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Dr Basil is a leading Senior Consultant Spine Surgeon with more than 17 years of experience working abroad in Germany, Switzerland and Dubai. He is board certified in Orthopedic and Traumatology from Germany and Switzerland. He graduated in 2005 from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Kiel (Germany). He completed his residency at the most prestigious and renowned orthopedic and spine centers in Germany.


One of his mentors was the world most renowned and celebrity German Spine Surgeon Prof. Juergen Harms. Dr. Basil worked at the most prestigious Spine Surgery & Scoliosis centers in Germany and Switzerland as Consultant and Senior Consultant Spine Surgeon till 2019. Dr Basil started his Career in the UAE 12/2019 as Consultant Spine Surgeon and worked with renowned hospitals in the capacity of Head of Spine Surgery Department.


Dr Basil treats all spinal pathologies in adults and paediatrics in all spinal sections. He specializes in Surgeries of Patients with Spinal Instabilities(e.g., Slipping Vertebra, Fractures), Deformities of the Spine (e.g., Scoliosis, Hyperkyphosis, and Spondylolisthesis Vera), Surgical Treatment of Compressive Pathologies of the Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves (e.g., Tumors, Narrowed Spinal Canal, Disc Herniation), as well as degenerative diseases (e.g., osteochondrosis, spinal canal stenosis) in all spinal sections. Furthermore, one of his primary areas of expertise is reconstructive complex spine surgery and revision spine surgery in all spinal sections.


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Qualifications & Memberships


Extensive experience as consultant and senior consultant spine surgeon in Germany, Switzerland and United Arab Emirates.

  • German- and Swiss board-Certified in Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery (Facharzt)

  • Residency in Spine and Scoliosis Center Karlsbad Langensteinbach (Prof.Harms), University  Orthopedic and Trauma Hospital of Aachen (Prof.Niethard) and Spine and Scoliosis Center in Neustadt in Holstein (Prof.Halm)

  • License to Practice Medicine from Germany and Switzerland

  • MD, Christian Albrecht University of Kiel- Germany

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Member of the North American Spine Society

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Member of the German Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology

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Member of the German Society of Spine Surgery


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