About Dr. Tyagi

Dr. Himanshu Tyagi

Dr. Himanshu Tyagi currently serves as the Head and Additional Director at Fortis Hospital, specializing in spine surgery, knee replacement, and orthopedics.With over 15 years of experience and more than 10,000 surgeries to his name, Dr. Tyagi's present work includes consultations and surgeries for orthopedic problems, particularly spine and knee pathologies.

He employs advanced techniques in spine and knee replacement surgeries, including minimally invasive procedures and navigation-assisted surgery, ensuring precise and effective outcomes. He is supported by a dedicated team of anesthesiologists, fellow surgeons, and physiotherapists to achieve the best results in all his surgeries.

Dr. Tyagi is also actively involved in public welfare and social work through the NGO 'Center for India Progressing,' which is dedicated to the medical treatment and social upliftment of economically weaker sections of society.At Fortis Hospital, Dr. Tyagi is backed by the latest cutting-edge technology for all his surgeries.

His advanced surgical armamentarium includes neuromonitoring, modular operation theaters, and microscopes, along with a minimally invasive system, allowing him to maintain a high success rate of almost 98 percent. Additionally, the hospital offers the latest advancements in patient care, such as personalized rehabilitation programs, state-of-the-art pain management techniques, and comprehensive post-operative care to ensure optimal recovery and patient satisfaction.

He holds an MCh Orthopedic degree from the University of Edinburgh (UK) and a super-specialty fellowship degree in spine surgery (FNB) from the National Board of Examination. He completed his postgraduate studies in orthopedic surgery at BARC Central Government Hospital, Mumbai.

His present work includes OPD consultations and surgeries for knee replacement and spinal problems. He is credited with removing the largest tumor from a human spine, weighing 6 kg.

Dr. Tyagi is also the recipient of the 'VISHISHT CHIKITSA RATAN AWARD' in 2019 and 2023 by the Delhi Medical Council. He was awarded 'Orthopedic Surgeon of the Year 2023' by Hindustan Times.

Commonly performed orthopedic surgeries by Dr. Tyagi and his team include hip replacements, shoulder surgeries, arthroscopic surgeries, and trauma surgeries, in addition to spine and knee replacements.

Orthopedic Surgeon

Surgeries Performed

  1. Occipitocervical fixation and fusion.
  2. C1-C2 fixation
  3. Cervical spine fracture fixation
  4. Anterior cervical decompression and fixation (ACDF)
  5. Anterior cervical corpectomy and fusion
  6. Cervical laminoplasty
  7. Cervical laminectomy
  8. Cervical root blocks
  9. Cervical lateral mass and pedicle screw fixation
  10. Cervical epidural blocks
  11. Dorsal spine fracture fixation
  12. Video assisted thoracoscopic spine surgery.
  13. Scoliosis / back deformity correction surgery
  14. Lumbar fracture fixation
  15. Lumbar fusions
  16. Transformational lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF)
  17. Posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF)
  18. Anterior lumbar interbody fusion
  19. Pedicle screw fixation of fracture
  20. Microdisectomy
  21. Minimal invasive spine surgery (MISS)
  22. MISS disectomy
  23. MISS TLIF (key hole surgery)
  24. Endoscopic cervical disectomy
  25. Epidural block
  26. Facetal block
  1. Disc Radiofrequency ablation
  2. Endoscopic lumbar disectomy
  3. Kyphoplasty
  4. Vertebroplasty
  5. Spinal column reconstruction surgery
  6. Spinal tumour resection
  7. Spinal tuberculosis /infection treatment
  8. Debridement spine
  9. Spinal biopsy
  10. Caudal epidural block/sacroiliac joint injections.
  11. Odontoid fracture fixation
  12. Cervical foraminotomy
  13. Posterior cervico-thorasic corrective osteotomy.
  14. Thoracic disc disease
  15. Non operative spinal pain management.
  16. Thoracoscopic Thoracic disectomy
  17. Percutaneous pedicle screw fixation
  18. Smith Peterson pedicle subtraction osteotomy
  19. Cervical disc replacement
  20. Cervical , Lumbar arthroplasty
  21. Spondolisthesis reduction surgery
  22. Lateral lumbar interbody fusion
  23. Trans- sacral lumbosacral fusion
  24. Interspinous spacer insertion
  25. Tumour sacretomy
  26. Spino pelvic fixation procedures
  27. Lumbar discography
  28. Microendoscopic disectomy
  1. Hip Joint Replacement Surgery
  1. Knee Joint Replacement Surgery

Medical Schools

Super Specialisation
  1. MCh Orthopedics - University of Edinburgh,U.K
  2. Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi- (DNB Spine Fellowship)
  3. Christian Medical College, Vellore - (Spinal Deformity Fellowship)
  4. NIMHANS, Bangalore (Intradural and CV junction)
Post Graduate Programs – Orthopaedics
  1. Bhabha Atomic Research Center & Hospital, Mumbai.
Graduate Programs - MBBS
  1. Saurashtra University


  1. Association of Spine Surgeons of India
  2. Indian Orthopaedic Association
  3. Uttar Pradesh Orthopaedic Association
  4. Delhi Orthopaedic Association
  5. Delhi Spine society

Clinical Focus

  1. Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  2. Endoscopic Spinal Procedures
  3. Cranio-Cervical Junction Problems

Special Interests

  1. Microscopic/Endoscopic Discectomies For Radicular Pains
  2. Nucleoplasty/Annuloplasty For Disc Related Back Pains
  3. Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation For Degenerative Spine Pain
  4. Minimally Invasive Spinal Fracture Fixation
  5. Mini Incision Spinal Fusion Procedures
  6. Cervical/lumbar Spinal Nerve Root Block
  7. Spinal Deformity Correction

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