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Best Spine Surgeons in United Arab Emirates

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  • Dr. Rajan Babu

    Spine Surgeon, Abu Dhabi , United Arab Emirates

    10 years of experience , , , LLH Hospital, Abu Dhabi  Highlights
    • Dr. Rajan Babu is an MBBS, MS Orthopedics specialist with over 10 years of experience and is regarded as one of the finest doctors in the country. 
    • He holds expertise in Spinal disc disorders , Degenerative Spinal conditions Cervical, Thoracic and LumbarSpinal   TraumaMedical and Surgical management of Spinal Infection Spinal Injections and Radiofrequency Ablation for back pain management . 
    • He has obtained his MBBS degree and a master's degree from a very reputed university.
    • He has completed his fellowship at two extremely prestigious hospitals.
    • He has a number of publications in national and international publications . 

  • Dr. Fadel Fouad Gendy

    Spine Surgeon, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Senior Consultant, 34 years of experience , , , , Prime Hospital, Dubai  Highlights
    • Dr. Fadel Fouad Gendy has earned the reputation of a leading Neurosurgeon with his surgical and consultative practice spanning over 34 years. 
    • After his graduation from Cairo University he also earned his PG. He then earned his MD and PhD qualifications from Ein Shams University, Cairo. Dr. Gendy went on to achieve further training at Vienna University, Austria and New Jersey, the USA. He also received training in cervical spine surgery from Barcelona University in Spain and for microsurgery at Columbia University in New York. 
    • Dr. Gendy is a leading neurosurgeon who performs surgeries for brain tumour, spinal tumour, spinal fixation, spinal trauma and head trauma. He is a leading medical professional for minimally invasive spine surgeries, back and neck pain, congenital anomalies of the brain and spinal cord in children and disc herniation. He also treats disc diseases, stroke, epilepsy and brain hemorrhage.
    • He has attended many national and international conferences and presented several papers. 

  • Dr. Muhammed Chishti

    Spine Surgeon, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Visiting Consultant, 30 years of experience , , King's College Hospital, Dubai  Highlights
    • Dr. Muhammed Chishti is a renowned and established Neurosurgeon with +30 years of experience in the field.
    • He has done his MBBS from Dow Medical College University of Karachi, Pakistan.  In 1982, he went to UK where he obtained fellowships from Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh and Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians Glasgow. Here, he completed his training and obtained his Intercollegiate Neurosurgery fellowship from Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 1989.
    • Dr. Chishti is an expert neurosurgeon, known to treat brain tumors, aneurism and AVM, hydrocephalus, craniosynostosis with all type of cranial trauma. In spine, he has extensive experience in degenerative spinal disease, spinal tumors, infections and spinal dysraphism.
    • He has acquired extensive experience in these 30 years, especially during his stint in Pakistan, where he even treated cases from Afghanistan.

  • Dr. Khaled Mabruk Faraj

    Spine Surgeon, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

    Consultant, 29 years of experience , , , Medcare Hospital, Sharjah  Highlights
    • Dr. Khaled Mabruk Faraj is a leading Spine Surgeon with +29 years of experience in the field of treating spine conditions.
    • Dr. Faraj holds professional memberships of several medical societies. North America Spine Society (NASS), Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS), Canadian Spine Society (CSS), North America Spine, Deformity Society (NASDS), AO Spine and AO Trauma, Canadian Orthopaedic Society (COS), North America Orthopaedic Society (NAOS), European Orthopaedic Spine Society and Middle East Spine Society. 
    • He did his MBBS in 1990 in Libya. He then pursued MD in 1995 and in 2002, earned the fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, University of Toronto, Canada.
    • Dr. Faraj is an expert in surgically treating spine deformities, tumours, MIS of spine, kyphoplasty, stentoplasty, vertebroplasty, orthopedic tumour, spinal injection, orthopedic trauma, total joint replacement and sports medicine.  
    • He has performed over 4,000 surgeries in Canada and over 2,500 surgeries in the Gulf.
    • Dr. Faraj has been conferred the award for the best Orthopedic and Spine Teacher. 

  • Dr. Kais Shimal

    Spine Surgeon, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Consultant, 28 years of experience , , , Prime Hospital, Dubai  Highlights
    • Dr. Kais Shimal holds +28 years of experience as a Neurosurgeon, specialising in the field of surgically treating tumours, trauma, congenital anomalies of the brain and the spine.
    • In 1989, he completed his graduation from Medical School and in 1993, undertook a fellowship for the Iraqi board for medical specialisation. He also attended a four-years' programme to earn a qualification as a specialist neurosurgeon.
    • Dr. Shimal has earned a qualification in surgery from Orton Finland and has completed a training programme in neuro navigation of cervical endoscopy from Germany.
    • He is an expert neurosurgeon, reputed to diagnose and surgically treat traumatic brain injuries, neoplastic brain lesions, tumours and infections of the brain and spine. His other treatments include, spinal degenerative disease, pediatric traumatic anomalies, peripheral nerve compressive neoplastic and traumatic disease and spinal neoplastic and infective disorders.



