Dr. Basil Al Sharef | Senior Spine Surgeon | CMC Dubai

Dr. Basil Al Sharef

Consultant Spine Surgeon

German & Swiss Board Certified

CMC Hospital – DHCC 2
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Dr. Basil is a German and Swiss  Board-certified Sr. Consultant Spine Surgeon with  17+ years’ international experience in Germany, Switzerland, and Dubai.

He graduated in 2005 from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Kiel (Germany). His Residency training was at the most renewed and elitist Orthopedics and Spine Centers in Germany. One of his mentors was the world- most famous German Spine Surgeon Prof. Juergen Harms.

Dr. Basil worked at the most prestigious Spine Surgery & Scoliosis centers in Germany and Switzerland as Consultant and Senior Consultant Spine Surgeon till 2019. Dr Basil started his Career in the UAE 12/2019 as Consultant Spine Surgeon and worked with renowned hospitals in the capacity of Head of Spine Surgery Department.

Dr. Basil is highly specialized in Spine Surgery and Scoliosis Surgery in adults and children.

Patient Review

Dr Basil Al Sharef is a Truly Amazing Spinal Surgeon who puts his patients 1st, is totally honest and trustworthy. He is well known and all his patients including my husband & myself highly recommend him. Our backs are so important to us all and one has to totally trust the surgeon. I trained as a radiographer in the medical field and Dr Basil AL Sharef is a brilliant surgeon. Thank you Dr Basil.

Mrs Zia Hosking       Google Reviews – Patient of Dr Basil Al Sharef



  • Correction Surgeries by Scoliosis, Kyphosis , Spondylolisthesis and posttraumatic Kyphosis
  • Cervical Spine Surgeries(ACDF, Corpectomy , posterior – and combined Surgeries)
  • Complex reconstructive Spine Surgery
  • Revision Spine Surgery by failed back Surgery
  • Spinal Tumor Surgeries (Tumor -Debulking and stabilization with reconstruction of
  • Alignment)
  • Spinal Fusion Surgeries (ALIF- ,TLIF/PLIF AND XLIF Techniques)
  • Surgical Treatment by Spinal instability by Injuries ( from minimal- invasive percutaneous Stabilization till Complex reconstructions with Corpectomy, Decompression of Spinal Canal and vertebral body Replacement)
  • Surgical Treatment of Spinal Infections ( Spondylodiscitis , Epidural Abscess)
  • Microsurgery ( Microdiscectomy and Microdecompression)
  • Minimal-invasive Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty




  • Consultant and Senior Consultant Spine Surgeon in Germany, Switzerland and Dubai
  • German- and Swiss board-Certified in Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery ( Facharzt)
  • Residency in Spine and Scoliosis Center Karlsbad Langensteinbach( Prof.Harms), University  Orthopedic and Trauma Hospital of Aachen( Prof.Niethard) and Spine and Scoliosis Center in Neustadt in Holstein ( Prof.Halm)
  • License to Practice Medicine from Germany and Switzerland
  • MD, Christian Albrecht University of Kiel- Germany

Professional Memberships:

  • Member of the North American Spine Society
  • Member of the German Society of Spine Surgery
  • Member of the German Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology
  • Member of the German Orthopedic Association


Dr. Basil has over 17+ years experience performing spine surgeries in the UAE, Germany and Switzerland.

Dr. Basil performs a wide range of complex primary and revision cervical, lumbar and thoracic spine surgeries. He is an expert in minimally invasive and microsurgery spine surgery techniques.



Dr. Basil Al Sharef, You are the best , many thanks for what you have done for my son Irfan Hindi who went through a major surgery lasted 6.5 hours correcting his spine ( Scoliosis). My son was able to move his hands and legs immediately after the operation On the second day he was able to move and walk with the support of walker Third day was moving by his own We really appreciate your efforts, kindness and your humanity. All love and respect Dr Basil - Google Review -

Hoba Khatib

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