Mr Dudhniwala is a fellowship-trained spinal surgeon with trauma and orthopaedic surgery training from the Welsh orthopaedic rotation and postgraduate orthopaedic training from Mumbai. His elective practise primarily involves treatment of degenerative spinal conditions of cervical and lumbar spine with minimally invasive techniques.

His NHS practice is based at the Royal Free London, where besides spinal surgery he is also involved in the provision of orthopaedic trauma (fracture) care. He is actively involved in the teaching of undergraduate students, training of junior doctors and teaches as a faculty in orthopaedic training courses and postgraduate teaching programmes.

Mr Dudhniwala has been published in many peer-reviewed medical journals and also contributed to a textbook with a chapter on spine. He has extensively presented at national and international conferences.






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• Lumbar stability following graded unilateral and bilateral facetectomy: A Finite Element Model Study. Clinical Biomechanics (Accepted for Publication – Apr/2020)
• Spinal Implants – Radiology of Orthopedic Implants (Springer- 2018), pg. 110-117.
• Predictors of mortality following odontoid peg fractures in the elderly. Bone Joint J. 2017 Jan;99-B (1):116-121
• Early failure with the Journey-Deuce Bicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology. 2016 Mar 21.
• Lateral Meniscal Tear Resulting from the Femoral Cross-Pin used for Hamstring Graft Fixation in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Knee. 2012 Dec; 19(6):951-2
• Aseptic loosening of the patellar component at the cement-implant interface. Knee. 2012 Dec; 19(6):823-6.
• Bilateral Total Knee Replacement in An Amputee with Bilateral Fibular Deficiency. Knee. 2011 Dec; 18(6):488-90
• THE A-O Distal Locking Aiming Device Evaluation of Efficacy and learning curve. INJURY, International Journal of the Care of the Injured. Vol: 32 Num: 9 (2001) 713 -18.
• Does the pedicle anatomy differ in patients with low-grade lytic spondylolisthesis compared to match cohort? The Spine Journal 16 (2016) S110–S112
• Is there a correlation between gross motor function classification system (GMFCS) level and scoliosis in patients with cerebral palsy (CP)? A systematic review. The Spine Journal 16 (2016) S45–S63
• Lumbar stability following graded unilateral and bilateral graded facetectomy—a finite element model study. The Spine Journal 16 (2016) S45–S63 Magnetic resonance imaging predictors of recurrent disc prolapse in lumbar spine. The Spine Journal 16 (2016) S72–S93
• Predictors of mortality following odontoid peg fractures in the elderly. The Spine Journal 16 (2016) S72–S93
• Patient Compliance with self-administration Of Enoxaparin for thromboprophylaxis After Knee Arthroplasty. JBJS (Br) 2012 94-B:(SUPP XXIX) 48
• Outcome of secondary patellar resurfacing International Journal of Surgery – 2012 (Vol. 10, Issue 8, Page S54)