Mr Habib Ellamushi

Consultant Neurosurgeon


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I am a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Royal London and St Bartholomew's hospitals and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary's Medical School, University of London. I am the lead for minimal access spinal surgery. I teach and lecture both nationally and internationally and have over 40 key publications and book chapters in the field of neurosurgery.

I trained in general surgery in Glasgow and in neurosurgery in London (at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, St Bartholomew's and The Royal London Hospitals, and also Charing Cross Hospital).

I have been awarded several fellowships in neurosurgery, including international ones in spinal and cranial neurosurgery from Philadelphia, Toronto and France. I am also a previous winner of the prestigious Cutler surgery prize.

At Spire London East Hospital, Redbridge and Spire Hartswood Hospital, Brentwood, I offer the very best treatment and care for private patients from Essex, East London and the surrounding areas, and Berkshire.

Clinic availability at Spire Hartswood: Tuesday mornings.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Habib Ellamushi at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Brain tumours
  • Degenerative spine
  • Neck pain
  • Spinal injections
  • Cervical and lumbar disc surgery
  • Artificial disc replacement
  • Kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty
  • Keyhole and minimal access spinal surgery and cranial neurosurgery

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Important information about Covid-19 tests

Spire Hartswood Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.


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Additional information

Clinical interests

Back pain
Brain tumours
Degenerative spine
Lumbar spine disorders
Neck pain
Pain management
Spinal surgery

Special clinical interests: Slipped disc, disc degeneration, spinal osteoporosis, spinal trauma, spinal infection, spinal tumours.

Research and publications

I am involved in active research of the spine and brain, and have conducted research in neurosurgery at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and St Bartholomew's Hospital.

Current NHS posts

Consultant Neurosurgeon, St Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospitals NHS Trust

Honorary Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary's Medical School, University of London

Personal profile

I can speak three languages fluently: English, Arabic and Italian.

Contact information

Telephone Spire London East: 0208 709 7817 or Spire Hartswood: 01277 266 761
Private secretary Lucy Smith
Private secretary telephone 0207 132 2608