Mr Michael Athanassacopoulos

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon


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I am a Consultant Spinal Surgeon with NHS practice at the Northern General and Sheffield Children’s Hospitals with a private practice at Spire Claremont Hospital. I see patients for all neck, back and spinal problems.

I finished my specialty in Trauma & Orthopaedics in General Hospitals of Athens ‘KAT’ a major trauma centre of Athens, Greece in 2011. I specialised in Adult and Paediatric Spinal Surgery and completed fellowships in several prestigious hospitals including Great Ormond Street Hospital (London), Sheffield Teaching and Sheffield Children’s Hospitals.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Michael Athanassacopoulos at Spire include:

Orthopaedics - spine

Other treatments

  • ACDF for neck and arm pain
  • Coccyx injections for coccyx pain
  • Foraminal epidural injections for leg pain
  • Microdiscectomy for back and leg pain
  • Nerve root injections for leg pain
  • Spinal decompression for back and leg pain
  • Spinal fusion for back and leg pain
  • Sports injuries

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Additional information

Professional memberships

British Association of Spine Surgeons (BASS)

AO Spine International

College of Greek Orthopaedic Surgeons


British Medical Association

British Scoliosis Society (BSS)

Northern General Hospital