Crispin Wigfield is a Consultant Neurological and
Spinal Surgeon. His NHS practice is based at
Frenchay Hospital in Bristol, which is regarded as
a centre of excellence for the diagnosis and
treatment of neurosurgical conditions.
Previously he worked at the internationally renowned Walton Centre for
Neurology & Neurosurgery in Liverpool. Crispin graduated from the
University of Birmingham and completed higher surgical training in
neurosurgery at Cambridge, Plymouth and Bristol.
He was appointed as the National Spine Fellow in Leeds for subspeciality
training in both the orthopaedic and neurosurgical aspects of complex
spinal surgery. Subsequently he was awarded an HCA International
Travelling Fellowship to study minimally invasive and complex spine surgery
in New York and Memphis, USA.
Crispin was awarded a Doctorate from the University of Birmingham for his
research on cervical spine arthroplasty (disc replacement surgery) and
spinal biomechanics. He has published in peer reviewed journals and
presented internationally on cervical spine arthroplasty, computer assisted
spinal surgery and evidence based spinal surgery.
Crispin Wigfield is a member of the Court of Examiners of the Royal College
of Surgeons of England. His academic interests relate to his clinical practice
and include; the health economics of minimally invasive spine surgery, the
application of new imaging modalities to spinal research, computer assisted
spinal surgery and cervical disc replacements. His medico-legal activity is
exclusively dedicated to spinal conditions.
Membership of professional associations
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
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