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 of the ArabSpine 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.

Qualifications & Career Highlights

  • European Board of Neurosurgery
  • (EANS-European Association of Neurosurgical Societies Examination), Germany
  • French Board of Neurosurgery
  • University Diploma 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 and Spinal Microsurgery
  • Percutaneous Disc treatment, Laser, Nucleoplasty and Nucleotomy
  • Complex Spine Surgery 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
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

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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