Dr. Siddharth Badve, US

License, Affiliation And Professional Experience:

State Medical Licensure

New York State Medical License: Full unrestricted; Status Active.
OhioState Medical License: Full unrestricted; Status Active.
NPI # 1396023289
Maharashtra State medical council, India: Registration active.
Michigan Medical License: Limited Educational; Status: Lapsed.

Current  Affiliation:

  • Consultant Spine Surgeon and Faculty in Orthopedics at the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital & Research Center, Mumbai, India: I am providing adult & pediatric care for spinal pathologies at an advancedtertiary care set-up. We run a busy spine practice with focus on complex spinal pathologies. My area of interest include degenerative spinal disorders and minimally invasive spine surgery. I have been instrumental in establishing a state of art spine service with availability of technologies like intra-operative spinal cord monitoring, surgical microscope, ultrasonic bone scalpel, spinal navigation right from the inception.
  • Spine Surgeon, Spine Foundation, Mumbai, India: Philanthropic spine care, academics, research and resident/ fellow training.

Fellowship Training:

Fellow, Scoliosis & Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, United States (2012-2013)

A coveted program focused on Pediatric spinal disorders. Extensive experience in the management of Scoliosis and pediatric orthopedic surgery is the strength. Exposure to state of art technologies like the Spinal navigation, Bone scalpel, Aqua Mantys etc. is also an important feature.Requirement of  a full state license, independent fellow clinic and emergency call is also a highlight. Cleveland Clinic provides optimal environment for academics and research.

Research topics included:

  • Analysis of restoration of kyphosis with the use of uniplanar screws in AIS surgery
  • Textbook chapter on ‘Neuromuscular scoliosis’ in AO Spine textbook. (In Publication)
  • Textbook chapter on ‘Spondylolisthesis’ in AO Spine textbook. (In Publication)
Fellow, Spine Surgery, State UniversityNew York, Syracuse, NY (2011-12)

A well renowned  and busy program with excellent hands on exposure to minimally invasive spine surgery, spinal deformity, tumors and trauma. Rotation at the Syracuse Veteran’s Administration Medical Centre was an important feature. Research topics included clinical and biomechanical studies focused on spinal deformity correction.

Research topics included:

  • Long term outcomes of surgery for the correction of Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis(AIS).
  • Biomechanical study evaluating the safety and efficacy of bi-cortical pedicular screws for direct vertebral rotation in AIS surgery.
  • Radiographic methods for the prediction of accurate pedicular morphology.
Fellow, Spine Surgery, WilliamBeaumontHospital, Royal Oak, MI (2010-11)

A prestigious high volume training program with focus on degenerative cervical and lumbar pathologies, revision and complex spinal disorders. Beaumont has been a powerhouse, defining the trends in management of the ageing spine.Clinical and basic science research was dedicated towards degenerative spinal disorders and biologics.

Research topics included:

  • The expression of proinflammatory cytokines and matrix metalloproteinases in periprosthetic tissue harvested during revision thoracolumbar fusion.
  • In vivo delivery of E. Coli-expressed rhBMP-2 by biomimetic calcium phosphate coatings in the setting of posterolateral spine fusion:  Effect of incorporated rhBMP-2 dose.
  • Biologic disc augmentation and regeneration utilizing a combination of growth factors and a protease inhibitor.

Past Professonal Affiliations:

Assistant Professor, Dept of Orthopedics, Topiwala Nair Medical College & B Y L Nair Hospital, Mumbai (2006-10)
An extensive experience across the spectrum of different spinal pathologies. Faculty in Orthopedics surgery at a busy tertiary care hospital responsible for working of the unit and resident training

Research Fellow, Spine Surgery (2007 -10)
Spine Foundation, LilavatiHospital, Mumbai, India.

Orthopedic Residency:

Master in Surgery (Orthopedics) from Seth GS Medical College and KingEdwardMemorialHospital, Mumbai, India/ University of Mumbai. (Mar’2003- Jan’ 2006)
Senior Resident at R.N.CooperHospital and KingEdwardMedicalHospital, Mumbai, India. (Jan’2006-Dec’2006)

Medical School:

MBBS from Mahatma Gandhi Mission’s MedicalCollege, Navi Mumbai, India/ University of Mumbai. (July 1995-Jan’2001).

