Mr Hafiz Javaid Iqbal


MBBS, MRCSEd, , MScHS(Tr & Orth), , FRCS(Tr & Orth)

GMC number: 6058356

Practicing since: 2001


Orthopaedic surgery

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Mr Hafiz Javaid Iqbal is passionate about providing bespoke service to every patient. This will be evident on your first consultation with him as he will take a detailed history, perform a thorough clinical examination and discuss a management plan.

Mr Iqbal completed his Trauma and Orthopaedic training from NHS Northwest, Mersey Deanery, leading to CCT, and specialist fellowship training in Hip and Knee surgery from Wrightington Hospital, University Hospital Birmingham, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Birmingham and University Hospital Wales, Cardiff.

Mr Iqbal is a consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic surgeon at Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He has presented nationally and internationally on a number of topics related to trauma, hip and knee surgery. His specialist interests include total hip replacement, Total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, Sports knee surgery including Meniscal repair and other arthroscopic knee surgery, Knee ligaments surgery including ACL, A.L.L reconstruction, Patella stabilisation surgery including MPFL reconstruction, tibial tuberosity realignment etc. Mr Iqbal is also an expert in general orthopaedic trauma and has specialist interests in lower limb complex periarticular trauma.

Special interests

  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement
  • ACL reconstruction
  • ACL+A.L.L reconstruction
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Meniscus repair (torn cartilage surgery)
  • Patella stabilisation surgery

Other interests

  • Knee arthritis
  • Knee sports injuries
  • Knee cartilage injuries
  • Hip arthritis
  • Complex lower limb fractures and soft tissue injuries

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Hafiz Javaid Iqbal at Nuffield Health

  • Knee surgery (ACL repair)
  • Knee replacement revision
  • Knee replacement
  • Arthroscopy
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Hip replacement

Locations Mr Hafiz Javaid Iqbal works with

Related experience


Mr Iqbal has published in a number of premium orthopaedic journals including The Journal of bone and joint surgery (American), International orthopaedics, Injury, Knee and Hip International et.

1. Applying changes made during the COVID-19 pandemic to the future: trauma and orthopaedics, Hafiz Muhammad Umer, Hafiz Javaid Iqbal British Journal of Health Care Management 27(4):1-7

2. Unusual osteochondral fracture of the second metatarsal head in a paediatric patient treated with bioabsorbable pin., H M Umer, H J Iqbal, R Thonse, BMJ Case Rep 2021;14:e238376.

3.  Has the modern design of Attune total knee replacement improved outcome in patients with isolated patellofemoral arthritis? Y Ashraf, H J Iqbal, Shanaka Senevirathana, T Ashraf, Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2020 Dec: 28(3)

4. The Surgical Management for Isolated Scaphotrapeziotrapezoid (STT) Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review of the Literature. S Jehan, H J Iqbal, M Javaid, K Sharif, Acta Orthop. Belg., 2020, 86, 137-145

5. Early Surgical stabilisation of complex chest wall injuries Improves short term patient outcomes’. J Iqbal, J Alsousou, S Shah, L Jayatilaka, S Scott, S Scott, D Melling; J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Aug 1;100(15):1298-1308

6. Pain and outcomes of carpal tunnel release under local anaesthetic with or without a tourniquet: a randomized controlled trial. H J Iqbal, A Doorgakant, N N T Rehmatullah, S Lipscombe, J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2018 Oct;43(8):808-812

7. Acute Compartment Syndrome: Do guidelines for diagnosis and management make a difference? D. Bodansky, A. Doorgakant, J. Alsousou, H.J. Iqbal, B. Fischer, G. Scicluna, M. Bowers, B. Narayan, Injury, 2018;49(9):1699-1702

8. Review of MRSA screening and antibiotics prophylaxis in orthopaedic trauma patients; The risk of surgical site infection with inadequate antibiotic prophylaxis in patients colonized with MRSA. H J Iqbal, N Ponniah, S Long, N Rath, M Kent; Injury. 2017 Jul; 48(7): 1382-1387

9. Outcome of revision Arthroplasty for failed metal on metal hip arthroplasty; is there a relation with serum metal ions? H J Iqbal, W Al-Azzani, E JacksonTaylor, E-Clatworthy, A John, Hip Int. 2017 May 12; 27(3): 235-240.

10. Adverse reaction to metal bearing leading to femoral stem fractures: a literature review and report of two cases. Al-Azzani WA, Iqbal HJ, John A; J Surg Case Rep. 2016 Feb 3; 2016(2).

11. Treatment of Distal Tibia Metaphyseal Fractures; Plating Versus Intramedullary Nailing: A Systematic Review of Recent Evidence. H J Iqbal, P Pidikiti; Foot Ankle Surg. 2013 Sep; 19(3): 143-78

12. UK National Survey of Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Ankle Fracture Patients Treated With Plaster Casts. H J Iqbal, R Dahab, S Barnes; Foot Ankle Surg. 2012; 18(3): 157-9


  • General medical Council) British Orthopaedic Association)
  • British Association for the surgery of the Knee
  • Royal College of surgeons of Edinburgh

Other posts held

  • Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Insurers Mr Hafiz Javaid Iqbal works with

Mr Hafiz Javaid Iqbal works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA
  • Aetna
  • Allianz
  • Bupa Global
  • Healix
  • Police Mutual
  • Tri-Care


Mr Hafiz Javaid Iqbal has the following interest in this hospital/ another Nuffield Health hospital or the company:

Mr Hafiz Javaid Iqbal does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Hafiz Javaid Iqbal does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.