Mr Malik is an experienced Podiatrist and Podiatric Surgeon having been in practice for over 28 years. His areas of specialism are those of foot surgery and biomechanics. He is a Fellow of the College of Podiatrists and has been awarded Tutor Status. Mr Malik is a registrant with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a podiatrist with annotation including independent prescribing and podiatric surgery. Most recently he has been engaged by the HCPC as a partner providing expertise in the area of podiatric surgery. He is employed in the NHS by substantive appointment as a Consultant Podiatric Surgeon and Clinical Lead. He provides care privately in Birmingham from the BMI Priory and Edgbaston Hospitals where he has been in practice for over 18 years.
Mr Malik's qualifications include a master’s degree in science with distinction from Huddersfield University in the subject area of Podiatric Surgery. He holds a first-class BSc Hons in Podiatry from Leicester University. As an educationalist Mr Malik holds a Cert Ed. As an expert witness he has achieved certification from Cardiff University Bond Solon.
Formerly he has been Head of Podiatry at the Birmingham School of Podiatry, an elected Faculty Board Member of the Faculty of Surgery (College of Podiatrists) and Quality Assurance Committee, External Examiner to the MSc Theory of Podiatric Surgery Course provided by GCal and QMU and was the Chair of the Podiatric Surgery Exam Board for the College of Podiatrists. He is currently an Honorary Principal Lecturer at Cardiff Metropolitan University.
Mr Malik actively continues to provide education and training at both undergraduate and post graduate level to health care professionals, especially in the areas of podiatry, biomechanics and podiatric surgery.
In his spare time, John enjoys spending time with his family. He also enjoys playing the classical guitar and is an associate of the Birmingham School of Music, as well as hill walking and mountain biking