Dr. Vidyadhara S

Manipal Hospitals
23 years of experience

Dr. Vidyadhara S - Consultant in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Dr. Vidyadhara has about 15-years of post-qualification experience and is currently HOD & Consultant Spine Surgeon at Manipal hospitals, Bangalore. He performs about 600 procedures annually and totalling to over 6000 successful spinal surgeries so far. He had a very successful academic career winning more than 30 national & international awards along with over 35 international publications in indexed journals. He has worked in most reputed centers of excellence in spine surgery across the globe. Dr. Vidyadhara S was awarded the ISCA Young Scientist Award from the then President of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam in 2006, Lester Lowe SICOT Award in 2007 and ISSLS Best Research Award in 2010. In 2012, he was honoured to be third Indian winning the prestigious SRS Traveling Fellowship to visit the best centers for Spine Surgery in USA. He is the fifth Indian and first from Karnataka to have been awarded active fellowship of Scoliosis Research Society of USA


Membership & Certificates

  • Member of Scoliosis Research Society (SRS), USA
  • Member of Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association (APOA)


Awards and Honours

  • Scoliosis Research Society Traveling Fellowship 2012
  • International Society for Study of Lumbar Spine (ISSLS) Best Research Award, 2010
  • Most Promising Spine Research Award -HKOA, 2009
  • Scoliosis Research Spine Society Educational Scholarship, 2008
  • Dr R L Mittal IOAFellowship, 2008
  • Lester Lowe SICOT Award, 2007
  • ISCA Young Scientist Award, 2006
  • ASSI-Depuy Best Research Award, 2005
  • APOA-Depuy Travelling Spine Fellowship, 2005Research Grant by “Foundation Yues Cotrel” Insitut de Francefor 2004-2005
  • Editorial Board of 4 International Indexed Journals
  • Reviewer Board of 7 International Indexed Journals


  • MBBS - Kasturba Medical College Manipal India.
  • MS (Ortho) - Kasturba Medical College Manipal, India.
  • DNB (Ortho) - National board of Examinations, New Delhi, India.
  • FNB (Spine Surg) – Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore & National board of Examinations, New Delhi.
  • MNAMS – Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences, India.
  • FHKU Fellowship in Spine Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

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