Editorial Board : Indian Spine Journal

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Editorial Board


The Editor-in-Chief has the overall responsibility of the journal. His decision is final in matters related to journal content, deciding symposium topics, resolution of any complaints regarding manuscript submission and editorial process, plagiarism etc. and he is responsible for final decision following peer review of the submitted manuscripts.

Anil Kumar Jain, MS, MAMS, FAMS, FRCS (Eng.)
Principal, University College of Medical Sciences,
Director Professor & Head, Deptt. of Orthopaedic,
University College of Medical Sciences & GTB Hospital, Delhi-95,
Past President, Indian Orthopaedic Association,
Ex-Editor, Indian Journal of Orthopaedics,
Ex-Deputy Editor, Journal Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS),
Visiting Professor, The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University
Emails: [email protected]; [email protected]

Deputy Editors

They are entrusted with the responsibility to assist the Editor-in-Chief on administrative issues regarding journal management. Being senior surgeons of global repute, they liaise with Global leaders in the field of spine for invited review articles on a given topic for symposium and spine clinic section.

Harvinder Singh Chhabra, MBBS, MS Orthopaedics
Chief of Spine Service & Medical Director, Indian Spinal Injuries Centre,
Sector C, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi-110070
Email: [email protected]

Arvind Jayaswal, MS Orthopaedics
Head of the Dept Of Spine Surgery, Primus Super Speciality Hospital,
Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, Ex Prof.of Orthopaedics,
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
Email: [email protected]

Raghava D Mulukutla, MS(Orth) FRCS(Edin)M.Ch(Orth) Liv. UK
Director and Chief of Spine Surgery, Udai Omni & Apollo Health City, Hyderabad
Email: [email protected]

Rajasekharan Shanmuganathan
M.S.(Orth)., D.Orth., D.N.B,F.R.C.S(Ed)., F.R.C.S(London), M.Ch. (Liverpool)., FACS, Ph.D.,
Chair – AO Spine International, President Elect - Asia Pacific Spine Society,
Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics & Spine Surgery,
Ganga Hospital,Coimbatore, India., Adjunct Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery,
The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, Hunterian Professor of Royal College of Surgeons, England.,
Member of Faculty of Medicine, Annamalai University, Member of the Planning Board, Bharathiar University,
PhD Committee Member, Anna University, Deputy Editor of SPINE,
Dy. Editor of Global Spine Journal, Dy Editor of Journal of Craniovertebral surgery
Email: [email protected]

Ram Chaddha, MBBS, MS (Ortho)
Consultaht Spine Surgeon – Lilavati, Jaslok and Global Hospitals, Mumbai
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Sajan Hegde, MBBS; MS
Consultant Spine Surgeon & Head of Department of Orthopaedics, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai
President (2013-2015) - Association of Spine Surgeons of India
Email: [email protected]

Saumyajit Basu, MS(orth), DNB(orth), FRCS Ed
Head, Department of Spine Surgery, Kothari Medical Center, 8/3 Alipore Road, Kolkata, INDIA
Email: [email protected]

Vinod T Ingalhaliker
Orthopedist, Jupiter Hospital, Thane West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Email: [email protected]

Associate Editors

They are assigned the task of planning symposiums, liaising with authors, reviewers and other board members and coordinating peer review and editorial proof checks on manuscripts accepted for publication.

Abhay Nene, MS Ortho
Consultant Spine Surgeon, We Are Spine Lilavati Hospital, A-791, Bandra Reclamation, Bandra (W), Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050
Email: [email protected]

Ajoy Shetty, M.S.(Orth)., D.N.B.(Orth)
Consultant Orthopedic & Spine Surgeon, Dept of Orthopaedics, Trauma & Spine Surgery, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore.
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Manish Chadha, MBBS, MS (Ortho)
Professor of Orthopaedics, University College of Medical Sciences & GTB Hospital, Delhi-95
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Upendra Bidre, MBBS, MS (Ortho)
Co-Director, Vitus Spine care and research Pvt Ltd., Bangalore,
Consultant Spine Surgeon, Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Vasanth Nagar, Bangalore.
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]


Members Editorial Board

They assist the Associate Editors in reviewing submitted manuscripts and planning forthcoming issues including symposium topics and suggest authors for invited review articles. They are also entrusted with the job of promoting the journal amongst their peers and to encourage submissions.

