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Dinesh Thawrani, MD,FACS

Associate Professor of Clinical-Affiliate

Orthopaedic Surgery | College of Medicine

  • Residency: MGM Medical College (Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery) : MGM Medical College
  • Clinical Fellowship: Univeristy of Cincinnati (Spine Surgery )
  • Clinical Fellowship: New York University (Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • Clinical Fellowship: Gillette Children's Hospital (Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery)
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Research Interests

Research Grant:
University Orthopedic Research Education Foundation (UOREF) 2012: University of Cincinnati; Cincinnati, OH – “Biomechanical analysis of motion segment cephalad to long posterior spinal fusion using different proximal implant constructs” $ 12,000. The UOREF grant is very competitive, receives numerous applications for research grant each year and they have very rigid and demanding selection criteria..

Practice Interests:
Adult degenerative cerv...

Peer Reviewed Publications

Berry, Chirag A; Thawrani, Dinesh P; Makhoul, Fadi R 2021. Inclusion of L5-S1 in oblique lumbar interbody fusion-techniques and early complications-a single center experience. The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society, 21 3, 418-429

Thawrani, Dinesh 2020. Is Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia a Perpetrator for Periprosthetic Joint Infection?: Commentary on an article by Hamidreza Yazdi, MD, et al.: "Symptomatic Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. A Risk Factor for Periprosthetic Joint Infection in Male Patients". The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 102 7, e31

Thawrani, Dinesh P; Agabegi, Steven S; Asghar, Ferhan 2019. Diagnosing Sacroiliac Joint Pain. The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 27 3, 85-93

Thawrani D, Glos DL, Coombs MT, Bylski-Austrow DI, Sturm PF 2014. Transverse Process Hooks at Upper Instrumented Vertebra Provide More Gradual Motion Transition than Pedicle Screws Spine, 39 14, E826-32

Thawrani, Dinesh P; Glos, David L; Coombs, Matthew T; Bylski-Austrow, Donita I; Sturm, Peter F 2014. Transverse process hooks at upper instrumented vertebra provide more gradual motion transition than pedicle screws. Spine, 39 14, E826-32

Thawrani D, Agabegi SS, Eismann E, Martin R, Sturm PF 2013. Accuracy and Reliability of Drawing Central Sacral Vertical Line (CSVL) on Scoliosis Radiographs in Clinical Practice Spine Deformity , 1 , 16-20

Thawrani, Dinesh; Agabegi, Steven S; Eismann, Emily; Martin, Rose; Sturm, Peter F 2013. Accuracy and Reliability of Drawing Central Sacral Vertical Line on Scoliosis Radiographs in Clinical Practice. Spine deformity, 1 1, 16-20

Thawrani D.;Kuester V.;Gabos P.;Kruse R.;Littleton A.;Rogers K.;Holmes L.;Thacker M. 10-01-2011. Reliability and necessity of computerized tomography in distal tibial physeal injuries Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 31 7, 745-750

Borowski A.;Thawrani D.;Grissom L.;Littleton A.;Thacker M. 10-01-2009. Bilaterally dislocated hips treated with the Pavlik harness are not at a higher risk for failure Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 29 7, 661-665

Thawrani D.;Walker K.;Polgreen L.;Tolar J.;Orchard P. 09-01-2013. Hip dysplasia in patients with hurler syndrome (mucopolysaccharidosis type 1H) Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 33 6, 635-643

Zebracki K.;Thawrani D.;Oswald T.;Anadio J.;Sturm P. 09-01-2013. Predictors of emotional functioning in youth after surgical correction of idiopathic scoliosis Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 33 6, 624-627

Thawrani D.;Sucato D.;Podeszwa D.;DeLaRocha A. 07-21-2010. Complications associated with the Bernese periacetabular osteotomy for hip dysplasia in adolescents Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series A, 92 8, 1707-1714

Thawrani D.;Thai C.;Welch R.;Copley L.;Johnston C. 07-01-2009. Successful treatment of unicameral bone cyst by single percutaneous injection of ?-BSM Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 29 5, 511-517

Thawrani D.;Haumont T.;Church C.;Holmes L.;Dabney K.;Miller F. 05-01-2012. Rectus femoris transfer improves stiff knee gait in children with spastic cerebral palsy Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 470 5, 1303-1311

Thawrani D, Feldman DS, Sala DA 04-15-2015. Current Practice in the Management of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, ,

Thawrani D.;Agabegi S.;Eismann E.;Martin R.;Sturm P. 01-01-2013. Accuracy and reliability of drawing central sacral vertical line on scoliosis radiographs in clinica Spine Deformity, 1 1, 16-20

Borowski A, Thawrani D, Grissom L, Littleton AG, Thacker MM: . Bilaterally Dislocated Hips treated with Pavlik Harness are not at a higher risk for failure. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 29, No 7 Oct/Nov 2009, 661-5

Dudani BG, Thawrani D, Chikale S: . Outcome measures of Bipolar Hip Arthroplasty for atraumatic Hip disorders – A preliminary report Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, 39 (4) Oct 2005, 212-7

Thawrani D Sucato DJ, Podeszwa DA, DeLaRocha . Complications Associated with the Bernese Periacetabular Osteotomy for Hip Dysplasia in Adolescents Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (Am), 92, No 8 July 2010, 1707-14

Thawrani D, Haumont T, Holmes CC, Dabney KW, Miller F . Rectus Femoris Transfer Improves Stiff Knee Gait in Children with Spastic Cerebral Palsy; 2012 May;470(5):1303-11 Clinical Orthopedics & Related Research, May 2012 470(5), 1303-11

Thawrani D, Kuester V, Gabos PG, Kruse RW, Littleton AG, Rogers KJ, Holmes L, Thacker MM . Reliability and Necessity of Computerized Tomography in Distal Tibial Physeal Injuries; Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics; Vol 31(7), Oct/Nov 2011, Pg 745-50 Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 31 (7) Oct/Nov 2011, 745-50

Thawrani D, Thai CC, Welch RD, Copley L, Johnston CE . Successful Treatment of Unicameral Bone Cyst by Single Percutaneous Injection of α-BSM Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 29 (5) July/August 2009 , 511-17

Thawrani D, Walker K, Polgreen LE, Tolar J, Orchard PJ: . Hip Dysplasia in Patients with Hurler Syndrome (Mucopolysaccharidosis Type1H) Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 33 (6) Sept 2013, 635-43

Zebracki K, Thawrani D, Sturm PF, Oswald TS . Spine Deformity Study Group: Predictors of Emotional Functioning in Youth after Surgical Correction of Idiopathic Scoliosis Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 33(6) Sept 2013, 634-27