Dr. Tejbir Singh Pannu, MD, MS

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Dr. Tejbir Pannu is an orthopedic surgery research fellow at the Cleveland Clinic. He has always been interested in orthopedics due to the significant change brought by surgery in the quality of life of patients with musculoskeletal disorders.

Before this role, Dr. Pannu worked at the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York (Cornell University), one of the best orthopedic hospitals in the world, for 3 years. Working at the Cleveland Clinic gives him resources, and opportunities to conduct state-of-the-art research helping the scientific community investigate and understand the unknown and apply directly into the patient care to improve the clinical patient-reported outcomes.

Looking back, comprehensive clinical research training from Harvard after completing his MD from BFUHS has played a major role in the development of the research acumen of Dr. Pannu.

In addition, Dr. Pannu studied Orthopedic Biomechanics (MS) at the prestigious New York University (NYU). These training years have honed his clinical research skills placing him in the top young scientists of the country.

 

Areas of Expertise

  • Medicine
  • Clinical Research
  • Orthopedic Surgery

 

Professional Highlights

  • Orthopedic Surgery Research Fellow at Cleveland Clinic – Cleveland, Ohio
  • Hospital for Special Surgery Academic Visitor – Orthopedic Surgery – Adult Reconstruction – Greater New York City Area, New York
  • Academic Visitor – Orthopedic Surgery – Adult Reconstruction at Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University – Greater New York City Area, New York
  • Spine Research Fellow at Hospital for Special Surgery Orthopedic – Greater New York City Area, New York
  • Spine Research Fellow at Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University Orthopedic – Greater New York City Area, New York
  • Clinical Research Scholar at the Royal College of Physicians – London, United Kingdom

 

Honors and Awards

  • Harvard Medical School Scholarship Award
  • First Prize for ‘Capstone Research Project’

 

Publications

  • A Comparison of Three Different Positioning Techniques on Surgical Corrections and Postoperative Alignment in Cervical Deformity Surgery
  • Meta-analysis Comparing Allograft to Synthetic Reconstruction for Extensor Mechanism Disruption after Total Knee Arthroplasty
  • Supine Radiographs are superior to standing radiographs in predicting surgical correction in Adult Spinal Deformity
  • Identification des facteurs de risque d’infection du site opératoire après arthrodèse thoracolombaire
  • Recruitment of Lower Limb Compensation in the Setting of Anterior Global Malalignment is Affected by Patient Characteristics: A Study of 2498 Patients

 

Education

  • Master’s degree in Orthopedic Biomechanics from New York University (2015 – 2017)
  • Clinical Research Training – for MDs from Harvard Medical School (2015 – 2016)
  • Doctor of Medicine – MD from Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (2009 – 2015)