Por qué es un doctor de primer nivel/Professional statement/Perché è un dottore di prim’ordine

Mr Ahmed Ibrahim is a highly experienced consultant neurosurgeon with private practices at London Bridge Hospital at The Shard, and The Holly Private Hospital. His special interests include complex spinal neurosurgery such as spinal tumours, back and neck pain, sciatica, minimally invasive spinal surgery, cervical spondylosis, thoracic discs and degenerative spine, to name a few. 

He completed his medical training at St Bartholomew's and The Royal London and from there, went on to train in neurosurgery and spinal surgery in London. He completed a spinal fellowship in Toronto Canada.

Along with his private practice, Mr Ibrahim cares primarily for spinal patients at Queen's Hospital for the NHS. He also offers courses to GPs on the management of spinal metastasis and early recognition of cervical myelopathy to avoid permanent neurological disability. 

He has won numerous international awards for spinal surgery, including the Congress of Neurological Surgeons/American Association of Neurological Surgeons 2013 Crockard award for best international spinal fellow, and attained scholarships from the Royal College of England and HCA. His research has been shared at regional, national, and international conferences and his peer-reviewed publications have been printed in international journals, including the British Journal of Neurosurgery and the Journal of Neurosurgery Spine. Among his research interests are metastatic spinal cord compression, cervical myelopathy, and foramen magnum decompression, along with his ongoing research on a cure for spinal cord injuries using stem cells. 

In recognition of his achievements, Mr Ibrahim was recently selected to represent Europe as part of a group of six global travelling spinal fellows to visit premier spinal centres in the USA and Canada. In 2022, he spoke at the 37th annual meeting of the Cervical Spine Research Society - Europe, a highly revered meeting for experts in the field. He is also a member of numerous organisations, including the British Association of Spinal Surgeons and the Society of British Neurosurgeons. 

Especialista en

Back pain


Neck pain



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Chiari malformations

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Robotic spine surgery

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Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Arm pain
  • Arthroplasty
  • Back pain
  • Caudal epidural
  • Chiari malformations
  • Chordoma
  • Craniocervical junction abnormalities
  • Craniosynostosis
  • CSF Leak
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Discectomy
  • Facial pain
  • Failed back surgery syndrome
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Laser disc surgery
  • Lumbar discectomy
  • Lumbar fusion
  • Lumbar herniated disc
  • Lumbar nerve root block
  • Medial branch block
  • Minimal access surgery (keyhole surgery)
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Neck pain
  • Nervous system
  • Nervous system malformations
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Paediatric neurosurgery
  • Parkinson's
  • Pituitary tumours
  • Radiofrequency denervation
  • Radiosurgery
  • Rhizotomy
  • Robotic spine surgery
  • Sciatica
  • Slipped disc
  • Spina bifida
  • Spinal cancer
  • Spinal cord stimulator
  • Spinal disc replacement
  • Spinal endoscopy
  • Spinal fusion
  • Spinal injections
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spinal surgery
  • Stromal vascular fraction (SVF)
  • Subdural haematoma
  • Tarlov cyst
  • Tethered spinal cord
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)
  • Transsphenoidal surgery
  • Trapped nerve
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Vascular malformations
  • Vertebroplasty

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  • London Bridge Hospital at The Shard
    The Shard, 32 St Thomas Street SE1 9BS - London (Central London)
    (+44) 02073606987
  • The Holly Private Hospital
    High Road IG9 5HX - Buckhurst Hill
    (+44) 02073606987
  • The London Clinic
    20 Devonshire Place W1G 6BW - London (City of London)
    (+44) 02073606987

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