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Dr Chanshik Shim

Dubai , United Arab Emirates Dubai Health Authority accredited Instant appointment confirmation Price is determined at the facility


  • An exceptional Neurosurgeon at Kings College Hospital, Dubai.
  • 25+ years of experience treating complex nervous system disorders.
  • Head of Wooridul Spine Center specializing in treating spine conditions.

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About Dr Chanshik Shim

Dr Chanshik Shim is an exceptional Neurosurgeon at King's College Hospital, Dubai, with 25 years of experience in treating neurological conditions. He specialises in developing and applying advanced techniques for treating nervous system disorders ranging in complexity from the most basic to the most challenging. He is renowned for his expertise in treating nervous system diseases, including congenital disorders, trauma, tremors, infections of the brain and spine, and stroke. He has received numerous awards and honours for his exceptional achievements in the field of neurosurgery. With his extensive expertise in treating neurological conditions, Dr Shim strives to help patients regain their health and improve their quality of life. His commitment to staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in the field of neurosurgery ensures the most advanced and effective treatments available. If you are seeking an experienced and skilled neurosurgeon in Dubai for the treatment of any neurological condition, Dr Chanshik Shim is the ideal choice. He walks with his patients every step of the way, ensuring that they are well-informed about their condition, treatment options, and recovery journey.

Education & Career

  • M.D. Kyung Hee University
    College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
  • Residency in Neurosurgery
    Kyung Hee University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
  • M.A. Graduate School
    Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea
  • Ph.D. Graduate School
    Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea

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Procedures & Conditions


  • Achondroplasia
  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Arnold chiari malformation
  • Arteriovenous malformation
  • Astrocytoma
  • Brain abscess
  • Brain cancers- astrocytoma
  • Brain haemorrhage
  • Brain infection
  • Brain tumor - glioblastoma
  • Cerebral edema
  • Cervial and lumbar disc degeneration
  • Chronic depression
  • CNS infections
  • Congenital spine disorders
  • Cranial trauma
  • CSF leak
  • CSF obstruction
  • Dementia
  • Disc bulge
  • Disc degeneration
  • Disc dessication
  • Disc disease
  • Disc herniation
  • Disc pain
  • Dystonia
  • Ependymomas
  • Epilepsy
  • Fractured vertebra
  • Glioma
  • Herniated disc
  • High intracranial pressure
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Laminectomy
  • Meningioma
  • Meningomyelocele
  • Mixed gliomas
  • Moya Moya disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Oligodendrogliomas
  • Paget’s disease
  • Parkinsons disease
  • Pediatric brain tumors
  • Pediatric craniosynostosis
  • Pinched nerve
  • Pituitary adenoma
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Primitive neuroectodermal tumors
  • Scoliosis
  • Skull fracture
  • Slip disc
  • Spinal arthritis
  • Spinal fixation
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spinal trauma and fractures
  • Spinal tumor
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Syringomyelia
  • Traumatic head injury
  • Tremors
  • Vertebral compression fractures
  • Vertebral hemangioma
  • Vertebral osteoporosis
  • Vertebral tumors

Treatments & procedures

  • Blood tests
  • Cerebral angiogram
  • CT brain
  • CT myelogram
  • CT scans
  • Disc replacement (cervical/lumber)
  • Electroencephalogram
  • Electromyogram
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • MRI brain
  • MRI scans
  • Nerve conduction velocity studies/electromyography
  • Neurological exam
  • Physical exam
  • Scoliosis spine surgery
  • Spinal fusion
  • Spinal laminectomy
  • Spinal MRI
  • Spinal tap CT
  • Spinal x-ray
  • Spine tumour surgery
  • Temporal lobectomy
  • Vertebroplasty
  • X-ray imaging


  • AXA Insurance
    AXA Insurance
  • Executive Healthcare Solutions
    Executive Healthcare Solutions
  • MedNet International Insurance
    MedNet International Insurance
  • Metlife Insurance
    Metlife Insurance
  • NOW Health
    NOW Health

Provider Location

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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