Mr Murtuza Sikander

Qualifications

MBBS, DNB(Neurosurgery), FRCS(Neurosurgery)

GMC number: 6130324

Practicing since: 2001

Specialties

Neurosurgery

Consultation times

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday by appointment
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About

Mr Sikander currently practices as a Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford where he is the Lead Clinician for the Neurosurgical Spinal service.

Mr Sikander holds fellowship training programmes in skull base and spinal surgery from King’s College Hospital, The Royal Free Hospital, The Royal London Hospital and The John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.

Prior to taking up a busy Neurosurgical practice in Oxford, he practised as a Consultant Neurosurgeon and spinal surgeon at St Mary’s Hospital and Charing Cross Hospital in London.

Mr Sikander treats patients with a wide variety of spinal disorders including spinal pain due to degenerative pathology, spinal stenosis, spinal cord tumours, spinal vascular malformations, adult congenital malformations, Arnold-Chiari Malformations, spinal cord syrinx and patients requiring complex revision surgeries. 

He also treats cranial disorders and has a sub-specialist interest in Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, which is a very common and debilitating but treatable condition that may masquerade as dementia in the elderly.

Special interests

  • Open and key hole surgery/fusion for back/neck pain and spinal instability
  • Injections for spinal pain
  • Surgery for spinal stenosis, spinal cord tumours, spinal vascular malformations, spinal cord syrinx , congenital spinal disorders, Arnold Chiari malformation
  • Cervical disc replacement surgery
  • Shunt and Endoscopic surgical management for Hydrocephalus
  • Convexity brain tumours

Other interests

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (surgically treatable dementia) 

Personal interests

Painting, basketball, biomedical engineering and implant design

Languages spoken

English & Hindi

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Murtuza Sikander at Nuffield Health

  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar discectomy
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Spinal (lumbar) Decompression
  • Spinal fusion
  • X-Ray Guided Facet Joint Injection

Locations Mr Murtuza Sikander works with

Related experience

Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England

Other post held

  • John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon

Declaration

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

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

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