Mr Nitin Patel

Mr Nitin Patel

MB,BCh, MSc, FRCS(Eng), FRCS(SN)

Neurosurgery

Offers video consultation
35 years of experience
23 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.98

Bedside Manner

4.98

Explanation

4.98

Top feedback

“I found Mr N Patel to be very informative, who explained every step of my assessment and ultimately my spinal operation, throughout my time with him. He was very approachable, who when I had any questions or concerns, was very professional in his responses, as such to be able to reassure me or put mind mind at ease. Compared to other Surgeons who I have had experiences with, I also found him to be be very down to earth, which made my whole experience far easier to deal with, as it was like dealing with a individual who had known me for some time.“
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Subspecialty

  • Spinal Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3201282
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £290

    Follow-up appointment: £160

    Practices worked at

    Nuffield Hospital, The Chesterfield

    3 Clifton Hill, Clifton, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS8 1BN
    22 reviews

    Nuffield Health Bristol

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

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    14:00 - 18:30
    Tue
    Not available
    Wed
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    Thu
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    Fri
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    Sat
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    Sun
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    About

    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.  

     

     


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Neck Disc Replacement Surgery (Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Disc Replacement) 
    • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
    • Micro-decompression for Spinal Stenosis
    • Lumbar Micro-discectomy
    • Cervical Posterior micro-foraminotomy
    • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
    • Cervical Laminectomy
    • Spinal Decompression 
    • Spinal Fusion for Back Pain
    • Surgery for Intradural Spine Tumours
    • Neck pain
    • Back pain
    • Leg Pain - Sciatica
    • Arm pain - Brachialgia
    • Neurological symptoms in arms or legs related to spinal compression

     

     

     

     

    • Sciatica
    • Brachialgia (Arm pain due to trapped nerve)
    • Cervical Myelopathy
    • Low back pain
    • Neck pain
    • Disc Herniation (prolapse)
    • Lumbar Spinal stenosis
    • Spinal fusion
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Intradural Spinal Tumours 
    • Facet joint cyst

    Procedures

    • Discectomy
    • Cervical (Neck) Surgery
    • Artificial Disc Replacement
    • Laminectomy
    • Complex Revision Spinal Surgery
    • Epidural
    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Lumbar Back Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
    • Nerve Root Injection
    • Sciatica Surgery
    • Spinal Decompresson
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Injections for Pain
    • Spine Fracture Surgery
    • Surgery for Myelopathy
    • Thoracic (Back) Surgery
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

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

    Education

    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

    Affiliations/Memberships

    British Association of Spine Surgeons

    Society of British Neurosurgeons

    North American Spine Society

    British Medical Association

    Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

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    Reviews

    4.98 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.98
    Bedside Manner
    4.98
    Explanation
    4.98
    Spinal Surgery
    10/52
    Discectomy
    9/52
    Cervical (Neck) Surgery
    5/52
    Artificial Disc Replacement
    4/52
    Back Pain
    2/52
    Herniated Disc or Slipped Disc
    2/52
    Laminectomy
    2/52
    Lower Back Pain
    2/52
    Sciatica
    2/52
    Arthritis (Spine)
    1/52
    Complex Spinal Disorders
    1/52
    Spinal Stenosis
    1/52
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    I found Mr N Patel to be very informative, who explained every step of my assessment and ultimately my spinal operation, throughout my time with him. He was very approachable, who when I had any questions or concerns, was very professional in his responses, as such to be able to reassure me or put mind mind at ease. Compared to other Surgeons who I have had experiences with, I also found him to be be very down to earth, which made my whole experience far easier to deal with, as it was like dealing with a individual who had known me for some time.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Made procedure very easy, well explained and informed what to expect
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Very clear and straightforward in his initial diagnosis and subsequent presentation of the MRI scan. I felt very confident in his ability, and was pleased with the result of the operation.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Professional, reassuring, friendly.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr Patel, is very knowledgable in his profession and delivered clear concise information that allowed me to understand and make appropriate choices. He was also very relaxed, polite, and pragmatic during our discussions thats allowed me to feel comfortable and respond in a two way discussion.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Throughout the lead up to surgery Mr Patel explained to me in simple terms the options and possible outcomes. His comments were realistic and without undue optimism stressing that the main objective was to prevent further deterioration. In the event and six months after the operation I have experienced very significant improvement in my movement and sensitivity enabling me to carry out quite intricate tasks. Far beyond my anticipation. I do not hesitate to recommend Mr. Patel to anyone in need of neurosurgery.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Excellent. Clearly explained everything. Very good bedside manner. Followed everything up to my total satisfaction
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Compassionate about dealing with the pain I was in. Very clear about the options for treatment. Surgery went very well.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    very helpful in all ways
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I can not rate MR Patel highly enough the treatment and after care was exemplary
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