Mr Nitin Patel

MB BCh, MSc, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (SN)


Nitin Patel is a Consultant  Spinal Neurosurgeon based at the Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital in Clifton, Bristol. He graduated from Medical School in 1987 and completed his Neurosurgical training and higher degree at Bristol University in 1999.  Following a Neurosurgery fellowship in Melbourne, Australia, he returned to Bristol to commence his Consultant post in 2000.

Mr Patel is highly experienced in a wide range of spinal conditions. He offers a comprehensive spinal assessment and treatment service, closely supported by Specialist Pain Clinicians and Spinal Physiotherapists.

He is registered with all major medical insurance companies and consults most Tuesday afternoons, and occasionally on Monday and Friday at the Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital.  

Mr Patel’s special interest areas include cervical and lumbar degenerative spinal conditions, disc prolapse, sciatica, cervical disc replacement surgery, spinal tumours, and spinal stenosis. 


  • Weekly Tuesday 14:00 - 17:30
  • Weekly Friday 14:00 - 17:30


Current posts

  • Consultant Neurosurgeon, Department of Neurosurgery, Frenchay Hospital

Member of

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Medical Association
  • Society of British Neurosurgeons
  • North American Spine Society


Mr Nitin Patel works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • 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
  • WPA

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

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

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