United States Medical Licensing Examinations:

ECFMG CERTIFICATION NO: 0-713-214-5 (Dated: 2nd April 2009) Successfully completed USMLE Steps 1, 2 and 3.

Certification In United States Of America : Qualification: MD

Professonal Memberships:

  • North American Spine Society
  • Association of Spine Surgeons of India
  • Bombay Orthopedics Society
  • Bombay Spine Society
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Society of India

Honours & Awards:

  • Awarded the ASSI (Association of Spine Surgeons of India) – Dartmouth fellowship for 2010.
  • Scholarship from the ASSI to present the research work on cranio-cervical degenration at the IMAST, Vienna, July 2009.
  • Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI) Young Indian Scientist Award for presentation of the work on Cranio-cervical Osteoarthritis Prevalenceat the Scoliosis Research Society Worldwide program on Spinal Deformity: Current Concepts in October 2008 at New Delhi.
  • Awarded the Scoliosis Research Society Global Outreach Programme Scholarship to attend the IMAST at Hong Kong in July 2008.
  • ASSI- Depuy Research Award for the work on Cranio-cervical Osteoarthritis Prevalence study at the ASSICON 2008, Coimbatore, India.
  • Master of Surgery in Orthopaedics examination (2006): Highest GPA score in MumbaiUniversity amongst the 32 candidates who appeared for the exam. Awarded ‘The Dr. Dipak L. Kothari Gold Medal’ for the year 2005-2006by the University of Mumbai.
  • Awarded ‘The Dr. M. V. Sant Prize’ and ‘The Lupin Patel Prize’ for the year 2006 by the University of Mumbai.
  • Maharashtra State Post Graduate Entrance Exam (2002): Ranked 44th in the state of Maharashtra, India amongst around 5000 medical graduates who appeared for the exam.
  • Distinction in Pharmacology in the II M. B. B. S examination (1998) conducted by the University of Mumbai.

Research & Academic Details:

Reviewer: 

  1. Indian Journal of OrthopedicsA peer reviewed indexed journal
    http://www.journalonweb.com/ortho
  2. Journal of American Academy of Orthopedics Surgeons:A peer reviewed indexed journal

Peer reviewed research publications:

  • Uniplanar Versus Fixed Pedicle Screws in the  Correction of Thoracic Kyphosis in the Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Badve SA, Goodwin RC, Lavelle WF, Kuivila T, Gurd D, Swamy KVD  ( Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics – under review – accepted with revisions)
  • Chronic C1-C2 Rotatory Subluxation Reduced by C1 Lateral Mass Screws and C2 Translaminar Screws. Lavelle WF, Palomino K, Badve SA, Albanese SA. A Case Report. J Pediatri Orthop Dec 2015
  • Predisposing factors for dural tear in patients undergoing lumbar spine surgery.Smorgick Y,Baker KCHerkowitz HMontgomery DBadve SABachison CEricksen SFischgrund JS.J Neurosurg Spine. 2015 May;22(5):483-6.
  • Toward a better understanding of directvertebral rotation for AIS surgery: development of a multisegmental biomechanical model and factors affecting correction. Badve SA, Ordway NR, Albanese SA, Lavelle WF. Spine J.2015 May 1;15(5):1034-40.
  • Comparison of Uniplanar versus Fixed Screws in the Restoration of Thoracic Kyphosis in the treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Lavelle WF, Badve SA, Goodwin RC. Spine J. Nov 1, 2014. Vol 14, Issue 11, Supplement Page S152.
  • Sciatica from a Foraminal Lumbar Root Schwannoma: Case Report and Review of Literature. Tarush Rustagi, Badve SA, and Aseem N. Parekh. Case Reports in Orthopedics. Volume 2012, Article ID 142143. doi:10.1155/2012/142143.
  • Cervical disc herniation causing Brown Sequard’s Syndrome: A case report and review of literature.Tarush Rustagi, Badve SA, Hemil Maniar, and Aseem N. Parekh. Case Reports in Orthopedics Volume 2011, Article ID 943720. doi:10.1155/2011/943720.
  • Neurological deficit complicating spinal tuberculosis in advanced pregnancy: A report of three cases. Badve SA, GhateSD, Badve MS, Rustagi T, Macchiwala T, Parekh AN, Shah SV. The Spine Journal. Vol 11(1) 2011 Jan e9-e16.
  • Quadriceps tendon rupture: A report of two cases. Badve SA, Ghate S et al. BombayHospital Journal Vol 5(1) 2011.
  • Dorso-lumbar Spine Ewing’s Sarcoma-Approach and Management: A Case Report. Rustagi T, Badve SA, Aseem N Parekh, Jairam Jagiasi, Ashish Patel, Hemil Maniar. BombayHospital Journal 2011;Vol 53(217-22).
  • Occipito-atlanto-axial Osteoarthritis: A cross sectional clinico-radiological prevalence study in high risk and general population. Badve SA, Bhojraj S, Nene A, Raut A, Ramakanthan R.Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010 Feb 15;35(4):434-8.
  • Spinal instability in Ankylosing spondylitis. Badve SA, Bhojraj SY, Nene AM, Varma R, Mohite S, Kalkotwar S, Gupta A. Indian J Orthop. 2010 Jul; Vol. 44(3): 270-6
  • Case Report- A case of paraplegia due to recurrent hydatid cyst of the spine. Bapat M, Badve SA, Choudhary K. Indian J Orthop. 2008 Apr-Jun; Vol. 42(2): 222-4.
  • Case Report- Terrible triad of the elbow: A New Variant. Sonone S, Desai M, Badve SA. 2006 Jan; Vol 52(1) 43-4.J Postgrad Med

