Mr Michael Katsimihas

MSc, MBChB, FRCS (TR&Orth)

  • Specialities Spinal Disorders, Spinal Surgery
  • Telephone 0117 906 4670
  • Year of first qualification 1996
  • Email
  • GMC Number 4310488
  • Fax 0117 925 4909


Mr Katsimihas practices as a Consultant Spine Surgeon at North Bristol NHS trust, both Frenchay and Southmead. 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. 

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

Please note that for children, Mr Katsimihas is able to consult children for spinal conditions but does not carry out paediatric surgery of the spine for children at the Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital.


  • Available on request


Current posts

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


  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Lumbar spine disorders
  • Spinal Surgery

Member of

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


Research interests include lumbar disc replacement, back pain and adult degenerative spine disease


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.