Irfan Elahi

Dr. Irfan Elahi Specialist Neurosurgery & Spinal Surgery


Years of Experience : 18

Nationality : Pakistan

Languages Known : English, Urdu, Hindi

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Biography

Dr. Irfan is a Specilalist Neurosurgeon with over 18 years of experience. Prior to his joining Burjeel Farha, Al Ain he was working in Al Ain Hospital. He did his residency in Neurosurgery at the college of physicians and surgeons, Pakistan. He worked as Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery in Rawalpindi Medical College and allied teaching institutions before traveling to UAE in 2010. His UAE Professional working experience is more than 10 years. His area of expertise is spine surgery, particularly minimally invasive spinal treatments, pain management techniques, kyphoplasty, and percutaneous spinal fusions. His areas of expertise include,

  • Neck pain
  • Back pain
  • Lumbar and cervical disc disease
  • Numbness in arms and legs
  • Sciatica
  • Brachialgia
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Trauma to the spine including falls and accidents
  • Congenital spinal problems like meningeal and spinal tumors
  • Minimal invasive spinal procedures like radiofrequency facet ablations, epidural steroid injection, and pain blocks
  • Kyphoplasty, percutaneous spinal fusions and open spinal surgeries
  • Headaches, trigeminal neuralgia, head injuries, functional disorders like epilepsy, parkinsonism
  • Brain tumors, hydrocephalus
  • Surgical procedures offered include burr holes, craniotomies according to underlying conditions and placement of VP shunts etc.

Education & Training

  • MBBS, FCPS(Neurosurgery), Eurospine Diploma

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