Mr Nitin Patel


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

GMC number: 3201282

Practising since: 1987



Consultation times

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

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Nitin Patel at Nuffield Health

  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Excision of spinal tumours
  • Lumbar discectomy
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  • Laminectomy
  • Spinal (lumbar) Decompression
  • Spinal fusion surgery
  • Cervical Disc Replacement

Locations Mr Nitin Patel works with

Related experience


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

Other posts held

  • Consultant Neurosurgeon, Department of Neurosurgery, Frenchay Hospital

Insurers Mr Nitin Patel works with

Mr Nitin Patel works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • 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.