Academic Presentations:

Year 2016

  • Bombay Orthopedics Society Basic Spine Course: September 2016Faculty talk on ‘Medical management of Osteoporosis’.
  • Bombay operative Spine Course: August 2016.Live demonstration surgery – Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion; Faculty presentation on cervical spine dislocation.
  • Conclave of Trauma, Arthroplasty and Spine, Mumbai: June 2016 Panelist and faculty complication in spine surgery

Year 2015

  • Western India Regional Orthopedic Conference (WIROC), Mumbai, India meet:Faculty for the Lumbar fusion session – Presentation on Technical tips for lumbar fusion
  • Bombay Orthopedic Society Basic Spine course – Faculty presentation: Complications of Pedicle screws
  • Eurospine 2015 meeting: Copenhagen, Denmark: E-Poster: Are Traditional Radiographic Methods Accurate Predictors of Pedicle Morphology?
  • Asia Pacific Regional Orthopedic Course 2015: Faculty presentation: How to avoid mismanagement of spinal tumors!
  • Bombay operative Spine Course: May 2015.Faculty presentation on lumbar disc herniation and demonstration surgery – Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion

Year 2014:

  • North American Spine Society: Comparison of Uniplanar versus Fixed Pedicle Screws in the Restoration of Thoracic Kyphosis in the Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Western India Regional Orthopaedic Conference (WIROC), Mumbai, India meet: Podium presentation: Minimally invasive spine surgery – Review of literature
  • Scoliosis Research Society IMAST meeting: July 2014, Valencia, Spain. E-poster. Restoration of thoracic kyphosis in the treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Comparison of Uniplanar vs fixed screws
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) meeting: March 2014,New Orleans. Towards a BetterUnderstanding of Direct Vertebral Rotation for AIS Surgery: Development of a Multi-segmental Biomechanical Model and Factors Affecting Correction.
  • Mid America Orthopedic Association meeting: April 2014, San Antonio, TX.Comparison of Uniplanar vs. Fixed Pedicle Screws in theRestoration of Thoracic Kyphosis in the Treatment of Adolescent IdiopathicScoliosis (AIS) 

Year 2013:

  • Orthopedic Research Society(ORS) meeting: January 2013, San Antonio, TX. Towards a better understanding of Direct Vertebral Rotation for AIS surgery: Development a multisegmental biomechanical model and factors affecting correction

Year 2012:

  • Lumbar Spine Research Society meeting: May 2012, West Palm Beach, Fl. In Vivo Delivery of E. Coli-Expressed rhBMP-2 by Biomimetic Calcium Phosphate Coatings in the Setting of Lumbar Spine Fusion: Effect of Incoporated Dose.

