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5 Devonshire Place, London, United Kingdom, W1G 6HL - 298.51 miles
London International Patient Services (LIPS) - 298.51 miles
5 Devonshire Place, London, United Kingdom, W1G 6HL
Offers video consultation
Recommended by 7 specialists
14 years of experience
Lower Back Pain, Herniated Disc or Slipped Disc, Back Pain, Neck Pain + 16more

Mr. Ahmed-Ramadan Sadek is an award-winning Consultant Neurosurgeon who specialises in spinal surgery. He approaches spinal problems with a multidisciplinary approach to achieve the best possible results for patients, working closely with orthopaedic spinal surgeons, pain specialists and physiotherapists. He treats all spinal conditions from the cranio-vertebral junction to the sacrum and has a particular interest in acute spinal conditions such as disc prolapse, radicular pain, neck/back pain, and sciatica, as well as myelopathy and spinal tumours.

He completed the Sir Hugh Cairns combined orthopaedic and neurosurgical complex spinal fellowship at the Royal London Hospital. Prior to this he was an academic Walport trainee in Wessex and held the Jason Brice Fellowship in Neurosurgical research during which he spent a year at the Universitätklinikum Bonn, Germany. He was awarded a doctorate (D.Phil. Oxon) in 2005 from the MRC Anatomical Neuropharmacology unit at the University of Oxford. He has an academic interest in spinal pathology and has published over 30 research studies and numerous book chapters.

Mr. Sadek also enjoys his role as a Lecturer on the Neuroscience and Translational Medicine masters programme at Queen Marys University of London.

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Lawn Lane Springfield, Chelmsford, United Kingdom, CM1 7GU - 297.37 miles
Springfield Hospital - 297.37 miles
Lawn Lane Springfield, Chelmsford, United Kingdom, CM1 7GU
Offers video consultation
Recommended by 1 specialist
28 years of experience
Lower Back Pain, Back Pain, Sciatica, Discectomy + 39more

Mr Raghu Vindlacheruvu is a Consultant Neurosurgeon, with nearly two decades of experience in practicing excellent neurosurgical techniques. He specialises in brain surgery and spinal surgery. Brain expertise includes - tumours, aneurysms, AVM, cavernoma, and hydrocephalus. Spinal expertise covers back pain, spinal surgery, spinal decompression, lumbar discectomy, cervical disc replacement, degenerative spinal conditions, treatment of tumours and spinal fusion. He practices at a range of private practices within Essex and North-East London, including Spire Hartswood, Nuffield Brentwood and Ramsay Springfield Hospital. 

His NHS base is at BHR NHS Trust (Queen's and King Georges Hospitals), where he has been head of department since April 2015. He is currently President of the British Neurovascular Group.

Raghu qualified as a doctor at Cambridge University in 1993, and further progressed his skills by completing basic surgical training in London, with the Royal College of Surgeons. He then became a specialist neurosurgery registrar in Newcastle for eight years, researching, gaining knowledge and experience regarding a range of complex neurosurgical procedures. Upon completion of his registrar training, he was appointed as Consultant Neurosurgeon in 2006, at Oldchurch Hospital, Romford, Essex. Raghu is revered for his outstanding practice and high level of clinical experience, and utilises clinical governance to ensure this, as well as to ensure the safest service possible.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Cervical disc replacement

Keyhole surgery

Minimally invasive surgical techniques


Spinal surgery

Treatment of benign and malignant tumours


Arteriovenous malformation

Back pain

Brain disease

Brain tumours


Degenerative disease


Lumbar spine disorders

Neck pain



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Complex Spine London - 299.07 miles
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Offers video consultation
Recommended by 3 specialists
21 years of experience
Back Pain, Spinal Decompresson, Complex Spinal Disorders, Herniated Disc or Slipped Disc + 20more

Mr Jonathan Bull, Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon, currently works within the Royal Free Hospital in the Bart’s NHS Trust. He also sees patients privately in hospitals across London including the Cromwell Hospital, BMI The London Independent Hospital, and London Bridge Hospital. He has a wealth of experience in performing procedures for all aspects of central nervous system disorders.

Mr Bull graduated from his foundation training from Imperial College London before beginning his specialist training in neurosurgery in the South Thames Programme. During his training, he undertook two fellowships in Complex Spine Surgery and was also awarded an MD by UCL.

Mr Bull became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2011.

