Mr Gordan Grahovac

Qualifications

MD, PhD

GMC number: 7473025

Practicing since: 2004

Specialties

Neurological Surgery

Consultation times

  • Bi Monthly Mondays 8am - 1pm
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About

Mr Gordan Grahovac grew up in Zagreb, Croatia where he completed his medical and neurosurgical training. He has the PhD in Biological Sciences from the School of Medicine, Zagreb.

Mr Grahovac completed a pediatric neurosurgical Fellowship at Lurie Children Hospital, Chicago, USA in 2014-2015 and Complex spinal fellowship King’s College Hospital, London, UK in 2016-2017.

His area of expertise includes the assessment and treatment (both surgical and non-surgical) of all spinal conditions including degenerative, traumatic and malignant spinal surgery. Mr Grahovac is an expert in the use of minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of neck pain, back pain, arm pain and sciatica.

He also treats more complex conditions like spinal deformities, tumours, metastasis, infection and spinal trauma. Surgically, Mr. Grahovac is able to offer his patients all options ranging from spinal injections (nerve blocks, epidural injections, facet joints injections and denervation), spinal decompressions and discectomies to complex anterior, lateral and posterior fusions ( ALIF, XLIF, OLIF, TLIF). He is trained in the latest techniques in spinal surgery including minimally invasive (MISS), disc replacement and spinal navigation.

Special interests

Back Pain, Sciatica, arm and neck pain, spinal surgery, lumbar and cervical disc degeneration, tumours, infections, fractures, injection therapies (facet injections, nerve root blocks, discography) disc replacement, minimal invasive spine surgery, kyphoplasty, vertebroplasty

Personal interests

When time permits for leisure, he enjoys skiing, sailing and spending time with his family

Languages spoken

English, Croatian

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Gordan Grahovac at Nuffield Health

  • Lumbar discectomy
  • Removal of spinal hardware
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Spinal (lumbar) Decompression
  • Epidural anaesthetic
  • Facet joint injections
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Excision of spinal tumours
  • X-Ray Guided Facet Joint Injection
  • Laminectomy
  • Spinal fusion
  • Epidural injection for pain relief
  • Interspinous implant
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Cubital tunnel release
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Dorsal root ganglion block

Locations Mr Gordan Grahovac works with

Related experience

Research

He has over 40 papers in peer reviewed journals and more than 30 presentations at conferences. He regularly lectures in the UK and worldwide on topics including complex spine conditions.

Memberships

  • British Spine Society
  • North American Spine society

Other post held

  • King’s College Hospital, Consultant Neurosurgeon

Insurers Mr Gordan Grahovac works with

Mr Gordan Grahovac works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Cigna
  • Aviva Health
  • Healix
  • Bupa
  • Bupa Global
  • Bupa On Demand
  • WPA

Declaration

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

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

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