Orthopaedic Surgeon in Los Angeles, California (CA)

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Neel Anand MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon


  • Cedars-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders
    444 S. San Vicente Blvd., Suite 900
    Los Angeles, California, 90048 - United States
    Phone: 310.423.9779

About Our Practice

Neel Anand, MD, Mch Orth is Clinical Professor of Surgery and Director of Spine Trauma at Cedars-Sinai Spine Center.

Dr. Anand's primary area of research interest involves minimally invasive surgical techniques for spinal disorders and trauma in adults and children, which result in smaller incisions, faster recovery and better patient outcomes. He has pioneered minimally invasive surgical techniques for scoliosis correction. He is also actively involved in the development of emerging technologies involving non-fusion spinal surgery. He was and is a principal investigator in many FDA investigational device exemption studies.

Dr. Anand is certified by the Royal College of Surgeons in England and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and he is licensed in California, New York, Nevada, England and India.

He is a member of several professional societies, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Spine Arthroplasty Society (SAS), North American Spine Society (NASS) and Scoliosis Research Society (SRS). Dr. Anand is a founding member of the Society of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS), Society of Lateral Access Surgery (SOLAS), Association of Presacral Spine Surgeons (APSAS), and Society of Nucleus Arthroplasty (SONA).

Dr. Anand has presented numerous papers at major academic meetings and has been extensively published in peer-reviewed publications, such as the Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques, Spine, Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, and the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. He has written more than 40 textbook chapters and created educational CD-ROMs and instructional videos on the techniques of spine surgery.

Furthermore, Dr. Anand is on faculty and is chairman at many national and international courses teaching other surgeons techniques of spinal surgery.

Dr. Anand received his medical degree from the University of Bombay, Topiwala National Medical College in India. He completed orthopaedic residencies at the University of Bombay, Royal College of Surgeons of England in London, Royal Liverpool University Hospital in Liverpool, and at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Orthopaedic Program at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in New York.

In addition, Dr. Anand completed a reconstructive spinal surgery fellowship at the University of Florida Spinal Health Centers in Gainesville, as well as a scoliosis fellowship and a trauma fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University in New York. He served his surgical internship at New York Medical College, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center. Contact Us Today

  • Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Board Certified
  • Fellowship Trained
Area of Focus
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Trauma
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Cervical Spine Research Society
  • North American Spine Society
  • Scoliosis Research Society
  • Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Society of Lateral Access Surgery
Hospital Affiliations
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center