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Dr. Akhil Tawari


MS, DNB, D-Ortho

Pediatric spine Fellowship: Nicklaus’ Children’s hospital, Miami, FL, USG – 2017

Spine Fellowship: Boston University Medical Centre, Boston, USG – 2016

Orthopedic Research Fellow: Geisinger Medical Centre, Danville, PA, USG - 2015

Services Offered
Orthopedics, Spine surgery

6 years

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi, Marathi

Professional Highlights

  • 2018 - Operative Efficiency Methodology In Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) : A Guide to Developing Safe and Efficient Care, North American Spine Society (NASS), Los Angeles, Cal, USA (Author).
  • 2017 - Lenke 1 C : AIS Curves When do Experienced surgeons incorporate the lumbar curve? International Meeting on Advanced ne Techniques (IMAST), Cape town, South Africa (Author).
  • 2016 - Obesity is Associated with High peri-operative Complications among Surgically Treated Intertrochanteric Fracture of the Femur, International Geriatric Fracture Society (IGFS) Annual Meeting National Harbor, MD, USA (Co-Author).
  • 2016 - The management of proximal junctional kyphosis, Grand Rounds, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA (Author).
  • 2016 - Role of Computed Tomography (CT) Scan of the Head in Low Energy Geriatric Femur Fractures, AAOS, Orlando, FL, USA (Co-Author).
  • 2015 - High Early Complication Rates Of Open Femur And Tibia- Fibula Fractures in the Geriatric Population, IGFS, San Deigo,Cal, USA (Author).
  • 2015 - Reversal of Anticoagulation prior to Hemiarthroplasty, IGFS, San Deigo, Cal, USA (Co-Author).
  • 2015 - The management of upper cervical spine trauma, Grand Rounds, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA (Author).
  • 2015 - Pediatric Modification of the Gustilo-Anderson classification system for open fractures, Geisinger annual research day, Danville, PA, USA (Author).
  • 2013 - Proximal femoral locking plate v/s 135 ° dynamic hip screw system in the treatment of unstable Intertrochanteric fracture of the femur, SICOT, Hyderabad, AP, India (Co-Author).
  • 2012 – Management Of Degenerated Tears Of Tendo-Achilles Using Peroneus Brevis: Early results – Indian orthopedic association conference (IOACON), Chennai, TN, India (Author).
  • 2011 – Fibrodysplasia ossificans Progressiva, case presentation, Bombay Orthopedic society clinical meet, LTMGH, Mumbai, MAH, India (author).
  • 2007 – Relevance of Hepatics in Medical practice, Bombay medical congress, Mumbai MAH, India (Co-Author).
  • 2005 – Ethics of Clinical Trials, J.J. group of hospitals, Mumbai, MAH, India (Co-Author).
Articles & Publications: with detail

1: Nicolay RW, Tawari A, Kempegowda H, Suk M, Mullis B. How Ofter Are Protocols Followed at Level I Trauma Centers ? J Surg Orthop Adv. Summer 2018;27(2):109-112. PubMed PMID: 30084817

2: Maniar H, Kempegowda H, Tawari A, Rutter MR, Borade A, Cush G, Horwitz DS. Medical Malleoli Fractures: Clinical Comparison Between Newly Designed Sled Device And Conventional Screws. Foot Ankle Spec. 2017 Aug;10(4):296-301. Doi: 10.1177/1938640016677809. Epub 2016 Nov 9, PubMed PMID: 28719778.

3: Kempegowda H, Richard, Borade A, Tawari A, Graham J, Suk M, Howenstein A, Kubiak EN, Sotomayor VR, Koval K, Liporace FA, Tejwani N, Horwitz DS. Obesity Is Associated With High Perioperative Complications Among Surgically Treated Intertrochanteric Fracture of the Femur. J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Jul;31(7):352-357. Doi:10.1097/BOT.0000000000000825. PubMed PMID: 28323791.

4: Borade A, Kempegowda H, Tawari A, Suk M, Horwitz DS. Improvement in osteoporosis detection in the fracture liaison service with integration of a geriatric hip fracture care program. Injury. 2016 Dec;47(12):2755-2759. Doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2016.10.011.Epub 2016 Oct17. PubMed PMID: 27773370.

5: Kempegowda H, Richard, Borade A, Tawari A, 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 rauma. 2016 Dec;30(12):687-690. PubMed PMID: 27763962.

