Mr A R Ibrahim

  • Consultant Neurosurgeon MBBCH (Hons), MSC, MD, MRCS, FEBNS, FRCS (Neuro.Surg)


Complex Spine Surgery and Stereotactic Radiosurgery


Mr Ramez Ibrahim was appointed as a Consultant at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals in 2017. He holds three neurosurgical board certificates, the Royal College of Surgeons Fellowship, the European Board of Neurosurgery and the Egyptian doctorate in Neurosurgery. His subspecialty interests are Gamma Knife Radiosurgery and Complex Spine Surgery. He graduated from Cairo University in December 1995 excellent with honours, and then underwent comprehensive neurosurgical training before becoming appointed as a consultant at Cairo University neurosurgical department in 2004. He moved to the UK in 2010 and undertook further training in fellowships at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff under Mr Richard Hatfield, Mr Brian Simpson and Mr George Stephenson. This was followed by a Skull Base surgery fellowship at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford with Mr Richard Kerr.

His Gamma Knife Radiosurgery training was in Sheffield under Mr Andras Kemeny, Mr Jeremy Rowe and Mr Matthias Radatz. He practices Gamma Knife Radiosurgery at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital and BMI Thornbury Hospital treating the intracranial conditions of; Meningiomas, Vestibular (acoustic) schwannoma, Intracranial Metastasis, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Arteriovenous malformations and Cavernomas, Glomus jugular (paraganglioma) tumours.

He trained in Complex Spine Surgery at the Cardiff and Vale Orthopaedic Spinal Surgery and Trauma Unit, which is an internationally renowned spinal training centre and recognized AO Spine reference centre. He gained extensive exposure and experience in all aspects of spinal disease from trauma to tumour work through to adult and paediatric spinal deformity. This gave him the unique opportunity of the understanding of spinal pathology from an orthopaedic perspective in addition to his neurosurgical experience. His areas of expertise include treatment of low back pain, leg pain (sciatica), neck and arm pain due to degenerative spine disease, management of spinal tumours and vascular malformations. The ranges of procedures offered are; spinal injections for pain relief, spinal decompressions for canal stenosis, microscopic minimal access cervical and lumbar discectomies, and spinal stabilisation with and without instrumented fusion.

He maintains active research interest within his subspecialties and has published one of the largest single centre case series on the Gamma Knife radiosurgery treatment of Glomus Jugulare tumours.

He has an active role in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and has been a faculty member on Cadaveric courses and neurosurgical trainees’ induction courses. He presents regularly national and international meetings.



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Telephone: 0114 27 12666



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