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Dr Tarush Rustagi
Adult and Pediatric Spine , Deformity and Scoliosis Specialist
Trained in Spine Reconstruction and Minimally Invasive Surgeries
Indian Spinal Injuries Center, New Delhi
MBBS: TN Medical College and BYL Nair Ch Hospital, Mumbai
MS (Ortho): TN Medical College and BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai
DNB (Ortho): National Board of Examinations, New Delhi
Educational Commission of Forign Medical Graduates, ECFMG Certified, USA
Fellowship in Spine Surgery, Spine Foundation, Mumbai
Accredited Fellowship in Spine Surgery, State University of New York, USA
Complex and Minimally Invasive Spine Fellowship, Swedish Neurosciences Institute, Seattle, USA
Senior Registrar in Orthopedics at the B.Y.L.Nair Hospital, Mumbai from August 2007 to July 2009.
Senior Registrar in Orthopedics at the B.Y.L.Nair Hospital, Mumbai from August 2009 to July 2010 (one year).
Specialist registrar in Pediatric Orthopedics at the B.J. Wadia Children’s Hospital, Mumbai from August 2010 to January 2011.
Clinical Fellow in Spine surgery at Spine Foundation, Mumbai
Research fellow in Spine surgery, Spine Foundation, Mumbai
Clinical Spine Fellow at State University of New York, Syracuse, NY, USA
Associate Consultant and In charge Spine Unit, Max Super Specialty Hospital, Mohali/ Chandigarh
Consultant Spine Surgeon, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital
Consultant Spine Surgeon, Apollo Hospital, Noida
Consultant at Tirath Ram Shah Hospital, New Delhi
North American Spine Society
Association of Spine Surgeons of India
Indian Spinal Cord Society
Indian Medical Council
Delhi Orthopedic Association
Bombay Orthopedic Society
Delhi Medical Council
Maharashtra Medical Council
Dr Tarush Rustagi is an Orthopedic Spine Specialist and a spine surgeon. He is among a few Spine surgeons in India who have completed two fellowship in adult and pediatric spine disorders from USA. Trained in all aspects of adult and pediatric spine issues including degenerative spine pathologies (lumbar and cervical), trauma, tumor, pediatric and adult deformities, early onset scoliosis/ congenital scoliosis, infections of the spine, osteoporotic spine fractures, motion preserving surgery, his main area of interest is pediatric/ adult deformities, motion preserving surgeries and minimally invasive spine surgery.
Apart from gaining vast clinical and hand on experience in spine surgery, Dr Rustagi is a keen researcher and strongly believes in practicing "Evidence based Medicine". He likes to involve the patient is shared decision making and is honest about his opinion.
Dr Rustagi completed his MBBS and MS in Orthopedics from prestigious TN Medical college and BYL Nair Hospital which is among the largest and busiest public Hospital in Mumbai.
Subsequently he was awarded DNB in orthopedics from National Board of Examination in New Delhi.
Dr Rustagi worked at B.J Wadia children's Hospital in Mumbai and was exposed to a wide variety of pediatric Orthopedics and pediatric Spine Disorders.
In order to consolidate his Spine training, he did a extensive two years clinic fellowship in Spine surgery at the spine foundation fellowship at he Lilavati, Breach Candy and V.N Desai Hospital under the mentor Dr SY Bhojraj and Dr Abhay Nene.
Dr Rustagi meanwhile completed the American medical licensing exam and was also is ECFMG certified in USA. Following this, he did a comprehensive one year clinical spine adult and pediatric fellowship at the State University of New York, USA.
This was followed by a advanced year long Complex and Minimally invasive spine fellowship at Swedish Neurosciences Institute, Seattle, USA.
Here he was exposed to a wide variety of cases including trauma, adult and pediatric deformities, tumors and complex spinal reconstruction procedures. he also received specialized training in Minimally invasive spine surgery at Boston, USA and at Seattle, USA. he has also been trained in the latest in spine surgery technologies including motion preserving surgery in cervical and lumbar spine, XLIF, ALIF.
Dr Rustagi has numerous publications in peer reviewed journals of international and national repute including The Spine Journal, Journal of Orthopedic Surgery, World Neurosurgery, Journal of Orthopedic Trauma, Global Spine Journal, Journal of Spine Surgery, Case reports in Orthopedics , Indian Journal of orthopedics, Clinics in Spine Surgery. He also has numerous podium presentations to his credit most prominent being the presentation at the Scoliosis research society at Vienna and Canada, The Spine week at Amsterdam, Asia pacific orthopedic association, State University of New York conference, Association of spine surgeon of India conference, Western Indian Region Orthopedic Conference, Mumbai to name a few.
After coming back to India, he worked briefly as In charge of Spine unit at Max Hospital, Mohali. Later, he was working with Dr Rajendra Prasad (senior neurosurgeon and Spine surgeon) at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital.
Currently, he is working as a Spine surgeon at Indian Spinal injuries ceneter at Vasant Kunj, New Delhi which is an apex institute for spinal disorders in the country.
Tarush likes to spend time with his family: wife Dr Vaishakhi who is working as a Pediatric Endocrinologist at Max Hospital
and a lovely daughter Viya.
For all your spine related problems, please feel free to discuss your concerns. We assure to give you and honest opinion and make sure you receive the best care.