Dr. Agnivesh Tikoo
Department of Spine Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
M.S. Ortho, F.N.B. (Spine Surgery), AOSpine Fellowship (Spine Surgery) (Guys and St. Thomas' Hospital, London) IASA Fellowship (University Hospital Wales, UK)


Dr. Agnivesh Tikoo is Minimal Invasive Spine Surgeon. He has  more than 12 years of experience in the field of Spine Surgery.

He is trained from best Spine centres across India as well as abroad. He has done his AOSpine National Fellowship from Kolkata and FNB (Spine Surgery) from Mumbai. Dr. Tikoo had the opportunity of learning Advanced Spine Surgery procedures during IASA spine fellowship from University  hospital of Wales and Llandough in Cardiff, Wales, UK. He has learned the Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery from Guy’s and St.  Thomas Hospital in London, UK. During his AOSpine International Fellowship, he had learned Paediatric Spine Deformity surgery  from Evelina Children’s Hospital, London UK.

He has successfully completed more than 800 spine surgical procedures which include many complex deformities and revision cases.

Dr. Tikoo has 20 publications to his credit. He has presented his work at many national and international conferences.

He is a faculty at regional and national level conferences. He has received many awards including best paper award at WBISSPCON. He has also received the K S Grewat Best Paper Award.

He has also written chapters in Orthopaedic and Spine books. His multifaceted training in Spine Surgery has enabled him to use the latest technology/ techniques like neuronavigation, minimal  invasive spine surgery, neuromonitoring and spine robotics to add perfection to his spine skills and improve the patient outcomes comparable to any  international centre

Dr. Tikoo is executive member of Bombay Spine Society. He is on editorial board of ‘Physis’. He is also a reviewer of Indian Spine Journal and has been webmaster to Bombay Orthopaedic Society in past.


Area Of Interest

  • Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery. 
  • Spinal Deformity Surgery. 
  • Low Back and Neck Pain – Operative and Non operative management. 
  • Osteoporosis and Osteoporotic Spinal Fractures

Awards and Recognition

  • 1st Position in 1st Prof. M.B.B.S
  • 3rd Position in 2nd Prof. M.B.B.S
  • 2nd Position in 3rd Prof. M.B.B.S
  • 2nd Position in Final Prof M.B.B.S
  • Best Paper Presentation Award - Annual Conference of West Bengal branch of Indian Society for Study of Pain, Kolkata, India in 2011
  • K S Grewal Best Paper Presentation Award at North Zone Orthopaedic Association Conference 2016

