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Mr Shashank Chitgopkar

Consultant Spinal Surgeon
MBBS, D.Orth, DNB Orth, FRCS (trauma and orth)

Practising at

Spire Liverpool Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Shashank Chitgopkar at Spire include:

Orthopaedics

Other treatments

Degenerative disorders of the whole spine (disc prolapse, back pain, spinal stenosis)

  • Adult spinal deformity
  • Spinal tumours
  • Spinal fractures
  • Spinal infections
  • Cervical spine disorders

I perform spinal injections including facet joints, sacroiliac joints, epidural injections, nerve blocks.

I perform surgery on all spinal levels including decompressions, fusions, spinal instrumentation.

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Professional profile

I am a consultant spinal surgeon at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital in Oswestry since May 2014. Previously, I was a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with special interest in spinal surgery at Warrington and Halton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and consultant spinal surgeon at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool from January 2013.

I have trained in India and have undergone my trauma and orthopaedic training as a specialist registrar on the Mersey rotation. I have trained in spinal surgery with fellowships at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital in Oswestry and Alder Hey Children's Hospital, and at Hope Hospital, Salford and Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.

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Current NHS posts

The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital - Gobowen, Oswestry

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Personal Profile

I have a holistic outlook towards life and this reflects in my clinical practice.

My passion outside of medicine is in understanding the similarity between science, mythology and philosophy. I have been invited to lecture on my understanding of these sciences.

The videos are open to public on YouTube (shashank.chitgopkar)

I also enjoy playing cricket in the local league.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0151 522 1881
Private secretary Natasha Lloyd
Private secretary telephone 0151 522 1888
Private secretary email natasha.lloyd@spirehealthcare.com