Mr Shashank Chitgopkar: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

Mr Shashank Chitgopkar

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Spine

About me

I am a Consultant Spinal surgeon at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. This is one of the five Orthopaedic Specialist Hospitals in the UK, and the regional tertiary centre for spinal surgery.
My main area of work is in adult degenerative spinal surgery, and on call work involves spinal trauma and tumours. I am involved in training of the Specialist Registrars and physiotherapists.
I am the Lead for MCh in Spinal Surgery programme of Edge Hill University.
I have completed six years of specialist training in Trauma and Orthopaedics on the Mersey rotation and have been awarded my CCT.
I have trained in spinal surgery with fellowships at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt hospital in Oswestry, Alder Hey children’s hospital, and Hope & Manchester Children’s hospital.

Areas of interest

Spinal surgery;
Disc prolapse
Back pain;
Neck pain;
Spinal deformity;
Cervical spine;
Spinal stenosis;
Degenerative spine;
Spinal injections

Medical secretaries

  • Kim Byers - sec for RJ & AH Hospital
  • Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt District Orthopaedic Hospital Centre for Spinal Studies Gobowen OSWESTRY SY10 7AG
  • 01691 404039
  • 01691 404054

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Procedures completed

  • A5290

    Transforaminal epidural - (5-50)

    Nuffield Health The Grosvenor Hospital (1-5) Spire Liverpool Hospital (1-5)

  • A5751

    Facet joint injection (under x-ray control) - 1 to 2 joints - (5-50)

    Nuffield Health The Grosvenor Hospital (1-5) Spire Liverpool Hospital (1-5)

  • A5790

    Sacroiliac joint injection under image guidance (and bilateral) - (1-5)

    Spire Liverpool Hospital (1-5)

  • V2560

    Decompression for central spinal stenosis (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)

  • V2540

    Posterior excision of disc prolapse (including microdiscectomy +/- decompression) - lumbar region (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)

  • V5002

    Manipulation of spine under ga/iv sedation (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health The Grosvenor Hospital (1-5)

  • V3362

    Primary posterior fusion with instrumentation +/- decompression +/- discectomy (including Graft stabilisation and all fusion approaches) (lumbar region) - (1-5)

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