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, Prof. Msaddi brings to his patients over 30 years of knowledge and expertise from leading spine and neurosurgical centers around the world. Dedicated to improving patient’s quality of life by delivering superior clinical outcomes. His passion for his profession also makes him an excellent teacher and he lectures at major International conferences across the Middle East, Europe and North America, and is one of the main founders and the chairman of the DISC (Dubai International Spine Conference) and Arab Spine Course Diploma. Prof. Msaddi is committed to staying ahead of developments in care delivery and making the latest techniques and technology available to all patients of the region. His experience exceeds tens of thousands of cured and improved patients either by successful conservative or surgery.

Qualifications & Career Highlights

  • European Board of Neurosurgery
  • French Board of Neurosurgery
  • University Degree in Microsurgery – Paris
  • University Degree in Human Neuro – France
  • 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
  • Member of many international academic societies

Areas of Excellence

  • Minimally Invasive Spine Treatment
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Failed Back Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery with Spinal Navigation of Intra Operative Monitoring
  • Spinal Tumors and Spinal Cord Tumor Surgeries
  • Spinal Fractures and Instability, including osteoporotic fractures
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery, Spina Bifida CP Hydrocephalus Craniosynostosis
  • Functional Neurosurgery for Chronic Intractable Pain & Spasticity
  • Spastic Cerebral Palsy/ Spasticity in adults & children/ Baclofen and Morphine pumps, Rhizotomies, Neurotomies & DREZ-tomy
  • Brain Tumors & Hydrocephalus

Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain with or without arm & shoulder pain
  • Sciatica, leg pain due to disc herniation
  • Degenerative Disc diseases
  • Herniated Disc
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal and Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Spinal Cord Injury/Spinal Fractures
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury & Tumors
  • Failed back surgery syndrome
  • Intractable Cancer pain & Neuropathic pain
  • Severe Spasticity

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