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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

Email: [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

Email: [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.

Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Manish Chadha, MBBS, MS (Ortho),

Professor of Orthopaedics, University College of Medical Sciences & GTB Hospital, Delhi-95

Email: [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.

Email: [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                                                                                         

Email: [email protected]; [email protected]

S.N. Dwivedi, Ph.D., FSMS, FRSS (UK)

Professor of Biostatistics, International Centre for Health Research (ICHR)

RD Gardi Medical College (A Unit of Ujjain Charitable Hospital and Research Centre) 

Agar Road, Village Sursa, Ujjain-456006, Madhya Pradesh, India

President-Elect (until 2022) & President (2023-2024), Indian Society for Medical Statistics

Founder Vice-President, Society for Evidence Based Health Care India &

Former Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Adjunct Faculty, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi-110029, India                                                     

Emails: [email protected], [email protected], [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, MBBS, MS (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     

Email: [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]

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