Dr Zafar is an Orthopaedic surgeon who completed his training in Queensland. He moved to Australia in 2006, working in the UK at the University Hospital Birmingham for 2 years prior. He has worked in a variety of settings from regional centres to major metropolitan hospitals.
He has a broad range of knowledge and experience in Orthopaedics, upper limb and sports surgery are his areas of interest. During training he gained experience in both trauma and elective operative techniques.
Upon finishing his orthopaedic training, Dr Zafar embarked on subspecialist training in upper limb and sports surgery. For this he travelled to Sydney and completed a Hand fellowship at the Sydney South West Hand Service. This gave Dr Zafar exposure to a breadth of trauma and elective hand and forearm surgery, including complicated reconstructive procedures. Following that, he returned to Brisbane to complete a sports surgery fellowship. This fellowship provided comprehensive exposure for the management of all aspects of sports, trauma and arthritic conditions of the shoulder and knee.
Dr Zafar now does procedural lists at North West Private Hospital.