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High Road Buckhurst Hill, Essex, United Kingdom, IG9 5HX - 295.60 miles
Nuffield Health The Holly Private Hospital - 295.60 miles
High Road Buckhurst Hill, Essex, United Kingdom, IG9 5HX
Recommended by 4 specialists
22 years of experience
Spinal Decompresson, Leg Pain, Lower Back Pain, Cervical (Neck) Surgery + 50more

Mr Ibrahim is a highly qualified Consultant Neurosurgeon based in London, UK. He has over 22 years of clinical experience and over 6 years of specialist experience in neurosurgery. During these years he developed specialist interests in both simple and complex spinal procedures.

He completed his medical degree at St Bartholomew's Hospital in 1999. He later became a member of both the Royal College of Surgeons of England and of Edinburgh in 2003. He then became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in Neurosurgery in 2013. He also trained abroad, completing a Spinal Fellowship Diploma at the University of Toronto, Canada in 2014 and a Travelling Fellowship with the Cervical Spine Research Society Europe in 2015.

Mr Ibrahim was chosen for the travelling fellowship as the only surgeon from the UK and 1 of 2 from Europe to join a group of 6 international fellows. These fellows travelled internationally to visiting leading spinal units in Canada and the USA.

His post-qualification training allowed him to further advance his skills and knowledge in complex spine surgeries.

He currently practices as a Consultant Neurosurgeon at the following private hospitals and clinics:

  • London Bridge Hospital, London SE1 2PR
  • The Holly Private Hospital, Buckhurst Hill IG9 5HX
  • London Clinic, London W1G 6BW
  • HCA UK at The Shard, London SE1 9BS

In his current practice, he typically sees patients with the following conditions:

  • Thoracic disc disease
  • Facial pain
  • Neck and back pain
  • Leg pain
  • Arm pain
  • Slipped discs (neck or back)
  • Spinal pain
  • Spinal tumours
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Sciatica

He is skilled in performing muscle-sparing minimal access spine surgery, disc replacement surgery and complex spinal surgeries.

Outside of the clinic, Mr Ibrahim carried out research surrounding the use of stem cells to repair nerves following spinal cord paralysis. These findings, among others, were published in renowned peer-reviewed journals, featured in BBC 2's Horizon's and in the Sunday Times.

Mr Ibrahim has won a number of international awards for his work in the management of spinal conditions, including the prestigious Crockard Prize awarded by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Mr Ibrahim's research surrounding cervical spine conditions was also awarded best resident/fellow paper by the North American Cervical Spine Research Society in 2014.

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31 Old Broad Street By Tower 42, London, United Kingdom, EC2N 1HT - 300.11 miles
31 Old Broad Street - 300.11 miles
31 Old Broad Street By Tower 42, London, United Kingdom, EC2N 1HT
Offers video consultation
Recommended by 2 specialists
32 years of experience
Back Pain, Degenerative Disc Disease, Lumbar Back Surgery, Sciatica Surgery + 34more

Mr Bhupal Chitnavis, Consultant Neurosurgeon, works within London in several private practice institutions. He is highly specialised in spinal surgery, specifically complex stabilisation, development of new instrumentation, and orthopaedic spinal surgery techniques.

Mr Chitnavis graduated from Guy's Hospital with his undergraduate medical degree, following this he went on to do specialist training in surgery at Great Ormond Street and King's College Hospital. During this time he developed a special inters in vascular neurosurgery and spinal surgery while working alongside 2 very skilled surgeons, Professor Anthony Strong and Dr Richard Gullan, respectively. He has also worked alongside Professor Edward Hitchcock and Professor Lindsay Simon gaining invaluable neurosurgery and neurology experience. He also undertook training abroad in Germany where he learnt orthopaedic spinal surgery methods with Professor Jurgen Harms. He carried on this orthopaedic training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in the UK.

Mr Chitnavis continues to contribute back to society by undertaking surgical charity work in developing nations. He is also an engaged teacher, training fellow surgeons on spinal and neurosurgery for the Royal College of Surgeons. He is a member of several professional organisations including the Society of British Neurosurgeons, the Independent Doctors Federation, and the CyberKnife Society. 

