Mr Michael Athanassacopoulos (m)

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon


Year of qualification:2002

GMC number:6038902

Main NHS base:

  • Northern General Hospital

Member of:

  • British Association of Spine Surgeons (BASS)
  • AO Spine International
  • College of Greek Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Eurospine
  • British Medical Association
  • British Scoliosis Society (BSS)


  • Sheffield Orthopaedics Ltd (SOL)

Scope of Practice:

It is common that a consultant will perform more procedures in their NHS practice than privately due to the differences in the private and NHS facilities. The table below shows the main procedures Mr Athanassacopoulos performs at Claremont Private Hospital and is a guide to his scope of practice.

  NHS Claremont
Lumbar (Low Back) prolapsed disc (Microdiscctomy)
Spinal Stenosis (Decompression)
Spondylolisthesis, Spondylolysis
Spinal Cord Compression (Myelopathy)
Adult Spinal Deformity (Scoliosis / Kyphosis)
Adolescent / Juvenile / Infantile Scoliosis or Deformity
Congenital Scoliosis or Deformity
Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF) for Arm Pain
Infections, Tumors of the Spine

Training & background:

Mr Athanassacopoulos is part of Sheffield Orthopaedics Ltd (SOL), proudly in partnership with Claremont Private Hospital. In addition to Claremont's CQC accreditation, SOL has it's own CQC accreditation and is part of Claremont's 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on-call consultant cover provision for inpatients. SOL Consultants are integral to the reduced length of stay Claremont patients enjoy, compared to other providers.  

Mr Athanassacopoulos is a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at the Northern General Hospital with a private practice at Claremont.

Mr Athanassacopoulos has worked in several prestigeous hospitals including Great Ormond Street Hospital (London), Pellegrin Hospital (France), General Hospital of Athens and now Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

He sees patients for all back and spinal problems.

Clinic Times

Please note these are regular clinics, other times may be available by appointment

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Schedule Key

M: Monthly sessions       A: Consulting alternative weeks       A/H: Ad Hoc

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Helen Oxley

T: 01142632140

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