Mr Justin Nissen

Qualifications

BM BS, BMedSci, FRCS (SN)

GMC number: 3342590

Practicing since: 1989

Specialties

Neurosurgery

Consultation times

  • Tuesday 18.00 - 20.00
  • Wednesday/ Friday alternate 08.00 - 13.00
  • Overview

Or call us on

0191 2816131

About

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

  • Lumbar discectomy
  • Laminectomy
  • Spinal (lumbar) Decompression
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  • Spinal fusion
  • Correction of scoliosis
  • Excision of spinal tumours
  • Dorsal root ganglion block
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Nerve surgery
  • Cervical Disc Replacement

Locations Mr Justin Nissen works with

Related experience

Memberships

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

Other post 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 PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA
  • CS Healthcare
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)

Declaration

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.