Mr Ahmed Ibrahim
Mr Ibrahim is a consultant neurosurgeon with a special interest complex spinal surgery. Mr Ibrahim completed his medical training and higher specialist training in London and went on to complete specialist spinal fellowship training in Toronto, Canada and various places in the USA.
Back pain injections
Many back problems do not require surgical intervention; they frequently resolve with rest, physiotherapy, and anti-inflammatory medication.
Spinal surgery is a surgical procedure performed anywhere along the spine, from the top of the neck to the base of the lower back.
Image-guided spinal injections
Some causes of back pain can be treated by injecting medications into different parts of the spine; these are known as spinal injections.
Mr Ibrahim also undertook a travelling fellowship to premier spinal centres in the USA to complement his training.
Mr Ibrahim has established advanced minimally invasive surgery in complex spinal procedures in both his busy NHS and in his private practice. Mr Ibrahim is an active academic with a PhD in neurosciences and currently co-leading a research programme in the use of stem cells in the treatment of spinal cord injury and neurological dysfunction.
Mr Ibrahim has been awarded numerous prestigious prizes including from the Congress of neurological surgeons/American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the North American Cervical Spine Research Society. Mr Ibrahim won scholarships from the Royal College of England and HCA and in recognition of his achievements.
Mr Ibrahim is also engaged in training and education and is the assigned educational supervisor for higher neurosurgical training. n educator and currently is the School of Surgery assigned educational supervisor for neurosurgery at Queen's Hospital.
5 Devonshire Place
London W1G 6HL
- Consultant Neurosurgeon
Barking, Havering and Redbridge Hospitals
- Senior Research Fellow
UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square
- Assigned Educational Supervisor
School of Surgery, London
- Minimally invasive/keyhole spinal surgery
- Back and leg pain (or sciatica) and injections
- Nerve stem cell regeneration
Mr Ibrahim is trained in spinal robotic surgery and is pioneering robotic assisted minimal access spinal tumour surgery with a cardio-thoracic team.
- Year qualified 1999
- St Bartholomews and the Royal London School of Medicine