Mr Sajjad  Mushtaq

Mr Sajjad Mushtaq

Mr Sajjad Mushtaq is a Consultant Spinal Surgeon in Hertfordshire who specialises in Spine Surgery and providing comprehensive conservative and operative management of a whole range of spinal condition.

NHS base
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
GMC Number
Clinic Timetable
Monday eve and Wednesday AM
Clinical interests

Back and neck pain with disc prolapse / arthritis, Keyhole approach (Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery), Lumber discectomy and decompression surgery, Lumber spine fusion, Cervical discectomy and fusion, Cervical disc replacement, Posterior cervical foraminotomy, Kyphoplasty / Vertebroplasty, Spinal fracture fixation, Lumber and cervical spine injections, Spinal infections.

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
Member British Association of Spinal Surgeons
Member North American Spine Society

Academic Background

Mr Mushtaq graduated in 1995 and completed his basic and higher surgical training in Trauma & Orthopaedic in Yorkshire. He undertook his first post CCT spinal fellowship at the Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. His senior spinal fellowship was at AO Spine reference centre at University Hospital Wales in Cardiff.  He undertook prestigious fellowship training at the Imperial College Healthcare London and gained further training in cutting edge latest spinal techniques in Belgium, Switzerland, France, Germany and the USA.As a spinal surgeon Mr. Mushtaq regularly performs microdiscectomy, spinal decompression, cervical and limber spinal fusions, vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty, spinal injections and management of osteoporotic spinal fractures. Mr. Mushtaq performs over 100 spinal procedures a year on the NHS. Mr. Mushtaq is actively involved in developing and expanding spinal services at the Lister Hospital. He is responsible for teaching higher surgical trainees for trauma and spinal surgery. His research interests are in the role of minimally invasive spinal surgery. He has published in peer reviewed scientific journals and has presented his research at numerous national and international conferences.

NHS base

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

GMC Number

Clinic Timetable

Monday eve and Wednesday AM

Clinical interests

Back and neck pain with disc prolapse / arthritis, Keyhole approach (Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery), Lumber discectomy and decompression surgery, Lumber spine fusion, Cervical discectomy and fusion, Cervical disc replacement, Posterior cervical foraminotomy, Kyphoplasty / Vertebroplasty, Spinal fracture fixation, Lumber and cervical spine injections, Spinal infections.

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
Member British Association of Spinal Surgeons
Member North American Spine Society

Academic Background

Mr Mushtaq graduated in 1995 and completed his basic and higher surgical training in Trauma & Orthopaedic in Yorkshire. He undertook his first post CCT spinal fellowship at the Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. His senior spinal fellowship was at AO Spine reference centre at University Hospital Wales in Cardiff.  He undertook prestigious fellowship training at the Imperial College Healthcare London and gained further training in cutting edge latest spinal techniques in Belgium, Switzerland, France, Germany and the USA.As a spinal surgeon Mr. Mushtaq regularly performs microdiscectomy, spinal decompression, cervical and limber spinal fusions, vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty, spinal injections and management of osteoporotic spinal fractures. Mr. Mushtaq performs over 100 spinal procedures a year on the NHS. Mr. Mushtaq is actively involved in developing and expanding spinal services at the Lister Hospital. He is responsible for teaching higher surgical trainees for trauma and spinal surgery. His research interests are in the role of minimally invasive spinal surgery. He has published in peer reviewed scientific journals and has presented his research at numerous national and international conferences.

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