OUR TEAM





Dr. Hitesh Garg believes in meeting patients individual needs through evaluation and treatment designed to help them achieve active, pain-free lifestyles. He combines leading edge techniques with proven traditional methods to provide patients with the best care possible.

Center For Spine And Scoliosis is headed by visionary Dr. Hitesh Garg, a well renowned spine surgeon in Guragon and Delhi NCR region. He is supported by a complete team of physiotherapists, orthotists, physicians, neurologist, radiologists, neurosurgeons and anaesthetists in providing a complete cure to all the conditions affecting the spine and spinal cord. We believe in treating the spine ailments conservatively unless the surgery is absolute necessity.

Born in a small town in the state of Punjab, Dr. Hitesh Garg graduated from India’s best medical college, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) before joining KEM College, Mumbai to specialize in Orthopaedic surgery. His special interest in spine surgery took him to USA for doing clinical fellowship in spine surgery from Yale University. He followed it up with a fellowship in pediatric spine surgery from Shriners hospitals for children where he performed some of the most complex deformity correction procedures. He has also done a fellowship in joint replacement from AIIMS, New Delhi. Dr. Hitesh Garg has impeccable academic credentials from the best medical institutions around the world. He has strong academic interest, has published nationally and internationally and has written chapters in world renowned books on spine surgery. He has travelled widely and has presented papers at national and international conferences. He was offered a faculty position in spine surgery in USA, but he chose to come back to India with the aim of building a world class comprehensive spine center in this part of the world. Before joining Artemis Health Institute, Dr. Garg spent 8 years practicing his skills as a spine surgeon at the top most renowned institutes in USA and India. Dr. Garg believes in meeting patients’ individual needs through evaluation and treatment designed to help them achieve active, pain-free lifestyles. He combines leading edge techniques with proven traditional methods to provide patients with the best care possible.

Current Position
Senior Consultant spine and scoliosis surgeon at Artemis Health Institute, Gurgaon, India

Key features
 • Started the Spine surgery department at Artemis Health Institute
 • 2 years of clinical experience in spine surgery from USA
 • Has performed more than 2000 spine surgeries including 250 deformity correction procedures (Scoliosis and kyphosis), 150 lumbar and cervical artificial disc replacements
 • Performing the most advanced spine surgery procedures like fusionless techniques for deformity correction, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeries and degenerative spine surgeries
 • Officially certified from Synthes Spine Advancing Technologies Forum, Pennysylvania to perform Prodisc-C and Prodisc-L implantation procedures

Board Certification
Fellowship Trained Spine Surgeon

Licensure
Pennsylvania State Limited License, Delhi Medical Council, Maharashtra Medical Council, Haryana Medical Council

Professional Membership
AO Spine, Delhi Spine Society, Association of spine surgeons of India, Gurgaon Orthopedic Society

Honors and Awards
 • Dr. Pandurangi Award for the “Best Orthopaedic Resident” for the year 2006-07 at KEM Hospital and Seth G S Medical College, Mumbai.  • Selected among the top 12 nominees out of 298 submissions for All Asia Young Inventor Award organized by Hewlett Packard (Dec 2000), for work on Homemade spacer for asthmatic patients. The work was mentioned in “Far Eastern Economic Review” (Dec, 2000).
 • Ranked 5th in All India Pre-Medical Entrance Examination (1996)
 • Ranked 2nd in Punjab Pre-Medical Test(1996)
 • Dr Hira Lal Sharma Memorial Gold Medal (1996-97) for standing first in Punjab School Education Board ( Std XII ) in the state of Punjab
 • Priviliged to sign the college Roll of Honour ( 1996-97)
 • Merit Certificate and Silver medal from Punjab School Education Board
 • National Level Science Talent Search Examination Scholarship
 • Certificate of Merit for being among the top 0.1% of the successful candidates for All India Secondary School Examination in Mathematics

Book Chapters
 • Osteoplasty: The Treament of Vertebral Body Compression Fractures using the Osseofix Device in “The Comprehensive Treatment of the Aging Spine”
 • Shubhranshu S Mohanty, Hitesh Garg . Osteoarthritis of knee and High Tibial Osteotomy “ Text book of Orthopedics and Trauma bu G S Kulkarni”
 • Garg H, Cahill P, Pahys J: Injuries of the thoracolumbar spine in children in “Pediatric Orthopedic Surgical Emergencies”

