The Bristol Spine Clinic service is provided by Nitin Patel, Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon, who has over 12 years of experience in the surgical and non-surgical management of a wide range of spinal conditions. His practice is closely supported by other spinal healthcare experts with ready access to Consultants in Pain Management, Consultant Radiologists and Spinal Physiotherapists.
The service is based at the Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital, provides an assessment and treatment service for a range of spinal conditions including cervical disc degeneration, lumbar spinal stenosis, lumbar disc prolapse, and spinal tumours
We endeavour to provide an efficient and timely service. Our aim is to provide patients with the information that they need to make informed decisions about their healthcare, with emphasis on less invasive treatment options.
The Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital
The Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital has two fully equipped laminar flow operating theatres with a state-of-the-art operating surgical microscope. It has excellent out-patient facilities and provides a very high standard of in-patient nursing and physiotherapy care for patients recovering from their operation.
The hospital regularly achieves ratings above 95% for overall patient satisfaction in annual patient surveys. The results published for 2009 demonstrated the hospital as being one of only two Nuffield Health Hospitals in the UK to achieve scores of over 90% in all major audits covering: