Consultant Profile

Mr Nikunj Patel

Mr Nikunj Patel BSc, MBBS, MD, FRCS (SN)
Practicing at:
Spire Bristol Hospital
  • Neurosurgery
    • Pain management
    • Spinal surgery
Special clinical interests:

Surgical treatment of trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm
Minimally invasive cervical and lumbar spine sugery
Neuromodulation (spinal cord and deep brain stimulation) treatments for chronic pain syndromes Neuromodulation (deep brain stimulation) treatments for functional brain disorders


Research interests:
Growth factor therapy for treatment of Parkinson's disease.
New techniques for treating spinal and chronic pain syndromes.
Deep brain stimulation for the treatment of depression and psychiatric disease.
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Frenchay Hospital, North Bristol Trust
Hunterian Professor in Neurosurgery
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Bristol
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
British Medical Association
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Fellow of the Royal College of Medicine
Member of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0117 980 4070
Private secretary telephone number:
0117 980 4073
Private secretary fax:
0870 875 5910
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:
I have had a broad based training in neurosurgery at Frenchay Hospital in Bristol, where I have developed interests and expertise in spinal surgery; surgical treatment of facial pain and cranial nerve hyperactive syndromes; and stereotactic surgery for functional brain disorders.

In recognition for my research in the growth factor therapy for the treatment of Parkinson's disease, I was awarded a Hunterian Professorship in Neurosurgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
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Mr Nikunj Patel

Mr Nikunj Patel Neurosurgery Consultant, Bristol, private hospital specialist.

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