Publications
 • Wenhai Wang, George Baran, Hitesh Garg, Randal R. Betz, Patrick J. Cahill: Cement augmentation of pedicle screw fixation: a finite element analysis :( Submitted to spine)
 • Samdani A, Cahill P, Garg H, Bonet H, Betz R: Acute intraoperative shunt failure in a case with myelomeningocoele A case report : ( JBJS(Am) , Feb 2012 )
 • Miller CP, Jegede K, Essig D, Garg H, Bible JE, Biswas D, Whang PG, Grauer JN The Efficacies of Two Ceramic Bone Graft Extenders for Promoting Spinal Fusion in a Rabbit Bone Paucity Model. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Aug 18.
 • Garg, Hitesh , Ramachandran, Ravi, Yue, James “Prodisc-C”.Techniques in Orthopaedics: June 2010 – Volume 25 – Issue 2 – pp 118-126
 • Mohanty SS, Bhasme VK, Garg H, Wargantiwar A. The haemophilic pseudotumour – surgical treatment by excision and filling the defect with calcium-phosphate cement granules.( Haemophilia. 2007 Mar;13(2):217-20 )
 • Bapat M, Choudhary K, Garg H, Laheri V : Reconstruction of Iliac Crest using autogenous rib graft (Spine 2008 Nov 1;33(23) 2570-75)
 • Garg H Mohanty SS: Study of the self centering mechanism of bipolar endoprosthesis (Thesis. Mumbai university)  • Singhal T, Garg H, Arora HS, Lodha R, Pandey RM, Kabra SK : Efficacy of a homemade spacer with acute exacerbation of bronchial asthma : A randomized controlled trial.( Indian J Pediatr 2001; 68(1) : 37-40 )

Abstracts
 • “ Reconstruction of complete iliac crest donor site defects using autogenous rib graft” in book of abstracts for WIROC 2006
 • “Quality of life in patients undergoing total hip replacement after fracture neck of femur – Indian scenario” in the book of abstracts for IOACON, 2006. Also published in ISTA, 2008 (International Society for technology in Arthroplasty) abstracts book and Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery – British Volume, Vol 92-B, Issue SUPP_I, 137
 • “Self Centering Mechanism in Bipolar Endoprosthesis – Is it effective?” Published in ISTA, 2008 (International Society for technology in Arthroplasty) abstracts book and Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery – British Volume, Vol 92-B, Issue SUPP_I, 140.
 • Samdani, Marks, Bastrom, Cahill, Garg, Lonner, Shah, Miyanji, Shufflebarger, Newton, Betz Treatment of AIS with All Pedicle Screw Constructs with Minimum 5 year Follow up (IMAST, 2011)
 • Samdani, Garg, Cahill, Marks, Bastrom, Clements, Shah, Shufflebarger, Betz, Newton 5 Year Results for Lenke 1/2Curves: Comparison of Anterior, Posterior Hybrid, Posterior All Pedicle Screws (SRS, 2011)
 • Pahys J, Samdani A, Garg H, Cahill P Assessment of Proximal Junctional Kyphosis and Shoulder Balance with Proximal Screws vs. Hooks in Posterior Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: PAPER #7 (Spine: Affiliated Society Meeting Abstracts: 2011 – Volume – Issue – p 58)
 • Patrick J. Cahill, MD Amer Samdani, MD Hitesh Garg, MD Josh Pahys, MD Baron Lonner, MD Randal Betz, MD, Harms Study Group: Prediction of Postoperative Height Increase after Deformity Correction in Scheuermann’s Kyphosis (Submitted for AAOS, 2012)

Presentations
 • Presented a case of “ Three column Fracture of L2-L3 without neurological deficit associated with burst fracture L5 in an 18 years old girl “ at IMA meeting, Gwalior (Dec, 2009)
 • Presented paper on “ Reconstruction of complete iliac crest donor site defects using autogenous rib graft” at WIROC 2006 (Western Indian Regional Orthopaedic Conference) held at Mumbai ( Dec, 2006)
 • Presented a paper on “Quality of life in patients undergoing total hip replacement after fracture neck of femur – Indian scenario” as co-author at IOACON, 2006 ( Nov 2006)
 • Presented a paper on “ Bipolar hemiarthroplasty in intertrochantric fractures” in SICOT 2008
 • Presented a poster on Askin Tumour of the dorsal spine presenting as a paraplegia at ICS ( Aug 2005 )
 • 6. Poster on “Quality of life in patients undergoing total hip replacement after fracture neck of femur – Indian scenario” as a co-author at ISTA, 2008, Seoul, Korea Poster on “Self Centering Mechanism in Bipolar Endoprosthesis – Is it effective?” as a co-author at ISTA, 2008, Seoul, Korea

