Mr Nik (Nikunj) Patel

Mr Nik (Nikunj) Patel

Consultant Neurosurgeon

Practising at

Spire Bristol Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Nik (Nikunj) Patel at Spire include:


Other treatments

Neurosurgery: Spinal surgery, Pain management

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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.

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.

Private contact details

Telephone 0117 980 4070
Private secretary Madolyn Palmer
Private secretary telephone 0117 313 8486
Private secretary fax 0870 875 5910
Private secretary email
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Medical Association.
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Fellow of the Royal College of Medicine.
Society of British Neurological Surgeons

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Neurosurgeon, Frenchay Hospital, North Bristol Trust

Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Bristol

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