Profile Summary

Medical Qualification: M.S., D.N.B., D- Orthopaedics, Adult Spine Fellowship (Boston, USA), Paediatric Spine Fellowship (Miami, USA)

Designation: Consultant, Spine Surgery 

Years of experience: 11 years

Areas of expertise:

  • Adult spinal surgeries
  • Paediatric spinal surgeries
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Endoscopic spine surgery
  • Complex deformities including Scoliosis and Kyphosis


Dr Akhil Ashok Tawari is a dual USA clinical fellowships trained Adult & Paediatric Spine Surgeon. Dr. Tawari completed his MBBS followed by MS (Orthopaedics), DNB (Orthopedics), and D-Ortho from the prestigious Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Sion, Mumbai. He subsequently completed Adult Spine Fellowship from Boston, USA; Paediatric Spine Fellowship from Miami, USA and Orthopaedic Trauma Research Fellowship from Danville, USA.

Dr. Akhil Tawari has extensive experience in dealing with various spinal disorders in Adults and Children at reputed national and international institutions. Dr. Tawari believes in performing safe and efficient spine surgeries and thereby employs modern techniques and latest technology to improve patient outcomes.

Awards & Publications:


  • Tawari AA, Kempegowda H, Graham J, Suk M, Horwitz DS. The Agreement of Level of Evidence Ratings of Articles Submitted to JOT from 2012 to 2014.J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Jul;30(7):367-9
  • Tawari AA, Kempegowda H, Suk M, Horwitz DS. What makes an intertrochanteric fracture unstable in 2015? Does the lateral wall play a role in the decision matrix? J Orthop Trauma. 2015 Apr;29 Suppl 4:S4-9
  • Nicolay RW, Tawari AA, Kempegowda H, Suk M, Mullis B. How Often Are Protocols Followed at Level I Trauma Centers? J Surg Orthop Adv. Summer 2018;27(2):109-112
  • Horwitz DS, Tawari AA, Suk M. Nail Length in the Management of Intertrochanteric Fracture of the Femur. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2016 Apr 29
  • Kempegowda H, Richard R, Borade A, Tawari AA, Howenstein AM, Kubiak EN, Suk M, Horwitz DS. The Role of Radiographs and Office Visits in the Follow-Up of Healed Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures: An Economic Analysis. J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Dec;30(12):687-690
  • Kempegowda H, Richard R, Borade A, Tawari AA, Jove G, Suk M, Howenstein A, Kubiak EN, Sotomayor VR, Koval K, Liporace FA, Tejwani N, Horwitz DS. Obesity is Associated with High Peri-Operative Complications among Surgically Treated Intertrochanteric Fracture of the Femur. J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Jul;31(7):352-357
  • Maniar HH, Kempegowda H, Tawari AA, Rutter M, Borade A, Cush G, Horwitz DS. Medial Malleoli Fractures: Clinical Comparison between Newly Designed Sled Device and Conventional Screws. Foot Ankle Spec. 2017. Aug;10(4):296- 301
  • Borade A, Kempegowda H, Tawari AA, Suk M, Horwitz DS. Improvement in Osteoporosis Detection in a Fracture Liaison Service with Integration of a Geriatric Hip Fracture Care Program. Injury. 2016 Dec;47(12):2755-2759
  • Maniar HH, Tawari AA, Suk M, Bowen TR, Horwitz DS. Percutaneous and mucocutaneous exposure among Orthopaedic surgeons: Immediate management and compliance with CDC protocol. J Orthop Trauma. 2015 2015 Oct;29(10):e391-4
  • Kempegowda H, Maniar HH, Tawari AA, Fanelli GC, Jones CB, Sietsema DL, Bogdan Y, Tornetta P 3rd, Marcantonio AJ, Horwitz DS. Knee Injury Associated With Acetabular Fractures: A Multicenter Study of 1273 Patients. J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Jan; 30(1):48-51
  • Kempegowda H, Maniar HH, Richard R, Tawari AA, Jove G, Suk M, Beebe MJ, Han C, Tornetta P 3rd, Kubiak EN, Horwitz DS. Posterior Malleolar Fractures Associated with Tibial Shaft Fractures and Sequence of Fixation. J Orthop Trauma. 2016 May 7. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Tawari AA, Bahuva VD, Goregaonkar AB, R S. A rare case of open anterior hip dislocation. J Surg Case Rep. 2013 Jan 10; 2013(1)
  • Dhamangaonkar AC, Joshi D, Goregaonkar AB, Tawari AA. Proximal femoral locking Plate versus dynamic hip screw for unstable intertrochanteric femoral fractures. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2013 Dec; 21(3):317-22
  • Dhamangaonkar AC, Tawari AA, Goregaonkar AB. Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva: a case Report. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2013 Dec; 21(3):383- 6.
  • Maniar HH, Tawari AA, Suk M, Horwitz DS. The current role of stem cells in Orthopaedic surgery. Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal. Nov 2015, Vol 9, Issue No. 3
  • Tawari AA, Dhamangaonkar Anoop C, Goregaonkar Arvind B, Augmented Repair of Degenerative Tears of Tendo Achilles Using Peroneus Brevis Tendon: Early Results; Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal 2013 Vol 7 No 1
  • Maniar HH, Tawari AA, Mookerjee G, Horwitz DS. Short or Long, Locked or Unlocked Nails for Intertrochanteric Fractures. Techniques in Orthopaedics. Jun 2015 - Volume 30 - Issue 2 - p 87–96
  • Tawari AA, Dhamangaonkar Anoop C, Goregaonkar Arvind B, Bilateral Medial Rectus Insufficiency Following Spinal Fusion Surgery- A rare case report; The Journal of Maharashtra Orthopaedics Association 2013; 8(1):18- 1
  • Bahuva VD, Thakkar C J, Tawari AA, Goregaonkar AB” Prevalence of Femoroacetabular impingement in Indian population”.J. Orthopaedics 2013; 10(1) e 8
  • Dhamangaonkar AC, Goregaonkar AB, Joshi D, Tawari AA. Jumpers' Sacral Fracture with spinopelvic dissociation with Clay-Shoveler's and calcaneal fracture. The Journal of Maharashtra Orthopaedic Association 2012; 7(4):13- 14
  • Tawari AA, Kempegowda H, Horwitz DS. Nonunion Tibia Shaft Treated with IMN/Bone Grafting. Fractures of the Tibia-A clinical case book 2016. Pg 225-234
  • Tannoury C, Tawari AA. Posterior Far Lateral Diskectomy. Operative Techniques: Spine Surgery (Third Edition) A volume in Operative Techniques 2018. Pg 304–310



  • Association of Spine Surgeons of India
  • North American Spine Society
  • Indian Orthopaedic Association
  • Bombay Orthopaedic Society
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