Dr. Damandeep Singh Makkar Spine Surgeon in Ludhiana

Dr. Damandeep Singh Makkar

Spine Surgeon, Ludhiana


  • 11 Years Experience
  • 1 Hospital


  • Languages : English, Hindi, Punjabi


  • Spine Surgery

  • Spine Related Disorders

  • Orthopedic Surgery


  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. 
  • Deformity Correction
  • Pain management


  • MBBS, DNB (Ortho.), FIASA (USA)
  • Post doctoral fellowship in spine surgery (Ahmedabad)
  • Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: Rush University, Chicago, USA
  • Visting fellowship CCHMC, Cincinnati, USA
  • Visting fellowship: Samsung Medical Centre, Seoul, S. Korea
  • Fellowship of the Indo-American Spine Alliance

Practice Information

The Spine Clinic, Ludhiana

The Spine Clinic, Ludhiana

57 A, Rajguru Nagar, Ludhiana, Punjab - 141002


10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Achievements & Contributions

  • Co-Author in a chapter titled “Minimally Invasive Cervical laminectomy and lateral mass screw fixation” in the book tilted “textbook of Minimally Invasive Spine surgery” by Dr. Kern Singh.
  • Prediction of coronal balance intra-operatively using the last instrumented vertebrae radiographic findings in Lenke type C curves: a retrospective study. (In collaboration with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and medical Centre, Cincinnati)
  • Asymmetric Pedicle subtraction Osteotomy (Convex close wedge osteotomy) for correction of rigid scoliosis: a retrospective review. (Sent for publication in Indian Journal of Orthopaedics).
  • Minimally Invasive Trans-foraminal Lumbar interbody fusion: Prospective Clinical and radiological results of 23 consecutive cases - An Indian perspective. (Sent for publication in Indian Journal of Orthopaedics).
  • Case report- use of Calcitonin in the percutaneous management of Aneurysmal bone cyst in C5 vertebrae. (Sent for publication in The Spine Journal)
  • Paper presented in the Gujarat Orthopedic Association conference 2013 on “clinical and radiological results of Minimally Invasive TLIF: a prospective study of 24 consecutive cases.”
  • Poster presentation in the Gujarat Orthopedic Association conference 2013 on “ Asymmetric pedicle subtraction osteotomy for correction of rigid scoliosis”
  • Presented a paper on “Management of Tibial Pilon fractures with Ilizarov method” in 23rd Annual Indian Foot and Ankle Society Conference held from 6th-8th August 2010 in Delhi
  • Paper published in Malaysian journal of Orthopaedics in July 2012 titled “Results of closed intramedullary nailing using Talwarkar square nail in adult forearm fractures”.  (http://www.morthoj.org/2012/v6n2/Closed-Intramedullary-Nailing.pdf)
  • Paper sent for publication in Journal of Orthopaedic surgery, Hong-Kong titled “study of results of operative outcomes of fractures of the Calcaneum”
  • Published a case report on Salmonella Paratyphi A infection with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Diffuse large B cell type of the Hip in the journal of Orissa Orthopaedic Association. Vol.30 January 2009(78-80)