Dr. Abdulla Qassim

Consultant Neurosurgeon


CREDENTIALS

  • CCST, FRCS, MRCS, MSc
  • Master in Neurosciences

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Fellowship of the Royal College FRCS (Neurosurgery) in 2009
  • Certificate of Completion of Higher Surgical Training CCST in 2011

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • The recipient of Dubai Government Excellence Award in 2012.
  • Awarded post-graduate certificate in Medical Education from Keele University in UK in 2013.
  • Member of American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
  • Past board member of the Emirates Society of Neurological Surgeons.
  • Head of Department of Neurosurgery in Rashid Hospital in Dubai, and the Saudi Board neurosurgery examination and training programme.
  • Training Programme Director for Rashid Hospital Centre

CLINICAL EXPERTISE & SERVICES OFFERED

  • Cranial and spinal microscopic vascular neurosurgery (cerebral aneurysm, arteriovenous malformation AVM, AV fistula, cavernoma)
  • Cerebral haemorrhage (bleeding)
  • Skull base
  • Tumours of the brain and spinal cord (glioma, meningioma, neuroma, schwannoma)
  • Hydrocephalus
  • VP and VA shunt
  • Endoscopic third ventriculostomy ETV
  • Neuroendoscopy
  • Lumbar and cervical disc surgery
  • Surgery of narrow spinal canal (stenosis)
  • Pituitary gland (adenoma) surgery
  • Surgical and non-surgical management of trigeminal neuralgia
  • Paediatric neurosurgery and peripheral nerve (Carpel Tunnel) surgery
  • Extensive experience in trauma of the nervous system