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Physicians and Staff

At Southwest Scoliosis Institute, we are proud to offer advanced treatment and compassionate, individual care from our board-certified, fellowship-trained physicians; nurses; and care coordinators.

Shyam Kishan, MD

Shyam Kishan, MD


Shyam Kishan, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in pediatric orthopedic and scoliosis surgery. He is fluent in many languages including French, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Tamil and Malayalam.

Dr. Kishan specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric orthopedic conditions, such as trauma, fractures, infections, benign tumors, limb deformities, hip dysplasia, exstrophy and clubfoot. He has expertise in spine deformities, the management of early onset scoliosis (Mehta casting, Magec growing rods), scoliosis, kyphosis, and spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis.

Dr. Kishan is medical director of Medical City Children’s Hospital Orthopedics & Spine and Pediatric Orthopedic Trauma programs. He has received many academic honors and awards, has published in several peer-reviewed journals and presented his work at national and international meetings. He is a member of several prestigious societies, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Scoliosis Research Society, American Orthopaedic Association and International Spine Study Group.

Dr. Kishan involves his patients and their families in the tailoring of their childs’ treatment plans, treating each patient and family as if they were his own.

Dr. Kishan's Top Doctor's plaque