Crispin Wigfield is a Consultant Neurological and Spinal Surgeon. His NHS practice is based at Southmead Hospital in Bristol. Previously he worked at the internationally renowned Walton Centre for Neurology & Neurosurgery in Liverpool. Crispin completed higher surgical training in neurosurgery at Cambridge, Plymouth and Bristol.
He was appointed as the National Spine Fellow in Leeds for subspecialty training in both the orthopaedic and neurosurgical aspects of complex spinal surgery. Crispin was awarded a Doctorate from the University of Birmingham for his research on cervical spine arthroplasty (disc replacement surgery) and spinal biomechanics.
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
- Cervical disc replacements
His medico-legal activity is exclusively dedicated to spinal conditions.