Mr Justin Nissen


Consultant Neurosurgeon, BM BS, BMedSci, FRCS (SN)

GMC number: 3342590

Practising since: 1989



Consultation times

  • Tuesday 18.00 - 20.00
  • Wednesday/ Friday alternate 08.00 - 13.00
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Mr Nissen completed his Neurosurgery training in Newcastle and was appointed as Spinal Fellow at the Freeman Hospital for advanced Spinal training.

He is the Senior Spinal Neurosurgeon to the Royal Victoria Infirmary and he specialises in the treatment of low back and neck disorders, complex spinal disorders and spinal microsurgery.

Special interests

  • Spine Surgery
  • Back pain
  • Sciatica
  • Neck disorders
  • Spinal Microsurgery

Other interests

Special interests include lumbar disc disease, sciatica, leg pain and cervical disc disease.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Justin Nissen at Nuffield Health

  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Lumbar discectomy
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  • Laminectomy
  • Spinal (lumbar) Decompression
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Dorsal root ganglion block

Locations Mr Justin Nissen works with

Related experience


  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Association of Spine Surgeons

Other posts held

  • Consultant Neurosurgeon, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Insurers Mr Justin Nissen works with

Mr Justin Nissen works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA
  • CS Healthcare


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

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

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