Mr Nitin Patel is a Consultant Neurosurgeon with specialist expertise in Spinal Surgery.
He completed his Neurosurgical training and higher degree in Bristol from 1992 to 1999. Following a Neurosurgical Fellowship in Melbourne, he was appointed as Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon at Frenchay hospital in 2000.
Mr Patel is a highly experienced spinal surgeon and his practice includes routine and complex spine procedures in all areas of the spine.
He has a keen interest in spinal education and teaches both nationally and internationally. He has previously been Training Programme Director for the South West Neurosurgical Programme in the NHS and is currently the clinical lead for spinal Neurosurgery at Southmead hospital in Bristol. Nitin has published several papers on spinal surgery in peer-reviewed journals, including metastatic spine, thoracic disc and lumbar disc conditions, and neuro-navigation systems.
MB, BCh University of Wales, College of Medicine 1987
FRCS (Eng) Royal College of Surgeons of England 1992
FRCS(SN) Intercollegiate Surgical Board Examination in Neurosurgery 1999
MSc. University of Bristol 2000
British Association of Spine Surgeons
Society of British Neurosurgeons
North American Spine Society
British Medical Association
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons