Complex Spine Surgery

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Complex spine surgery

We have a group of dedicated neurosurgical consultants who primarily deal with complex spinal conditions. Our team have all undertaken a highly sought after spinal fellowship in the UK and abroad and our spinal unit is one of the leading centres of minimally invasive spinal surgery in the country.

Our team are dedicated in providing the best possible patient centered care, pursuing outcome driven results aim to provide individualised spinal care. Our consultant team is supported by a group of junior trainee doctors, nurses, specialist nurses, doctor’s assistants and other allied health professionals.

Common spinal conditions we treat

  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Spinal trauma
  • Thoracic disc surgery
  • Spinal infection
  • Degenerative spinal disorders and deformity
  • Spinal tumours
  • Spinal instability
  • Congenital spinal conditions such as tethered cord
  • Ankylosing spondylitis


Our team provide the most advance treatment in management of spinal disorders using the most recent technological advances including image guidance, XLIF and imaging modalities in the field.

Key staff


Mr Babak Arvin: Consultant neurosurgeon and lead for complex spine surgery
Mr Karoly David: Consultant neurosurgeon
Mr Anthony Ghosh: Consultant neurosurgeon
Mr Anjum Qureshi: Consultant neurosurgeon
Mr Ahmed-Ramadan Sadek: Consultant neurosurgeon


Dr Ana Mirallave Pescador
Dr Nazeer Mohammed
Mr James Wall


Dr Louise Dulley: Consultant oncologist
Dr Emma Staples: Consultant oncologist

Interventional neuroradiology

Dr Sanjiv Chawda: Consultant interventional neuroradiologist
Dr Shahram Derakhshani: consultant interventional neuroradiologist
Dr Raed Alkilani: Consultant interventional neuroradiologist

Spinal specialist nurses

Mr Robert Pollock – extension 6954
Ms Kelly Gross- Spinal oncology nurse
British spine registry data co-ordinator: Shepa Hussain

Spinal links

Discectomy, sciatica, brachialgia links

Acute back pain links

MRI scanning links

Lumbar canal stenosis links

Surgery booklets

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