Bhupal Chitnavis


35 years of experience
35 years of experience



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Mr Bhupal Chitnavis is Consultant Neurosurgeon who specialised in Spinal surgery. 

Mr Chitnavis attained his medical degree from Guy's Hospital, London. He went to complete his specialist surgical training at Great Ormond Street and King's College Hospital, London. While at King's, he developed a keen interest in vascular neurosurgery and spinal surgery under Professor Anthony Strong and Dr Richard Gullan, respectively. Prior to his training, Mr Chitnavis had neurosurgical experience in Birmingham with the late Professor Edward Hitchcock and later on at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery with Professor Lindsay Simon. He also has experience in high flow vascular bypass techniques. 

Mr Chitnavis' principal special interest lies in spinal surgery, specifically complex stabilisation and development of new instrumentation. Mr Chitnavis also has expertise in orthopaedic spinal surgery methods with experience in Germany with Professor Jurgen Harms and further training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London.

Alongside his private practice, Mr Chitnavis is involved with surgical charity work in developing nations. He trains both spinal and neurosurgeons at the Royal College of Surgeons and continues to work in the NHS. His professional memberships include the Society of British Neurosurgeons, the Independent Doctors Federation and the CyberKnife Society. 

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Laminectomy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Decompression
  • Lumbar Spine Microdiscectomy
  • complex instrument spine surgery
  • Spinal injections for pain
  • surgery for sciatica
  • cyberknife
  • Scoliosis
  • Neck Pain
  • Arm Pain
  • Cyberknife


Spinal Surgery

All procedures

  • Discectomy
  • Lumbar Back Surgery
  • Sciatica Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical (Neck) Surgery
  • Complex Revision Spinal Surgery
  • Cyberknife Therapy
  • Facet Joint Replacement
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Injections for Pain
  • Spine Fracture Surgery
  • Surgery for Myelopathy
  • Thoracic (Back) Surgery

All conditions

  • Back Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Disc or Slipped Disc
  • Sciatica
  • Coccyx Fracture
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fractures and Trauma
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis (Spine)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastases
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Spine Tumours and Infections
  • Spondylolisthesis & Spondylosis
  • Sports-Related Spine Injuries
  • Vertebral Compression Fracture


Hindi, English


BSc (Hons), MBBS, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (SN)

Registered with

General Medical Council: 3323834


31 Old Broad Street By Tower 42, London, EC2N 1HT


St Thomas Street, London, SE1 9BS


Consultation Fees

New appointment: £295

Follow-up appointment: £225


Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

5 / 5

Personal care received

4.97 / 5

Explanation of care provided

4.97 / 5



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