Mr Nitin Patel: Neurosurgery

Mr Nitin Patel

Bristol Spine Clinic



  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Spinal tumours
  • Spine

About me

Nitin Patel is a Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon based at the Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital. He graduated from medical school in 1987 and completed specialist Neurosurgical training in 1999 at Frenchay Hospital, Bristol. He subsequently undertook a Neurosurgical fellowship in Melbourne, Australia before returning to Frenchay as Consultant in 2000.
Nitin's specialist interests are in spinal surgery. He has over 15 years experience in the surgical and non-surgical management of a wide range of routine and complex spinal conditions including lumbar disc herniation, lumbar spinal stenosis, and cervical spine degeneration. He performs over 300 spinal operations annually, ranging from minimally invasive procedures for typically common lumbar and cervical spine disc conditions to more advanced procedures for spinal trauma and tumours.
At Frenchay Hospital, he has held the posts of Clinical Lead for spinal surgery in the department of Neurosurgery, Training Programme Director for the South West, and Chairman of the Specialist Training Committee for the South West Neurosurgical training programme. He has a keen interest in teaching and has been involved as a faculty member on spine teaching courses both nationally and internationally.

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Cervical spine (diseases and disorders of); Lumbar spine (diseases and disorders of); Lower back pain; Spinal surgery; Neck pain; Spinal disease; Spine; Cervical Disc replacement; Spinal neurosurgery; Sciatica; Spine intervention; minimally invasive spinal surgery; spinal tumours; Cervical disc prolapse; Brachialgia; Sciatica; Lumbar disc prolapse; MRI and CT Scanning investigations

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