Mr Bhupal Chitnavis

Mr Bhupal Chitnavis

BSc (Hons), MBBS, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (SN)

Neurosurgery

Offers video consultation
Recommended by 2 specialists
33 years of experience
19 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

4.96

Explanation

4.96

Top feedback

“Everything was explained from start to finish very good“
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Subspecialty

  • Spinal Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3323834
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £295

    Follow-up appointment: £225

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    2,748 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    2,350 reviews

    About

    Mr Bhupal Chitnavis, Consultant Neurosurgeon, works within London in several private practice institutions. He is highly specialised in spinal surgery, specifically complex stabilisation, development of new instrumentation, and orthopaedic spinal surgery techniques.

    Mr Chitnavis graduated from Guy's Hospital with his undergraduate medical degree, following this he went on to do specialist training in surgery at Great Ormond Street and King's College Hospital. During this time he developed a special inters in vascular neurosurgery and spinal surgery while working alongside 2 very skilled surgeons, Professor Anthony Strong and Dr Richard Gullan, respectively. He has also worked alongside Professor Edward Hitchcock and Professor Lindsay Simon gaining invaluable neurosurgery and neurology experience. He also undertook training abroad in Germany where he learnt orthopaedic spinal surgery methods with Professor Jurgen Harms. He carried on this orthopaedic training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in the UK.

    Mr Chitnavis continues to contribute back to society by undertaking surgical charity work in developing nations. He is also an engaged teacher, training fellow surgeons on spinal and neurosurgery for the Royal College of Surgeons. He is a member of several professional organisations including the Society of British Neurosurgeons, the Independent Doctors Federation, and the CyberKnife Society. 

    Procedures

    • Lumbar Back Surgery
    • Sciatica Surgery
    • Discectomy
    • Artificial Disc Replacement
    • Cervical (Neck) Surgery
    • Complex Revision Spinal Surgery
    • Cyberknife Therapy
    • Facet Joint Replacement
    • Kyphoplasty
    • Laminectomy
    • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
    • Scoliosis Surgery
    • Spinal Decompresson
    • Spinal Deformity Correction
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Injections for Pain
    • Spine Fracture Surgery
    • Surgery for Myelopathy
    • Thoracic (Back) Surgery
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    Special interests

    • Back Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Herniated Disc or Slipped Disc
    • Sciatica
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Arthritis (Spine)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Coccyx Fracture
    • Complex Spinal Disorders
    • Meningiomas
    • Metastases
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Deformity
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Fractures and Trauma
    • Spine Tumours and Infections
    • Spondylolisthesis & Spondylosis
    • Sports-Related Spine Injuries
    • Vertebral Compression Fracture
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    Education

    BSc, University of London

    MBBS, University of London

    FRCS (Eng) Royal College of Surgeons of England

    FRCS (SN), Royal College of Surgeons

    British Association of Spine Surgeons

    Society of British Neurological Surgeons

    North American Spine Society

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    Reviews

    4.97 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    4.96
    Explanation
    4.96
    Back Pain
    9/26
    Spinal Surgery
    7/26
    Degenerative Disc Disease
    3/26
    Lumbar Back Surgery
    3/26
    Sciatica Surgery
    2/26
    Discectomy
    1/26
    Herniated Disc or Slipped Disc
    1/26
    Sciatica
    1/26
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    Everything was explained from start to finish very good
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    Caring. Professional
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    Thorough, knowledgeable, caring, usually listens, thoughtful, empathetic, constructive, bit rambly at times, friendly, pleasant.
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    Very attentive and reassuring specialist. Thinking about his patients not just their condition and treatment.
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    Very satisfied
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    (5/5)
    The best consultant I’ve been lucky enough to meet. Mr Chitnavis is extremely personable, patient, caring and understanding with an ability to read the room, see the bigger picture whilst also having a laser like focus on the issues at hand. He has a great bedside manner and will put you immediately at ease and take your concerns seriously. No matter how unsure/hesitant you might be about sharing your concerns (big/small) he is reassuring and encourages you to talk. Other doctors/consultants can sometimes come across a little dismissive, but Mr Chitnavis epitomises what every medical professional should be. He’s a rare find and a real asset to HCA.
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    Patient seen for:
    Very happy indeed. He was easy to connect with and explained what the likely cause of my problem was and how it could be alleviated.
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    Patient seen for:
    A wonderful person and incredible doctor/surgent, with great expertise and care for patient.
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    (5/5)
    A true professional! Took detailed notes, showed real concern and put me at ease.
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    I found Mr Chitnavis very Proffesional with a calm manner who explained everything in detail. He listened to all my problems with my back and was patient and extremely informative. Highly recommend
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 2 specialists
    Dr Taher Mahmud
    Dr Taher Mahmud
    Rheumatology
    I have referred patients to them

    "Mr Chitnavis can be relied upon to provide excellent care for complex cases"

    12-03-2021

    Recommended for:
    Spinal Stenosis
    Professor Bo Povlsen
    Professor Bo Povlsen
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "Mr. Chitnavis is a senior spinal surgeon with a wealth of experience and commonscence"

    27-07-2020

    Recommended for:
    Back Pain

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