Bristol Spine Surgeon
Mark Nowell is a Consultant Neurosurgical Spine Surgeon based in Bristol. Mark specialises in the treatment of degenerative disease affecting the neck and back. He places great emphasis on:
Mark’s philosophy is patient-centred care, clear choices and supported decision-making. He is a proponent of minimally invasive interventions to reduce recovery time and restore function more quickly.
Mark records outcome measures for all his patients undergoing a surgical procedure on the British Spine Registry. This allows him to monitor the progress of his patients after any intervention.
Dual-trained Neurosurgical Spine Surgeon
Spine surgery has traditionally been undertaken by either orthopaedic spine surgeons or neurosurgeons. Modern spine surgery training now brings these disciplines together as part of the natural progression to advance spinal surgery.
Mark has completed complex spine surgery fellowships at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, Queen Square Hospital, London and Leeds General Infirmary. He was awarded the British Association of Spinal Surgery Travelling Fellowship in 2017.
He is a new generation of spine surgeons with experience in orthopaedic and neurosurgical training, offering the full spectrum of surgical treatments.
Treatments for spine conditions
Mark offers the following treatments for spinal degenerative disease:
Pain injections can be excellent treatments for flare-ups of arm and leg pain.
Considerations for surgery
When conservative management fails and benefits of treatment outweigh risks.
Anterior cervical decompression and fusion
Definitive surgery for arm pain and cervical myelopathy.
Get in touch
Please contact Mark’s medical secretary via phone or email if you wish to arrange a spinal surgical assessment.