Mr Shabin Joshi
Consultant Spinal and Neurosurgeon
- Brain Tumours
- Spinal Tumours
- Degenerative spine disorders
- Epidural injections
- Head injury
- Hyperflexion of spine (whiplash)
- Neck pain
- Spine intervention
- Facial pain
- Peripheral nerve blocks
- Back pain
- Facet joint injections
Training & Background
- Qualifications: MBBS FRCS (Ed) FRCS (SN)
- Year first qualified: 1993
- GMC number: 4692777
- Main NHS base: University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire
Mr Joshi trained in London where he held posts a as a specialist registrar at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (Queen Square), Barts and the London Hospitals. He went on to complete a neurosurgery fellowship at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.
Mr Joshi trained in minimally invasive techniques at several centres in the USA and Europe. He has interests in bone cement injections in osteoporotic and tumour related spine fractures or pain relief and immediate mobilisation. He is also interested in (keyhole) percutaneous procedures for spinal surgery to facilitate rapid recovery and early return to normal daily functions by preserving normal anatomy and reducing post-operative pain. He has been involved in artificial disc replacement in spinal surgery to maintain motion and minimise adjacent discs degeneration.
Research & Teaching
Mr Joshi has published and presented nationally and internationally on a number of specialities including brain tumours, spinal pathologies, minimally invasive cranial and spine operations, head injuries and spine trauma.
He has featured in three-dozen peer-reviewed journals, including six first-author original articles.
Whilst training in London, Mr Joshi performed landmark clinical studies and presentations on endoscopic pituitary surgery, bone cement injections in collapsed vertebrae and minimally invasive spinal fusion.
Mr Joshi is an examiner for MBBS, MRCS and FRCS (SN) exit exams. He is also a clinical tutor, EAG chair for brain tumours for the West Midlands and Lead for management of complex pain.
- Society of British Neurological Surgeons
- Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
- British Medical Association