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Dr. Kawu Ahidjo Abdulkadiri

Dr. Kawu Ahidjo Abdulkadiri

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SUMMARY Practicing Spine Surgeon with extensive leadership experience. Over 35 publications on Spine and Orthopaedic Surgery, with an excellent client satisfaction record spanning 11 years. Very innovative and results orientated, with a focus on bottom line results and a track record of achieving and exceeding the standards of performance set out for any task.
CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS
  • Successfully did presentations at the Global Spine Conference (San Francisco, USA, Barcelona, Spain, and Gothenburg, Sweden) between 2009 – 2011 on treatment of spinal cord injuries, thoracic spine kyphosis, and spinal sagittal alignment.
  • Participated in conferences and Symposiums on spine surgery in France, Switzerland, China, Germany, UAE, UK, India, Austria, Nigeria, United States, Spain, and Belgium between  2006 – 2015.
  • Written 35 research works reviewed and published by European Spine Journal, Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice, African Journal of Trauma, Emergency Medicine: Open Access.
  • Successfully undertake the first spine surgery in Bauchi State, Nigeria
CORE COMPETENCE
  • Spine Surgery
  • Project Planning
  • Research
  • Computer Skills
  • Risk Assessment
  • Facilitation
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE SPINECARE HOSPITAL, GWAGWALADA ABUJA
Consultant Spine Surgeon June 2014-Date
UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA TEACHING HOSPITAL, ABUJA
Consultant Spine Surgeon August 2008- Date
ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL, BAUCHI
Visiting Consultant Spine Surgeon January 2013- January 2014
EDUCATION West Africa College of Surgeon
Fellow (FWACS) 2008
AOSpine International
Fellow (AOSpine) 2006
University of Ilorin Kwara State, Nigeria
MB, BS 1997
VISITED SPINE CENTERS/
FELLOWSHIPS
  • Nanoori Hospital Seoul

Khidi Fellowship (Endoscopic Spine Surgery) May –June 2018

  • University of Leiden Medical Center

EANS Fellowship (Spine Sugery) Sept-October 2016

  • Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, Kentucky USA

SRS Travelling Fellowship (Complex and Adult Spine Deformity) July 2013

  • New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, USA

SRS Travelling Fellowship (Complex and Adult Spine Deformity) August 2010

  • Paediatric University Hospital, Basel Switzerland

Synthes Spine Observership (Paediatric Spine Deformity) March 2009

  • University Hospital Gent, Belgium

Spine Surgery Sep-Oct 2008

  • Groote Schuur Hospital Cape Town, S/Africa

AOSpine Fellowship  June 2007

  • Inselspital Bern, Klinik fur OrthopadisheChirugie, Bern, Switzerland

Spine Surgery  Oct-Dec 2006

  • SchulthessKlinik, Zurich, Switzerland

Spine Surgery  July-Sep 2006

MEMBERSHIPS
  • AOSpine International
  • Nigerian Orthopaedic Association
  • West Africa Spine and Scoliosis Society
  • South Africa Spine Society
  • European Spine Society
  • North American Spine Society
  • European Association of Neurosurgical Society
REFEREES Available on request.