Dr. Deepak Joshi
Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement
Contact Number: +91-9325887033
10+ Years Of Experience
Consultant Fortis Hospital, Mohali
Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement
Medical Education, Certifications and fellowships/Research Papers:
- Clinical Fellowship in Adult Spine Surgery at University of Alabama at Birmingham, (UAB), Alabama, USA.
- Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Spine and Orthopedics at Massachusetts General Hospital, (MGH) and Harvard
- Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
- M Ch (Ortho), USAIM.
- M.S (Ortho), Mumbai University.
Dr Joshi has extensive experience in various aspects of spine surgeries at reputed institutions in India and USA. He has 12 international & national publications to his credit. He has delivered lectures and presented papers at various international and national conferences. Dr Joshi completed his M.B.B.S from AIIMS, New Delhi and did his M.S. Orthopaedics from LTMGH & LTMMC, Mumbai University. He has also worked as faculty at LTMGH, Mumbai for 4 years where he dedicated himself to spine surgery. Dr Joshi was selected for Adult Spine Fellowship at University of Alabama, Birmingham (UAB), USA. At UAB he was extensively trained in minimal invasive spine surgery, revision/ redo spine surgery, spine tumor reconstruction and adult spinal deformity correction. Then he went to world renowned Mass General Hospital where he trained in paediatric spine surgeries and scoliosis/kyphosis corrections. He also refined his adult spine surgeries techniques with the best name in the field at MGH. Dr Deepak has also worked as Instructor, Scoliosis surgery, at Shriner Hospital Boston, USA.
- AO Spine North America
- NASS (North American Spine Society)
- ASSI (Association of Spine Surgeons of India)
- Bombay Orthopedics Society (BOS)
- ISASS (The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery)
Dr. Deepak Joshi is a dedicated Spine Surgeon, and specialises in treating problems and aliments arising from spine, both in adults and children. Prior to joining Fortis Hospital Mohali, Dr Joshi was working at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston, USA. MGH is currently ranked as the No. 1 hospital in United States and is affiliated to world renowned Harvard University. Dr Joshi completed his M.B.B.S from AIIMS, New Delhi and did his M.S. Orthopaedics from Mumbai University. Dr Joshi completed one year of Adult Spine Fellowship at University of Alabama, Birmingham (UAB), USA and then completed one year of fellowship training in Adult and Pediatric Spine at MGH, Harvard University, Boston, USA.
Dr. Joshi believes in delivering world class spine care, which is both safe and predictable. His motto is to bring ‘dignity in sickness’ to his patients and their families.
Research and Publications:
-Comparison of S2-Alar Iliac Screw and Iliac Bolt Pelvic Fixation in The Reconstruction of Adult Spine Deformities. Presentation at Mid America Orthopaedics Association Conference, April 2014, San Antonio, Texas.
-Relation of cervical spine alignment and global spinal balance in patients with adult spine deformities. Podium presentation at AO North America Fellows Forum, Banff. Canada. 2014.
-Intravertebral Caging – A new Concept, Presentation at ASSICON 2013 (Association of Spine Surgeons of India Conference – 2013).
-Predictors of iatrogenic lateral wall fractures while treating intertrochanteric fracture femur with the dynamic hip screw system in Indian patients. European Journal of Orthopaedics Surgery and Traumatology, November 2014.
-Prospective comparative study to evaluate of treatment of unstable inter-trochanteric fractures with DHS vs Proximal Femoral Locking Plates. Journal Of Orthopaedics Surgery. 2013 Dec;21(3):317-22.
-Pelvic Deformity Secondary to Tensor Fascia Lata Tightness Associated With Desmoid Tumor – Case Repot. Orthopedics. December 2013, Vol. 36, Number-12, 1563-66.
-Perioperative Lateral Trochanteric Wall Fractures: Sliding Hip Screw versus Percutaneous Compression Plate for Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures, Letter to Editor. Journal of Orthopedic Trauma, 2011 Sep: 25(9):e95-6.
-Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy and single photon emission computed tomography study of the brain in asymptomatic young hyper-lipidaemic Asian Indians in North India show early abnormalities. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf).2004 Aug; 61(2):182-9.
-Patients with Blunt Traumatic Spine Injuries with Neurological Deficits Presenting to an Urban Tertiary Care Centre in Mumbai: An Epidemiological Study. Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal 2013 Vol 7 – No 1 – 36-40.
-The use of extracted femoral head for the measurement of vertical offset in a case of Bipolar hemiarthroplasty. An indigenous technique. (Selected for best paper award at WIROC [Western Indian Regional Orthopaedic Conferenece], Mumbai).
-Presentation on Kyphotic deformity correction in patients with healed tuberculosis. Presented at Staff Research Society.
Cervical and Thoracic Translaminar Screw fixation. William E. Neway, Deepak Joshi, Peter G. Wang. Editor – Alexander R. Vaccaro. Spine6 surgery. Tricks of the trade. – 3rd Edition. Thieme Medical and Scientific Publisher.
Clinical Interests/ Specialised Treatments /Area of Expertise:
Minimal Access Spine Surgery, Complex Surgeries of the cervical, thoracic & lumbar spine, Revision/ redo surgery of spine, Total disc replacement, Craniovertebral spine surgery, Spinal deformity correction for kyphoscolisosis