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  • Dr. Nicandro Figueiredo

    Spine Surgeon, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Consultant, 24 years of experience , , , , King's College Hospital, Dubai  Highlights
    • Dr. Nicandro Figueiredo is a leading Spinal Neurosurgeon with +24 years of experience in the field of neurosurgery and orthopedic surgery.
    • He holds professional memberships of the, North American Spine Society, the AO Spine (Switzerland), Brazilian Spine and Neurosurgical Society and the UAE Neurosurgical Society among other affiliations.   
    • Dr. Figueiredo completed his medical school from the University of Brasilia, followed by residency at the Base Hospital of Brasilia and PG too. In 1997, he also underwent a post-residency training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and New York University, in USA. Between 1999-00, he earned fellowships from the Johns Hopkins and the University of Wisconsin Hospital, USA.
    • He is a reputed neurosurgeon, with expertise to perform spinal surgeries in children and adults, spinal deformity corrections/trauma/percutaneous kyphoplasty/tumours/cysts/infections. Some of the other surgeries he performs are, minimally invasive spinal surgeries, microsurgery, spinal fusion, arthroplasty techniques, spinal neuronavigation and O-arm for 3D intraoperative image acquisition. 
    • Besides his surgical practice, Dr. Figueiredo also pursues his academic interests. He is a Visiting Professor of Neurosurgery for the Medical School and Residency Program of Neurosurgery, at the University of Cuiaba, in Brazil.
    • Dr. Figueiredo also attends national and international conferences, where he speaks, instructs or is invited as a guest.
    • Prof. Figueiredo has many published papers and book chapters to his name. He is the Academic Editor of the section of spinal surgery, Journal Medicine®, USA, and a reviewer of many other medical journals.

  • Dr. Hillol K Pal

    Spine Surgeon, Ajman, United Arab Emirates

    Consultant, 25 years of experience , , Thumbay Hospital, Ajman  Highlights
    • Dr. Hillol K Pal is among the most leading and skilled Neurosurgeons in the UAE with an experience of +25 years.
    • In 1983, Dr. Pal completed his MBBS from AIIMS and in 1989, he earned his M.Ch degree. 
    • Dr. Pal is a renowned neurosurgeon with expertise to perform skull base and epilepsy surgeries, laminectomy, craniotomy, kyphoplasty and microdiscectomy. He also offers treatment for brain tumours, disc replacement (cervical/lumbar), spinal fusion, neurology, spine instrumentation and orthopedics.
    • Dr. Pal has the reputation of developing the PG neurosurgery training programme (2005-11) at the invitation of the Ministry of Higher Education, Government of Malaysia.
    • He has authored books, three of which have been highly acclaimed. He has also co-authored a few research papers for reputed journals.
    • Dr. Pal has keen interest in clinical neurosurgery.  


  • Dr. Marc Najjar

    Spine Surgeon, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

    Consultant, 24 years of experience , , , Medcare Hospital, Sharjah  Highlights
    • Dr. Marc Najjar is a leading and sought-after Orthopedic & Joint Replacement Surgeon with a vast experience of +24 years and specialising in the surgeries of the spine.
    • His professional association with medical societies include, memberships of the, Lebanese Orthopaedic Society and the Lebanese Order of Physicians as a life member. His other associations with medical societies include, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America and the North America Spine Society. 
    • Dr. Najjar did his Bachelor of Sciences in 2001 from the American University of Beirut, followed by MD in 2005. He then earned a fellowship in pediatric orthopedic from the Shriners Hospital for Children in 2012. He then later pursued a fellowship in spine surgery from Oregon Health & Science University in spine surgery in 2013. Between 2017-18, he earned certifications as a consultant from the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties and the Ministry of Health and Prevention, UAE.
    • Dr. Najjar is an expert orthopedic surgeon specialising in the treatment of degenerative, congenital and traumatic conditions related to cervical, thoracic and lumbosacral spine, revision spine surgery and management of orthopaedic trauma. He also performs primary joint arthroplasty of hip, knee, ankle, shoulder and elbow including treatment of paediatric musculoskeletal deformities either congenital or acquired like leg length discrepancy, hip dysplasia, clubfoot and flatfoot. 

