Dr. Akhil Tawari | Best Spine Surgeon in Mumbai - NH

Dr. Akhil Tawari

M.B.B.S; M.S Ortho; D.N.B Ortho; D – Ortho Pediatric Spine Fellowships trained in the USA (Danville PA, Boston MA & Miami FL) Consultant

  • SpecialityOrthopaedics, Paediatrics, Spine Surgery

  • HospitalMumbai - SRCC Children's Hospital

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Brief Profile

Dr. Akhil Tawari is a Consultant Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgeon with more than 10 years of experience in this field.

He completed his MBBS followed by MS (Orthopedic), DNB (orthopedic), & D-Ortho from the prestigious Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Sion, Mumbai.

Subsequently, he worked as an Assistant Professor before heading to the USA for higher subspecialty training in pediatric spinal surgeries.

Dr. Tawari has extensive experience in dealing with various spinal disorders including sports conditions, deformities such as scoliosis and kyphosis, spinal trauma and infections at reputed national and international institutions.

Dr. Tawari specializes in performing minimally invasive spine surgeries and utilizes latest cutting-edge technology to perform safe and efficient spine surgeries

Dr. Tawari is very well published having more than 20 publications in national and international journals. He has written numerous book chapters on paediatric spinal problems.

Qualification

  • M.B.B.S; M.S Ortho; D.N.B Ortho; D – Ortho
  • Pediatric Spine Fellowships trained in the USA (Danville PA, Boston MA & Miami FL)

Fields of Experience

  • Pediatric Spine surgeries
  • Spine deformity including Scoliosis, Kyphosis
  • Pediatric spinal sports injuries
  • Pediatric spinal infections and tumors

Awards & Recognition

  • Chief Resident, Dr A.B. Goregaonkar Unit, LTMGH, Sion, Mumbai, MAH, India
  • 91st rank among 25,000 graduates in Common Entrance test in the state of Maharashtra, India
  • Distinction (more than 75 % marks) in ten subjects during the M.B.B.S course (Med School), LTMGH, Mumbai, India
  • Distinction (more than 75 % marks) in ten subjects during the M.B.B.S course (Med School), LTMGH, Mumbai, India
  • 19th in merit list (Academic excellence) in Higher Secondary Certification in the state of Maharashtra, India

Professional Memberships & Certifications

Memberships

  • Association of Spine Surgeons of India
  • Indian Orthopaedic Association
  • Maharashtra Orthopaedic Association
  • Bombay Spine Club
  • Bombay Orthopaedic Association

Certifications

  • Pediatric Spine Fellowship, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Miami, FL, USA
  • Adult & Pediatric Spine Fellowship, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Research Fellowship, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USA
  • D.N.B Orthopaedic, National Boards of Education, New Delhi, India
  • M.S. Orthopaedic, M.U.H.S, Nashik, Maharashtra, India

Publications

  • Tawari AA, Kempegowda H, Graham J, Suk M, Horwitz DS. The Agreement of Level of Evidence Ratings of Articles Submitted to JOT from 2012 to 2014.J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Jul;30(7):367-9.
  • Tawari AA, Kempegowda H, Suk M, Horwitz DS. What makes an intertrochanteric fracture unstable in 2015? Does the lateral wall play a role in the decision matrix? J Orthop Trauma. 2015 Apr;29 Suppl 4:S4-9.
  • Nicolay RW, Tawari AA, Kempegowda H, Suk M, Mullis B. How Often Are Protocols Followed at Level I Trauma Centres? J Surg Orthop Adv. Summer 2018;27(2):109-112.
  • Horwitz DS, Tawari AA, Suk M. Nail Length in the Management of Intertrochanteric Fracture of the Femur. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2016 Apr 29.
  • Kempegowda H, Richard R, Borade A, Tawari AA, Howenstein AM, Kubiak EN, Suk M, Horwitz DS. The Role of Radiographs and Office Visits in the Follow-Up of Healed Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures: An Economic Analysis. J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Dec;30(12):687-690.
  • Kempegowda H, Richard R, Borade A, Tawari AA, Jove G, Suk M, Howenstein A, Kubiak EN, Sotomayor VR, Koval K, Liporace FA, Tejwani N, Horwitz DS. Obesity is Associated with High Peri-Operative Complications among Surgically Treated Intertrochanteric Fracture of the Femur. J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Jul;31(7):352-357.
  • Maniar HH, Kempegowda H, Tawari AA, Rutter M, Borade A, Cush G, Horwitz DS. Medial Malleoli Fractures: Clinical Comparison between Newly Designed Sled Device and Conventional Screws. Foot Ankle Spec. 2017. Aug;10(4):296- 301.
  • Borade A, Kempegowda H, Tawari AA, Suk M, Horwitz DS. Improvement in Osteoporosis Detection in a Fracture Liaison Service with Integration of a Geriatric Hip Fracture Care Program. Injury. 2016 Dec;47(12):2755-2759.
  • Maniar HH, Tawari AA, Suk M, Bowen TR, Horwitz DS. Percutaneous and mucocutaneous exposure among Orthopaedic surgeons: Immediate management and compliance with CDC protocol. J Orthop Trauma. 2015 2015 Oct;29(10): e391-4.
  • Kempegowda H, Maniar HH, Tawari AA, Fanelli GC, Jones CB, Sietsema DL, Bogdan Y, Tornetta P 3rd, Marcantonio AJ, Horwitz DS. Knee Injury Associated with Acetabular Fractures: A Multicenter Study of 1273 Patients. J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Jan; 30(1):48-51.

Key Procedures Performed

  • Complex Spine Reconstruction surgeries
  • Scoliosis, Kyphosis fusion surgeries
  • Surgeries for slip disc
  • Casting for Early onset scoliosis
  • Growth Rod surgeries for early onset scoliosis
  • Spondylolisthesis correction surgeries

Rare/ Unique Skills

  • Complex spinal deformity correction including scoliosis and kyphosis
  • Early Onset scoliosis growth modulation technique

Interests

  • Scoliosis & Kyphosis
  • Pediatric Spine Sports Injuries

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati