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Aster International Institute of Spine Surgery

Aster Whitefield Hospital's spine care unit is globally recognized for its exceptional standards and comprehensive services. Drawing patients from across the globe, our facility offers cutting-edge infrastructure and a team of internationally renowned spine surgeons who excel in their skills, ensuring outstanding clinical outcomes.

Our hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art amenities including MRI and CT facilities, three dedicated operating rooms, and specialized outpatient departments. The use of advanced technologies such as IONM, Leica microscopes, Canon Biplane spine suite, Sonopet Bone scalpel, and Ultrasonic aspirator sets us apart. We take pride in being the first center in Asia to offer Intraoperative CT with Loop X and Navigation Curve, revolutionizing surgical planning and execution.

Collaboration is key in our approach, with a multidisciplinary team comprising neuro anesthetists, neuropathologists, musculoskeletal radiologists, oncologists, reconstructive surgeons, and spine rehabilitation specialists. Our paramedics undergo specialized training to ensure seamless patient care across all stages.

What truly distinguishes us is our focus on Preventive Spine Medicine (PSM), integrated into every aspect of our care. From preoperative planning to postoperative rehabilitation, we prioritize patient education and utilize innovative tools like 3D virtual reality for enhanced understanding.

Our spine department brings together neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons, offering a comprehensive range of surgeries covering everything from bones to spinal cord, and cervical to sacrum procedures.

Our department is not solely comprised of spine surgeons but also includes dedicated staff in wards, ICUs, and operating rooms, ensuring comprehensive patient care at every stage of the journey.

Renowned for our minimally invasive techniques, we prioritize fast recoveries and even offer day-care procedures for large spine surgeries. This approach underscores our dedication to providing the best possible outcomes while minimizing patient discomfort and downtime.

Academic excellence is ingrained in our culture, with numerous publications in esteemed spine journals and authored books showcasing our commitment to advancing the field. Furthermore, our focus on preventive spine medicine sets us apart, striving not only to treat but also to prevent spine-related issues, ensuring a lifetime of spinal health and freedom from pain.

As a truly global hub for spinal surgery, Aster International Institute of Neuroscience and Spine Care attracts patients from around the world, seeking our unparalleled expertise and compassionate care.

Our Doctors

We have some of the best specialists from around the world, they bring years of experience and offer evidence-based treatment to ensure the best care for you.

Advanced Technology & Facilities

Well equipped with the latest medical equipment, modern technology & infrastructure, Aster Hospital is one of the best hospitals in India.

International Institute of Spine Surgery

In the realm of spine care, Aster Whitefield Hospital stands as a beacon of excellence, offering a comprehensive range of services designed to meet the diverse needs of patients worldwide. Our commitment to international expertise, cutting-edge technology, and academic excellence sets us apart as a leader in spine surgery.

International Expertise and Infrastructure

At Aster Whitefield, we take pride in our truly international patient base, fostering cultural sensitivity and understanding of varied medical backgrounds. Our multilingual staff ensures seamless communication, providing a personalized experience. With world-class infrastructure equipped with advanced diagnostic tools, including MRI, CT, and EOS scans, we ensure accurate diagnoses. Our three dedicated operating rooms feature state-of-the-art technology for safe and efficient procedures, while specialized outpatient departments and a rehabilitation center offer comprehensive pre- and post-surgical care.

Highly Qualified Surgical Team

Our internationally renowned surgical team comprises experts trained at top global institutions. Possessing exceptional surgical skills, they actively contribute to academic research, staying at the forefront of advancements and ensuring excellent clinical outcomes.

Cutting-edge technologies and Multidisciplinary Approach

Utilizing cutting-edge technologies like IONM, Leica Microscopes, Canon Biplane Spine Suite, and minimally invasive robotic surgery systems , Aster Whitefield ensures advanced and efficient care. Our multidisciplinary team collaborates seamlessly, including neuro anesthetists, pathologists, radiologists, oncologists, reconstructive surgeons, and rehabilitation professionals.

Additional Specialized facilities

Our commitment to excellence extends to specialized paramedics ensuring safe spine care. Emphasizing preventive measures alongside treatment options, we provide comprehensive spine care covering the entire cervical to sacral region. Innovative technologies, such as 3D Virtual Reality, aid in patient education and informed decision-making.

Academic Excellence

Surgeons at Aster Whitefield are not just practitioners but contributors to the advancement of spine surgery. With over 100 articles published in leading spine journals, authored medical books, national and international conference presentations, and numerous awards, our surgeons lead the way in research, improving the diagnosis and treatment of spine disorders.

