Dr Dheeraj Batheja

Associate consultant - Ortho Spine, Orthopaedics Unit IV

Dr Dheeraj Batheja

Ortho Spine, Orthopaedics Unit IV

Associate consultant

Specialty: Spine surgery, Orthopaedics


Dr Dheeraj Batheja has an extensive experience of more than 10 years and 4000 surgeries in the field of Spine and Orthopaedic surgery. After finishing his graduation from the prestigious Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi and post-graduation from the University College of medical sciences and GTB Hospital, Delhi, he has worked at various tertiary care institutions around the globe including The Robert Jones and Agnes hunt Orthopaedic hospital NHS trust, Oswestry, UK where he worked for over 2 years exclusively in spine surgery. Other prominent hospitals include St. Richards Hospital, Chichester, Worthing university hospital, Western Sussex UK. He has also done an AO global spine diploma under the umbrella of AO spine, Davos, Switzerland.

Dr Batheja's has a keen interest in minimally invasive spine (MIS) surgeries including minimally invasive spine fusion using state of art tubular retractor system and microscope. other MIS procedure includes endoscopic spine discscetomy and endoscopic decompression. He is fellowship trained spine surgeon.

Previously he was associated with Sir Gangaram Hospital, Delhi, he is a teaching faculty for postgraduate and fellowship students for orthopaedic and spine surgery at Artemis hospital. Dr Batheja takes keen interest in academic and research activities and has numerous national and international publications and presentations to his name.



Current work

Associate consultant : Spine surgery, Orthopaedics, Artemis, Gurugram

Past Experience

  • Clinical Associate, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi
  • Trauma Fellow - St. Richards Hospital, Western Sussex NHS Trust, UK
  • SPINE FELLOW – The Robert Jones And Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, UK
  • Global Spine Diploma – AO Spine, Davos, Switzerland

Training courses

  • A.O. Basic Trauma Course (2016)
  • A.O. Advance Trauma Course (2017)
  • Spine Cadaveric Course- Deformity correction (2017)
  • Endoscopic Spine Course- Cadaveric (2017)
  • MIS spine cadaveric course, Orthopaedic Institute, UK (2019)
  • Spine Deformity correction Cadaveric course at Cambridge, UK (2019)
  • A.O Spine diploma course – (2020- 2022)
  • Endospine Cadaveric course - 2022

Professional Membership

  • Indian Medical Association - 2014 onwards
  • Delhi Orthopaedic Association - 2014 onwards
  • Indian Orthopaedic Association - 2017 onwards
  • National Academy of Medical Sciences - 2017 onwards
  • Membership of Royal College of Surgery(England) - 2017 onwards
  • General Medical Council (GMC) Registration - 2018 onwards
  • Society of Lateral Access Surgeons (SOLAS, USA) - 2019 onwards
  • AO Spine Member - 2020 onwards

Honors and Awards

Procedures - Spine Surgery
  • Fractures – Fixation, Minimal invasive fixation, Pars Repair, Kyphoplasty, Vertebroplasty.
  • Degenerative spine
    • Lumbar spine - Decompression and fusion including TLIF, PLIF, PLF, Anterior and lateral spine fusion surgery.
    • Cervical spine – Decompression and fusion surgery including ACDF, Posterior spine laminectomy and fusion, lateral mass fixation.
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery – MIS decompression (ULBD), MIS fusion and Fracture fixation.
  • Endoscopic spine – Endoscopic spine decompression and discectomy.
  • Scoliosis – Adult and paediatric spine scoliosis.
  • Spine infection – Spine biopsy and fixation and fusion surgery.
  • Spine tumours – Biopsy, MIS Fixation and decompression.


  • Femoral fracture acting as an "ominous masquerade" in a 7-year-old child. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2016 Oct-Dec;7(Suppl 1):27-29. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2016.10.005. Epub 2016 Oct 17. PMID: 28018066; PMCID: PMC5167508.
  • Giant Cell Tumor of the Calcaneus. Cureus. 2020 Mar 30;12(3):e7467. doi: 10.7759/cureus.7467. PMID: 32351846; PMCID: PMC7187992.
  • 3) Sagittal Balance, Pulmonary Function, and Spinopelvic Parameters in Severe Post-Tubercular Thoracic Kyphosis. Asian Spine J. 2021 May 10. doi: 10.31616/asj.2020.0464. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33957743.
  • Pediatric Anterior Transolecranon Fracture-Dislocation of the Elbow: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Indian J Orthop. 2021 Apr 17;55(Suppl 2):508-512. doi: 10.1007/s43465-021-00400-x. PMID: 34306568; PMCID: PMC8275700.
  • Contiguous Three- Level Vertebral Collapse in Thoracic Spine: A Novel Presentation of Chronic Recurrent Multifocal Osteomyelitis in 12 years old and Review of Literature. Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports 2021 June;11(6): 57-62.
  • A systematic review of MIS and open decompression surgery for spinal metastases in the last two decades. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2021 Sep 25;22:101596. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2021.101596. PMID: 34631409; PMCID: PMC8488238.
  • Lateral lumbar interbody fusion in adult spine deformity - A review of literature. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2021 Sep 20;22:101597. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2021.101597. PMID: 34722145; PMCID: PMC8531858.
  • Isolated costotransverse joint tuberculosis - A rare location for tubercular arthritis. Surg Neurol Int. 2022 Jun 23;13:266. doi: 10.25259/SNI_398_2022. PMID: 35855173; PMCID: PMC9282816.


  • Can We Trust Registry Data? A Review of The United Kingdom’s National Hip Fracture Database Accuracy – EFFORT -2021
  • Minimally Invasive Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion for Adult Spinal Deformity: Efficacy and Complications According to MiSLAT classification.- BRIT SPINE 2021
  • To evaluate role of Imprint cytology as an early diagnostic modality compared with histopathology in vertebral lesions – SICOT 2019
  • Clinical efficacy and feasibility of one-stage combined Posterolateral and anterolateral decompression, for thoraco-lumbar tuberculosis using pedicle screw instrumentation and global fusion via a Posterior-only approach- SICOT 201
  • Functional and radiological outcome of long segment posterior constructs in unstable thoraco lumbar fractures – IOACON 2014
  • Functional and radiological outcome of long segment posterior constructs in unstable thoraco lumbar fractures – DOACON 2014


News & Updates

  1. Completely Paralyzed Cancer Patient Walks After Spine Surgery READ MORE >>
  2. Dr. Hitesh Garg conferred with 'Atal Swasthya Bhushan Samman' award 2019 December.
  3. Dr Himanshu Tyagi conferred 'Vishisth chikitsa ratan' award 2019 by Delhi Medical Council.
  4. Dr Tarun khukreja awarded ' Best emerging Spine surgeon' by MBB jury in June 2019 .
  5. Live demonstration of scoliosis correction surgery by Dr Hitesh Garg in Excel care hospital, Guwahati.
  6. 23 percent of IT professional suffer from neck pain. Times of India - 25th January 2019 READ MORE >>
  7. NMC Bill explained: Point of concerns Vs clarifications READ MORE >>
  8. Center for spine equipped with latest technology in the form of O-arm and Navigation technology

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