6: Tawari A, Kempegowda H, Jove G, Suk M, Horwitz DS. The Agreement Of Level-Of-Evidence Ratings Of Articles Submitted To The JOT from 2012 to 2014. J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Jul;30(7):367-9 foi:10.1097/BOT.0000000000000548. PubMed PMID: 27206257

7: Kempegowda H, Maniar HH, Richard, Tawari A, Jove G, Suk M, Beebe MJ, Han C, Tornetta P 3rd, Kubiak EN, Horwitz DS. Posterior Malleolar Fracture Associated With Tibial Shaft Fractures And Sequence Of Fixation. J orthop trauma. 2016 Oct;30(10):568-71. Doi:10.1097/BOT.0000000000000629. PubMed PMID: 27164492.

8: Horwitx DS, Tawari A, Suk M. Nail Length In The Management Of Intertrochanteric Fracture Of The Femur. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2016 Jun;24(6):e50-8. Doi:10.5435/JAAOS-D-15-00325. Review. PubMed PMID: 27128026.

9: Kempegowda H, Maniar HH, Tawari A, Fanelli GC, Jones CB, Sietsema DL, Bogdan Y, Tornetta P 3rd, Marcantonio AJ, Horwitz DS. Knee injury associated with acetabular fractures: A Multicentre Study of 1273 Patients. J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Jan;30(1):18-51. Doi:10.1097/BOT.0000000000000425. PubMed PMID: 26849387.

10: Kempegowda H, Tawari A, Suk M, Horwitz DS.Evaluation And Management Of An Unstable Interttrochanteric Fracture Of The Femur: A Case report. J Orthop Trauma. 2015 Jun 11. [Epub ahed of print] PubMed PMID: 26087453.

11 : Maniar HH, Tawari A, Suk M, Bowen TR, Horwitz DS. Percutaneous and Mucocutaneous Exposure Among Orthopaedic Surgeons : Immediate Management and Compliance With CDC Protocol. J 0rthop Trauma. 20 ] 5 Oct ; 29 (10) : e391-4. Doi : 10. 1097/BOT. 0000000000000360, PubMed PMID: 25967855.

12 : Tawari A, 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 0rthop Trauma. 2015 Apr, 29 Suppl 4 : 54-9. Doi 10. 1097/B0T. 0000000000000284. PubMed PMID : 25756825.

13 : Dhamangaonkar AC, Tawari A, Goregaonkar AB. Fibrodysplasi a ossificans progressiva : a case report. J 0rthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2013 Dec ; 21 (3) : 3 83-6. PubMed PMID : 24366806.

14 : Dhamangaonkar AC, Joshi D, Goregaonkar AB, Tawari A. Proximal femoral locking plate versus dynamic hip screw for unstable intertrochanteric femoral factures. J 0rthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2013 Dec;2 1 (3):3 1 7-22. PubMed PMID: 24366792.

15 : Tawari A, Dhamangaonkar AA, Goregaonkar AB, Chhapan JB. Augmented repair of degenerative tears of tendo achilles using peroneus brevis tendon early results. Malays Orthop J. 2013 Mar7(1): 19-24. Doi 10. 5704/MOJ. 1303. 011. PubMed PMID : 25722802 ; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4341044.

16 : Tawari A, Bahuva VD, Goregaonkar AB, R S. A rare case of open anterior hip dislocation. J Surg Case Rep. 2013 Jan 10 ; 2013 (1). pii : rjs035. doi: 1 0. 1 093/jscr/rjs035. PubMed PMID 24963932; PubMed Central PMCID : PMC3579531.

Accepted / Submitted publications

Book Chapter on the intraoperative issues: anesthesia, neuromonitoring, estimated blood loss on Neuromuscular scoliosis.

  • Book Chapter on the percutaneous management of posterior cervical trauma.
  • Book Chapter on anterior to psoas technique for oblique lateral interbody fusion.
  • Book Chapter on pelvix fixation techniques.
  • Book Chapter on the management of congenital scoliosis.
  • Book Chapter on the management of subtrochanteric fracture of the femur.
Professional Memberships
  • Association of Spine Surgeons Of India (ASSI)
  • North American Spine Society (NASS)
  • Maharashtra Medical Council
  • Bombay Orthopedic Society

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