Dr Zafar completed his Undergraduate Medical Degree in 2002 at the prestigious King Edward Medical College in Pakistan. He completed his basic surgical training in UK and obtained Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 2006. He subsequently obtained his Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons - FRACS (orthopaedics), in 2020.
He then undertook further advanced training in foot and ankle surgery in the form of three fellowships, which included the foot and ankle fellowship at The Prince of Wales & affiliated Hospitals and North Sydney Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Centre. In 2021, he completed his fellowship in Management of Orthopaedic Trauma at The Canberra Hospital (a level 1 Trauma Centre). He was a Research Trauma Fellow at University Hospitals, Birmingham with Professor Sir Keith Porter before his Higher Surgical training.
During his training, he had the opportunity to work with Prof. Nicola Maffulli who is a world-famous Professor for orthopaedic surgery, sports and exercise medicine at Queen Mary University of London. He also gained experience in management of diabetic fee, Charcot and complex foot deformities, while working with Dr Brian Martin at Nepean Hospital Sydney.
Foot and Ankle surgery covering all aspects of arthroscopic and open reconstruction
Foot and Ankle sports injuries, fractures, bunions and arthritis
Ankle joint replacement surgery
Lower Limb trauma surgery
Lower Limb reconstruction (management of chronic infections and deformities)