About Dr Farhaan Altaf
Dr Farhaan Altaf is a highly trained orthopaedic spinal surgeon practising in Perth. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons in the UK.
Dr Altaf is committed to delivering the highest standards of patient-centred care for a range of spinal disorders. His experience extends from traditional non-operative treatments to the most advanced and innovative technologies, including minimally invasive and computer-assisted 3D navigation surgery.
Before moving to Perth, he was a consultant spinal surgeon at the world-renowned Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, UK. He has undertaken several prestigious local and international fellowships at leading spinal surgery centres, including:
- Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, Australia
- Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
- Centre des Massues in Lyon, France
- Nanoori Hospital in Seoul, South Korea
Dr Altaf currently works at the major spine unit at Royal Perth Hospital, providing state-of-the-art spinal services to the people of Western Australia.
He consults privately at Subiaco and Midland and operates privately at St John of God Subiaco Hospital, Hollywood Private Hospital and the Mount Hospital.
Dr Farhaan Altaf
MBBS, BSc(hons), FRCS (Tr&Orth), FRACS
Consultant Spinal Surgeon, Perth
Dr Altaf’s Approach
Delivering the highest standards of patient-centered care
Modern Treatment Options
Whether surgical or non-surgical, Dr Altaf aims to provide modern treatments to achieve the best possible outcomes for his patients. Treatment may include physiotherapy services, pain management options, injection therapies, and advanced surgical procedures.
Dr Altaf creates individual care plans tailored to every patient’s specific needs and circumstances. Consultations start with a conversation to find out what is affecting patients the most and how Dr Altaf can help each person achieve their goals.
From presenting research internationally, and publishing peer-reviewed medical research, to training and teaching junior surgeons, Dr Altaf is committed to lifelong learning. This means patients can expect to receive an opinion based on years of experience combined with the best available evidence.
Respectful, Compassionate Care
If you have a back or neck health issue, not only can it be incredibly painful, but it can significantly impact daily life. Dr Altaf is a spine surgeon who understands this. It’s why he listens respectfully and compassionately to every person he sees.
Conditions and Treatments
Comprehensive Care for Spinal Conditions: Surgical and Non-Surgical Treatments
Non-surgical treatment of symptoms may include:
- Physiotherapy services
- Pain management options
- Injection therapies
Dr. Altaf possesses extensive experience in all facets of spine surgery, with a specific focus on:
- Complex revision spinal procedures
- Minimally invasive spinal fusion surgery
- Anterior spinal surgery
- Deformity surgery
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If you have any questions or would like to request an appointment, please get in touch today.