Dr. Dhruv Patel

Dr. Dhruv Patel
MBBS, D. Ortho, D.N.B (Orthopaedic Surgery),
M.S (Orthopaedic Surgery)


QualificationInstitute/ universityPeriod
M.B.B.SSmt. N.H.L Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, IndiaNov 2000 - July 2006
D.OrthoCollege of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai, IndiaFeb 2008 - Aug 2009
D.N.B (Orthopaedic Surgery)K.J Somaiya Hospital and Research Centre, MumbaiFeb 2009 - Jan 2012
M.S (Orthopaedic Surgery)Certification by University of Seychelles (USAIM), USAJan 2012


IASA Spine FellowHospital for Special Surgery, New York, USA

Fellowship Director -
Dr Sheeraz Qureshi
1st Oct 2017 - 30 Oct 2017Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS)
AO Spine FellowThe London Bridge Hospital, London, U.K

Fellowship Director -
Dr Khai Lam
July 2016Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS)
Spine FellowAddenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, U.K

Fellowship Director -
Dr Riki Trivedi
June 2016 - July 2016Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS) and Spinal Deformities
Clinical Spine FellowChirayu Hospital, Ahmedabad, India

Fellowship Director -
Dr Amit Jhala
Dec 2014 - Nov 2016Spine Surgery (MISS, Spinal deformities)
Clinical Spine FellowStavya Spine Hospital and Research Institute, Ahmedabad, India

Fellowship Director -
Dr Bharat Dave
Feb 2014 - Dec 2104Spine surgery (Degenerative spine, Spinal deformities and Spinal Infections)



  • Degenerative Spine Disease and Osteoporosis
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Endoscopic Spine Surgery
  • Corrective Surgery for Spine Deformity
  • Spine Infection and Tumor



Has performed more than 2000 spine surgeries.


Awards and Honors

  • Best Poster presentation in ASSICON 2015 (National Conference of Association of Spine Surgeons of India) held at Goa : “High magnitude Scoliotic Curves – Our experience of 16 cases.”
  • Best Paper presented in WIROC 2010 (Western Indian Regional Orthopaedic Conference) : “Failed osteosynthesis in distal radius fractures”
  • Best Dissertation : M.S (Orthopaedic surgery) 2012



  • Paper presented in ASSICON 2015 Goa (Annual conference of Association of Spine Surgeons of India) : “Efficacy of Intraoperative Neuromonitoring in correction of spinal deformities.”
  • Poster presented in ASSICON 2015 Goa : “Correlation of scoliosis curve correction with implant density in 47 cases of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.”
  • Poster presented in ASSICON 2015 Goa : “Minimally Invasive TLIF using cannulated and fenestrated cement augmented pedicle screws in for lumbar spondylolisthesis and cauda equina syndrome in patient with severe osteoporosis.”
  • Poster presented in ASSICON 2015 Goa : “Correlation of scoliosis curve correction with implant density in 48 cases of congenital scoliosis.”
  • Paper presented in MISSICON 2015 Mumbai (Annual conference of Minimally Invasive spine surgeons of India) : “CT scan assessment of accuracy of percutaneous pedicle screw insertion and relevance.”
  • Poster presented in ASSICON 2015 Pune : “Neurofibromatosis Kyphoscoliosis with lateral listhesis – an unusual presentation.”
  • Poster presented in ASSICON 2015 Pune : “Various treatment modalities for symptomatic Atlanto-axial osteoarthritis – Case series.”
  • Poster presented in ASSICON 2015 Pune : “Case report of Spinal Inradural Arterio-venous fistula.”
  • Poster presented in WIROC 2011 : “Case report of Solitary Osteochondroma of Ilium.”
  • Presented lecture in BOS 2011(Bombay Orthopaedic Society) : “Unique method of treatment of Developmental Dysplasia of hip at 5 years by Ilizarov fixator combined with shelf osteotomy.”
  • Paper presented in WIROC 2009 : “Types of Arthroplasty for Rheumatoid foot.”
  • Presented Lecture in BOS 2009 : “Osteoporotic Spinal fracture with neurological deficiet.”
  • Thesis for DNB Orthopaedic Surgery : “To study Correlation between pulmonary and spinal tuberculosis.”


Participation in Clinical Research

  • Review of 200 cases of Open Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) at Stavya Spine Hospital and Research Centre, Ahmedabad.
  • To study Incidence of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) in high risk patients undergoing spine surgery at Stavya Spine Hospital and Research Centre, Ahmedabad.
  • Series of Hybrid Minimally Invasive spine fixation for osteoporotic spine fractures at Chirayu Hospital, Ahmedabad.
  • Types of Flaps for Open Type III Tibia fracture at K.J Somaiya Hospital and Research centre, Mumbai.


Professional Registration

  • Gujarat Medical Council : G-37623
  • Maharastra Medical Council : MMC2008/07/2909
  • Medical Council of India

Membership in Scientific Societies

  • Spine Association of Gujarat (SAG)
  • Indian Medical Council (IMA 25619)
  • Association of Spine surgeons of India (ASSI : Life Member – 2757)
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeon of India (MISSI : Life Member – MISSI0024)
  • AO Spine
  • North American Spine Society (NASS)

Courses and Conference Attended

  • ASSICON Goa 2015 (Annual Conference of Spine Surgeons of India) Nov 2015, Goa, India
  • MISSICON 2015 (Annual conference of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeon of India) Oct 2015, Mumbai, India
  • ACMISST 2015 (Asian Congress of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Techniques) Sept 2015,Goa, India
  • ASSICON 2015 : 23-25 Jan , Pune, India
  • MISSICON 2014 : Nov 2014, Ahmedabad, India
  • SPINE 2014 (Annual conference of Neuro Spinal Surgeon’s association of India), 19-21 Sept 2014, Ahmedabad, India
  • AO spine operative course in Lumbar Degenerative disease, 28-30 Aug 2014, Ahmedabad, India
  • Stavya Spine Operative Course 20-21 June, 2014, Ahmedabad, India
  • AO Spine Principles Course 22-24 Feb 2013, Ahmedabad, India
  • CME “Winter Meet 2013” Parekh’s Hospital, 31 Jan 2013, Ahmedabad, India
  • ISAKOS Knee Course 2012, Mumbai, India
  • Cure academy – Hands on cadaveric spine course, Jan 2012, Pune, India
  • CME “Update on Acetabular fractures” Oct 2012, Ahmedabad, India
  • WIROC 2011(Western India Regional orthopaedic conference), Mumbai, India
  • TRUAMACON 2011
  • ASSICON 2011, Mumbai, India
  • Post Graduate instructional course organised by India Orthopaedic Association, 24-25 Dec, Indore, India
  • WIROC 2010
  • DNB tutorials, Dec 2010, Pune, India
  • WIROC 2009
  • Basic Knot Tying techniques – Aesculap Academy, March 2009
  • Pre conference Cadaveric Spine workshop – WIROC 2009

Academic Scholarship

  • Gujarat State scholarship for higher studies 2000-2005
  • Universal Trust Science Talent Search Scholarship (National) 1996-1998