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Dr. Thomas J Kishen

Adjunct Visiting Professor, Manipal University

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Dr. Thomas J Kishen, Spine Surgeon, Bangalore India
Dr. Thomas J Kishen

Qualifications

  • MBBS, D`Ortho, DNB [Ortho]
  • FRCS (Edinburgh, UK), FACS (USA)
  • Fellowship in Spine Surgery (Ganga Hospital- Coimbatore)
  • Fellowship in Spine Surgery and Spinal Deformity Surgery (Australia)
  • Graduate Certificate in University Learning and Teaching (Australia)

Awards Received

  1. Dr. Balu Sankaran Gold Medal for “standing first in India in the Diplomate of the National Board Exam” in Orthopaedics for the year 2001

  2. Professor M.V. Daniel Gold Medal for “Exemplary Commitment to Patient Care” for the year 2000 from PSG Institute of Medical Sciences, Coimbatore

  3. Dr. Premananda Nayak Award for the “Best Outgoing D`Ortho Student” from MAHE University, Manipal for the year 1998

  4. 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”

Visiting Fellowship

  1. Seoul Spine Institute with Prof Se II Suk. South Korea. January 2008

  2. Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis Childrens Hospital and Shriners Hospital with Dr. Lawrence Lenke, Washington University School of Medicine, St.Louis, Missouri, USA. September 2008

 

Papers Published

  1. Rajasekaran S., Kishen T. Fusion after lumbar discectomy- Necessity or Overkill. Continuing Medical Education Lecture Series. IOA 2003 Chennai, India

  2. Rajasekaran S. Kishen T. Role of Instrumentation in Spinal Tuberculosis. Continuing Medical Education Lecture Series. IOA 2004 Agra, India

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Mohapatra B, Kishen T, Diwan A. Multiple pedicle fractures in Osteopetrosis. Spine 2010; Apr 15; 35 (8): E311-5

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. Thomas Kishen; Ashish Diwan. Should doctors learn to teach? The National Medical Journal of India. 2012;24(4): 246-247

  19. KishenTJ, Lindstrom ST, Etherington G, Diwan AD. Veillonella spondylodiscitis in a healthy 72-year old lady. European Spine Journal 2012, (Suppl 4): 413-417

  20. Kishen TJ. Scoliosis – Identification, Natural History and Management Options. Karnataka Medical Journal 2012. Vol 45; Issue 1: 18-21

  21. Kishen TJ. Current concepts in the management of thoracolumbar fractures. Karnataka Medical Journal 2012. Vol 45; Issue 1:

  22. Kishen TJ., Tahasildhar N. Diagnostic and therapeutic role of spinal injections. Karnataka Medical Journal 2013. Vol 46; Issue 1:14-19

  23. Tahasildhar N., Kishen TJ. Surgery for the degenerative lumbar spine. Karnataka Medical Journal 2013. Vol 46; Issue 1: 21-25

  24. Shaikh H, Kishen TJ. Achromobacter spondylodiscitis: A case report and review of literature. Indian Spine J [serial online] 2018 [cited 2018 Nov 28];1:144-7. Available from: http://www.isjonline.com/text.asp?2018/1/2/144/238383

  25. Kishen T, Garg B. Legends of Indian orthopedics: Dr. Verghese Chacko. Indian J Orthop [serial online] 2018 [cited 2018 Nov 28];52:573. Available from: http://www.ijoonline.com/text.asp?2018/52/5/573/240507

  26. Kumar A, Kishen TJ. Delayed Onset Tension Pneumocephalus following Lumbar Spine Surgery: A Report of Two Cases and Review of Literature. Annals of International Medical and Dental Research 2020; 6(5): 18-22.

  27. Hamza Shaikh, Kishen TJ. et al Temporal pattern of pain and disability following the administration of a selective nerve root block (SNRB) in the management of lumbar disc herniation with radiculopathy. Accepted for publication in International Journal of Spine Surgery IJSS (October 2020)

  28. Hamza Shaikh, Kishen TJ. et al "Simultaneous anterior-posterior en-bloc resection of chest wall chondrosarcoma abutting the spine-A case report and surgical technique overview.", Accepted for publication in SN Comprehensive Clinical Medicine (2021)

  29. Manoj Ramachandraiah, Thomas J Kishen. Lumbar Facet Cyst Causing Incomplete Cauda Equina Syndrome: A Case Report and Review of Literature. J Orth Joint Surg 2020;XX(X):1–3.

  30. Manoj Ramachandraiah, Thomas J Kishen. Brown tumour causing thoracic compressive myelopathy - A case report and review of literature. Indian Spine J 2021;4:203-13.

Chapters Contributed to Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Patil SS, Kishen TJ. Guest Editors. Karnataka Medical Journal. September 2013. Vol 46; Issue 1

  6. Thomas Kishen, Ajoy Shetty. Psychology of back pain. Textbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma. 2016. Eds. Kulkarni GS. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers. New Delhi. India.

  7. Thomas Kishen. Epidemiology of lumbar disc herniation. The Lumbar Spine. 4th Edition. Published by International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. ISSLS ( (In Press)

  8. Thomas Kishen, Nazim Mughal. Tuberculosis - Tuberculosis - History, epidemiology and pathogenesis In Tuberculosis of Spine (ASSI monogram). Thieme Medical Publishers 2018.

  9. Thomas Kishen, Hamza Shaikh. Lumbar disc herniation in adolescents. In Lumbar Disc Herniation (ASSI monogram) Thieme Medical Publishers 2018.
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