Shuaib Karmani


Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Specialist Spinal and Trauma Surgeon


All forms of spinal surgery including trauma and tumour surgery, surgery for back pain, degenerative spinal disorders (arthritis), slipped discs, disorders of the neck and thoracic spine, scoliosis (curvature of the spine). Minimally invasive (keyhole) spinal surgery.
General orthopaedics and trauma

Current Posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

Training and Qualifications

Qualified: 1997 - King’s College Medical School, London
Basic Surgical Training: South East Thames rotation
Orthopaedic Training: South West Thames orthopaedic rotation
Masters Degree in Orthopaedic Engineering
Fellowships: Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia; Waikato Hospital, New Zealand; Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead

Professional Interests

Relief Work: Worked in war zones of Bosnia, Kosovo and Afghanistan; with indigenous Indian tribes in Brazil and with children with facial deformity in Kenya
Lecturing: Nationally and internationally on keyhole techniques
Research: New approaches to spinal disorders
Memberships: British Orthopaedic Association, British Association of Spine Surgeons

Personal Interests

Shuaib is married with four children and lives in Sussex. He enjoys running, flying, scuba diving and the great outdoors

Financial Interests/Shares

Indirectly holds a 3.85% share in Montefiore House Limited, which owns Montefiore Hospital.