Mr.Ben Husien

Mr.Ben Husien

Neurosurgery (cranial and spinal surgery)

Degenerative spine conditions
Lumbar disc disease
Complex spinal surgery
Brain and spinal tumours
Minimally invasive spinal surgery
Suite 18 Hermitage Clinic and Suite 27 Galway Clinic


Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon Specialist, MBChB, MRCSI, MMED, MSc, FCS(SA), FRCS (SN)

 College of Medicine of South Africa and Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Fellowship training

Mr Ben Husien is a consultant Neurosurgeon and Spine Surgeon, who completed surgical training in Neurosurgery and spinal surgery at the College of Medicine of South Africa and Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He subsequent completed two advanced spinal fellowships: the first one is the AO spinal combined Neurosurgical and Orthopaedic complex fellowship training in spine deformity, spine trauma and revision spinal surgery at Groote Schuur Hospital, South Africa. The second Neurosurgical spinal fellowship was in Beaumont Hospital, Royal College of Surgeons training in spinal cord tumour, nerve sheath tumours, spinal metastasis, minimally invasive spinal surgery and degenerative spine surgery. He is currently working as a Neurosurgeon and spinal surgeon consultant at Beaumont hospital, Dublin, Ireland.

He is Honorary Clinical Senior lecturer at the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland. He was awarded two master’s degrees: MMed Neurosurgery and MSc in clinical Neuroscience (Distinction). He has completed multiple international and national presentations, written book chapters, published articles in peer reviewed journals and peer reviewer for many spinal Journals.

Members and Affiliations:

Member of the AO Spine organization
Member of the EURO-SPINE
Member of the Irish Society of Spinal Surgery
Member of the British Society of Spinal surgery
Member of the South African Spine Society
Member of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons
Member of the European Association Of Neurosurgical Societies
Member of South African Neurosurgery Society

Specialty Interest:

Spinal surgery: degenerative conditions of the spine, cervical, thoracic and lumbar disc prolapse, vertebral spinal tumours, spinal cord tumours, nerve sheath tumours, spinal reconstruction, cranio-cervical junction surgery, spinal trauma, minimally invasive and microscopic spinal surgery, navigation spinal surgery, spinal cord syrinx.

Brain Surgery: brain tumours, hydrocephalus, traumatic brain injury, chiari malformation.