Mr. Rahim Hussain is a highly experienced consultant neurosurgeon and spinal surgeon based in Coventry, West Midlands, UK who specialises in the treatment of adult neurosurgical conditions, including degenerative spine disorders, nerve entrapments (carpal tunnel syndrome and ulnar nerve entrapment) and CSF disorders (idiopathic adult normal pressure hydrocephalus, Chiari malformation and syringomyelia). In addition, he is also an expert in neurotrauma, such as head injury and Neuro-oncology i.e benign and malignant tumours of the brain and spinal cord (intradural).
Alongside his NHS work at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, Mr Hussain currently sees patients at the renowned Central England Neurosurgery clinic, practising at BMI Meriden Hospital in Coventry, Woodland Hospital in Kettering and Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital in Leamington Spa.
With more than 28 years of diverse experience in Neurosurgery, Mr Hussain’s surgical career spans across the UK, India and Jamaica. He originally qualified from the University of Health Sciences in India and completed training in neurology, neurosurgery and radiology. He then trained in Neurosurgery seven more years in Jamaica, treating a broad spectrum of neurosurgical conditions affecting adults and children. He was appointed senior clinical fellow in neurosurgery at the Royal Free Hospital, London in 2005, before going on to accomplish a spinal fellowship at the Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Liverpool. He practised in Swansea and Cardiff, and in 2011, became a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Mr Hussain joined Central England Neurosurgery, acclaimed for its expertise in evidence-based neurosurgery treatments.
Further to his quality neurosurgery practice, Mr Hussain is passionate about medical education, leadership and training. He is a GMC-accredited trainer in neurosurgery and a faculty member at the University of Warwick, where he is also the department lead for morbidity and mortality. He was a collaborator in the BASICS – Multicentre National Trial and was a principal investigator for Oxford-led UK Chiari 1 Study based in Coventry. In 2022, Mr Hussain’s bespoke patient care was recognised with the World Class Colleague Award.