Dr. Taj hasan Alhammoud


Educational Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Medicine from Damascus University 1999.
  • Speciality in Neurosurgery 2008.

Work experience:

  • 2009-2016 Head of the Division of Neurosurgery Alraziy Hospital – Aleppo.

Core privileges:

  1. Cranial Procedures:
    1. Surgery for cranial trauma
    2. Surgery for convexity/superficial brain tumors
    3. Surgery for posterior fossa brain tumors
    4. Steriotactic guided surgery for brain lesions including biopsy and microcraniotomy
  2. Spinal Procedures / Surgeries
    1. Epidural steroid injections for pain
    2. Insertion of subarachnoid or epidural catheter with reservoir or pump for drug infusion
    3. Lumbar subarachnoid-peritoneal shunt
    4. Radiofrequency ablation
    5. Spinal cord surgery for decompression of spinal cord or spinal canal, for Page 14of 25intramedullary lesion, intradural extramedullary lesion, rhizotomy, cordotomy, dorsal root entry zone lesion, tethered spinal cord or other congenital anomalies (diastematomyelia).
    6. Laminectomies, laminotomies and fixation and reconstructive procedures of spine and its contents including instrumentation
    7. Surgery for intervertebral disc disease.
    8. Percutaneous vertebroplasty Balloon kyphoplasty
  3. Peripheral Nerve Procedures
    1. Peripheral nerve procedures, including decompressive procedures and reconstructive procedures on the peripheral nerves
    2. Nerve blocks
    3. Nerve biopsy
    4. Muscle biopsy


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