Year 2011:

  • Lumbar Spine Research Society meeting: May 2011, Chicago: Co-author for the following podium presentations:
    • Correlation of Implant Damage with metal ion concentration and expression of proinflammatory cytokines and proteases in periprosthetic tissues adjacent tothoracolumbar instrumentation.
    • Proteomic Profiling of Lumbar Disc Degeneration.

Year 2010:

  • Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) meeting IMAST:July 2010, Toronto. E-poster: Pott’s Spine complicated by paraplegia in advanced pregnancy.
  • Association Of Spine Surgeons Of India(ASSICON) India meeting: 2010, Nagpur, India.
    • Faculty presentation: Surgical management of osteoporotic spine fractures: Tips & tricks
    • Podium presentation: Spinal instability in ankylosing spondylitis
    • Posters: -Lumbar foraminal schwanomma: Cause of radiculopathy-Watch out!
      • Paraplegia complicating spinal tuberculosis in advanced pregnancy: Series of 3 cases.
      • Dorsolumbar Ewing’s sarcoma: Approach & management.
      • Unstable cervical kyphosis due to type I neurofibromatosis.
      • Tumors of the spine: The fight is worth it!
  • Basic Spine Course, Mumbai, India (Faculty): Spinal trauma, Anterior & posterior cervical approach, Pedicle screw fixation techniques.

Year 2009:

  • Association Of Spine Surgeons Of India(ASSICON) India meeting:2009, Chennai, India. Podium presentation: Sagittal cervical alignment and its correlation with clinico-radiological symptoms: A study in two groups.
  • San Antonio Spine Society meeting: February 2009, San Antonio. Presentation on ‘Modern trends in the spinal tuberculosis’.
  • Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) meeting IMAST: July 2009, Vienna. E posters:
    • Occipito-atlanto-axial arthritis prevalence study in 2 population groups.
    • Co-relation of sagittal cervical alignment and the sub-axial degenerative changes.
  • Western India Regional Orthopaedic Conference (WIROC), Mumbai, India meet:
    • Podium presentation: Spinal instability in Ankylosing Spondylitis.
    • Posters:
      • Ewing’s sarcoma of the spine.
      • Cervical kyphosis with neurofibromatosis.
      • L5 nerve root neurilemoma.
  • Bombay Orthopedic Society, Mumbai, India meeting:
    • Spine Course: Approaches to the thoracic spine.
    • ‘Master Shares & Master Cares programme’: Sub-axial spinal injuries.
  • Basic Spine Course, Mumbai, India (Faculty): Anterior approaches to the cervical spine.
  • Bombay Spine Society Meeting (Faculty): Management issues in spinal trauma: Decompression in traumatic spine with neurodeficit: Does timing matter?

Year 2008:

  • Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) Worldwide program on Spinal Deformity: Current Concepts: Oct 2008, New Delhi – Award winning podium presentation on Prevalence of Cranio-cervical osteoarthritis.
  • Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) meeting IMAST:July 2008, Hong Kong: E-posters:
    • Spinal instability in Ankylosing Spondylitis:  A review of 12 cases.
    • Loop rectangle and sub-laminar wires in the correction of Adolescent Idiopathic
    • Scoliosis: Analysis of 25 cases in Indian scenario.
    • Spinal deformities in neurofibromatosis.
    • Confessions of a Spine Surgeon: Initiation of a complication registry.
  • Association Of Spine Surgeons Of India(ASSICON) India, meeting:2008, Coimbatore: Podium presentation on Occipito-atlanto-axial Osteoarthritis: A cross-sectional prevalence study in general and high risk population was selected for The Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI)-Depuy Research Award 2008.
  • Western India Regional Orthopaedic Conference (WIROC), Mumbai, India meet:
    • Poster- Paraplegia complicating TB spine in advanced pregnancy: Series of 3 cases.

Year 2007:

  • Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) East European Meet:June 2007, Budapest, Hungary.
    • E-Poster:Analysis of presentation and surgical strategies in fractures in ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Association Of Spine Surgeons Of India(ASSICON) India, meeting:Ahmedabad, India: Podium presentation on Spinal fractures in ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Western India Regional Orthopaedic Conference (WIROC), Mumbai, India meet:
    Podium presentation on Occipito-atlanto-axial Osteoarthritis: A cross-sectional prevalence study in general and high risk population.

