Mr Zaher Dannawi: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

Mr Zaher Dannawi

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Spine

About me

Mr Dannawi joined Barts & The London Hospital to complete his medical qualifications in 1999. Following basic surgical training in London, he carried out his Specialist Registrar training in Trauma & Orthopaedics on the North East Thames (Royal London Rotation). Following the FRCS (Tr & Orth) exam, he undertook his spinal fellowship at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, where he gained an excellent surgical experience across the full range of spinal procedures. Mr Dannawi practices at Southend University Hospital, where he is actively involved in the development and expansion of the spinal unit. Mr Dannawi has a spinal practice that covers all elements of spinal surgery throughout the lumbar, cervical and thoracic spine. This includes back and neck pain, sciatica, microdiscectomy, spinal decompression, spinal fusion, balloon kyphoplasty / vertebroplasty, minimally invasive surgery, disc replacement, spinal fusions, deformity, degenerative conditions, epidurals, facet joint injections and nerve root blocks. He has an academic interest, having published in peer review journals and presented at National and International meetings. He is actively involved in teaching medical students and junior doctors and is an author of a spinal chapter in an orthopaedic text book.

Areas of interest

Slipped disc; Sciatica; Degenerative spine disorders; Disc replacement; Epidural injections; whiplash injury; Disc disease; Neck pain; Cervical spine (diseases and disorders of); Lumbar spine (diseases and disorders of); Minimal access / invasive surgery; Spinal surgery; Vertebroplasty; Kyphoplasty; Nerve compression; Spinal disease; Spine; Back pain

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Procedures completed

  • A5211

    Epidural injection (caudal) - (5-50)

    (5-50) (5-50) (1-5)

  • A5771

    Facet joint injection (under x-ray control) - 5 or more joints - (5-50)

    (5-50) (5-50) (1-5)

  • A5290

    Transforaminal epidural - (5-50)

    (5-50) (1-5) (1-5)

  • A5770

    Medial Branch Block (under x-ray control) - 5 to 6 levels - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5) (1-5)

  • V3362

    Primary posterior fusion with instrumentation +/- decompression +/- discectomy (including Graft stabilisation and all fusion approaches) (lumbar region) - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • A5751

    Facet joint injection (under x-ray control) - 1 to 2 joints - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • V2652

    Revision posterior fusion +/- instrumentation (lumbar region) - (1-5)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • A5790

    Sacroiliac joint injection under image guidance (and bilateral) - (1-5)


  • A5772

    Medial Branch Block (under x-ray control) - 5 to 6 levels - (1-5)


  • A5750

    Medial Branch Block (under x-ray control) 1 to 2 levels - (1-5)


  • V2540

    Posterior excision of disc prolapse (including microdiscectomy +/- decompression) - lumbar region (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)

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