Mr Habib Ellamushi

Mr Habib Ellamushi

Consultant Neurosurgeon


Specialises in

  • Back/Neck pain
  • Brain tumours
  • Degenerative spine
  • Pain management
  • Lumbar spine disorders and spinal surgery

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. 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.

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.

I teach and lecture both nationally and internationally and have over 40 key publications and book chapters in the field of neurosurgery.


General Medical Council Number: C4054340

Treatment information

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


Other treatments

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

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Additional information

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.

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.

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

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

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