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Dr Antony Louis Rex Michael is a consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon, specialised in spinal and scoliosis surgery. He has over 27 years of medical experience and over 10 years of specialist experience as consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon. He has specialist interests in scoliosis surgery, spinal tumours, spinal fractures, neck and back pain.
Dr Michael currently practices as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Neuro Spinal Hospital, Dubai. He typically sees patients dealing with back pain, fractures, spinal deformities and degenerative disc disease. He has a wealth of experience carrying out the following procedures:
- Lumbar fusion surgery
- Scoliosis surgery
- Spinal fracture surgery
- Cervical spine surgery
- Trauma surgery
- Spinal deformity correction
Dr Michael received his MBBS in 1993 from Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, India. He then completed a postgraduate degree in Orthopaedics and later moved to the UK for his surgical training.
Following his surgical training, he went on to obtain a whole range of qualifications, including a Fellowship in Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh and a Fellowship in Trauma and Orthopaedics at the Royal College of Surgeons England. He then began working as a Consultant Paediatric and Adult Spinal Surgeon at Sheffield Teaching Hospital in the UK.
He enjoys teaching and training junior doctors and university students and has held the position of Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield.
He has also been awarded the prestigious William Gissane Memorial Prize.
MBBS - Dr. M. G. R. Medical University, India in 1993
DNB Trauma and Orthopaedics - National Board of Examinations, India in 2001
FRCS (Surgery) Ed - Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 2002
M.Med.Sci. Trauma - University of Birmingham in 2001
FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics) - Royal College of Surgeons England in 2008
CCT - UK
"Dr Rex Michael is an expert in the treatment of spinal conditions in both children and adults, having trained and gained considerable experience at some of the best centres in the UK for this work. I have sent my patients to him for an opinion on spinal deformity, and they have appreciated his expertise, attention to detail, thorough assessment, and clear and honest explanations. He Is calm and patient, taking time to reach his conclusions. I know he has rapidly made an impression in a short time in Dubai with patients and staff alike because of his excellent bedside manner. He takes his work very seriously but he is a very approachable and caring doctor too. I am very fortunate to have him as a colleague in this city."
"I would highly recommend Dr Antony Louis Rex Michael as most proficient physician for tertiary level care for patients with spine problems and pathologies-ranging from cervical disc diseases, scoiliosis, deformity correction, spinal fractures, spinal tumors, etc. His experience of over 30 years of practicing both in UK and UAE as consultant Spine Surgeon in addition of him being an excellent academician assures my patients referred to him to be treated in most caring, compassionate and efficient hands."