Venkat Sethuraman, MD, MBA, an Orthopedic Surgeon with Spine Physicians Institute

Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Venkat Sethuraman, who serves patients in Dallas, Texas.

Board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon Dr. Sethuraman focuses on the care of a patients back and neck pain. He keeps current on the newest advances in spinal care, including minimally invasive spine surgery and disc replacement. 

He is the Founder of Spine Physicians Institute, which is comprised of the leading Dallas spine surgeons in the DFW Metroplex. The practice provides the best in class spine care for all of their patients. The goal is to implement the best possible treatment plan so that each patient can get back to living life to its fullest. The doctors at Spine Physicians Institute accomplish this by incorporating their vast knowledge and commitment of excellence in surgical skill, along with the appropriate methodologies and state-of-the-art techniques suited to each patient’s specific injuries or physical trauma.

In addition to serving patients at Spine Physicians Institute, Dr. Sethuraman holds hospital privileges at Baylor Irving Medical Center, Irving Coppell Surgical Center, Medical City Hospital, and Children’s Hospital at Medical City.

After earning his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1998, Dr. Sethuraman went on to complete his internship in general surgery and his residency in orthopedics at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Thereafter, he completed his fellowship in spine surgery at the renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Furthering his career, he then became board-certified in orthopedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopedic residents and surgeons, as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopedic surgeons.

Additionally, he is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, the Association of Ethical Spine Surgeons, the Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, and the Thomas Jefferson Alumni Association.

Orthopedic surgery or orthopedics is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders. Regarded as a surgical pioneer, entrepreneur & innovator in the health care space, Dr. Sethuraman is an advocate for patient’s access to care and transparency of medical costs. He also strives to reduce health care costs for both his patients and the community.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two beautiful daughters, cooking, traveling, and attending his daughters’ team sports events, which include swimming, soccer, and basketball. He is also actively involved in the community, giving back to charitable causes such as the Lamplighter School in Dallas, The Suzuki Music Institute of Dallas, and the Cattle Barons Ball. 

Learn more about Dr. Venkat Sethuraman:
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