Kern Singh, MD

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, USA

Dr. Kern Singh is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center, Co-Director of the Minimally Invasive Spine Institute at Rush, and Founder and President of the Minimally Invasive Spine Study Group.

Dr. Singh has dedicated his career to pioneering minimally invasive outpatient spinal surgery and has an international reputation in the field. He is known for his excellent surgical outcomes and his use of cutting-edge techniques. He is an award-winning researcher and has published his findings in major medical journals (more than 300 publications, presentations and book chapters).

Dr. Singh frequently teaches minimally invasive techniques to neurosurgeons and spinal surgeons from around the world. He has given lectures at some of the finest institutions in North America (Columbia Hospital NYC, Yale Medical Center) and across the World (Saudi Arabia, India, Japan, Sweden). He is also extensively involved in designing new minimally invasive spinal instrumentation for cutting-edge spinal surgery for which he holds several patents.

Dr. Singh is listed in Becker’s Orthopedic Spine and Pain Management as one of the nation’s Top 100 spine surgeons and specialists. He was also awarded the “Top 10″ Doctor Award, Most Compassionate Doctor, and Patient’s Choice Award from

Terms of Appointment: November 2017 - November 2019