Mr Atif Malik is an extensively trained and exceptionally skilled consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon with a subspecialist focus in hip, knee and sports injuries.
Throughout his career, Mr Malik has gained leading expertise and precision in numerous procedures, including hip replacement, knee replacement, knee arthroscopy, meniscus surgery and cruciate ligament surgery.
He is also an expert in the treatment of sports injuries. He 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 the 2012 Olympics. Additionally, he was the London Skolars Rugby League Club doctor until 2016.
After his undergraduate training at the University of Manchester Medical School, he worked with the orthopaedic surgeon of the Manchester United Football Club, which is when his interest in trauma, orthopaedics and sports injuries grew further. Throughout his subspecialist training, he was awarded several prestigious and competitive training fellowships, including the ESSKA (European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy) Fellowship in 2014, which provided him with the opportunity to travel to centres of excellence in Innsbruck, Vienna, Paris, Lyon, Rome, Genoa, Madrid and Lisbon to advance his knowledge and skill.
Not only does Mr Malik provide highly professional and personalised care, but he also contributes to his field through research. To date, he has more than 30 publications in international journals and has been invited as a guest editor for special editions of several journals. What's more, he has been invited to write numerous book chapters with a focus on orthopaedics and sports injuries.