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Mr Ahmed Sadek

Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon

MBBS(Lon) BSc.(Hons) D.Phil.(Oxon) FRCS(Surg. Neurol.)

Practices at: The London Independent Hospital

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Personal Profile

Mr. Ahmed-Ramadan Sadek is a consultant neurosurgeon who specialises in complex spinal surgery at Queens Hospital, London. He has completed the Sir Hugh Cairns combined orthopaedic and neurosurgical complex spinal fellowship at the Royal London Hospital.

Prior to this he was an academic Walport trainee in Wessex and held the Jason Brice Fellowship in Neurosurgical research during which he spent a year at the Universitätklinikum Bonn, Germany. He was awarded a doctorate (D.Phil. Oxon) in 2005 from the MRC Anatomical Neuropharmacology unit at the University of Oxford.

He has an academic interest in spinal pathology and has published over 30 research studies and numerous book chapters. His research has featured on the front cover of an international journal and has been presented all over the globe. Mr. Sadek is also a Lecturer on the Neuroscience and Translational Medicine masters programme at Queen Marys University of London.

He is a member of the British Association of Spinal Surgeons, Society of British Neurological Surgeons, European Association of Neurological Surgeons and the North American Association of Spinal Surgeons. In addition, Mr. Sadek continues to broaden his experience with visitations to international centres of excellence in spinal surgery.

Mr. Sadek approaches spinal problems from all angles utilising the multidisciplinary approach to achieve the best possible results for patients. He works very closely with orthopaedic spinal surgeons, pain specialists and physiotherapists. He treats all spinal conditions from the cranio-vertebral junction to the sacrum.

He has a particular interest in acute spinal conditions such as disc prolapse, radicular pain, neck/back pain, sciatica as well as myelopathy and spinal tumours.

Clinical Interests

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons (Surgical Neurology)
  • British Association of Spinal Surgeons
  • Society of British Neurological Surgeons
  • European Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • North American Association of Spinal Surgeons

Clinical Interests

Spine and cranial surgery with an interest in:

  • Spinal tumours
  • Intradural pathology
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Intervertebral disc disease
  • Cervical spondylosis
  • Myelopathy
  • Cranio-cervical junction pathology
  • Spinal trauma
  • Metastatic spinal cord compression
  • Neuro-navigation and robotic assisted surgery

Current NHS and /or University Posts

Queens Hospital, Romford, London