Mr Shaishav Bhagat

MBBS, MS, MRCS, FRCS (T&O), Eurospine diplomat

  • Specialities Spinal Surgery
  • Telephone 01473 279146
  • Year of first qualification 1997
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    English, Hindi, Gujarati

  • GMC Number 6049738
  • Fax 01473 279147


Mr Shaishav Bhagat is a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at the Ipswich Spinal Unit, Ipswich Hospital NHS trust and Nuffield Health Ipswich.

Mr Bhagat obtained FRCS in (Trauma and Orthopaedics) at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2010. He was awarded a Eurospine diploma in 2012 in Budapest. He undertook extensive training in Spinal surgery during fellowships at reputed centres like Norwich, Cardiff, Cambridge and travelling fellowship in various centres in Europe and India. He was appointed a Consultant Spinal surgeon in 2013.

Mr Bhagat provides care for a full range of spinal conditions including degenerative disorders, trauma, tumours, infections, deformities and sports related injuries. He has specialised interest in minimally invasive keyhole spine surgery and degenerative deformity. He also runs a specialist paediatric spinal clinic at Ipswich Hospital.

Mr Bhagat is involved in the teaching of medical students, orthopaedic registrars, junior spinal surgeons and para-medical staff. He serves as a faculty on various teaching courses.


  • Every Tuesday 9:00 - 12:00


Current posts

  • Consultant Spinal Surgeon at the Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust


Personal interests

Swimming, Cricket and Tennis

Member of

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Association of Spine Surgeons
  • EuroSpine diploma group


Mr Shaishav Bhagat has published a number of peer reviewed articles in international orthopaedic and spine surgery journals. He has extensively presented his work at various national and international meetings.

Mr Bhagat has been the principal investigator for a global multi-centre study on fusions in the lumbar spine. Some examples of his publications are as below.

An evaluation of multimodal spinal cord monitoring in scoliosis surgery: a single centre experience of 354 operations. Eur Spine J. 2015 Jul;24(7):1399-407

Morbidity and mortality in adult spinal deformity surgery: Norwich Spinal Unit experience. Eur Spine J (2013) 22 (Suppl 1):S42–S46.

Spondylodiscitis: British Journal of Neuro-surgery.


Mr Shaishav Bhagat works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Health-on-Line
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA

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

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

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