Mr Abdul Gaffar Dudhniwala


Trauma & Orthopaedics

Mr Dudhniwala is a fellowship-trained spinal surgeon with trauma and orthopaedic surgery training from the Welsh orthopaedic rotation and postgraduate orthopaedic training from Mumbai. His elective practise primarily involves treatment of degenerative spinal conditions of cervical and lumbar spine with minimally invasive techniques.

Mr Dudhniwalaโ€™s NHS practice is based at Royal Free London NHS Trust, where besides spinal surgery he is also involved in the provision of orthopaedic trauma (fracture) care. He is actively involved in the teaching of undergraduate students, training of junior doctors and teaches as a faculty in orthopaedic training courses and postgraduate teaching programmes.

Mr Dudhniwala has been published in many peer-reviewed medical journals and also contributed to a textbook with a chapter on spine. He has extensively presented at national and international conferences.

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Hospital Locations

Royal Free Hospital, Hadley Wood Hospital

Year qualified


Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Urdu and Marathi


  • Trauma & Orthopaedics
  • Spinal Surgery


  • GMC Number: 6064705 ( Specialist Registration: Trauma & Orthopaedics)
  • British Association of Spinal Surgeons
  • The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Procedures offered

Minimally invasive techniques for:
  • Back pain
  • Sciatica
  • Neck pain
  • Radicular pain
Microscopic procedures:
  • Lumbar discectomy
  • Lumbar decompression
  • Cervical fusion
  • Disc replacements
  • Lumbar fusion operations
Spinal injections:ย 
  • Epidurals
  • Nerve root blocks
  • Facet joint injections
Spinal treatments:
  • Spinal fracture with fixation
  • Balloon kyphoplasty
  • Vertebroplasty
Trauma and orthopaedic surgery:ย 
  • Treatment of most fractures and injuries in the limbs and hip with operative and non-operative methods
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome treatment
  • Ulnar nerve release surgery

Mr Abdul Gaffar Dudhniwala, Trauma & Orthopaedics is available to be seen for consultations at Royal Free London