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Dr. Hitesh Modi is a fellowship trained & PhD qualified spine surgeon with specialization in minimally invasive and endoscopic spine, spinal deformity and cervical surgeries. He is trained in Canada, Hong Kong & South Korea. After completing Orthopedic specialization from Medical college Baroda, India, he completed PhD (Spine) from Korea University, South Korea. Dr. Modi perused MBA from BITS Pilani.

He is awarded with prestigious Russell A Hibb's award by SRS in 2010. He has published more than 125 publications in peer reviewed journals.

He is working as a Senior Consultant in the Department of Spine Surgery at Zydus hospital, Ahmedabad, India which is 550 bedded one of the largest hospital in Gujarat. Dr. Modi operates more than 300 spine surgeries in a year. 

Dr. Hitesh N. Modi,
MS (Ortho), PhD (Spine), MBA

Senior Consultant- Spine Surgery

Fellowships in Spine Surgery Canada, Hong Kong, South Korea and India

Phone: (M) +91-8000014464, (R) +91-9106620941

Appointment: +91-9173298641


Hospital Address


SG Highway, Thaltej Hebatpur road, Near Sola bridge,

Ahmedabad-380054, Gujarat, India


To Cure Back Pain for my Patients. 


1999, M.B.B.S. The MS University of Baroda, Gujrat, India

2003, M.S. (Ortho) The MS University of Baroda, Gujarat, India

2010, Ph.D. (Spinal shortening) Korea University, Seoul, South Korea.

2023, MBA (Healthcare Management), BITS Pilani, India.

Current Positions

Sr. Consultant-Spine Surgery: Zydus Hospital, Ahmedabad, India

Editor in Chief-: Backbone-The Spine Journal

Fellowships  (Eight and Half Years)

  1. AO Spine North America Clinical FellowshipToronto Western Hospital, Krembil Neuroscience Centre, Toronto, Canada 

  2. Clinical Associate in Spine SurgeryUniversity of Hong Kong 

  3. Fellowship in Endoscopic Spine SurgeryWooridul Spine Hospital, Seoul, South Korea 

  4. Clinical & Research Fellowship in Scoliosis Surgery-Scoliosis Research Institute, Korea University,  South Korea 

  5. Fellowship Minimally Invasive Spine SurgeryChonnam National Uni, South Korea 

  6. Fellowship Spine SurgerySterling Hospital, Ahmedabad & Stavya Spine Hospital, Ahmedabad


  • Russell A. Hibb’s Award - Scoliosis Research Society 2010, Japan. Basic science category for paper “Effect of Spinal Shortening on Motor-Evoked Potentials causing Spinal Cord Injury and on Spinal Cord Blood Flow”

  • Korean Orthopedic Association; Seoul, Korea. Best paper publication award by KOA for 2008 CORR paper.

  • Korean Society of Spine Surgery, Seoul, South Korea- “Posterior Multilevel Vertebral Osteotomy for Severe and Rigid Scoliosis- a Preliminary Study”- Paper presentation declared as “Best Paper Presentation Award”.

Education & Training


MBBS, Baroda Medical College


MS Orthopedics, Baroda Medical College


PhD Spine, Korea University, South Korea


Clinical Spine Fellowships : South Korea, Hong Kong, Canada

Research Publications

More than 125  Research Publications

More than 125 publications (including research papers, clinical and basic science researcher well as review articles) published in peer-reviewed well-known international journals done by Dr. Hitesh Modi.

More than 75  Conference Presentations

I have presented more than 75 podium presentations in various national and international conferences and workshops as a primary author and co-author.

Awards & Grants

2017, AO Spine

AO Spine AsiaPacific Research Grant- Clinical correlation of intra-operative neuromonitoring in 300 individuals undergoing posterior decompression and fixation of spine

2010 Kyoto, Japan

Best Basic Science Research Award- "Russell A Hibb's Award" by SRS (Scoliosis Research Society)- Effect of Spinal Shortening on Motor-Evoked Potentials causing Spinal Cord Injury and on Spinal Cord Blood Flow

2008, Seoul, South Korea

Best Paper Publication Award- Korea Orthopedic Association- Lumbar nerve root occupancy in the foramen in achondroplasia: a morphometric analysis.

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