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Dr. Naveen S Tahasildar

Consultant Spine Surgeon


MBBS, MS (Orthopaedics) (PGIMER, Chandigarh), Diploma SICOT (Belgium), Combined Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Spine Fellowship (Amrita Institute, Kochi), Spine Fellow (Aarhus University, Denmark), AOA Orthopaedic Fellow (Epworth Hospitals, Melbourne)


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Dr. Naveen S Tahasildar is a highly accomplished and skilled Spine Surgeon with a rich academic and professional background. He completed his M.S. Orthopaedics from the prestigious Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh. Prior to that, he earned his MBBS degree from J.N Medical College, Belgaum, Karnataka, with outstanding academic achievements. Dr. Tahasildar has extensive experience as a Consultant Spine Surgeon, previously having served at NH Orthopaedics, Spine, and Trauma Care Hospital, Bangalore. Over the past year, he has successfully performed over 2000 surgeries, focusing on complex spinal deformities, tumours and revision spine procedures. His expertise also extends to cervical spine disorders. Throughout his career, Dr. Tahasildar has held key positions and actively contributed to the field. He served as a Consultant Spine Surgeon at Sparsh Hospitals from 2014 to 2022, where he independently managed the spine unit, performing over 1500 surgeries. His commitment to academia is evident in his role as an AO Spine Delegate and Executive Committee member of the Association of Spine Surgeons of India. Dr. Tahasildar’s international exposure includes Australian Orthopedic Association Accredited Fellowship at Melbourne, a Short-Term Spine Fellowship in Aarhus University, Denmark, and an Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong. He has presented at various national and international conferences, reflecting his dedication to advancing spinal surgery knowledge. As a published author, his research interests focus on scoliosis, with six articles published in international journals. Dr. Tahasildar’s memberships in prestigious organizations such as the North American Spine Society and AO Spine highlight his commitment to continuous learning and professional development. conferences, highlighting his commitment to advancing spinal surgery knowledge. Dr. Naveen S Tahasildar has been honoured with the Diploma SICOT at the SICOT 2011 XXV Triennial World Congress and the SICOT Travelling Fellowship to Aarhus University in 2013. He also received the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) Global Outreach Educational Scholarship Award in 2013. Dr. Naveen S Tahasildar has actively participated in numerous courses and conferences, showcasing his commitment to continuous learning and professional development. Dr. Tahasildar’s global exposure is evident in his attendance at the Global Spine Congress (2013) in Hong Kong and the 20th International Meeting for Advanced Spinal Technologies (IMAST) in Vancouver, Canada.

Areas of Expertise
  • Spine Surgery
  • Complex spinal deformities
  • Tumours
  • Revision spine procedures

  • North American Spine Society member
  • AO Spine Silver member
  • Association of Spine Surgeons of India
  • Life member of IOA
  • SICOT Associate Member
  • AADO (Asian Association of Dynamic Osteosynthesis) member
  • Life member of NORTH ZONE CHAPTER OF IOA
  • Life member of Karnataka Orthopaedic Association


Peer-Reviewed Publications: Spine

  • Menon V, Tahasildar NS, Sivaraman T, Venkateshappa BM. Scoliosis associated with HGPPS syndrome: What do we know? Indian Spine J 2021; 4:250-4
  • Menon KV, Tahasildar NS. What Constitutes Shoulder Imbalance in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis? Aesthetic Threshold for Surgical Correction [published online ahead of print, 2020 Mar 29]. World Neurosurg. 2020; S1878-8750(20)30577-5. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.03.106
  • Udayakumaran S, Menon SK, Onyia CU, Tahasildar N. Single-stage deformity correction in children with neurogenic kyphoscoliosis: nuances and a proposal for risk stratification. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Oct;43(4): E13. doi: 10.3171/2017.7. FOCUS17348.
  • Menon KV, Tahasildar N, Pillay HM, M A. Axial Plane Deformity of the Shoulder in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Clin Spine Surg. 2017 May;30(4): E351-E357. doi: 10.1097/BSD.0000000000000193.
  • Menon KV, Pillay HM, M A, Tahasildar N, J RK. Post-operative shoulder imbalance in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a study of clinical photographs. Scoliosis. 2015; 10:31. doi:10.1186/s13013-015-0055-6.
  • Menon KV, Tahasildar N, Pillay HM, Anbuselvam M & Jayachandran RK. Patterns of Shoulder Imbalance in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Retrospective Observational Study. Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques. 2014 Oct; 27(7): 401-408.
  • Dhatt S, Tahasildar N, Tripathy SK, Sharma RB, Dhillon MS. Outcome of spinal decompression in cauda equina syndrome presenting late in developing countries- case series of 50 cases. European Spine Journal 2011 Dec; 20(12):2235-9.
  • Tahasildar N, Goni V, Sudesh P, Tripathy SK. Giant osteochondroma of Axis in a child with multiple hereditary exostoses: Case report and review of literature. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2012 May;21(3):280-5
  • Tripathy, Sujit Kumar; Tahasildar, Naveen; Letter to the Editor. Spine 2010. 35(18):1736-1737.