Year 2006:   

  • Audit: Post-operative wound infection in Orthopaedics at RN Cooper Hospital.
  • Dissertation topic for M.S. (Orthopaedics) examination in January 2006: Comparative study: Treatment of sub-trochanteric fractures by intra-medullary nailing or 95/135-degree plating: A prospective randomized study.

Scientific Meets:

Meetings Organized:

  • Asia Pacific Regional Orthopedic meeting SICOT 2015 meeting at Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital, Mumbai
  • Basic Course in Spine Techniques: Hands on cadaveric workshop and didactic lectures on surgical techniques at T.N. Med College & B.Y.L. Nair Hospital in November 2009.
  • Cadaveric workshop on Cervical pedicular screw fixation at T.N. Med College & B.Y.L. Nair Hospital by Prof. Kuniyoshi Abumi, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan in May 2009.
  • Lecture Talk on ‘Early onset scoliosis and the role of Titanium rib in the management of Thoracic insufficiency’ at P.D. Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai by Dr Ajeya Joshi, Asst Professor, University of Texas & The Thoracic Institute, San Antonio, Texas, USA in October 2008.
  • Oration ‘ Rehabilitative Hand surgeries for patients with Stroke & Cerebral palsy’ at T.N. Med College & B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, Mumbai by Dr Chaitanya Mudgal, Consultant Hand Surgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA in July 2008.

Meetings attended:

  • Eurospine meeting 2015
  • Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) 2012.
  • North American Spine Society (NASS) 2012, 2011.
  • Lumbar Spine Research Society (LSRS) 2011, Chicago, United States – Paper presentation
  • Spine Study Group Meeting 2011, West Palm Beach, United States –Paper presentation
  • Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS) December 2010, Charlotte, United States.
  • Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) Worldwide program on Spinal Deformity, 2008 India –Podium presentation- Award paper.
  • Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) IMAST 2016, 2014, 2009, 2008- Poster presentation.
  • Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSICON) 2015, 2014, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 –Podium presentation-Award paper.
  • Western India Regional Orthopedic meeting (WIROC)2015, 2014,2009, 2008, 2007, 2006 – Podium presentation.
  • Instructional Course in Spine, India, 2007.
  • O. Spine India, Basic and other courses, India, 2007.
  • Asia Pacific Orthopedic Association (APOA) Operative Spine Course 2007.
  • Trauma Life Support course Mumbai, India.
  • National Arthroplasty Course, Mumbai, India, June 2006.
  • Basic Course on Microsurgical Techniques Indian Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, 2006.
  • Instrumental course: Ilizarov Treatment for compl. fractures & nonunion of femur 2006.
  • Organised, participated and attended Bombay Spine Club, Bombay Orthopaedics Society, Suburban Orthopaedic Society clinical meets & Post- Graduate training programs 2004-2016.

Current Referees:

  1. Dr William F. Lavelle, MD

Assistant Professor & Program Director – Spine Fellowship, Upstate Medical University

6620 Fly Road, Suite 100

East Syracuse, NewYork 13057

Phone: (315) 464-8602                      Email: [email protected]

  1. Ryan C. Goodwin, M.D. |

Director, Center for Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship Director, Pediatric Orthopaedics and Scoliosis Surgery

Associate Program Director, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

Assistant Professor, Cleveland Clinic 9500 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, OH 44195

Phone: (216)444-4024  Fax: (216) 445-3585  Email[email protected]

  1. Dr Satyajit Marwar, MD

Attending Spine Surgeon, Syracuse VA Medical Centre

800, Irving Avenue, Syracuse, NewYork 13210

Phone: (646) 221 3881Email: [email protected]

  1. Dr Richard A. Tallarico, MD

Assistant Professor& Chief of Spine Surgery Division, Upstate Medical University

6620 Fly Road, Suite 100

East Syracuse, NewYork 13057

Phone: (315)882-8972Email: [email protected]

  1. Dr Shekhar Bhojraj, MD

Consultant Spine Surgeon, Spine Clinic

Spine Foundation Mumbai, India

Phone: 0091-22 26406497 | Email: [email protected]