Dr. Thomas  Kishen

Dr. Thomas Kishen

Address: Manipal Hospitals 98, HAL Old Airport Rd, Kodihalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka, Bangalore, Karnataka, 560017, India

Gender: Male

Type of Professional: Orthopedic Surgeon

Associated Healthcare Provider: Manipal Hospital Old Airport Road

Languages Spoken: English, Hindi

More than 28 Years of experience

About the Doctor / Professional

Dr. Thomas Kishen is a Spine Surgeon working at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore, India. He completed his basic Orthopedic training (DOrtho) at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal and was awarded the ‘Dr. Premananda Nayak Gold Medal’ for standing first in the University. Following this, Dr. Kishen trained at PSG Medical College, Coimbatore for the Diplomate of the National Board (Orthopedics) and was awarded the ‘Professor M.V. Daniel Gold Medal’ for “Exemplary Commitment to Patient Care” during this period. He then went on to receive the ‘Dr. Balu Sankaran Gold Medal’ for “standing first in India in the “Diplomate of the National Board Exam” in Orthopedics for the year 2001.

Dr. Kishen undertook his Spine Surgery fellowship training at Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore and received the ‘ASSI-Depuy Best Spine Research Award’ during this period. He then spent five years in Sydney, Australia where he underwent advanced training in Spine Surgery at St George Hospital, University of New South Wales. He is experienced in all aspects of non-operative and operative management of spinal disorders affecting all regions of the spine from the neck to the lower back. Dr. Kishen has a special interest in the management of spinal deformities (scoliosis and kyphosis).

During his tenure in Australia, Dr. Kishen was involved in teaching at the University of New South Wales and was awarded a Graduate Certificate in University Learning and Teaching. He has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals and has contributed chapters to books on Spine Surgery. Dr. Kishen has been conducting a monthly teaching programme for the last six years – Bone School – for Orthopedic trainees across South India. He also runs an NGO – Scoliosis Foundation of India- to help children from the weaker sections to access spinal deformity surgery.