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29 Best Spinal Surgeons available for video consultation

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Prof. Lt. Col (R) Ibrahim Farooq Pasha

Spinal Surgeon, Orthopedic Surgeon

M.B.B.S, F.C.P.S (Orthopedic Surgery), Fellowship in Spine, AO Fellowship Spine (UK), OJT Spine (UK), Fellowship Spine (Switzerland)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
31 Years Experience
97% (597) Satisfied Satisfied

Prof. Lt. Col (R) Ibrahim Farooq Pasha PMC Verified

Spinal Surgeon, Orthopedic Surgeon

M.B.B.S, F.C.P.S (Orthopedic Surgery), Fellowship in Spine, AO Fellowship Spine (UK), OJT Spine (UK), Fellowship Spine (Switzerland)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
31 Years Experience
I have never seen any orthopedic specialist like him. Best wishes for him
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Prof. Dr. Rashid Saeed

Orthopedic Surgeon, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, Spinal Surgeon

M.B.B.S, F.R.C.S, F.C.P.S (Orthopedic Surgery)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
28 Years Experience
98% (79) Satisfied Satisfied

Prof. Dr. Rashid Saeed PMC Verified

Orthopedic Surgeon, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, Spinal Surgeon

M.B.B.S, F.R.C.S, F.C.P.S (Orthopedic Surgery)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
28 Years Experience
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Dr. Muhammad Yasir Mukhtar

Neurosurgeon, Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Spinal Surgeon, Neurologist

M.B.B.S., M.S (Neuro Surgery)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
10 Years Experience
99% (107) Satisfied Satisfied

Dr. Muhammad Yasir Mukhtar PMC Verified

Neurosurgeon, Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Spinal Surgeon, Neurologist

M.B.B.S., M.S (Neuro Surgery)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
10 Years Experience
My experience was tremendous and satisfactory. The doctor carefully checked and guided well. I always want to recommend this for myself, my child and for all. Thank you!
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Dr. Qasim Silman Ajmi

Orthopedic Surgeon, Spinal Surgeon

M.B.B.S, F.R.C.S (UK)

45 - 60 Min Wait Time
20 Years Experience
100% (9) Satisfied Satisfied

Dr. Qasim Silman Ajmi PMC Verified

Orthopedic Surgeon, Spinal Surgeon

M.B.B.S, F.R.C.S (UK)

45 - 60 Min Wait Time
20 Years Experience
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Dr. Khawar Anwar

Neurosurgeon, Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Spinal Surgeon

M.B.B.S., M.S (Neurosurgery)

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
8 Years Experience
96% (24) Satisfied Satisfied

Dr. Khawar Anwar PMC Verified

Neurosurgeon, Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Spinal Surgeon

M.B.B.S., M.S (Neurosurgery)

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
8 Years Experience
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Who is a spine surgeon?

Doctors who specialize in treating the conditions that effect the spine are spine surgeons. A doctor may refer you to a spine surgeon when all other methods and treatments to ease your back pain seize to provide that relief. Your spine can be affected by any amount of reasons that include aging, improper body mechanism, trauma or structural abnormalities, etc. The aim is to change the patient’s anatomy in order to relieve them from pain and lower abdominal weakness.

When should you see a spine surgeon?

If your general physician diagnosis you with a back pain that would not go away with non-surgical procedures and medication, then you should see a spine surgeon if the following symptoms persist:

  • Unrelenting pain that lasts longer than 12 weeks even after the injury or the underlying cause has been treated, which is also referred to as subacute pain
  • Pain or numbness in the lower abdomen (legs or feet) along with backache
  • Severe discomfort in the lumbar region (lower back) or thoracic spine (upper and middle part of the back) that is accompanied by fever, chills or night sweats
  • Inability to move your leg or arm, which had been functioning normally before
  • Unable to control bladder or bowel function
  • Unintentional weight loss

Assessment of Modes of Injury and Outcome in Patients with Traumatic Posterior Fossa Extradural Hematomas: A Study of a Tertiary Care Hospital” reflects the prevalent symptoms of patients admitted in Pakistan for spine surgery:

Symptoms

Percentage %

Headache

56.75

Vomiting

56.75

Nausea

56.75

Drowsiness

24.32

Localized Swelling

35.1

Ventilator Support

8

What are the most common ailments in Pakistan concerning spine surgery?

According to the Fact Sheet of Global Burden of Disease on Lower Back Pain, the lower back pain is the primary cause of disability in people, globally.

A study on “Experience of Orthopedic and Spine Center Pakistan during COVID-19” shows that between 19th March 2020 and 13th July 2020, two thousand one hundred and sixty (2160) surgeries were performed by the orthopedic team of Ghurki Hospital, Lahore. The breakup of the surgeries is as follows:

Surgery

Number

Cases of Trauma

1514

Procedures of Spine

173

Arthroplasty

51

Arthroscopy

51

Tumors

21

Miscellaneous

350

Epidemiology of Spinal Cord Injury in Pakistan: A Retrospective Study” suggests majority (90%) of the patients admitted for spinal surgery between 2010 and 2016 were paraplegic (affected by paralysis of the legs and lower body).