Current Research Projects
 • Body Mass Index in operated cases of Scheuermann’s kyphosis at 2 years follow-up period  • 2 years follow up results of operated cases of scoliosis associated with spinal cord injury in paediatric population



Dr Himanshu Tyagi is presently working as consultant spine surgeon at Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon. He is a Post graduate from B.A.R.C Government Hospital, Mumbai (D.N.B Orthopedics) and Completed his super-specialization in spine surgery from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi (F.N.B Spine Surgery- Only recognized spine surgery degree in India, 10 candidates selected each year).

He is a keen contributor in the field of Spine & Orthopaedic Surgery.

He specialises in the field of Spine Surgery. He has extensive training and experience in all spine related problems including spinal trauma, spinal infections, spinal tumour, spinal deformity & other adult degenerative conditions. He is well trained in both intradural as well as extradural pathologies of spine. He is doing all sorts of complex surgeries from cervical spine to sacrum by both anterior and/or posterior approach. He likes doing complex scoliosis surgeries and orthopedic trauma/fractures.

He has a rich experience of working in institutes like Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Apollo Hospital , Primus hospital and Fortis hospital.

Name :  Dr Himanshu Tyagi
Consultant Spine & Orthopaedic Surgeon.

Qualifications:
1) MBBS
2) DNB orthopaedics
3) MNAMS Orthopaedics
4) DNB Spine Fellowship (FNB).

Medical Schools:
Super specialisation: 1) Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi- (DNB Spine Fellowship)
2) Christian medical collage , Vellore - (spinal deformity fellowship )
3) NIMHANS , BANGALORE (intradural and CV junction )

Post Graduate Programs:
Bhabha atomic research center & Hospital, Mumbai.
- DNB Orthopaedics

Graduate Programs:
Saurashtra University, Gujarat - MBBS

MEMBERSHIP:
1) Association of Spine Surgeons of India
2) indian Orthopaedic association
3) Uttar Pradesh Orthopaedic Association.
4) Delhi Orthopaedic Association.
5) Delhi Spine society

Clinical Focus:
1) minimally invasive spine surgery
2) endoscopic spinal procedures
3) cranio-cervical junction problems.

Special interests:
1) Microscopic/endoscopic disectomies for radicular pains.
2) nucleoplasty/annuloplasty for disc Related back pains.
3) Radiofrequency nerve ablation for degenerative spine pain.
4) Minimally invasive spinal fracture fixation.
5) Mini incision spinal fusion procedures.
6) cervical/lumbar spinal nerve root block.
7) spinal deformity correction.

Surgeries performed :

CERVICAL SPINE
Anterior Cervical Discetomy and Fusion (ACDF)
Anterior Cervical Corpectomy and Fusion (ACCF)
Cevical Disc Replacement
Posterior Cervical Surgery

LUMBAR SPINE
Microdiscetomy
Lumbar Decompression
Posterior Lumbar Fusion
Interbody Fusion
Osteotomies and Instrumentation for the treatment of Degenerative Scoliosis

MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY
Microdiscetomy
Transforaminal Interbody Fusion
Anterior Interbody Fusion
Lateral Interbody Fusion
Minimally Invasive Intrumentation
Minimally Invasive treatment of Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fractures
Revision Spinal Surgery
Vertebrectomy for trement of spinal tumours



Dr. Saumil Mandalia
- Dr Saumil Mandalia has done MBBS from Gujarat and DNB Orthopedics from Mumbai (Nanavati Hospital). He has experience of over 5 years in General Orthopedics(Trauma), Joint Replacement and Spine Surgery.
- He has special interest in Scoliosis and Revision Spine Surgeries. He has published papers in well recognized or indexed Orthopedic journals
- He has worked as consultant in Mumbai for 3 years providing state of the art care in the field of Orthopedics and has joined Artemis hospital later on.


Mr. Yogesh saini
Designation: Healthcare coordinator spine surgery
-Coordinate between patients and spine surgeons to provide accurate medical services on time.
-Managed daily activity of a spine surgeon treating over 50 patients over a day.
- Solve all the queries of patients like OPD/IPD, insurance , suitable referrals doctors for another conditions.
-Arrange for surgical booking ,schedule pre admission testing, OPD appointments with a strong focus on patient wellness.