
- Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS Tr & Orth), 2014
- Member of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
- Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
- Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon lower limb arthroplasty and soft tissue
- Knee surgery at Milton Keynes University Hospital
- Locum Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic surgeon at Buckinghamshire NHS Trust
- Deputy Block lead for MSK at the University of Buckinghamshire Medical School
- Surgical tutor with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh/ Edinburgh University on their MSc/ ESSQ course
Atif Malik talks about his experience of working in sports injuries
BMI The Saxon Clinic | 05/06/2018
Cricketing star Monty Panesar undergoing rehabilitation for Dancing on Ice injury at BMI The Saxon Clinic by Mr Atif Malik
BMI The Saxon Clinic | 05/01/2018
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