Mr Crispin Wigfield

BSc (Hons), MB ChB, MD, FRCS

  • Specialities Neurosurgery, Spinal Surgery
  • Telephone 0117 906 4870
  • Year of first qualification 2014
  • Languages spoken


  • GMC Number 4017132
  • Website
  • Fax 0117 925 4909


Crispin Wigfield is a Consultant Neurological and Spinal Surgeon. His NHS practice is based at North Bristol NHS Trust, which is regarded as a centre of excellence for the diagnosis and treatment of neurosurgical conditions.

Previously he worked at the internationally renowned Walton Centre for Neurology & Neurosurgery in Liverpool.

Crispin graduated from the University of Birmingham and completed higher surgical training in neurosurgery at Cambridge, Plymouth and Bristol. He was appointed as the National Spine Fellow in Leeds for subspeciality training in both the orthopaedic and neurosurgical aspects of complex spinal surgery. Subsequently he was awarded an HCA International Travelling Fellowship to study minimally invasive and complex spine surgery in New York and Memphis, USA.

Crispin Wigfield is a member of the Court of Examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. His medico-legal activity is exclusively dedicated to spinal conditions.


  • Bi Weekly Monday PM


Current posts

  • Consultant Neurosurgeon & Clinical Director for Neuroscience, North Bristol NHS Trust

Member of

  • Royal College of Surgeons England
  • Society of British Neurological Surgeons
  • European Spine Society
  • AO Spine International
  • British Association of Spine Surgeons


Crispin was awarded a Doctorate from the University of Birmingham for his research on cervical spine arthroplasty (disc replacement surgery) and spinal biomechanics. He has published in peer reviewed journals and presented internationally on cervical spine arthroplasty, computer assisted spinal surgery and evidence based spinal surgery.


Mr Crispin Wigfield does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Crispin Wigfield does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Crispin Wigfield does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.