Peer-Reviewed Publications: Non-Spine

  • Tahasildar N, Goni V, Bhagwat K, Tripathy SK, Panda BB. Ewing’s sarcoma as second malignancy following a short latency in unilateral retinoblastoma. J Orthopaed Traumatol 2011 Sep; 12(3):167-71.
  • Tahasildar N, Sudesh P, Tripathy SK, Shashidhar BK. Bilateral Pathological Dislocation of Hip Secondary to Tuberculous Arthritis Following Disseminated Tuberculosis- A Case Report and Review of Literature. J Pediatr Orthop B.  2012 Nov; 21(6):567-73. doi: 10.1097/BPB.0b013e328354da73.
  • Sen RK, Tripathy SK, Goyal T, Aggarwal S, Tahasildar N, Singh D & Amit Kumar Singh. Osteosynthesis of femoral-neck nonunion with angle blade plate and autogenous fibular graft. Int Orthop. 2012 Apr;36(4):827-32
  • Tripathy SK, Sen RK, Akkina N, Hampannavar A, Tahasildar N, Limaye R. Role of ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of intramuscular cysticercosis. Skeletal Radiol. 2012 Sep;41(9):1061-6. Epub 2011 Nov 19.
  • Sujit Kumar Tripathy, Ramesh Kumar Sen, Sameer Aggarwal, Sarvdeep Singh Dhatt, and Naveen Tahasildar. Simultaneous bilateral anterior shoulder dislocation: report of two cases and review of the literature. Chin J Traumatol 2011 Oct 1; 14(5):312-5.
  • Kamal Bali, Sameer Aggarwal, Vishal Kumar, Aditya Krishna Mootha, Saurabh Rawall, Naveen Tahasildar and Mandeep S. Dhillon ; Operative management of type II and type IIIa open tibial fractures presenting from 6–24 hours after injury: an Indian experience. Current Orthopedic Practice. 22(3):262-266, May/June 2011.
  • Sarvdeep Dhatt, Manphool Singhal, Sujit Kumar Tripathy, Naveen Tahasildar and Ramesh Kumar Sen;Primary hydatidosis of femur: a case report and review of literature. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology 2010, 20(5): 401-405.
  • Sen RK, Tripathy SK, Aggarwal S, Agarwal A, Goyal T, Tahasildar N, Dhatt S.; Migrated Intra-Pelvic Broken Wire Retrieval: A Nightmare For Surgeon. Hip Int. 2010 Dec 14;20(4):551-4.

Non-Peer Reviewed Publications: Spine

  •  V. Goni, V. Kumar & N. Tahasildar: Integrated Outcome Assessment after Anterior Cervical Discectomy, Fusion (ACDF) with autograft and Plating in cervical spodylomyelopathy. The Internet Journal of Minimally Invasive Spinal Technology. 2010 Supplement III to IJMIST IV, No 5
  • V. Goni, N. Raj, S. Pebam, N. Tahasildar, A. Taneja & V. Kumar: Retained, asymptomatic bullet in D11-D12 intervertebral disc space: A Case Report. The Internet Journal of Minimally Invasive Spinal Technology.2010 Supplement III to IJMIST IV, No 5
  • V. Goni, S. Dhatt, N. Raj, S. Pebam, A. Taneja & N. Tahasildar: Correlation between Preoperative Imaging Studies and Post-Operative Results in Lumbar Canal Stenosis – A Prospective Study. The Internet Journal of Minimally Invasive Spinal Technology. 2010 Supplement III to IJMIST IV, No 5
  • Kishen TJ, Tahasildar N. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Role of Spinal Injections. Karnataka Medical Journal 2013. Vol 46; Issue 1:14-19
  • Tahasildar N, Kishen TJ. Surgery for the Degenerative Lumbar Spine. Karnataka Medical Journal 2013. Vol 46; Issue 1: 21-25

Non-Peer Reviewed Publications: Non-Spine

  • Bhatia S, Goni V, Pebam S, Taneja A, Tahasildar N, Rajan SV, Bhatia A, Amarji B, Singh B, Katare OP. Novel Liposomal Gel of an Anti-inflammatory Agent: Randomized, Double-blind Clinical Trial for Evaluation of the Efficacy and Safety in Patients with Signs and Symptoms of Osteoarthritis of the Knees. The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 50:1090, 2010.
  • Naveen Tahasildar, Mandeep Singh Dhillon, Vijay Goni, Sameer Aggarwal; Management of distal femur fractures: Current Concepts in Management. The Northeast Orthoscan 2010, 7(2):41-51.
  • Dhatt S, Tripathy S, Tahasildar N, Sharma R, Sanjay B. Bilateral Sarcoid Arthritis Treated by Total Hip Replacement: A Case Report. WebmedCentral ORTHOPAEDICS 2010;1(11): WMC001133
  • Dhatt S, Tahasildar N, Tripathy S, BK S, Tamuk T. Excision and Endoprosthesis
  • Implantation for Proximal Femur Giant Cell Tumor. WebmedCentral ORTHOPAEDICS 2010; 1(11): WMC001236

  • MBBS – J.N Medical College, Belgaum
  • MS (Orthopaedics) – PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • Diploma SICOTBelgium – Combined Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Spine FellowshipAmrita Institute, Kochi
  • Spine Fellow Aarhus University, Denmark
  • AOA Orthopaedic Fellow – Epworth Hospitals, Melbourne

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