Mr Gordan Grahovac

MD, PhD


  • Specialities Neuro-oncology, Neurosurgery, Pain Management, Spinal and Neck Surgery, Spinal Disorders, Spinal Surgery
  • Year of first qualification 2004
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  • Languages spoken

    English, Croatian

  • GMC Number 7473025

Profile

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.


Clinics

  • Bi Monthly Mondays 8am - 1pm

Locations

Current posts

  • King’s College Hospital, Consultant Neurosurgeon

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


Member of

  • British Spine Society
  • North American Spine society

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.


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.