18:30 to 20:00
St Olafs Boardroom, St. Olafs House, 3rd Floor, 27 Tooley St, London SE1 2PR
Cervical Spine and Lumbar Spine disease
Consultants from London Bridge Orthopaedics: Mr Khai Lam and Mr Bahram Fakouri
|18:30-19:00||Registration and refreshments|
|19:00-19:30||Cervical Spine disease||Mr Bahram Fakouri|
|19:30-20:00||Lumbar Spine disease||Mr Khai Lam|
Welcome to London Bridge Orthopaedics
London Bridge Orthopaedics is a leading Orthopaedic clinic, now based in our new headquarters at the Shard. We work in partnership with one of the largest and most respected private hospitals in the United Kingdom, London Bridge Hospital, and so have access to comprehensive, state-of-the-art medical facilities.
Mr Khai Lam
Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Mr Khai Lam is a senior Consultant Spinal Surgeon, has helped establish the internationally renowned Spinal Unit at Guy’s and St Thomas’. He qualified from Nottingham University and completed his spinal surgery training at the Centre for Spinal Surgery and Studies, Nottingham under the auspices of Professor Robert Mulholland and Mr John Webb. His work is covered in excess of 100 published scientific papers and presentations both nationally and internationally. He receives tertiary spinal referrals from a regional population of 10 million people. He is a regular visiting Professor and advisor to the Middle East (Egypt, Kuwait, Libya, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates). He is the 1st UK recipient of the coveted Medaille D’Or from Madame Chirac, Chairman of EEDCM.
Mr Lam’s has major interests in spinal tumour/trauma/infections, cervical and lumbar disc degeneration/herniations, sciatica, neck pain, paediatric and adult deformities/scoliosis. Having been a consultant since 2004, he is proficient surgeon and a key opinion leader in minimal invasive/access spine surgery/XLIFs, cervical and lumbar disc replacement surgery, kyphoplasty ad vertebroplasty, spinal injection therapies (facet injection, epidural, nerve root blocks), paediatric and adult deformities/scoliosis surgery, and complex revision surgery).
Mr Lam’s other responsibilities include being on the editorial review board for Spine and European Spine Journal, and the Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific (EMEA) educational supervisor for Nuvasive XLIF surgery under the auspices of SOLAS. He is the Fellowship Programme Director at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital for AOSpine and the International Group for the Advancement in Spinal Science. Mr Lam has overseen and trained over 100 visiting spinal surgeons from all over the world. He regularly lectures nationally and internationally at conferences particularly on minimal invasive spine surgery and disc replacements.
Mr Bahram Fakouri
Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Mr Fakouri graduated from the medical school of the University of Düsseldorf/Germany in 1996 and qualified as a Neurosurgeon from the Jung-Stilling-Krankenhaus, a teaching hospital of the University of Bonn/Germany, in 2003.
From 2003 to his appointment as a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in 2009, he worked as a Consultant Spinal Surgeon in Cologne Germany, attended a few major spinal fellowships, e.g. spinal fellowship at the Centre for Spinal Surgery and Study in Nottingham in 2008 and a spinal fellowship at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in 2009.
Mr Fakouri has been interested in research and has published in peer reviewed neurosurgical and spinal journals. He has also been involved in teaching and training young doctors and future spinal consultants.
His fields of interest are lumbar disc herniation and minimal invasive operations, lumbar spinal stenosis (Narrowing of the spinal canal), cervical disc herniation, cervical spondylotic, myelopathy, spondylolisthesis (slippage of vertebra), kyphoplasty/vertebroplasty, adult spinal deformity, thoracic disc degeneration, various spinal injections, fracture, tumours and infection of the spine. Mr Fakouri is a member of British, American and German Spine Society.