At Aster Whitefield Hospital, we redefine spine care through a combination of international expertise, cutting-edge technology, and a commitment to academic excellence. Your spine's well-being is our priority, and we strive to provide unparalleled care that makes a difference.

Why Choose Aster Whitefield Bangalore?


At Aster Whitefield Hospital, our Spine surgery Department is dedicated to the expert management of spinal tumors. The spinal column, a pivotal structure made of diverse cells and tissues, is vulnerable to various tumor types, each requiring specialized care. Common tumors treated include astrocytomas, chordomas, ependymomas, glioblastomas, and more, including metastatic tumors from cancers like lung, breast, and prostate.

Our multidisciplinary team, including neurologists, spinal surgeons, oncologists, and other specialists, focuses on personalized treatment plans. Diagnostic processes involve comprehensive physical and neurological exams, advanced imaging tests such as X-rays, MRIs, CT scans, and PET scans, and biopsies when necessary. Our tumor board meticulously reviews all findings to formulate treatment strategies tailored to individual patient needs, considering factors like age, overall health, and tumor staging.

Treatment options may vary from curative approaches for primary tumors, involving surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation therapy, to palliative care aimed at enhancing the quality of life for those with metastatic conditions. Our facility is equipped with cutting-edge technology and expert professionals to ensure effective, compassionate care for those battling spinal tumors.

Visit our specialists on Fridays and start your journey to recovery with a team that fights for you.

Spine and Spinal cord Tumor surgeries available at Aster Whitefield Hospital

  • Radio-frequency ablation 
  • Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy and immunotherapy 
  • Sacrectomy for chordoma
  • Vertebrectomy 
  • En bloc excision 
  • Palliative spine decompression 
  • Tumor separation surgeries 
  • Palliative pain management procedures 
  • Spinal stabilization and fusion 
  • Durotomy and excision of tumors 
  • Dumbbell tumor excision 
  • Durotomy, myelotomy, and excision of spinal cord tumors
  • Vertebroplasty for hemangiomas
  • Tumor excision and instrumentation surgeries 
  • DSA and Embolisation of Vascular Tumors
  • Laminectomy and decompression 

General spine surgeries available at Aster Whitefield Hospital

  • Laminectomy 
  • Pedicle screw fixation – Cervical, thoracic, and Lumbar
  • Cervical Lateral mass screw fusion 
  • Thoracic laminectomy 
  • PLIF
  • Lumbar Postero-lateral fusion 
  • Carpal tunnel decompression surgeries 
  • Meningomyelocele surgeries 
  • Baclofen pump insertion 
  • Cerebral palsy selective dorsal rhizotomy surgeries 

Spinal Deformity Care: Unwinding Curves at Aster Whitefield Hospital

Aster Whitefield Hospital's Spine Surgery Department specializes in the precise treatment of spinal deformities such as scoliosis and kyphosis, particularly prevalent in adolescents. Our expert team, consisting of orthopedic and neurosurgery spine surgeons, offers consultations on Saturdays for comprehensive management of these conditions.

Initial evaluations include Adam's forward bending test, and neurological, cardiac, and pulmonary examinations, supplemented by specialized spinal imaging like whole spine standing x-rays and side bending radiographs. Advanced diagnostics, including MRI and CT scans, assess potential neural anomalies like tethered spinal cord or Arnold-Chiari malformation.

Treatment protocols are tailored based on the individual’s Cobb angle, age, spine maturity, and specific health needs, involving methods such as Mehta’s casting, bracing, Schroth exercises, and various surgical options like tethering surgeries, cystoplasty, and motion-preserving scoliosis corrections. For significant curves over 45 degrees, surgical intervention is considered to ensure proper spinal alignment and halt progression.

For adults, treatments address unique challenges, including degenerative scoliosis and associated conditions like spinal stenosis, with a focus on maintaining spinal flexibility and balance through meticulous preoperative planning and state-of-the-art intraoperative technologies.

Visit our experts on Saturday at Aster Whitefield Hospital and explore dedicated solutions for spinal deformity care.

Deformity – Scoliosis and Kyphosis surgeries available at Aster Whitefield Hospital

  • Growth rod insertion 
  • Posterior Scoliosis correction 
  • Anterior scoliosis correction 
  • Pedicle subtraction osteotomy 
  • Smith Peterson osteotomy 
  • Vertebrectomy 
  • Anterior scoliosis correction 
  • Hemivertebrectomy 
  • Iliopelvic fixations 
  • Diastematomyelia surgeries 
  • Filum terminale Detethering surgery 
  • Thoracoplasty 

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at Aster Whitefield Hospital

Aster Whitefield Hospital is at the forefront of spinal health, offering Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS) that prioritizes patient recovery and well-being. This innovative approach targets degenerative spinal conditions that are increasingly affecting even younger adults who need quick recovery to resume their active lifestyles.