Research Publications

    1. M Singh, S Sharma, A Tikoo, D Singh. Vanishing Bone Disease of foot. The Internet Journal of Orthopedic Surgery. 2007 Volume 10 Number 2.
    2. S Manjeet, S Siddhartha, W Iftikhar, T Agnivesh, M Farid, M Nirdosh, S Dara. Spine injuries in a tertiary health care hospital in Jammu: A Clinico - Epidemiological Study. The Internet Journal of Neurosurgery. 2008 Volume 5 Number 2.
    3. Singh M, Sharma S, Peshin C, Wani IH, Tikoo A, Gupta SK, Singh D. Wide resection and stabilization of ulnar stump by extensor carpi ulnaris for giant cell tumor of distal ulna: two case reports. Cases J. 2009 Jul 21;2:8617. doi: 10.4076/1757-1626-2-8617. PubMed PMID: 19830093; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2740324.
    4. Malik F, Singh F, Tikoo A, Singh D Intradural Disc Herniation-Transdural Excission JK Science Vol. 12 No. 3, July-September 2010.
    5. Malik FH, Singh M, Basit MA, Sharma S, Tikoo A, Singh D A Comparative Study of Management of Thoracolumbar Spine Injuries with Neurological Deficit by Steffee Plating and Conservative Method JK Science July-Sep, 2010, Volume 12, Issue 3
    6. N Mahajan, N Kalsotra, V Padha, A Tikoo, S Sharma. Review Of The Results Of V – Nailing Vs Interlocking Nailing For Displaced Fractures Of Tibial Diaphysis In Adults.. The Internet Journal of Orthopedic Surgery. 2009 Volume 18 Number 1.
    7. Singh M, Kalsotra N, Sharma S, Tikoo A, Singh D Anterior decompression and fusion with Cervical Spine Locking Plate for various cervical spine disorders: a prospective series of 20 patients. Scholarly Journal of Medicine, Vol. 1(3) pp. 27-31 December, 2011
    8. Basu S, Malik FH, Ghosh JD, Tikoo A. Delayed presentation of cervical facet dislocations. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2011 Dec;19(3):331-5
    9. Basu S, Ghosh JD, Malik FH, Tikoo A. Postoperative discitis following single-level lumbar discectomy: Our experience of 17 cases. Indian J Orthop. 2012 Jul;46(4):427-33.
    10. Basu S, Tikoo A, Malik FH, Ghosh JD, Jain M, Sarangi T. Percutaneous C-arm guided wide bore needle biopsy for intra osseous spinal lesions. Journal of Post Graduate Medicine Education and Research. January-March 2015; 49(1):5-9
    11. Kothari MK, Saini P, Tikoo A. Commentary on lumbar lordosis in chronic mechanical back pain. Asian Spine J. 2015 Feb;9(1):147-8.
    12. Kothari Manish, K., Agnivesh¹, T., Saini Pramod, P., & Samir, D. S. - Isolated Proximal Fibular Stress Fracture In Osteoarthritis Knee Presenting As L5 Radiculopathy. Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports 2015 Volume, 5(3), 75-77.
    13. Rushton PR, Elmalky M, Tikoo A, Basu S, Cole AA, Grevitt MP. The effect of metal density in thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Eur Spine J. 2015 Dec 10.
    14. Kothari M, Shah K, Tikoo A, Nene A. Short to Mid-Term Term Surgical Outcome Study with Posterior Only Approach on Tuberculous Spondylodiscitis in an Elderly Population. Asian Spine J. 2016 Apr;10(2):258-66
    15. Basu S, Tikoo A, Malik FH, Ghosh JD, Jain M, Sarangi T. Single and Multiple Level One Stage Posterior Hemivertebrectomy and Short Segment Fixation: Experience with 22 Cases and Comparison of Single vs. Multilevel Procedures with Minimum 2-Year Follow-Up. Asian Spine J. 2016 Jun;10(3):422-9.
    16. Kothari M, Shah K, Tikoo A, Nene. A Surgical Management in Elderly Patients with Tuberculous Spondylodiscitis: Ten Year Mortality Audit Study. Asian Spine J. 2016 Oct; 10(5): 915–919.
    17. Tikoo A, Kothari M, Shah K, Nene A. Current Concepts - Congenital Scoliosis. The Open Orthopaedics Journal, 2017, 11.
    18. Shah K, Tikoo A, Kothari M, Nene A. Current Concepts in Pediatric Cervical Spine Trauma. The Open Orthopaedics Journal, 2017, 11
    19. Basu S, Tikoo A. Posterior hemivertebrectomy and short segment fixation-long term results. Childs Nerv Syst. 2017 Feb;33(2):321-328. doi:10.1007/s00381-016-3317-6.
    20. Kothari MK, Dalvie SS, Gupta S, Tikoo A, Singh DK. The C2 Pedicle Width, Pars Length, and Laminar Thickness in Concurrent Ipsilateral Ponticulus Posticus and High-Riding Vertebral Artery: A Radiological Computed Tomography Scan-Based Study. Asian Spine J. 2018 Dec 7. doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0057.




    1. Tikoo A, Shah K, Shial B, Nene A. Clinical Evaluation of Low Back Pain. In: Jain A, ed. Turek’s Orthopaedics – Principals and Their Applications. 7th ed. New Delhi, India. Wolters Kluwer India; 2016: 1422-32.
    2. Shah K, Tikoo A, Nene A. Spinal Brucellosis. In: Jain A, ed. Turek’s Orthopaedics – Principals and Their Applications. 7th ed. New Delhi, India. Wolters Kluwer India; 2016: 1495-98.
    3. Tikoo A, Shah K, Nene A. Scheuermann Kyphosis. In: Jain A, ed. Turek’s Orthopaedics – Principals and Their Applications. 7th ed. New Delhi, India. Wolters Kluwer India; 2016: 1508-12.
    4. Ram Chaddha, Agnivesh Tikoo, Aashish Ghodke and Rishi M Kanna. The ASSI Monographs: Lumbar Spinal Stenosis 1st ed ISBN 978-93-86293-51-0– “Role of fusion in Lumbar Spinal Stenosis”