Dr Sherief Elsayed is a UK-trained Consultant Spinal Surgeon currently practicing in Dubai.
He is the former Lead Clinician for Spinal Surgery at Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals in the United Kingdom, having qualified from Cardiff University in 2000 and trained in Trauma & Orthopedics on the prestigious Nottingham rotation. He subsequently undertook subspecialist fellowship training in spinal surgery at the world-renowned Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery, at the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham.
Dr Elsayed is an expert in the non-operative and operative treatment of various spinal conditions including degenerative conditions, spinal tumors, spinal trauma (fractures, dislocations, spinal cord injuries), spinal infections, and spinal deformities (scoliosis and kyphosis).
Dr Elsayed has a keen interest in clinical research and has co-authored numerous publications in the field of spinal surgery; in addition, he has presented at many national and international courses and conferences.
He is also passionate about education and is the Co-Founder and Course Director of NSpine, the world's most comprehensive course in spinal surgery and associated specialties. In recognition of his extraordinary achievements, Dr Elsayed has been made an Ambassador for the City of Nottingham and for the City of Brighton & Hove. He was recently awarded an Innovation Award by the Ministry of Health & Prevention in the United Arab Emirates. His other notable achievements include the implementation of the Brighton Spondylodiscitis Score, a validated scoring system for the management of patients with Spondylodiscitis, published in the European Spine Journal, 2018; being an International Editor for Miller Review of Orthopaedics, 6th edition, the seminal orthopaedic text and also a Research Supervisor at Mohammed Bin Rashid University, Dubai, UAE & Brighton & Sussex Medical School, UK.
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MB BCh (2000) University of Wales College of Medicine
Certificate of Completion of Training (UK) (2012)
Complex Spine Fellowship (2012-2014)
Member of the North American Spine Society
Member of the British Association of Spine Surgeons
Member / Faculty, AO Spine
Member of the British Medical Association
Member of the Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland
Former Executive Committee Member, British Association of Spine Surgeons
Winner, Innovation Award, Ministry of Health & Prevention, United Arab Emirates, February 2020 – for the application of 3D-printed Patient-Specific Navigation in Scoliosis Deformity Surgery
Winner, 2nd place prize, Shafafy R, Valsamis E, Luck J, Dimock R, Rampersad S, Kieffer W, Elsayed S Predictors Of Mortality In Elderly Patients With Fractures Of The Odontoid Process – Can We Use Non Spinal Scoring Systems? Barry Fearn Research Meeting, Brighton, September 2018
Winner, 3rd place prize; Appelnaidu N, Gee C, Shafafy R, Brogan K, Karmani S, Elsayed S Predicting the need for surgical intervention in patients with Spondylodiscitis - development of a new scoring system KSS & South West Thames Orthopaedic Rotation Sam Simmonds Meeting, May 2018
Winner, British Association of Spinal Surgeons / British Scoliosis Society Presidents' Travelling Fellow, 2015
Winner, Lecturer of the Year, Joint 1st Place, Miller UK Orthopaedic Review Course 2012
Winner, 2nd place prize; Sherlock KE, Elsayed S, Turner W, Jehan S, Bagouri M, Baha L, Boszczyk BM, McNally D The evaluation of digital rectal examination for assessment of anal tone Oral presentation, BritSpine 2012. Also nominated for one of three Value Awards at North American Spine Society, Dallas, Oct 2012
Winner, 2nd Place Prize (Nottingham Deanery), UKITE 2011
Winner, 2nd Place Prize (Nottingham Deanery), UKITE 2010
Winner, Best poster; Lloyd J, Elsayed S, Hariharan KH, Tanaka H Revisiting the concept of talar shift in ankle fractures Poster presentation at Welsh Orthopaedic Society, May 2005; also presented (oral) at The Malkin Meeting, Nottingham
Distinction in Anatomy, 1995
Winner, Pfizer Prize for Science 1995
Winner, Pfizer Prize for Science 1994
Runner-up, Anthony Lyons Travelling Fellowship, 2011
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Excellent Doctor, well experienced at his field,
Vry proffesional doctor, helped pain vry much. Thanku soo much.
Dr Sherief Elsayed was very accommodating and listened to my concerns. He explained all of my options to me clearly. I visited some surgeons in the past that told me my only option was surgery. He solved my problem with only an injection. Very relieved to have found Dr Sherief.
Would highly recommend Dr Sherief! Great consultant.
Dr Sherief Elsayed performed a neck fusion surgery on me 3 months ago. It was the best thing I’ve ever done, can’t believe I suffered with the pain for so long. I eventually went to see him after the pain got worse and I started getting weakness and pins and needles in my arms.
Dr Sherief solved back pain for me. I was told I need surgery. Dr Sherief fixed me with injection. I recommend Dr Sherief to all.
I went to see Dr Sherief as I had a herniated disc in my neck that wasn’t getting any better with the physio I was doing regularly. He discussed the surgical options with me: a fusion or disc replacement. I was not familiar with the disc replacement option however after Dr Sherief explained everything to me I felt like this was the best option for me. I am quite into my sports and this option wouldn’t restrict my neck movements as much as a fusion in the future. Post-op recovery was fine, obviously some pain but was back to normal activities quickly. Grateful for Dr Sherief and the hospital team for treating me so well!
After many months of physio and pain management for my sciatica, I was recommended to visit Dr Sherief by a friend who visited him when he worked in the UK. The pain was interfering with my normal life and I needed a more permanent solution. Dr Sherief explained my options very clearly and made me feel at ease with the idea of having an operation. The operate I had was an instant success and I am now pain free. I would highly recommend Dr Sherief to anyone who is in a similar situation to myself.
It was a pleasure to be treated by Dr Sherief Elsayed. My back pain has been completely resolved. Wish I had visited him sooner. Thanks again for all of your help.
I have seen multiple spinal consultants over the years after having persistent sciatica. Dr Sherief was extremely thorough in his examination and investigations and explained everything to me clearly. I underwent surgery and have returned back to normal life pain free.
What are Dr. Sherief Elsayed's reviews like?
Dr. Sherief Elsayed's overall patient rating is 5 out of 5 stars on Doctify. This is based on 19 reviews
What languages does Dr. Sherief Elsayed speak?
Dr. Sherief Elsayed speaks English and Arabic
Where is Dr. Sherief Elsayed located?
Dr. Sherief Elsayed primarily practices at Mediclinic Parkview Hospital, located at Umm Suqeim St - Arjan-Dubailand - Al Barsha South, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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