Mr Shuaib Karmani

BDS (Lon), FDSRCS (Eng), MBBS (Lon), FRCS (Eng), MSc Orthopaedic Engineering (Cardiff), FRCS Trauma & Orthopaedics


Basic Surgical Training:

South East Thames rotation London

Orthopaedic Training:

South West Thames orthopaedic rotation London and Masters Degree in Orthopaedic Engineering


Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia - Spine surgery; Waikato Hospital, New Zealand -Trauma orthopaedics ; Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead -hand surgery

Mr Karmani specialises in the following treatments at Nuffield Health Brighton Hospital:


  • Friday afternoons at Brighton 2-5pm
  • Wednesday evenings at Haywards Heath 6-8.30pm


Current posts

  • Lead Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon: Brighton and Sussex University Hospital
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Brighton and Sussex University Hospital
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Montefiore Hospital Hove
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Nuffield Health Haywards Heath
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon at Nuffield Health Brighton Hospital


Other interests

  • Relief Work: Worked in war zones of Bosnia, Kosovo and Afghanistan; with indigenous Indian tribes in Brazil and with children with facial deformity in Kenya
  • Lecturing: National and international speaker on minimally invasive (keyhole) spinal surgery
  • Training: Teaching medical students, junior doctors, trainee surgeons and qualified surgeons on spinal surgery
  • Research: New approaches to spinal disorders

Personal interests

He enjoys running, flying, scuba diving and the great outdoors. Mr Karmani is also married with four children and lives in Sussex.

Member of

  • British Association of Spine Surgeons


Mr Shuaib Karmani works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • WPA

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

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

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