Consultant Profile

Mr  Michael Katsimihas

Mr  Michael Katsimihas MSc, MBChB, FRCS (TR&Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Bristol Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Lumbar spine disorders
    • Spinal surgery
Special clinical interests:

Cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine
Spinal deformity paediatric and adult
Microdisectomy and treatment of spinal stenosis (decompression)
Degenerative scoliosis, disc replacement of cervical and lumbar spine
Revision spine surgery
Trauma and tumour infection of the whole spine
Surgery for back pain
Spine fusion

Research interests:

Lumbar disc replacement, back pain
Adult degenerative spine disease

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Spine Surgeon at North Bristol NHS Trust, Frenchay Hospital and Southmead

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd)
British Association of Spine Surgeons (BASC)

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0117 980 4070
Private secretary telephone number:
01225 341935
Personal email address:
All day Wednesday, Saturday morning, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday evenings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Katsimihas practices as a Consultant Spine Surgeon at North Bristol NHS trust, both Frenchay and Southmead.  He qualified from Liverpool Medical School and completed his Orthopaedic and Spine surgery training in Bristol and London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Hospital London Ontario, Canada where he ordained a certificate of completion of spine fellowship awarded by the University of Western Ontario. 

His special interests are in degenerative spinal conditions of the whole spine including deformity, back pain, trauma, tumours and infections in both children and adults. 

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