About the doctor
Dr Saurabh Rawall is a Senior Consultant Spine Surgeon currently heading the Spine Deaprtment at Jaypee Hospital, Noida. Previously he has worked with Fortis Hospitals, Delhi/NCR and Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon. He is one of the handfuls of spine surgeons in the country to have completed a comprehensive 1-year clinical hands-on spine fellowship in North America. He has completed 3 comprehensive spine surgery fellowships in Canada, Australia and India and is an expert in managing all spinal pathologies.
Dr Rawall completed his medical degree from the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi and went on to do his MS in Orthopaedics at AIIMS. AIIMS is considered the premier institute for medicine in India and the orthopaedic residency program at AIIMS is ranked as one of the best in the country. Following his residency, he spent 1 year with Prof. Arvind Jayaswal, where he got specialized training in the management of scoliosis and other spinal disorders in children. Thereafter, he completed a 2-year fellowship in spine surgery at Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai. While at Mumbai, his research work on osteoporotic fractures, vertebroplasty and low-cost implants in spine surgery were published in reputed international journals and won many accolades at national and international conferences.
Following this, he was selected for the prestigious adult spine fellowship at the University of Calgary, Canada where he specialized in all aspects of adult spine surgery. This 1-year fellowship included a 3-month stint with Dr John Hurlbert (world famous neurosurgeon), where he received specialist training in cervical spine surgery including cervical disc replacement. While in Canada, he trained extensively in minimally invasive spine surgery and the treatment of most spinal conditions with small cuts. Then, he went to Sydney, Australia for 6 months to receive specialized training in paediatric spine surgery (children affected by deformities like scoliosis and kyphosis) at the children’s hospital at Westmead. The children’s hospital at Westmead is one of the busiest centres for the treatment of paediatric spine disorders in the Asia Pacific region.