Indranil (Neel) Kushare, MD

Department or Service


  • The Woodlands
  • Specialty Care



Orthopedic Surgery

Phone: 936-267-7200 (Woodlands) | 281-812-0280 (Kingwood)
Fax: 936-267-7914 (Woodlands) | 281-812-0528 (Kingwood)

Contact Information

Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands
17580 I-45 South, 1st Floor
The Woodlands, TX 77384
United States

Texas Children's Specialty Care - Kingwood
19298 W. Lake Houston Parkway
Humble, TX 77384
United States

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Specialist, Texas Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Medstar Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD fellowship Orthopaedic Sports Medicine 2016
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH fellowship Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery 2015
Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, D.C fellowship Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery 2014
K.J.Somaiya Hospital and Research Center , Mumbai, India residency Orthopaedic Surgery 2012
K.J. Somaiya Medical College and Research Center, Mumbai, India medical school Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery 2007


Dr. Kushare is a dual fellowship trained pediatric orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports injuries and minimally invasive surgery in young patients. An assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, he received the ‘Early Career Award for Excellence in Patient Care’ at Baylor College of Medicine (2019) and was named a ‘Top Doctor’ (2020) by Houstonia magazine.

After medical school and orthopedic residency, Dr. Kushare pursued SICOT research fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He completed pediatric orthopedic fellowships at top children’s hospitals - Children’s National, Washington D.C. and Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Ohio. He followed this by orthopedic sports fellowship at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore where he was involved in taking care of Pro teams (Baltimore Ravens, Washington Nationals, Washington Wizards). His strong research background is reflected in the fact that he has authored over 15 publications in 2019- 2020 itself and numerous presentations at national and international conferences related to pediatric fractures and sports injuries.

With experience covering high schools, college and pro-teams (football, baseball, basketball, soccer, lacrosse) he has a special interest in ACL reconstruction & repair; patella (knee cap) instability, cartilage problems (OCD) ; shoulder and elbow injuries in the throwing athlete. He is proficient in ankle arthroscopy and treats foot and ankle issues in athletes. He is well versed in fracture management in young patients.


Organization Name Role
International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology (SICOT) Member - Annual Meeting Advisory Committee for Pediatric Orthopedics
Paediatric Research in Sports Medicine Society (PRISM) Member - Education Committee; Member - Tibial Spine Fracture Research Interest Group, Member- Scientific Program Committee
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) Associate Member; Member - Evidence Based Practice Committee

Selected Publications

Kushare I, Wunderlich N, Elabd A, Attia E Pediatric and adolescent Lisfranc injuries – presentation, treatment and outcomes The Foot 2020

Kushare I, Beran M, Klingele K, Attia E, Elabd A, Inneh I, McKay S. Classification of ACL Tears in the Pediatric and Adolescent Population. Orthop J Sports Med March 2020; 8(4_suppl3):2325967120S0025. DOI: 10.1177/2325967120S00255.

Shimberg JL, Aoyama JT, Leska TM, Ganley, TJ, Fabricant, PD, Patel, NM, Kushare, I, Lee, RJ, McKay, S, Rhodes, J, Sachleben, B, Sargent, C, Yen, Y, Mistovich, RJ. Tibial Spine Fractures: How Much Are We Missing Without Pretreatment Advanced Imaging? A Multicenter Study. Am J Sports Med 2020 doi:10.1177/0363546520957666.

Kushare I, Wunderlich, N, Dranginis D Simultaneous bilateral versus unilateral tibial tubercle fractures 2020 J Clin Orthop Trauma doi:10.1016/j.jcot.2020.08.007.

Kushare I, Allahabadi S, Kastan K, Posterior Ankle Impingement – an under-diagnosed, treatable cause of posterior ankle pain in pediatric and adolescent patients.  World J Orthop 2019; 10(10): 364-370.

Ayan, S., I. Kushare, A.L. Fillar, J. Dreese, D. Jean-Pierre, and B. Parks, Biomechanical Consequences of Progressive Tears Involving the Posterior Root of the Lateral Meniscus With and Without Meniscofemoral Ligament. Arthroscopy 2018. 34(12): p. e11-e12.

De Mattos, CB. Ramski D, Kushare I, Flynn JM, Radial Neck Fractures in Children and Adolescents: An Examination of Operative and Nonoperative Treatment and Outcomes. J Pediatr Orthop 2016 Jan;36(1):6-12.

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Early Career Award for Excellence in Patient Care, Baylor College of Medicine (2019)

Named a ‘Top Doctor’ by Houstonia magazine (2020)

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