Mr Ahmed Abdelaal


MBChB, MRCS, MSc (Musculoskeletal Science), PG Cert. (Medical Education), FRCS (Tr&Orth)

GMC number: 6099623

Practising since: 2000


Orthopaedic surgery

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  • Monday afternoon
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Mr Abdelaal is an orthopaedic spine surgery consultant at University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (UHCW).

Following graduation from Alexandria University School of Medicine in Egypt, Mr Abdelaal moved to the UK for his postgraduate training. He then embarked on a career in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. He completed his higher registrar training in south Wales, during which he developed a special interest in spine surgery. 

After completing his fellowship examinations in Trauma and Orthopaedics, Mr Abdelaal spent a further 2 and half years specialising in spinal surgery. He trained in some of the most renowned centres in the UK (Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, University Hospitals of North Midlands and in Oxford University Hospitals). This enabled him to gain skilful experience in all aspects of spine surgery before starting his consultant post as a complex spine surgeon at UHCW.

Mr Abdelaal has a keen interest in research. He completed a Masters Degree in Musculoskeletal Science at Oxford University. His work has been published in medical journals and international textbooks.

Mr Abdelaal is enthusiastic about education and surgical training. He gained a Postgraduate certificate in medical education and published articles on the future of training in surgery. He is supervisor for trauma and orthopaedic trainees in West Midlands Deanery.

Special interests

  • Lumbar spine surgery
  • Cervical spine surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Spine fusion
  • Back and neck pain
  • Sciatica and arm pain

Other interests

  • Spinal tumours
  • Spinal trauma
  • Spine rehabilitation

Personal interests

Football – Liverpool fan

Languages spoken

English, Arabic

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Ahmed Abdelaal at Nuffield Health

  • Lumbar discectomy
  • Removal of spinal hardware
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  • Spinal (lumbar) Decompression
  • Facet joint injections
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • X-Ray Guided Facet Joint Injection
  • Laminectomy
  • Spinal fusion surgery
  • Epidural injection for pain relief
  • Sacroiliac joint injections

Locations Mr Ahmed Abdelaal works with

Related experience


  • Early onset scoliosis
  • Magnetic Controlled Growing Rods
  • Restoration of spine surgery post COVID


  • British Association of Spine Surgeons

Other posts held

  • Consultant Complex Spine Surgeon at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire

Insurers Mr Ahmed Abdelaal works with

Mr Ahmed Abdelaal works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Cigna
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA
  • AXA Health
  • Aviva Health
  • Bupa


Mr Ahmed Abdelaal does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Ahmed Abdelaal does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Ahmed Abdelaal does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.