Mr Michael Katsimihas


MSc, MBChB, FRCS (TR&Orth)

GMC number: 4310488

Practicing since: 1996


Orthopaedic surgery

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Mr Katsimihas practices as a Consultant Spine Surgeon at North Bristol NHS trust, at Southmead Hospital. He qualified from Liverpool Medical School and completed his Orthopaedic and Spine surgery training in Bristol and London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Hospital London Ontario, Canada where he ordained a certificate of completion of spine fellowship awarded by the University of Western Ontario. He also completed an MSc in Orthopaedic Engineering at the University of Cardiff.

His special interests are in degenerative spinal conditions of the whole spine including deformity, complex cervical conditions, sciatica, back pain, trauma, tumours and infections in adults. 

Special interests

  • Spinal surgery
  • Lumbar spine disorders
  • Cervical spine disorders 

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Michael Katsimihas at Nuffield Health

  • Lumbar discectomy
  • Spinal (lumbar) Decompression
  • Spinal fusion surgery

Locations Mr Michael Katsimihas works with

Related experience


In the past, Mr Katsimihas has carried out research in lumbar disc replacement, and has published papers on this subject. He also continues to have an interest in back pain and adult degenerative spine disease.


  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • British Association of Spine Surgeons

Other posts held

  • Consultant Spine Surgeon at North Bristol NHS Trust, Southmead Hospital

Insurers Mr Michael Katsimihas works with

Mr Michael Katsimihas works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP International
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


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

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

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