  • Dr. Jongdae Park

    Spine Surgeon, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Consultant, 18 years of experience ,  Highlights
    • Dr. Jongdae Park is a specialist General Surgeon with skills as a Spine Surgeon and having +18 years of experience.
    • He is a recognised presenter at the international orthopedic trade conferences including the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, the Spine Arthroplasty Society and the Japanese Orthopedic Association, among others.
    • Dr. Park graduated from Yonsei University College of Medicine (South Korea) and trained at the Asan Medical Centre (South Korea) in the Dept. of General Surgery and Vascular surgery. 
    • He is an expert spine surgeon with expertise to perform MIS surgeries with endoscope and microscope, reconstructive lumbar spine surgery with minimally invasive surgical technique, degenerative spine deformity in the elderly, treating failed back surgery syndrome; anterior approach for spinal column without any vascular injury and nerve damage, especially thoracic spine and lumbar spine; sagittal balance restoration in spinal deformity cases; growing spine in teenager for the prevention of mal-alignment and osteoporotic fracture management.
    • Dr. Park has performed +4,000 spinal surgeries, majorly anterior spine surgeries.
    • He has initiated and participated in many researches at the Wooridul Spine Hospital, UAE and attended many domestic and international conferences to share his experience of surgeries and practice.
    • Dr. Park has over 30 articles published in internationally-recognised journals. 

  • Dr. Chanshik Shim

    Spine Surgeon, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Consultant, 25 years of experience , , ,  Highlights
    • Dr. Chanshik Shim is an eminent and an experienced Neurosurgeon with +25 years of experience with a special focus on minimally-invasive spinal surgeries and techniques. 
    • Dr. Shim is professionally affiliated to the, International North American Spine Society International Society for Advancement of Spine Surgery, the AO Spine Royal College of Surgeon (US), the International Musculoskeletal Laser Society, the  Korean Neurosurgical Society, the Korean Society of Minimal Intervention in Spinal Surgery and the  Korean Musculoskeletal Laser Society among a few others.
    • He completed his medical studies with an MD in 1987 from Kyung-Hee University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea, followed by attending the M.A Graduate School, Korea in 1994 and a Ph.D in 2004.
    • Dr. Shim is also certified by various boards, such as the, Korean Medical Association, 1987, the Korean Board of Neurological Surgery, 1996 and the American Academy of Minimally Invasive Spinal Medicine and Surgery, 2002.
    • He is an expert at diagnosing and surgically treating advanced disorders of the nervous system. This inlcudes congenital anomalies, trauma, tremors, infections of the brain/stroke and the spine.
    • Dr. Shim has been conferred many awards and honours, some of which are international too. 
    • He has attended +30 lectures at various scientific conferences and CME conferences including the UAE. During 2000-10, he trained 39 Korean and international spine fellows.
    • He has many published articles to his name and has also authored books and book chapters.  

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Laser spine surgery is a minimally invasive spinal surgery where smaller incisions are used in place of standard back surgery. Best spine surgery hospitals in Abu Dhabi are well-versed with this technique. In this surgery, a laser beam removes the portions of soft tissue located around the nerves and spinal cord of the back. The laser creates high energy made up of light or photons. It is concentrated at the tip of a pen to remove the tissue. It requires one small incision and takes about an hour to complete the procedure. It is comparatively quicker, safer, and requires less recovery time than other standard back surgeries.


Symptoms and Advantages of Laser Spine Surgery

The patients who undergo laser spine surgery in Best Spine Surgery Hospitals in Abu Dhabi are discharged from the hospital on the same day.


Symptoms of Laser Spine Surgery are-

  • Herniated or Bulging discs

  • Sciatica pain

  • Weakness in the arms or legs

  • Back pain or neck pain that does not radiate pain into the legs or arms 

  • Back pain that radiates into the buttocks, legs, or hips 


Advantages of Laser Spine Surgery-

  • Faster or quick recovery post-surgery

  • Less operative pain

  • Less anesthesia and radiation exposure

  • Less scarring due to small incisions

  • Shorter hospital stay

The risks of spine operation could be diminished to zero when performed by experienced spine surgeons. In terms of spinal procedures in Abu Dhabi, patients can expect advanced and effective surgical spine techniques. The experienced surgeons in Abu Dhabi will help you get free from your constant spine pain after the surgery and recover faster and better.


Best Spine Surgeons qualifications in Abu Dhabi include:

  • MS in Orthopedic Surgeries

  • MCH in Spinal Procedures

  • Publications and Paper Presentations in renowned Scientific and Medical Journals

  • FRCS/MRCS from International Colleges and Hospitals

  • International Fellowships and Training Programs

  • Wide Clinical Experience

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