Dr Ashish Dagar is a pioneer in the field of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery. He developed an interest in Spine Surgery during his residency at the prestigious Central Institute of Orthopaedics, VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital. He continued to follow his passion in his Senior Residency from the same institute during which he worked in the Spine Unit of the Institute. He secured All India Rank 1 to pursue his dream of working as a Spine Fellow at PGIMER, Chandigarh. Dr Ashish Dagar has a keen interest in Minimal Invasive and Endoscopic Spine Surgery. He has done Training in Endoscopic Spine Surgery from various centers of excellence in France and Korea. He is a brilliant academician with many publications in national and international peer-reviewed scientific journals. He has authored and co-authored various chapters in Spine Textbooks.
MS (Orthopaedics) – Central Institute of Orthopaedics, VMMC &
Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi.
Fellowship Spine Surgery – PGIMER, Chandigarh.
Training in Endoscopic Spine Surgery – Bordeaux, France.
Training in MIS & Endoscopic Spine Surgery – Seoul, South Korea.
Training in MIS & Endoscopic Spine Surgery–Changwon, South Korea.
Awards & Achievements
Modular Laminoplasty Plate Author of Chapters in Textbooks
1. Evaluation of spine in a child. Clinical Orthopedic
Examination of a Child. 1st Edition. April 1, 2021; CRC
2. Bone Grafts and Bone Substitutes in Spinal Conditions.
Orthobiologics. Salubris Medical Publishers.
3. Historical perspective of musculoskeletal tuberculosis.
Musculoskeletal Tuberculosis. Springer. Research Papers Published
1. Transforaminal epidural Etanercept for the treatment of
prolapsed lumbar intervertebral disc induced sciatica. J
Clin Orthop Trauma. 2017 Apr-Jun; 8(2):148-152. doi:
10.1016/j.jcot.2016.10.004. Epub 2016 Oct 25. PMID: 28720991
2. Management of post-traumatic neglected cervical facet
dislocation. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2017 Apr-Jun;
8(2):125-130. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2016.10.002. Epub 2016
Oct 19. PMID: 28720987
3. Direct Drop-Down Anterior Approach to Subaxial Cervical
Spine. Tech in Orthopaedics. 2019 July. doi:
4. Flipped Reposition Laminoplasty for Excision of Intradural
Extramedullary Tumors in the Thoracolumbar Spine: A
Case Series of 14 Patients. Asian Spine J. January 8,
5. Post-traumatic thoracolumbar spinal epidural haematoma
in a child: a rare clinical entity. BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Dec
3;12(12):e232055. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2019-232055.
6. Necessity of Direct Decompression for Thoracolumbar
Junction Burst Fractures with Neurologic Compromise.
World Neurosurg. 2020 Jul 17;S1878-8750(20)31590-4.
8 years of Experience in field of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery