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Mr. Shaishav Bhagat is a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at the Ipswich Spinal Unit, Ipswich Hospital NHS trust and Nuffield health Ipswich.
I obtained FRCS in (Trauma and Orthopaedics) at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2010. I was awarded a Euro-spine diploma in 2012 in Budapest. I have undertaken extensive training in Spinal surgery during fellowships at the reputed centres like Norwich, Cardiff, Cambridge and travelling fellowship in various centres across Europe and India. I was appointed as the Consultant Spinal surgeon in 2013.
I provide care for a full range of Spinal conditions including degenerative disorders, trauma, tumours, infections, deformities and sports related injuries. My areas of special interest are minimally invasive key hole Spine surgery and degenerative deformity. I have also set up a specialist paediatric Spinal clinic at Ipswich Hospital.
I am passionate about teaching and research. I am involved in the teaching of medical students, orthopaedic registrars, junior spinal surgeons and para-medical staff. I currently serve as a faculty on various Spine surgery and FRCS Orthopaedic teaching courses.
Areas of interest
MIS: Minimally invasive Spine surgery (Keyhole surgery) including tubular discectomies and decompressions, fusions and stabilisation for Trauma and Tumours.
Adult Spinal deformity. (Scoliosis and Kyphosis)
Spine Surgery, Accomplished and Experienced in all spine conditions: Back Pain; Neck Pain; Arm Pain; Sciatica; Complex Spine Pain; Second Opinion; Deformity; Full range of Discectomies, micro surgery and Decompressions; Disc Replacements; Lumbar, Cervical and Thoracic Fusions; Fusionless Stabilisation; Injections (Nerve Root blocks, Facet Injections, Caudal Epidurals); Degenerative Disc Disease; Nerve pain; Fractures; Infection; Tumours; Kyphoplasty, Vertebroplasty.
Occupational Injury; Accidents; Medicolegal & Personal Injury.
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Reference number 6049738
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Transforaminal epidural - (5-50)
Transforaminal epidural (lumbar) - (5-50)
Facet joint injection (under x-ray control) - 5 or more joints - (1-5)
Posterior excision of disc prolapse with undercutting facetectomy +/- decompression - lumbar region (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)