Arvind G Kulkarni, MS (Orth) (Bom), D’Orth, FCPS, Diploma (SICOT)
Consultant Spinal Surgeon,
Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, India
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

S.N. Dwivedi, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biostatistics - ‎All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi
Email: [email protected]

Gautam Zaveri
Director, Spine Surgery
Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre,
50 Dr G Deshmukh Road, Mumbai 400026, Maharashtra, India
Email: [email protected]

Mihir Bapat, MS (Orthopedics), DNB (Orthopedics)
Director Department of Spine Surgery, Nanavati Multispecialty Hospital, Mumbai 56
Mentor Department of Spine Surgery, Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital, Prarthana Samaj, Mumbai
Professor Emiratus , RN Cooper Municipal Hospital, Andheri Mumbai
Email: [email protected]

Naresh Babu J, M.S (Ortho), FNB (Spine Surgery)
Consultant Spine Surgeon, Director & Chief Spine Surgeon,
Mallika Spine Centre, Kothapet, Guntur. AP
Email: [email protected]

Samir Dalvie
Spine Surgeon, Hinduja and Breach Candy Hospitals, Mumbai
Email: [email protected]

Shankar Acharya
MBBSMS (Orth), D.N.B.(Orth), FRCS (Glasg),FRCS (Edin), M.Ch.(Orth)(L'Pool), F.R.C.S(Orth).London,(UK,
Spinal-Fellowship Birmingham.(U.K),
Chairperson Department of Spine Surgery & Consultant Orthopaedic & Spine Surgeon,
Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi
Email: [email protected]

Shashank S. Kale
MBBS, MS (Gen.Surg), M.Ch. Sciences (Neuro), Reconstructive Spine Fellowship, Prof. & Head, Dept. Of Neurosurgery,
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.
E-mail: [email protected]

SKS Srivastava, MBBS, MS (Ortho)
Dept. of Orthopaedics, Seth GSMC & KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India
Email: [email protected]

Gomatam Raghavan Vijay Kumar
MBBS, FRCS(Eng), FRCS(Neurosurgery), Spine Fellowhsip (USA), Skullbase & Vascular Fellowship (USA),
Head of Neurosurgery, AMRI Hospitals Salt Lake, JC 16 & 17, Salt Lake City, Kolkata 700098
Email: [email protected]

VSP Rao, M.S.(orthopedics), DNB (orthopedics)
Consultant Spine surgeon, Medicover Hospitals, Hyderabad.
Email: [email protected]

Pankaj Kandwal, MBBS, MS Orthopaedics
Professor & Head, Consultant Spine Surgeon,
Department of Orthopaedics,
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Rishikesh – 249203, Uttarakhand, India
Email: [email protected]

Ankur Nanda, MBBS, M.S. (Ortho)
MBA (Healthcare Management), Fellowship in Spine surgery, Seoul Fellowship in Endoscopic,
Spine surgery, Germany; Fellowship in Pediatric Spinal Deformity, UK
Senior Consultant Spine Surgeon, Chief of Spine Services, Unit V,
AO Spine Fellowship OfficerIndian Spinal Injuries Centre,
Vasant Kunj, New Delhi – 110070, India
E-mail: [email protected]

Members Editorial Board (Overseas)

Members are selected based on their proficiency in the field of spine and spine care. They are responsible for guiding, promoting and shaping the future of the journal.

Alok D Sharan, MD, MHCDS
Co-Director, WESTMED Spine Center, USA
Email: [email protected]

Dilip K Sengupta, MBBS, D.Orth, MS (Orth), DNB (Orth), M.Ch (Orth), Dr. Med
Director, Centre for Scoliosis & Advanced Spine Surgery, 2800 E Broad St, Suite 512
Manfeild, TX 76063, USA
Email: [email protected]

Hee-Kit Wong, MBBS, M.Med (Surg.); FRCS (Glas.); M.Ch.Orth (Liv.)
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster (UOHC),
Level 11, NUHS Tower Block, 1E Kent Ridge Road, Singapore.
Email: [email protected]

Rajiv K Sethi, MD
Executive Director of the Neuroscience Institute
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Clinical Professor
Schools of Medicine and Public Health
University of Washington
Seattle, WA, USA
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Suken Shah
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Department of Orthopaedics
1600 Rockland Road, PO Box 269, Wilmington, DE 19899
Chief of the Spine and Scoliosis Center, Clinical Fellowship Director, Nemours/Alfred
Email: [email protected]

Athanasios I Tsirikos, MD, FRCS, PhD
Consultant Orthopaedic and Spine Surgeon,
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer-University of Edinburgh
Scottish National Spine Deformity Centre, Royal Hospital for Sick Children,
Sciennes Road, EH91LF, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Email: [email protected]