About Dr.Raghava Dutt

Dr.Raghava Dutt Mulukutla is Director and Chief of Spine Surgery at Udai Omni Hospital and Apollo Health city.

He is currently the President of Association of Spine surgeons of India (2017-2019) and Vice President of Orthopaedic Association of South Indian States. He founded the Twin Cities Spine Association. He is the editorial board member of the Indian Spine Journal, Asian Spine Journal, Editor In chief of Journal of Oasis and is a reviewer for a number of National and International Spine journals. He was faculty at Osmania University and is now collaborating with Universities and manufacturers in USA and Indian defence laboratories to develop implants and robotics in Spine surgery. He is also the Series Editor for 10 Spine Monographs of Association of Spine surgeons of India.


  • President : Association of Spine Surgeons of India (2017-2019)
  • Vice President : Orthopaedic Association of South Indian States
  • Editor in Chief : Journal Of OASIS
  • Former Editor: MY AOSPINE INDIA
  • Editorial Board Member: Indian Spine journal ; Asian Spine Journal
  • Reviewer: Spine, Association of Spine Surgeons of India
  • Former Executive Member: Indian Orthopaedic Association
  • Faculty Asia Pacific: AOSpine International
  • Founder : Twin Cities Spine Association
  • Member : Orthopaedic Surgeons Society of Andhra Pradesh,Telangana,Karnataka
  • Member : Indian Medical Association
  • Member : various national and International spine organisations.
  • International Chairman:
    AO Spine International
  • National and International Faculty:
    AO Spine International
  • National Faculty:
    Association of Spine Surgeons of India
  • National Faculty:
    Indian Orthopaedic Association
  • Faculty Department of Biomedical Engineering :
    Osmania University
  • Lumber Disc Surgery: Endoscopic and Microscopic Discectomy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Surgery for Lumbar spinal stensosis
  • Cervical disc / Cervical spondylosis – Myelopathy: Cervical discectomy and fusion; Cervical disc replacement; Posterior decompression and instrumentation
  • Correction of Spondylolisthesis: Reduction and correction of spondylolisthesis including high grade listhesis.
  • Minimally invasive spine surgeries (MISS): surgical treatment of various disorders of spine through keyhole surgeries and minimal access surgeries using the most modern technology.
  • Scoliosis – kyphosis: Extensive experience in correction of spinal deformities including Pediatric spinal deformities as well as adult spinal deformities. Surgery for Hemivertebrae and kyphotic deformities of Spine. Complex reconstruction of adult Scoliosis deformities, spinal osteotomies and vertebral resections.
  • Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty: Management of Osteoporotic fractures and malignancies through pin hole surgeries.
  • Infections: Surgical management of Tuberculosis and other infections of spine as well as postoperative spinal infections.
  • Trauma: Management of Cervical as well as the Thoracolumbar trauma including spinal fixations, Odontoid screw fixations and front back surgeries in complex cervical,thoracic fractures as well in fractures of lower back. Surgery for correction of neglected Spine Trauma
  • Tumors and Cancer of Spine: Extensive complex surgery of spinal cord and vertebral tumors including cancers of spine. Minimally invasive surgery for Benign tumors of Vertebra.

1. Publications in National and International Journals including in SPINE

  • Biomechanics Of Lumbar Spine: Textbook Of Orthopaedics, 2nd Edition, Jaypee 2007
  • Surgical Aspects Of Rheumatology: Manual Of Rheumatology (Official Text Book Indian Rheumatology Association) 4th Edition 2012

2. Two Chapters in: ASSI Text book of Spinal infections and Trauma

  • Postoperative Spondylodiscitis
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fractures

3. Textbook of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

4. Osteotomies in Early Onset Scoliosis : ASSI Monographs

Area of expertises


  • Lumbar Disc Surgery
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Cervical disc / Cervical spondylosis – Myelopathy
  • Correction of Spondylolisthesis
  • Minimally invasive spine surgeries (MISS)
  • Scoliosis – kyphosis
  • Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty
  • Infections
  • Trauma
  • Tumors and Cancers of Spine

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