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Mr Sajjad Mushtaq is a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at Pinehill Hospital, Hitchin, Herts who specialises in Spine Surgery and providing comprehensive conservative and operative management of a whole range of spinal condition.
Mr. Mushtaq specialises in:
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
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.
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
Member British Association of Spinal Surgeons
Member North American Spine Society
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
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