Mr Bahram Fakouri

Mr Bahram Fakouri

MD FANch (Ger)


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Recommended by 17 specialists
32 years of experience
18 years as a specialist

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  • Spinal Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Persian
  • German
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6156346
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £300

    Follow-up appointment: £250

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    2,664 reviews


    Mr. Barham Fakouri is a senior and highly skilled Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in London. He graduated from medical school in Duesseldorf Germany in 1996. He then specialised in Neurosurgery and qualified as a Neurosurgeon in 2003 from a teaching hospital of the University of Bonn in Germany.

    During and after the completion of his neurosurgical training, Mr Fakouri has completed a few spinal fellowship trainings, i.e., fellowship in orthopaedic spinal surgery at the Centre for Spinal Surgery in Nottingham and a fellowship at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. He is one of the few spinal surgeons who had dual spinal training, orthopaedic and neurosurgical, at the beginning of the 21st century.

    Mr Fakouri was initially a consultant spinal surgeon in Cologne Germany before he was appointed as Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, where he has developed the cervical spine service. He is currently the lead clinician for the department of adult spinal surgery. In the meantime, he has performed a huge number of spinal operations in various countries over years.

    Mr Fakouri also practices privately at London Bridge Hospital, BMI Blackheath, and Hospital of St John's and Elizabeth in London.

    Mr Fakouri has been interested in research and was awarded MD by the medical university in Duesseldorf in 1998. He has published in peer-reviewed spinal journals.

    Mr Fakouri has also been involved in the teaching and training of young doctors and future spinal consultants. His approach to spinal conditions is extremely conservative, non-invasive, or minimally invasive surgery, and he is passionate about new surgical techniques that can minimise the potential risks and complications of spinal interventions and reduce the hospital stay. Most of his procedures are performed as day-case or require a hospital stay less than 24 hours.

    His areas of interest include cervical disc herniation, cervical spondylotic myelopathy, lumbar disc herniation, lumbar spinal stenosis, adult spinal deformity, spinal fractures, spinal tumours, spinal infection and minimally invasive procedures.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
    • Spinal deformity correction
    • Spinal Injections for Pain
    • Complex Revision Spinal Surgery
    • Lumbar back surgery
    • Spinal fusion utilising ALIF, OLIF, XLIF, PLIF, and TLIF
    • Artificial Disc Replacement
    • Epidural injection
    • Spine fracture surgery
    • Back Pain management
    • Degenerative disc disease
    • Spine fractures and trauma
    • Herniated Disc or Slipped Disc
    • Lower Back Pain
    • Spinal deformity
    • Spine tumours and infections
    • Complex spinal disorders
    • Spinal stenosis
    • Spondylolisthesis & spondylolysis


    • Artificial Disc Replacement
    • Cervical (Neck) Surgery
    • Complex Revision Spinal Surgery
    • Discectomy
    • Epidural
    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Kyphoplasty
    • Laminectomy
    • Lumbar Back Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
    • Nerve Root Injection
    • Sciatica Surgery
    • Scoliosis Surgery
    • Spinal Decompresson
    • Spinal Deformity Correction
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Injections for Pain
    • Spine Fracture Surgery
    • Surgery for Myelopathy
    • Thoracic (Back) Surgery
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Back Pain
    • Herniated Disc or Slipped Disc
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Arthritis (Spine)
    • Coccyx Fracture
    • Complex Spinal Disorders
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Leg Pain
    • Lower Back Pain
    • Sciatica
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Deformity
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Fractures and Trauma
    • Spine Tumours and Infections
    • Spondylolisthesis & Spondylosis
    • Sports-Related Spine Injuries
    • Upper Back Pain
    • Vertebral Compression Fracture
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    • Medical degree Duesseldorf 1996
    • MD Heinrich-Heine- University Duesseldorf 1998
    • Neurosurgical Board Exam in Westphalia Germany 2003
    • Member of the General Medical Council
    • Member of British Association Spine Surgeons
    • Member of European Spine Society
    • Member of the North American Association of Spine Surgeon
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