The common causes of injuries were as follows:

Cause of Injury

Percentage

Fall from Height

30.4%

Road Traffic Accidents

25.5%

Firearm Injury

21.1%

What kind of spine surgeons are there?

You can consider the type of spine surgeon you want to consult depending upon your condition, as recommended by your doctor. Both, neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons, can specialize in spine surgery.

  • Neurosurgeon, however, handle brain, spine and spinal cord injuries, nerves, tumors and vascular malformations (Intracranial and intraspinal vasculature)
  • Orthopedic surgeons manage the pediatric deformity, high grade scoliosis, pelvic fixation, arthritis, sports injuries, bone tumor,

In general, neurosurgeons are trained to perform a spine surgery but not all orthopedic surgeons are. Both surgeons treat neck and back pain, pinched nerves, spinal stenosis, and other general spine conditions.

The surgeons can always subspecialize in pediatrics, cervical spine, lumbar spine, hand and wrist surgery, plastic surgery, or in other areas or procedures.

How to become a spine surgeon in Pakistan?

  1. After completion of your MBBS followed by a focused residency program
  2. You can opt for an MD or DO, or both
  3. Followed by one year or more of fellowship training to specialize in spine surgery

For orthopedic surgeon and neurosurgeons who do not pursue fellowship but continue training for a considerable amount of time have likely earned their additional training and may not be fellowship trained.

What are spine surgeons called in Pakistan?

  • Spine specialist
  • Orthopedic spine specialist
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Back specialist
  • ریڑھ کی ہڈی کا سرجن

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the best Spinal Surgeon in Video Consultation?

10 best Spinal Surgeons in Video Consultation are:

  • Col. (R) Prof. Dr. Sabir Hussain Bhatti
  • Prof. Lt. Col (R) Ibrahim Farooq Pasha
  • Assist. Prof. Dr. Aurangzeb H. Qureshi
  • Dr. Ammar Anwer
  • Dr. Muhammad Adeel Razzaque
  • Dr. Nauman Ahmed
  • Dr. Muhammad Yasir Mukhtar
  • Prof. Dr. Rashid Saeed
  • Dr. Muhammad Asif Raza
  • Dr. Muhammad Siddique Hamid

Who are the most experienced Spinal Surgeon in Video Consultation?

10 most experienced Spinal Surgeons in Video Consultation are:

  • Prof. Lt. Col (R) Ibrahim Farooq Pasha
  • Dr. Khalid Kazmi
  • Prof. Dr. Rashid Saeed
  • Dr. Qasim Silman Ajmi
  • Assist. Prof. Dr. Samir Khan Kabir
  • Col. (R) Prof. Dr. Sabir Hussain Bhatti
  • Dr. Nauman Ahmed
  • Dr. Syed Wazahat Taqvi
  • Dr. Farrukh Zulfiqar
  • Dr. Muhammad Mahmood Ahmad

How can I book an appointment with a Spinal Surgeon in Video Consultation?

Click here to book an appointment with a top Spinal Surgeon in Video Consultation. Or, you can also call at 04238900939 from 9AM to 11PM to book your appointment.

What is the fee range of the best Spinal Surgeons in Video Consultation?

The fee for the top Spinal Surgeons in Video Consultation ranges from Rs. 800 to 3,000. You can pay at reception when you visit the doctor.

Are there any additional charges to book an appointment with a Spinal Surgeon in Video Consultation through oladoc?

There are no additional charges when you book through oladoc.

What does a Spinal Surgeon do?

After properly diagnosing the condition of your spine, the spine surgeon will recommend the type of surgery you will have to undergo. The purpose of the surgery can be any or all of the following:

  • Relief in pain
  • Reduce symptoms
  • Improve function

Surgery can either decompress a nerve root or it can stabilize a painful motion segment. So, a spine surgeon basically identifies a nerve that has pinched or that painful motion segment. The surgery can, however, correct an anatomical defect.

Which hospital is the best for Spinal Surgeon in Video Consultation?

Top 2 Orthopedics Hospitals in Video Consultation are:

  • Online Video Consultation
  • oladoc Care Video Consultation

How do I choose a Spinal Surgeon ?

Finding a good doctor is vital for proper diagnosis & treatment of your underlying concern. Before you make the decision of picking out a Spinal Surgeon, consider the following:

  • Make sure they are experienced
  • Make sure your doctor has good reviews.
  • Make sure they offer the services you are looking for
  • Verify, if they are certified from PMDC or have any other professional memberships
  • Check if they are affiliated with a hospital you trust

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