The Woodlands, TX 77384
Indranil (Neel) Kushare, MD
Dr. Kushare is a dual fellowship trained pediatric orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treating sports injuries in young patients. He was recently promoted to Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery after receiving the ‘Early Career Award for Excellence in Patient Care’ at Baylor College of Medicine (2019), Texas Children’s Excellence in Surgery Award (2020) and voted ‘Top Doctor’(2020) by Houstonia magazine.
After orthopedic residency, Dr. Kushare completed fellowship training at highly renowned hospitals- Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 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). He is a proponent of Evidence Based Practice; his strong research background is reflected in the fact that he has authored over 35 journal publications and more than 50 presentations at national and international conferences related to pediatric sports injuries.
With experience covering high schools, college and pro-teams (football, baseball, basketball, soccer, lacrosse) he has a special interest in ACL injuries; patella (knee cap) instability, cartilage problems (OCD); shoulder, elbow and ankle injuries. He has high proficiency in the management of fractures in young patients. He believes in shared decision making with patients and their families.
Kushare I, Wunderlich N, Elabd A, Attia E Pediatric and adolescent Lisfranc injuries – presentation, treatment and outcomes The Foot 2020 doi.org/10.1016/j.foot.2020.101737.
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.
Best Video Abstract Award, POSNA (Pediatric Ortho. Society of North America) Annual Meeting, for 3 consecutive years (2019, 2020 and 2021)
Texas Children’s Hospital Excellence in Surgery Award (2020)
Voted ‘Top Doctor’ by Houstonia magazine (2020)
Early Career Award for Excellence in Patient Care, Baylor College of Medicine (2019)
Dr. Neel Kushare - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
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