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Headley Way, Headington, Oxford, United Kingdom, OX3 9DU - 265.52 miles
John Radcliffe Hospital - Oxford - 265.52 miles
Headley Way, Headington, Oxford, United Kingdom, OX3 9DU
Recommended by 1 specialist
28 years of experience
Lower Back Pain, Back Pain, Spinal Pain, Ankylosing Spondylitis + 26more


Miss Stana Bojanic is a Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon at the Oxford University Hospitals Trust and the

Manor Hospital in Oxford. She was appointed to her consultant post in 2004. She qualified from London University and undertook her neurosurgical training in Bristol and Oxford. She was awarded the Lang Research Fellowship by the Royal College of Surgeons of England and completed this research year during her neurosurgical training in Bristol. 

She has served as the Spinal Lead for Neurosurgery in Oxford. Stana is available to see all spinal problems, with a specialist interest in degenerative spine, spinal tumours, spinal dysraphism, spinal and neuropathic pain. 

Stana is also a senior member of the Functional Neurosurgical team. She has developed the Neuromodulation Service in Oxford into one of the major implant centres in the UK for patients with neuropathic pain, spinal pain and spasticity. She is currently President of the Neuromodulation Society of UK and Ireland. She sits on the Board of the International Neuromodulation Society.

This has enabled her to provide an integrated and holistic approach to management of spinal and neuropathic pain.

Stana has a specialist interest in the management of Trigeminal Neuralgia and complex face pain. She is part of the complex face team at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. She also enjoys teaching and is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, Oxford University.

Stana has published papers on neuro-oncology, neuromodulation techniques and outcomes, arachnoid cysts and craniofacial trauma in peer-reviewed journals. She has written book chapters on Spinal Cord Stimulation, Arachnoid Cysts and Management of Neurosurgical Emergencies. She is a Primary Investigator for the study of High-Intensity Frequency Ultrasound (HIFU) treatment for Sacro-coccygeal spinal tumours. She is an Investigator for the PROMISE international trial (assessing spinal cord stimulation in predominant low back pain). 

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1 Beaumont Square Stepney Green, London, United Kingdom, E1 4NL - 300.52 miles
The London Independent Hospital - 300.52 miles
1 Beaumont Square Stepney Green, London, United Kingdom, E1 4NL
Offers video consultation
Recommended by 3 specialists
17 years of experience
Brain Tumours, Brain Surgery, Meningiomas, Back Pain + 37more

Mr Alireza Shoakazemi is a Consultant Neurosurgeon specialising in Cranial neurosurgery. He has an interest in skull base surgery, brain tumours, pituitary surgery, vestibular schwannoma, trigeminal neuralgia, radiosurgery(Gamma Knife)and other cranial procedures. Additionally, he treats patients with back pain, degenerative spine and disc disease. He utilises a multidisciplinary approach to brain tumours at London Independent Hospital to achieve the best results. He is currently working as a substantive consultant neurosurgeon at Queen’s Hospital where he is an active member of the skull base surgery and neurooncology multidisciplinary team.

He has extensively published in peer review high impact neurosurgical journals.

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27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR - 300.66 miles
London Bridge Hospital - 300.66 miles
27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
Recommended by 1 specialist
24 years of experience
Lower Back Pain, Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery, Artificial Disc Replacement, Cervical (Neck) Surgery + 20more

Mr Babak Arvin, Consultant Neurosurgeon, works full-time in his service at Queen’s Hospital for Barking Havering and Redbridge University NHS Trust. He is highly competent in spinal surgery. He can address many complex conditions including cervical spine (diseases and disorders of), cervical spondylosis, degenerative spine disease, spinal tumours and spinal trauma.

He graduated in Medicine from Imperial College University Hospitals, and then went on to undertake his surgical training in London. He has also done 2 international fellowships on complex spine and trauma surgery in Canada and Australia. During this time he was awarded a PhD for his work and is still an active researcher. 

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Beech Road, Headington, United Kingdom, OX3 7RP - 265.84 miles
Nuffield Health The Manor Hospital Oxford - 265.84 miles
Beech Road, Headington, United Kingdom, OX3 7RP
Offers video consultation
Recommended by 1 specialist
22 years of experience
Ankylosing Spondylitis, Arthritis (Spine), Cervical (Neck) Surgery, Complex Revision Spinal Surgery + 19more

Mr Chaudhary is one of the highest rated Neurosurgical Spinal Consultants in the UK. He is a private Neurosurgeon/Spine Surgeon in Oxford having received gold medals, multiple scholarships and awards for his research on spinal and neurosurgical conditions. He is also an NHS consultant at Oxford University Hospitals having trained at Imperial College (London), University of Toronto and Cambridge (UK). 

