Consultant Neurological and Spinal Surgeon

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Telephone: +44 (0)20 3947 0053

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  • Degenerative Spine Surgery and Spinal Injury
  • Neuro-surgery

Cervical and lumbar disc disease, cervical artificial discs, spinal trauma, complex spinal neurosurgery including spinal tumours, syringomyelia, spinal stimulators and intrathecal devices.

Spinal cord injury and neuroregeneration, spinal tumours, management of degenerative spinal conditions.

Appointed as Consultant Neurological and Spinal Surgeon at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in 2008.

  • Graduated from University of Bristol 1992
  • Postgraduate surgical training on the St Mary’s surgical rotation
  • Neurosurgical training on the North Thames Neurosurgery rotation
  • MD(Res) thesis at University College London
  • Complex Spinal Fellowship at National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital

  • Society of British Neurological Surgeons
  • British Association of Spinal Surgeons
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • General Medical Council
  • Medical Defence Union
  • Royal Society of Medicine

  • Altaf F, Movlik H, Brew S, Rezajooi K, Casey A. Osteochondroma of C1 causing vertebral artery occlusion. Br J Neurosurg. 2012 Jul 31.
  • Kazzaz D, Khalifa M, Alorjan M, Shaw M, Rezajooi K, Saifuddin A. Malignant PEComa of the lumbar vertebra: a rare bone tumour. Skeletal Radiol. 2012 Nov;41(11):1465-8
  • Kabir SM, Alabi J, Rezajooi K, Casey AT. Anterior cervical corpectomy: review and comparison of results using titanium mesh cages and carbon fibre reinforced polymer cages. Br J Neurosurg. 2010 Oct;24(5):542-6.
  • Rashid A, Abdul-Jabar HB, Karmani S, Rezajooi K, Casey AT. Giant paravertebral myxoma. Eur Spine J. 2011 Jul;20 Suppl 2:S138-42. Epub 2010 May 21
  • Kabir SM, Thompson D, Rezajooi K, Casey AT. Non-dysraphic intradural spinal cord lipoma: case series, literature review and guidelines for management. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2010 Jul;152(7):1139-44. Epub 2010 Mar 10. Review.
  • Haliasos N, Rezajooi K, O'neill KS, Van Dellen J, Hudovsky A, Nouraei S. Financial and clinical governance implications of clinical coding accuracy in neurosurgery: a multidisciplinary audit. Br J Neurosurg. 2010 Apr;24(2):191-5.
  • Nurboja B, Rezajooi K, Newton M, Casey ATH. Spinal meningocele secondary to iatrogenic dural puncture during epidural for childbirth - 5 year history of headache with a spinal aetiology. J Neuros Spine. 2009 Dec;11(6):764-7
  • Vignes JR, Sesay M, Rezajooi K, Gimbert E, Liguoro D. Peritumoral edema and prognosis in intracranial meningioma surgery. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 15 2008 764–768
  • Hossain-Ibrahim MK, Rezajooi K, Stallcup WB, Lieberman AR, Anderson PN. Analysis of axonal regeneration in the central and peripheral nervous systems of the NG2-deficient mouse.BMC Neurosci. 2007 Sep 27;8(1):80
  • Park D, Rezajooi K, Sabin HI. Lemierre’s Syndrome – an unusual manifestation of spinal infection. J Bone and Joint Surgery, Feb 2006 88-B: 261-2
  • Hossain-Ibrahim MK, Rezajooi K, MacNally JK, Mason MR, Lieberman AR, Anderson PN. Effects of lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammation on expression of growth-associated genes by corticospinal neurons. BMC Neurosci. 2006 Jan 24;7:8
  • Joshi S, Hewitt R, Storr H, Rezajooi K, Ellamushi H, Grossman A, Savage M and Afshar F. Cushing’s disease in children and adolescents: 20 years of experience in a single neurosurgical centre. Neurosurgery. 2005 August: 57(2): 281-285
  • Rezajooi K, Pavlides M, Winterbottom J, Stallcup WB, Hamlyn PJ, Lieberman AR, Anderson PN.  NG2 proteoglycan expression in the peripheral nervous system: upregulation following injury and comparison with CNS lesions. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2004 Apr;25(4):572-84.