Our Spine surgery Department utilizes advanced techniques that significantly reduce the impact on surrounding tissues compared to traditional surgery. By making smaller incisions and using specialized instruments like a tubular retractor, we ensure precise targeting of the spinal area with minimal disruption. This method is supported by high-tech tools such as operating microscopes, real-time CT imaging, and intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM), enhancing surgical accuracy and safety.

The scope of MISS at our hospital includes treatments for herniated discs, spinal stenosis, scoliosis, spinal instability, and more. These procedures help alleviate symptoms and expedite the return to daily activities, offering solutions for a range of spinal issues from tumor excisions to spinal fusions.

Meet our expert team on Mondays and Wednesdays at Aster Whitefield Hospital, where we commit to delivering personalized care and optimal outcomes with minimal downtime for our patients.

Our treatment options within MISS  include;

  • ALIF 
  • MIS Pedicle screw fixation 
  • Endoscopic discectomy & decompression 
  • MIS Tubular discectomy 
  • MIS Tubular cervical foraminotomy 
  • Functional cervical discectomy 
  • Microscopic lumbar discectomy 
  • Microscopic lumbar Internal decompression 
  • Microscopic ACDF 
  • Microscope-assisted Disc replacement
  • Vertebroplasty 

Complex Cervical Spine Surgery: Simplifying the Complex at Aster Whitefield Hospital

At Aster Whitefield Hospital, our spine experts specialize in complex cervical spine surgery, addressing a variety of challenging conditions with precision and care. Our procedures include C1-2 fusion, Odontoid screw fixation, Occipito-cervical fixation, cervical disc replacement, cervical PSO, corpectomy, and 360-degree cervical surgeries. These advanced techniques are designed to correct severe issues such as Atlanto-axial dislocation, chin-on-chest deformity, traumatic cervical kyphosis, stabilize failed fusions, and manage conditions resulting from previous surgeries or trauma.

Utilizing cutting-edge 3D AI-based navigation technology, such as the Brainlab Loop X and Leaf systems, our team ensures precise placement of spinal implants, reducing the risk of complications. All procedures are conducted under the vigilant supervision of a neurophysiologist and neuro anesthetist with neural monitoring, enhancing safety and surgical outcomes.

Our multidisciplinary approach combines over 30 years of experience to make complex cervical spine surgeries more manageable for our patients, ensuring a personalized and effective treatment journey.

Complex Cervical surgeries available at Aster Whitefield Hospital

  • Cervical pedicle screw fixation 
  • Cervical kyphosis correction 
  • Cervical laminoplasty 
  • Foramen magnum decompression 
  • C1-2 fusion 
  • C1-2 Trans articular screws 
  • Occipito cervical fusion 
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with iliac graft and plating 
  • Cervical and Lumbar disc replacement
  • Odontoid screw fixation 
  • Anterior Transoral Odontoidectomy 
  • Cervical corpectomy and fusion with plating

Back to Basics: Proactive Spinal Health Initiatives at Aster Whitefield Hospital

Your spine is the powerhouse of your movement, flexibility, and posture. Yet, back pain is a common complaint, often stemming from preventable issues. At Aster Whitefield Hospital, we believe in proactive spine care, empowering you to prioritize your spinal health through preventive measures.

Our dedicated team of spine specialists offers a comprehensive approach to preventive care, including:

  • Personalized assessments: We identify individual risk factors like posture, muscle imbalances, and lifestyle habits.
  • Education and guidance: Our experts empower you with knowledge about proper posture, ergonomics, and safe lifting techniques.
  • Strength and conditioning programs: Tailored exercises improve core stability, flexibility, and muscle strength, supporting your spine.
  • Nutritional counseling: We guide you on choosing foods rich in nutrients vital for spinal health.
  • Stress management techniques: Chronic stress can negatively impact your spine. We offer tools to manage stress and promote relaxation.
  • Additional Services:
  • Regular spinal screenings: Early detection of potential issues allows for timely intervention.
  • Ergonomic consultations: We assess your work environment and recommend adjustments to prevent postural stress.
  • Pain management strategies: We offer non-invasive therapies like acupuncture and massage to manage existing pain.

At Aster Whitefield Hospital, we are committed to helping you build a strong and healthy spine. By prioritizing preventive care, you can enjoy a life free from pain and limitations. Take the first step towards a healthier future - contact us today to schedule a consultation with our experts.


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