Now in his 25th year in medicine, his exclusive neurosurgical adult spinal practise is highly specialised in:

  • Minimally invasive (Keyhole - MASS) spine/daycase surgery for lumbar disc prolapse and spinal stenosis
  • Complex spinal neck reconstructions/surgeries for spinal cord compression/myelopathy and neck/arm pain
  • Intra dural tumours (Schwannoma/Ependymomomas) operated exclusively with complex neuromoniotoring

Mr Chaudhary is only available for private consultations at Nuffield Health The Manor Hospital, Oxford. Appointments can be made by contacting his PA on 02031290934 or by email at

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Intradural spinal tumours
  • Minimal access spine surgery (MASS)
  • Minimally Invasive surgery (MIS) - Tubular keyhole surgery
  • Spinal Schwannoma / Meningioma / Neuroibroma
  • Cervical foraminotomy
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  • Cervical laminectomy
  • Thoracic pedicle screw fixation
  • Instrumentation and fusion
  • Lumbar interbody spinal fusion
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar decompression

  • Keyhole surgery or minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS or MIS)
  • Minimal Access Spine Surgery (MASS)
  • Lumbar or Cervical Disc prolapse causing Radiculopathy (or trapped nerve)
  • Arm pain (due to trapped nerve)
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Lower back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Sciatica
  • Back pain
  • Spinal fusion
  • Cervical myelopathy
  • Spine infections
  • Cauda equina syndrome
  • Spinal cord injury
  • OPLL
  • Cervical kyphosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Meningioma (spinal)
  • Schwannoma (spinal)
  • Ependymoma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Arachnoid cyst
  • Facet joint cyst
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Roman House, Roman House, 296 Golders Green Rd, London, United Kingdom, NW11 9PY - 293.74 miles
Golders Green Outpatients and Diagnostics Centre - 293.74 miles
Roman House, Roman House, 296 Golders Green Rd, London, United Kingdom, NW11 9PY
Offers video consultation
29 years of experience
Back Pain, Lumbar Back Surgery, Lower Back Pain, Discectomy + 39more

Professor David Choi is a consultant neurosurgeon based at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Wellington Hospital. He is able to treat a range of problems from simple back and neck pain to complex spine and skull base tumours.

He has expertise in a wide range of areas including (but not limited to) spinal disc surgery, endoscopic surgery, microsurgery, craniocervical junction surgery, sciatica, disco prolapse, cervical radiculopathy, spinal tumours, schwannomas, sarcomas, and brachial plexus injury.

Professor Choi earned a first-class BA in Medical Sciences in 1989 and went on to gain his MBChB from the University of Edinburgh. Following that, he trained in general surgery at Glasgow Royal Infirmary and completed specialised neurosurgery training at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. He then completed a PhD in neurodegeneration for which he received the Hallett Prize medal from the Royal College of Surgeons.

Mr David Choi is active in research and has multiple peer-reviewed papers and book chapters to his credit.

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What is a neurosurgeon?

Problems with the spine, brain, or nervous system (collectively, the central nervous system or CNS) are many and varied. Patients experiencing problems like movement disorders, chronic headaches, stroke, seizures, or spinal cord damage will often seek out the services of a neurologist to diagnose and treat them. When these problems are not able to be fixed with medical or non-invasive treatments, patients will typically need the services of a top neurosurgeon. Neurosurgeons are, in the simplest terms, brain surgeons. Fortunately, it doesn’t take a brain surgeon to find the best neurosurgeons – it’s easy with Doctify.

When to see a neurosurgeon?

If patients have tumours, spinal cord damage, stroke damage, or other serious problems that will require brain or spinal cord surgery, the top neurosurgeons are the specialists who will perform those corrective procedures. They generally have incredibly extensive training, including regular college/pre-med, their medical degree, a surgical internship, an additional 5 to 7 years as a neurosurgical resident, and possibly a fellowship before they are free to practice on their own as neurosurgeons. Patients can rest assured when choosing a neurosurgeon from Doctify that they are getting highly trained experts who do nothing but these kinds of surgeries, procedures, and treatments. As one of the more complex surgical specialities, neurosurgery certainly has risks. However, if a neurologist or top neurosurgeon has determined that the best course of treatment is a surgical or invasive procedure, their body of experience and skill should be respected – it might just save your life!

What procedures can you find at a neurosurgery clinic? 

  • Surgery For Sciatica
  • Surgery For Myelopathy
  • Cyberknife
  • Pituitary Tumour Surgery
  • Gammaknife
  • Video Consultation