Dr. Thomas J Kishen

Dr. Thomas J Kishen
Spine Surgeon, Bangalore

MBBS, DOrtho, DNB [Ortho], GradCert (Australia)

  • 1 Hospital
  • Spine Surgeon working at Sparsh Hospital, Bangalore, India
  • Teaching at the University of New South Wales

Specialities

  • Spine Surgery

Expertise

  • Non-operative
  • operative management of spinal disorders affecting all regions of the spine from the neck to the lower back
  • management of spinal deformities (scoliosis and kyphosis)

Education

  • MBBS, DOrtho, DNB [Ortho], GradCert (Australia)
  • Completed his basic Orthopaedic training (DOrtho) at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 
  • Trained at PSG Medical College, Coimbatore for the Diplomate of the National Board (Orthopaedics) 
  • Fellowship training at Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore and received the ‘ASSI-Depuy Best Spine Research Award’ during this period. He then spent five years in Sydney, Australia 
  • Underwent advanced training in Spine Surgery from St George Hospital, University of New South Wales

Practice Information

Sparsh Hospital, Bangalore

Sparsh Hospital, Bangalore

#29/P2, The Health City, Bommasandra Industrial Area, Hosur Road, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560099

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Awarded the ‘Dr. Premananda Nayak Gold Medal’ for standing first in the University
  • Awarded the ‘Professor M.V. Daniel Gold Medal’ for “Exemplary Commitment to Patient Care” during the training in Diplomate of the National Board (Orthopaedics)
  • Receive the ‘Dr. Balu Sankaran Gold Medal’ for “standing first in India in the “Diplomate of the National Board Exam” in Orthopaedics for the year 2001
  • Fellowship training at Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore and received the ‘ASSI-Depuy Best Spine Research Award’ during this period. He then spent five years in Sydney, Australia 
  • Teaching at the University of New South Wales and was awarded a Graduate Certificate in University Learning and Teaching
  • Professor M.V. Daniel Gold Medal for “Exemplary Commitment to Patient Care” for the year 2000 from PSG Institute of Medical Sciences, Coimbatore
  • Dr. Premananda Nayak Award for the “Best Outgoing D`Ortho Student” from MAHE University, Manipal for the year 1998
  • ASSI-Depuy Best Spine Research Award at the ASSI conference at Bangalore in January 2005 for the paper titled “Is single stage posterior column shortening a safe and reliable procedure in active spinal tuberculosis”
  • He has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals and has contributed chapters to books on Spine Surgery
  • Rajasekaran S., Kishen T. Fusion after lumbar discectomy- Necessity or Overkill. Continuing Medical Education Lecture Series. IOA 2003 Chennai, India
  • Rajasekaran S. Kishen T. Role of Instrumentation in Spinal Tuberculosis. Continuing Medical Education Lecture Series. IOA 2004 Agra, India
  • Kishen T., Rajasekaran S. Is single stage posterior column shortening a safe and reliable procedure in active spinal tuberculosis. Journal of the Tamilnadu Orthopaedic Association. January 2005
  • Kishen T., Shetty AP, Rajasekaran S. Variant of a Lumbar Disc Cyst in a 13-year-old girl. A case report. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery. 2006;14(2):184-6
  • Rajasekaran S, Prasad Shetty A, Dheenadhayalan J, Shashidhar Reddy J, Naresh-Babu J, Kishen T. Morphological Changes During Growth in Healed Childhood Spinal Tuberculosis A 15-year Prospective Study of 61 Children Treated With Ambulatory Chemotherapy. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2006 Nov-Dec;26(6):716-24
  • Helen Tao, Bojiang Shen, Aiqun Wei, Thomas Kishen, Ashish Diwan, David D. F. Ma Therapeutic Potential of Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells to Repair Degenerative Intervertebral Discs. Journal of Stem Cell Research. Volume 3, Issue1, November 2007
