Dr. Puneet Girdhar

Principal Director & Head -

Spine Surgery Chief of Robotics & Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery, BLK-Max Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi

Dr. Puneet Girdhar is a leading expert in Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery, with a career spanning 25 years in orthospine surgery. He has successfully performed over 10,000 spinal procedures, showcasing his exceptional skill.

He specializes in modern spine treatments like keyhole surgeries and fixing various spine issues in adults and children. His practice involves using non-surgical techniques to manage pain, including nerve root blocks, facetal injections, and epidural treatments. He uses advanced tools like microscopes and small incisions for quicker recovery.

Dr. Puneet Girdhar’s team at BLK, North India, handles many of these surgeries yearly, providing complete care from operation to rehab. Dr. Girdhar has helped around 2,000 patients, ensuring their safety with special devices during complex surgeries for spine deformities.


  • Dr. Puneet Girdhar has successfully completed 100 robotic spine surgeries.
  • He holds memberships in prestigious organizations like ASSI, the North American Association of Spine Surgery, and IOA.
  • He has multiple publications in reputable scientific journals, notably on "Ligamentum Flavum Cyst and Lumbar Canal Stenosis."
  • Dr. Girdhar is a frequent guest faculty/speaker at national and international conferences, mentoring junior spine surgeons.
  • He has organized workshops on minimally invasive spinal surgery and cadaveric training in India and abroad.

Work Experience

  • Presently working as Principal Director & Head - of Orthopedic Spine Surgery at BLK-Max Institute for Bone, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedics Spine and Sports Medicine.


  • MBBS, MS, M.Ch (Ortho)
  • Spine fellow with Mr. Sashin Ahuja, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • Clinical & Bioskills training on MITLIF with Dr. Mun Wai Yue, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
  • Articular Surface Arthroplasty fellow with Dr. Thomas Seibel, Knappschafts Krankenhaus, Puttlingen, Germany
  • AO trauma fellowship with Dr. Wade Smith, Denver Health Colorado, USA


  • Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI)
  • North American Association of Spine Surgery
  • European Spine Society
  • Indian Orthopedic Association (IOA)
  • AO Spine International
  • AO Alumni, Switzerland