He has previously completed Hand and Upper Limb Fellowships at Wrightington Hospital, a Hand Plastics Fellowship at University Hospital South Manchester and the prestigious AO Fellowship in Hand Surgery at Harvard University. In addition, and have been awarded prestigious, international travelling fellowships by both the British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH).
Mr Naqui completed a Masters degree in Orthopaedic Engineering. As a consultant he developed a super-specialist interest in Hand & Wrist, completing the British Diploma in Hand Surgery, the European Diploma in Hand Surgery (FESSH) and became the first ever surgeon to be awarded the Masters in Hand Surgery at the University of Manchester (in conjunction with the BSSH). His thesis was on scapho-lunate ligament injury management (wrist ligament injury). He is the first surgeon to hold all three accolades of the British and European diplomas in Hand Surgery, as well as the master in Hand Surgery. There are currently only two surgeons who hold these awards.
As an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester, Mr Naqui enjoys a regular commitment to teaching and training which includes the teaching of undergraduates. He is a coordinator and faculty member on national and international surgical courses run by the BSSH and FESSH for both trainee and consultant hand surgeons. This includes the internationally renowned BSSH Instructional Courses in Hand Surgery. He is the convener of the BSSH cadaveric Masterclass in hand surgery courses and also an examiner for both the BSSH and FESSH Hand Diploma exams. He has published research articles in peer review journals and authored chapters in highly regarded textbooks for hand surgery.
He actively engages in the non-clinical and management aspects of working in the NHS and has been a member of Council for both the BSSH and FESSH, having been the chair of the North West Hand Surgery Society for many years. He is the lead for communications for the Journal of Hand Surgery (Eur) as well as both BSSH and FESSH.