  • Thomas Kishen; Ian A Harris; Ashish Diwan. "Primum non nocere and randomised placebo-controlled surgical trials: a dilemma?" ANZ Journal of Surgery 2009; 79: 508-509
  • Thomas Kishen; Greg Etherington; Ashish Diwan. "Post-traumatic cranial subdural haematoma with concomitant spinal epidural and spinal subarachnoid haemorrhage presenting with bilateral leg pain - Coincidence or causal relation? "Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2009; 17(3): 358-360
  • Wei A, Williams LA, Bhargav D, Shen B, Kishen T, Duffy N, Diwan AD. BMP13 Prevents the Effects of Annular Injury in an Ovine Model. International Journal of Biological Sciences 2009; 5:388-396
  • Mohapatra B, Kishen T, Diwan A. Multiple pedicle fractures in Osteopetrosis. Spine 2010; Apr 15; 35 (8): E311-5
  • P. Lok, P. Boughton, T Kishen, A Diwan. Geometrical & Interfacial Modulation of a Biomimetic Spinal Implant. Journal of Biomimetics, Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering 2009; 4: 41-58
  • Bojiang Shen, Aiqun Wei, Divya Bhargav, Thomas Kishen, Ashish D Diwan. Hyaluronan: Its Potential Application in Intervertebral Disc Regeneration. Orthopaedic Research and Review 2010; 2: 17-26
  • Thomas Kishen; Ashish Diwan. Fusion versus disc replacement for degenerative conditions of the lumbar and cervical spine: Quid est testimonium? Orthopedic Clinics of North America 41 (2010) 167-181
  • Thomas J Kishen, Bibhudendu Mohapatra, Ashish D Diwan, Greg Etherington. Post-traumatic thoracic scoliosis with rib head dislocation and intrusion into the spinal canal: A case report and review of literature. Published online in European Spine Journal on 24/2/2010. DOI 10.1007/s00586-010-1321-1
  • Thomas Kishen, Ashish Diwan. Winds of Change in Orthopaedic Training. Isn't it time? Published online in the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics website as a blog. 2010
  • Mohapatra B, Kishen T, Diwan A. Post-operative retroperitoneal lymphocele following lumbar total disc replacement: A case report and review of literature. Spine Arthoplasty Society Journal 2010; 4(3): 87-91
  • Daniel G.T. Strange, Sandie T. Fisher, Philip C. Boughton, Thomas J. Kishen, Ashish D. Diwan. Restoration of compressive loading properties of lumbar discs with a nucleus implant - A Finite Element Analysis Study. The Spine Journal 2010; 10 (7):602-609
  • Thomas Kishen; Ashish Diwan. Should doctors learn to teach? Accepted for publication in The National Medical Journal of India. 2011
  • KishenTJ, Lindstrom ST, Etherington G, Diwan AD. Veillonella spondylodiscitis in a healthy 72-year old lady. Accepted for publication in European Spine Journal 2011. Ms. No. ESJO-D-10-00671
  • Chapters Contributed to Books
  • Thomas Kishen. Surgical approaches to the cervical spine. Pg 2631-2643 In: Textbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma. 2008. Eds. Kulkarni GS. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers. New Delhi. India
  • Helen Tao, Bojiang Shen, Aiqun Wei, Thomas Kishen, Ashish Diwan, David D. F. Therapeutic Potential of Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells to Repair Degenerative Intervertebral Discs. In : Research Developments in Stem Cells. 2008 Ed. Wade T. Ereland. Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge NY. USA
  • Mohapatra B, Kishen TJ, Sandhu S, Etherington G, Diwan AD. Iatrogenic Spinal Cord Injury: Incidence, Prevention and Management. Pg 518-530 In: Spinal Infections and Trauma. 2011. Ed. Rajasekaran S. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers. New Delhi. India
  • Priyadarshi H, Kishen TJ, Etherington G, Diwan AD. Flexion Distraction Injuries and Fracture Dislocations of the Thoracolumbar Spine. Pg. 471-480 In: Spinal Infections and Trauma. 2011. Ed. Rajasekaran S. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers. New Delhi. India