Dr. Kunal Shah - Symbiosis Hospital

Dr. Kunal Shah

MS (Ortho), FISS (Mumbai), Fellowship Minimally invasive spine surgery (USA), Fellowship ASSI

Dr. Shah is a gifted consultant spine surgeon. He received his specialist education from the renowned Sancheti institute for orthopedics and rehabilitation, Pune. Subsequently, he was trained in minimally invasive surgery in Texas USA, Hong Kong, and Malaysia.

He currently offers his services through his private “Spine Clinics” in Ghatkopar and Dadar. 

Academically he has achieved prestigious highs with being awarded the ASSI (Association of Spine Surgeons of India) Traveling scholarship in 2016 and the SRS Global Outreach Scholarship in Philadelphia, USA by the Scoliosis Research Association.

His interest in research and innovation has been demonstrated through nearly 50 international research publications and conferences and chapters in renowned journals and textbooks on spinal surgery. In some journals he actively participates as an editorial board member and reviewer, winning the “Best Reviewer Award” for his work in the journal for Orthopedic Case Reports, which is a homage to his academic achievements.

In a clinical career amassing nearly 1000 spinal surgeries, he remains a firm believer in a holistic stepwise approach in which he considers non-operative treatment first guiding the patients through the most productive and comfortable path. However, if and when the patient requires surgical intervention he can offer a wide range of options to consider based on experience and evidence-based medicine. In his capabilities to name a few are the handling of spinal degenerative disease, spine tumors, spinal deformities, and spinal infections through various techniques including minimally invasive and robotic surgery with a keen interest in keyhole spine surgery, disc replacement, and revision spine surgery.