Dr Nihal completed all his orthopaedic training in the UK and an advanced clinical fellowship in Foot & Ankle surgery (1999-2000) in New York, USA.
Dr Nihal initially (1993) did registrar training in London, followed by senior registrar (Specialist Registrar) in Leeds (UK) from 1996-2000. Dr Nihal was awarded the UK Fellowship in Orthopaedics in 1998 FRCSEd(Ortho).
Dr Nihal started a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon post in October 2000 at a very large NHS Teaching Hospitals in East Yorkshire, as well as in two private hospitals for approximately 7 years before moving to Australia in June 2007.
Dr Nihal is extensively involved in teaching and training of Griffith Medical students and junior doctors. He has a recently been given the academic title of "Associate Professor" at the Griffith School of Medicine, Gold Coast Campus.
Dr Nihal obtained the Australian Specialist qualification FRACS (Ortho) in August 2009.
Dr Nihal is happy to offer services at Pindara Hospital in the following conditions related to foot & ankle disorders apart from general orthopaedic trauma & fracture management. Acute foot & ankle sprains & fractures, bunion & hammer toe correction, Achilles tendon disorders, Dance & Sports-related foot & ankle injuries, arthritis affecting big toe, foot and ankle, ankle ligament instability, tendon transfer for foot drop, adult flat foot and other foot deformity corrective surgery, Diabetic foot, in-growing toe nail and revision surgery for complex foot and ankle problems.
For appointments contact Reception on 07 5564 6877 or fax 07 5564 6441.