Dr. Basil Al Sharef

DEPARTMENTS: Spine Surgery Department
Spoken Languages: English, Arabic, German
Specialist: Head of Spine Surgery
Types of Physician: Full Time
Board License: German and Swiss Board in Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery

More About The Doctor:

Consultant Spine Surgeon in Dubai

Dr Basil is a German and Swiss Board-certified Consultant Spine Surgeon, 

He graduated 2005 from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Kiel (Germany). His Residency training was in the most renewed and elitist Orthopaedics and Spine Centres in Germany. One of His mentors was the world-famous German Spine Surgeon Prof. Juergen Harms.

Dr Basil worked at the most prestigious Spine Surgery & Scoliosis centres in Germany and Switzerland as Consultant and Senior Consultant Spine Surgeon till 2019

In December 2019 Dr Basil started his Career in UAE as Consultant Spine Surgeon at Burjeel Hospital Dubai till August 2021. 

On September 1st Dr Basil  started  at HMS Al Garhoud Hospital in Dubai as Head of the new founded Spine and Scoliosis Centre 

Dr Basil is the best Spine surgeon now working in Dubai is a German Citizen and has over 16 years international experience in Spine Surgery and Therapy with high expertise in:

•    Degenerative Spine Conditions of Thoracic, Lumbar Spine & Cervical Spine including Anterior, posterior and combined Surgeries
•    Cervical Myelopathy and Contusio Spinalis (all related Surgeries anterior, posterior and combined Surgeries) 
•    Spinal Deformities (Adults) including Adult Degenerative Scoliosis Corrections Surgery, Spondylolisthesis Vera & Post-traumatic Kyphosis 
•    Spinal Deformities (Pediatrics) including Spondylolisthesis Vera & Scoliosis/Kyphosis
•    Revision Surgery in all Spinal sections by Pseudarthrosis and Failed back surgeries 
•    Spinal Traumatology of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine including vertebral body replacement
•    Complex reconstructive Spine Surgery 
•    Spinal infections (Spondylodiscitis, Discitis, Epidural Abscesses)
•    Spinal tumor Surgery including Tumor debulking & stabilization in all spinal sections and Corpectomy with vertebral Body Replacement 
•    Microsurgery (Microdiscectomy, Micro decompression)

Our Expertise Spine Surgery Services


*  Scoliosis                                           *  Back pain                         *  Arm pain                                                            *  Spinal tumor                       *  Thoracic Spine 
*  Scoliosis Correction Surgery      *  Low Back Pain                *  Leg Pain                                                             *  Spinal Fractures                 *  Epidural Injection 
*  Kyphosis                                          *  Fusionsurgery                 *  ALIF Surgery                                                     *  Sciatica                                 *  Facettjoint Injection 
*  Kyphosis Correction Surgery     *  ACDF                                 *  TLIF Surgery                                                      *  Brachialgia     
*  Scheuermann Kyphosis              *  Corporectomy                 *  XLIF Surgery                                                      *  Lumbago     
*  Spondylolisthesis                          *  Microdiscectomy            *  Revision Surgery                                              *  Acute pain     
*  osteochondrosis                           *  Microdecompression     *  Pseudarthrosis                                                 *  Chronic pain     
*  Disc Herniation                             *  Myelopathy                      *  Spinal Canal Stenosis                                      *  Cervical Spine     
*  Neck pain                                       *  Radiculopathy                 *  Reconstructive complex Spine Surgery     *  Lumbar Spine     

    Professional Memberships:

    • Member of the North American Spine Society
    • Member of the German Society of Spine Surgery
    • Member of the German Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology
    • Member of the German Orthopedic Association


    • MD Christian Albrecht University of Kiel


    German Board in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery (Facharzt)

    Swiss Board in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery (Facharzt)