Mr Omar Gabbar


FRCS (Ed) (Tr &Orth), MD, MSc (Ortho)

GMC number: 4592011

Practising since: 1991


Orthopaedic surgery

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  • Weekly Thursday PM
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Mr Gabbar is a highly experienced Orthopaedic & Spinal Surgeon in the NHS with a busy private clinic at Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital.

The range of spinal conditions treated by Mr Gabbar include lumbar spine disorders, spinal surgery, back pain, sciatica, spinal infection, spinal tumour, neck surgery, cervical pathology, neck pain, microdiscectomy and minimally invasive spinal surgery.

In addition to his interests in orthopaedics and spinal surgery Mr Gabbar also undertakes medico-legal work. Age range 12+

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Omar Gabbar at Nuffield Health

  • Arthroscopy
  • Subtalar arthroscopy
  • Ilizarov frame surgery
  • Subtalar fusion
  • Meniscectomy for meniscus tear
  • Spinal (lumbar) Decompression
  • Spinal fusion surgery
  • Bilateral Tenotomy
  • Cheilectomy

Locations Mr Omar Gabbar works with

Related experience


Mr Gabbar has published articles in national and international peer reviewed journals on spinal topics.


  • British Medical Association
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Association for Spinal Surgeons
  • Medical Defence Union
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Other posts held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic & Spinal Surgeon, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Insurers Mr Omar Gabbar works with

Mr Omar Gabbar works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA


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

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

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