Prof. Abdul Karim Msaddi

Prof. Abdul Karim Msaddi

Chief Medical Staff

Head of Neurosurgery & Spine Department


Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery

Years of Experience

Over 30 years

Languages Spoken


Meet Prof. Abdul Karim Msaddi

Founder and Medical Director of the Neuro Spinal Hospital, Head of Neurosurgery & Spine Department, Dr. Msaddi brings to his patients over 30 years of knowledge and expertise in neurosurgical and spinal practice. Dedicated to improving patient’s quality of life by delivering superior clinical outcomes, he is recognized as one of the top surgeons in the region. His passion for his profession also makes him an excellent teacher – he gives lectures at major International Conferences across the Middle East, Europe and America. He is one of the main founders of the ArabSpine Course Diploma, living true to the values he holds of raising the standards of healthcare specially in spine related disease in the region. Having been managing the hospital for over 14 year, he is also a professional in operations and definitely a leader of his team of over 400 employees.

Member of

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
  • World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS)
  • European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS)
  • EuroSpine (Spine Society of Europe)
  • International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS)
  • International Neuromodulation Society (INS)
  • North American Spine Society (NASS)
  • International Spine Intervention Society (ISIS)

Qualifications & Career Highlights

  • European Board of Neurosurgery (EANS-European Association of Neurosurgical Societies Examination), Germany
  • French Board of Neurosurgery
  • University Degree in Microsurgery, Paris
  • University Diploma in Human Neuro-Anatomy, Besancon
  • Professor in Spine Surgery
  • Chairman of Scientific Committee, Arab Spine
  • Chairman, ASCD (Arab Spine Course Diploma)
  • Chairman of Dubai International Spine Conferences (DISC)
  • Past President of Emirates Neuroscience Society
  • Past Chairman of the Scientific Committee – Pan Arab Neurosurgical Society
  • Past Chairman of the Scientific Committee – Gulf Neurosurgical Society

Areas of Excellence

  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Percutaneous Disc treatment, Laser, Nucleoplasty and Nucleotomy.
  • Spinal Microsurgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery.
  • Advanced Spinal Surgeries with Spinal Navigation of Intra Operative Monitoring.
  • Spinal tumors and Spinal Cord tumor Surgeries
  • Spinal Fractures and Instability
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Failed Back Surgery
  • Functional Neurosurgery for Chronic Intractable Pain and Spasticity and Spinal Cord Injury
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Spastic Cerebral Palsy

Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Degenerative Disc diseases
  • Herniated Disc diseases
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal and Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury
  • Failed back surgery syndrome
  • Brain Aneurysms
  • Chronic Back Pain and Spasticity

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