Complications of Spinal Surgery

Dr Sherief Elsayed

MB BCh MRCS (Eng) FRCS (Tr & Orth) CCT (UK)

Consultant Spinal Surgeon, Dubai & Sharjah

  • Nerve or Spinal Cord Damage

  • Dural Tear

  • Infection

  • Post-operative Hematoma

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary Embolism (PE)

  • Post-operative instability / Kyphosis

  • Failure to resolve symptoms (non-emergency surgery)

  • Recurrence

  • Adjacent Level Degeneration

  • Need for further Surgery

  • Risk due to Co-Morbidities

  • Post-operative Nausea and Vomiting

  • Constipation

Dr Sherief Elsayed

Consultant Spinal Surgeon

MB BCh MRCS (Eng) FRCS (Tr & Orth) UK

Practice Locations

Emirates Hospital -


Jumeirah Beach Road - Near Al Jadaf - Dubai Canal - Dubai

Mediclinic Parkview Hospital - Dubai

3 Umm Suqeim St - Al BarshaAl Barsha South - Dubai

Saudi German Hospital - Dubai

Hessa Street 331 West, Al Barsha 3, Exit 36 Sheikh Zayed Road, Opposite of American School - Dubai

Al Zahra Hospital - Sharjah

Al Zahra St, Near Clock Tower - Sharjah

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