Dr. Thomas Kishen is one of the best Spine Surgeon in Bangalore. Dr. Thomas Kishen has23 years of experience in this field. Following this, Dr. Kishen trained at PSG Medical College, Coimbatore for the Diplomate of the National Board (Orthopaedics) and was awarded the Professor M.V. Daniel Gold Medal for Exemplary Commitment to Patient Care during this period.Dr. Kishen undertook his Spine Surgery fellowship training at Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore and received the ASSI-Depuy Best Spine Research Award during this period.Dr. Kishen has a special interest in the management of spinal deformities (scoliosis and kyphosis). During his tenure in Australia, Dr. Kishen was involved in teaching at the University of New South Wales and was awarded a Graduate Certificate in University Learning and Teaching.
Manipal Hospital Whitefield
Dr. Thomas Kishen has23 years of experience in this field.
MBBS, Diploma in Orthopaedics, DNB - Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Fellow in Spine Surgery
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Orthopedics is a medical specialty focusing on the body's musculoskeletal system that includes bones, tendons, joints, muscles, ligaments, and nerves. Spine surgeons are orthopedic surgeons who focus their practice exclusively on spine surgery. Both orthopedic and neurosurgeons may complete fellowship training to do most types of spine surgery.
An orthopedic spine surgeon is a surgeon who further specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of spinal diseases. Although some focus on treating children (pediatric) or adults, they provide non-operative and surgical treatment to patients of all ages. Some orthopedic spine surgeons solely treat certain spinal problems such as degenerative disc disease, spinal fracture, scoliosis or a particular region of the spine.
The most common spine surgeries performed by orthopedic spine surgeons are:
Diseases treated by spine surgeon are:
Fellowship trained and board-certified neurosurgeons and orthopedic spine surgeons are equally qualified. However, there is a difference between them, and that difference is in their training. A spine neurosurgeon is trained to treat conditions of the spine, while an orthopedic spine surgeon specializes in treating the spine and its deformities.