Mr Mark John Nowell

Mr Mark John Nowell

MB BS, MA (Oxon), PhD, FRCS (SN)

Neurosurgery

19 years of experience
4 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

4.96

Top feedback

“Put at me at ease and was very professional and would like to say a big thankyou to him “
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Subspecialty

  • Spinal Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • British Association of Spinal Surgeons: 54776462
  • Royal College of Surgeons: 9005990
  • General Medical Council: 6078818
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    Nuffield Health Bristol

    The Chesterfield, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS8 1BN
    20 reviews

    Southmead Hospital

    Southmead Road Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS10 5NB
    17 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    Not available
    Tue
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    Wed
    09:00 - 12:30
    Thu
    13:00 - 17:00
    Fri
    Not available
    Sat
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    Sun
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    About

    Mr Mark Nowell is a neurosurgeon based at Nuffield Health Bristol and Southmead Hospital. His clinical interests are in the following areas:

    • Craniocervical pathology,
    • Cervical spondylosis,
    • Lumbar disc disease,
    • Minimally invasive spine surgery,
    • Intradural pathology.

    He takes a patient-centred approach to care and offers a range of treatments to enable patients to make informed decisions that are right for their individual conditions.

    Mr Nowell undertook neurosurgical training in Bristol before developing a subspecialty interest in spinal surgery. In 2017 he gained the British Association of Spinal Surgeons Travelling Fellowship. He then completed complex spine fellowships at the Leeds General Infirmary, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore.

    Mr Nowell also holds a PhD from UCL on developing advanced imaging tools and computer navigation for use in neurosurgery. He has presented his work both nationally and internationally and has published extensively. This is an area of great interest in modern spinal surgery.

    With dual training in neurosurgical and orthopaedic spine surgery, Mr Nowell possesses the skills and expertise to offer his patients the most appropriate treatments for their spinal conditions. This includes degenerative disease, trauma, tumour, and infection across the spine.

    For more information please click here to visit Mr Nowell's website: https://mxnspine.com/

    Procedures

    • Discectomy
    • Complex Spinal Reconstructive Surgery
    • Surgery for Myelopathy
    • Spinal Injections for Pain
    • Complex Revision Spinal Surgery
    • Craniocervical Junction Surgery
    • Lateral Access Spine Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
    • Revision Lumbar Spine Surgery
    • Sciatica Surgery
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    Special interests

    • Herniated Disc or Slipped Disc
    • Leg Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Sciatica
    • Disc Injuries
    • Neck Pain
    • Chiari Malformation
    • Foot Drop
    • Nerve Root Entrapment
    • Nerve Tumours
    • Upper Limb Pain
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    Education

     Education

    • Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Neurosurgery Mar 2016
    • PhD at University College London, Novel Multimodality Imaging Techniques for Neurosurgical Planning and Stereotactic Navigation in Epiepsy Surgery Aug 2015
    • Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England June 2006
    • Final Honour School Physiological Sciences (MA Oxon), University of Oxford 2004
    • MB BS parts III-VII (Clinical), Imperial College School of Medicine 2006
    • First BM pts I-II (Pre-clinical), Oriel College, University of Oxford 2000
    • Queen Mary’s Grammar School, Walsall 1990-1997

     

    Experience 

    • Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon, Southmead Hospital, Bristol Feb 2020
    • Locum Consultant Spinal Surgeon, Leeds General Infirmary Sep19-Jan 20
    • Complex Spine Fellowship, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore and National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London Aug 18-19
    • Complex Spine Fellowship, Leeds General Infirmary Aug 17-18
    • Neurosurgery training, Severn Deanery 2008-2017

     

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    Reviews

    4.99 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    4.96
    Spinal Surgery
    15/25
    Discectomy
    9/25
    Herniated Disc or Slipped Disc
    6/25
    Leg Pain
    6/25
    Degenerative Disc Disease
    5/25
    Sciatica
    4/25
    Complex Spinal Reconstructive Surgery
    3/25
    Surgery for Myelopathy
    2/25
    Disc Injuries
    1/25
    Neck Pain
    1/25
    Spinal Injections for Pain
    1/25
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    Put at me at ease and was very professional and would like to say a big thankyou to him
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    Could not have gone much better
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    I had my yearly follow up with him yesterday. He was very polite, gave a good explanation of what has happened so far and what to expect in the future. He had a professional but cheerful demeanour.
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    Mr Nowell explained about the surgery that was needed and was very good with my autistic son
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    Best surgeon/doctor I have ever had treatment from . Not only was the surgery 100% successful….. Mr Nowell is very professional and skilful, as well as being respectful and polite.
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    Mark Nowell was amazing. I felt in very safe hands 👐🏼 He literally saved me from what could of been life changing circumstances!! Mark explained everything clearly so I knew exactly what my operation was. He has a kind manner and made me feel at ease. I highly recommend Mark. And I thank him so much.
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    I had excellent service in all ways from Mr Nowell
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    I am eternally grateful to Mr Nowell, his surgical skills, experience and management provided an outcome that was so dramatic and beyond any expectations that when I reflect on this episode I still find it difficult to comprehend. Thank you so much
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    (5/5)
    He is knowledgeable, professional and kind. He changed my life. I highly recommend him.
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