Dr. Nikhil K.V

Dr. Nikhil K.V

Senior Consultant

Centre for bone, joint & spine

Meitra Hospital

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Dr. Nikhil KV is Senior Consultant - Spine Surgery at Meitra Hospital, Calicut. Dr. Nikhil comes with an expertise of over 12+ years in Orthopedics and Spine Surery. He completed his graduation and post-graduation from Government Medical College, Thrissur, and Government Medical College, Calicut respectively. He later went to complete his fellowship training in Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine at Ganga Medical Centre and Hospital, Coimbatore, AO Spine Fellowship (UK), Unilateral Biportal Endoscopic Spine Surgery (South Korea) and Full Endoscopic Spine Surgery Fellowship (Germany).



  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy 
  • Management of Scoliosis, Spine Deformity Corrections, Spinal Fusion
  • Management of Degenerative Disc Diseases
  • Management of Fractures
  • Revision Surgery
  • Complex Spine Trauma Cases


  • MBBS - Government Medical College, Thrissur, 2000-2006
  • D (Ortho) - Government Medical College, Calicut, 2011
  • MS (Ortho) - Government Medical College, Calicut, 2009-2012
  • DNB (Ortho) - National Board of examinations, 2013
  • FNB (Spine) - Ganga Medical Centre & Hospitals, Coimbatore, 7/4/2016 - 6/4/2018
  • AO Spine Fellowship (UK)
  • Unilateral Biportal Endoscopic Spine Surgery (South Korea)
  • Full Endoscopic Spine Surgery Fellowship (Germany)

Research and Publications

  • Proximal anchor constructs & its influence on surgical outcome in growth rod technique: A comparison between rib hook & pedicle screws
    Ajoy Prasad Shetty T., K.V. Nikhil, K.R. Renjith, Gautam Zaveri. The ASSI monographs spinal tuberculosis. Thieme. Chapter 7, Surgical management of spinal tuberculosis: An Overview; p 81-96