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Fakouri, Bahram - lead clinician for adult spinal surgery


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Bahram Fakouri, consultant spinal neurosurgeon


Secretary: Matylda Madej
Secretary tel: 020 7188 4467

Area of expertise: cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine

Languages spoken: English and German

  • Biography

    Bahram Fakouri graduated from the medical school of the University of Düsseldorf/Germany in 1996 and qualified as a neurosurgeon (Facharzt Neurochirurgie) from the Jung-Stilling-Krankenhaus, a teaching hospital of the University of Bonn/Germany, in 2003.

    He has worked as a consultant spinal surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital since 2009 and, in 2019, became lead clinician for adult spinal surgery. Previously he was employed as a consultant spinal surgeon in Klinik am Ring in Cologne Germany, attended a few major spinal fellowships, including the spinal fellowship at the Centre for Spinal Surgery and Study in Nottingham in 2008 and a spinal fellowship at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in 2009. 

  • Education and training

    • neurosurgical training in Siegen Germany, 1997-2003
    • practical year (SHO) Staedtische Kliniken Duisburg Germany, 1996-1997

    • Medical School (Cologne and Duesseldorf in Germany), 1989-1996.

  • Specialist interests

    • management of the lumbar and cervical disc herniations, cervical spondylotic myelopathy and spinal stenosis
    • minimal invasive operations
    • adult spinal deformity
    • spondylolisthesis
    • vertberal fractures
    • spinal tumours
    • spinal metastases
    • infection of the spine
    • various spinal injections
    • vertebroplasty
    • kyphoplasty.
  • Research interests

    • degenerative cervical and lumbar spine pathologies.