Dr. Premik Nagad
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine Surgery
MBBS, D.Ortho, DNB-Ortho


Dr. Premik Nagad did his basic medical education and Diploma in Orthopaedics in Bijapur, Karnataka and at Shri BM Patil Medical. After his diploma in Orthopaedics, he earned his Diplomate of National Board in Orthopaedics at Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences at Thiruvalla, Kerala. In 2008, he joined Dr. Abhay Nene as an observer and gradually became a clinical fellow and eventually an associate spine surgeon whose job responsibilities included coordinating surgeries as well as fellowships. In 2012, he joined Dr. Bhojraj as an associate and coordinator of Spine Foundation Fellowships.

He has also done fellowships at Brazos Spine, Texas and Rush Institute, Chicago. Currently, he is a trustee at the Spine Foundation and other than his professional commitments in Mumbai, he also coordinates the fellowship program and the Regional Spine Care Centres all over Maharashtra and India for reaching out to the underserved population for spine care.

Area Of Interest

    • Minimally invasive spine surgery,
    • Advanced Reconstructive spine surgery,
    • Spinal Tumors / Infections.
    • Complex Degenerative spine surgery.

Research Publications

    1. Surgical patterns in osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures - Eur Spine J - DOI 10.1007/s00586-012-2508-4.
    2. "Post Vertebroplasty Instability – Report of 5 cases" – Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine.DOI: 10.3171/2011.12.SPINE11671
    3. "Role of Low cost Indian implants in our practice – Our experience with 1572 pedicle screws" – European Spine Journal. DOI 10.1007/s00586-011-1914-3
    4. Written a chapter – "TB Spine – Microbiology & Pathology" in ASSI Textbook of Spine.
    5. "Outcome of single level instrumented posterior lumbar interbody fusion using corticocancellous laminectomy bone chips" – Indian Journal of Orthopaedics. DOI:10.4103/0019-5413.87117.
    6. "Drug resistance pattern in 111 cases of drug resistant tuberculosis spine" - European Spine Journal. DOI:10.1007/s00586-012-2154-x