Mr Ahmed Ibrahim, Consultant Neurosurgeon

Mr Ahmed Ibrahim MBBS, MRCS(Eng), MRCS(Ed), FRCS(NeuroSurg) PhD

Consultant Neurosurgeon

MBBS, MRCS(Eng), MRCS(Ed), FRCS(NeuroSurg) PhD
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Areas of expertise

  • Back and leg pain
  • Neck pain, arm pain, slipped disc
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal canal narrowing
  • Cervical myelopathy
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Recommendations for Mr Ibrahim

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Recommended by:

  • byDr Kalpesh Parmar, Sport & Exercise Medicine Specialist

    We’ve worked together now for many years, always gives a great opinion and my preferred surgeon for spinal problems.

  • byDr Basil Almahdi, Pain Medicine Specialist

    I work closely with Mr Ibrahim and highly admire his technical skills in the field of spinal surgery

  • byMr Henry Atkinson, Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon

    Mr Ahmed Ibrahim is a respected and valued colleague with excellent skills and knowledge.

  • by Dr Dhuleep Sanjay Wijayatilake, Pain Medicine Specialist

    Mr Ahmed Ibrahim is an excellent Neurosurgeon, very hard working with excellent operative and communication skills. If I had a problem with my spine I would go to him.

  • byDr Kalpesh Parmar, Sport & Exercise Medicine Specialist

    We’ve worked together now for many years, always gives a great opinion and my preferred surgeon for spinal problems.

  • byDr Basil Almahdi, Pain Medicine Specialist

    I work closely with Mr Ibrahim and highly admire his technical skills in the field of spinal surgery

  • byMr Henry Atkinson, Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon

    Mr Ahmed Ibrahim is a respected and valued colleague with excellent skills and knowledge.

  • by Dr Dhuleep Sanjay Wijayatilake, Pain Medicine Specialist

    Mr Ahmed Ibrahim is an excellent Neurosurgeon, very hard working with excellent operative and communication skills. If I had a problem with my spine I would go to him.

  • Address

    • Telephone or video consultation

      Available for patients, please call to arrange, SE1 9BS

    • HCA UK at The Shard (Face to face or Virtual availability)

      Tuesday - 2 PM to 8 PM, 32 St Thomas St, London, SE1 9BS

    • The Holly Private Hospital (Face to face or Virtual availability)

      Thursday - 9 AM to 12:30 PM, High Road, Buckhurst Hill, London, IG9 5HX

    • LycaHealth-CanaryWharf

      1 Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4HD

    • London Independent Hospital

      1 Beaumont Square, London, E1 4NL

  • Queen's Hospital (NHS)

    Rom Valley Way, Romford, Essex, RM7 0AG

  • Barking Hospital (NHS)

    Upney Lane, Barking, Essex, IG11 9LX

  • About Mr Ahmed Ibrahim

    GMC number: 4629366

    Year qualified: 1999

    Place of primary qualification: University of London

    Mr Ahmed Ibrahim is a consultant neurosurgeon specialising in spinal care. His special interests are in back and leg pain, slipped disc, sciatica, infection, spinal tumour, spinal trauma, and facial pain. Mr Ibrahim has an advanced minimally invasive spinal practice based at Queens and the London Bridge Hospitals.

    Mr Ibrahim received his medical training (MBBS) at St. Bartholomew’s and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry in London, UK. He went on to specialise in neurosurgery in the highly sought-after North London neurosurgical training programme. He then completed an AO fellowship in spinal surgery under Prof Michael G. Fehlings, MD, at Toronto Western Hospital.

    Mr Ibrahim received multiple awards for his clinical and basic research in spinal conditions including HCA International Foundation’s Fellowship Award, the Crockard International Fellowship by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)/Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves. He also won best resident/fellow paper by the Cervical Spine Research Society - North America in 2013-14 and best paper in AO-North America spinal meeting. In light of his achievements, Mr Ibrahim was selected as one of 2 candidates representing the European region for a Cervical Spine Research Society sponsored travelling fellowship to visit several centres in the USA.

    Mr Ibrahim also has an active academic practise and has gained a PhD in the field of regenerative medicine from UCL. He is currently a Principal Investigator researching the use of stem cells in the treatment of spinal cord injury and neurological dysfunction based at UCL.

    Mr Ibrahim is also a keen educator and is the current assigned educational supervisor for senior neurosurgical trainees in North Thames training programme.

    Areas of expertise

    • Back and leg pain
    • Cervical disc replacements
    • Cervical myelopathy
    • Chiari malformation
    • Craniocervical junction pathology
    • Foramen magnum decompression
    • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
    • Neck and arm pain
    • Sciatica
    • Slipped disc
    • Spinal fusion surgery
    • Spinal injections
    • Spinal tumours
    • Thoracic discs
    • Trigeminal neuralgia

    Professional memberships

    British Association of Spine Surgeons
    North American Spine Society (NASS)
    AO Spine
    CSRS - Cervical Spine Research Society
    SBNS - Society of British Neurosurgeons
    General Medical Council

    Articles by Mr Ahmed Ibrahim

    Olfactory ensheathing cells: ripples of an incoming tide?

    Comparison of olfactory bulbar and mucosal cultures in a rat rhizotomy model

    Repair involves all three surfaces of the glial cell

    Anticoagulation in a head-injured patient

    Hyponatremia and brain injury

    Reconstruction of the Damaged Dorsal Root Entry Zone by Transplantation of Olfactory Ensheathing Cells

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    Mr Raghu Vindlacheruvu is someone I would send my relatives to. He's very good technically and very skilled.

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