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Chicago based MIS Surgeon - Dr. Kern Singh, M.D.

Spine Surgeon - Dr. Kern Singh

Trusted Leader in Minimally Invasive Outpatient Spine Surgery

Dr. Singh has dedicated his career to pioneering minimally invasive outpatient spine surgery. Located in Chicago, IL., he is the Co-Director of the Minimally Invasive Spine Institute at Rush and one of the best Minimally Invasive outpatient spinal surgeons in the country.  People fly in from all over the U.S. and the world (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Brazil, and Italy just to name  a few) for his cutting edge Minimally Invasive Outpatient Spinal Surgical Procedures.

He is known for his excellent surgical outcomes and his use of cutting-edge techniques. Dr. Singh is an award-winning researcher, one of the top spine surgeons in the nation, and has published his findings in numerous major medical journals (more than 500 publications, presentations and book chapters). He most recently won awards for his research including Best Paper at the North American Spine Society (NASS) and Society of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery (SMISS) International Meetings in 2013. He frequently trains surgeons who observe his newly advanced surgical techniques in the operating room. He is also the principal researcher in several FDA clinical trials involving cervical disc replacements and motion-preserving spinal technology.

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Rush Ortho #6 in the U.S.

U.S.News & World Report, which annually publishes a list of the best hospital specialty programs in the country, just released its 2016 ranking, naming Rush University Medical Center as the #6 orthopedic program in the nation and the top ranked program in Illinois.Read More »

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment, or change an existing appointment, please call (312) 432-2373. If you cannot keep your appointment, please notify the office at least 24 hours in advance of your appointment timeRead More »

Complimentary MRI Review

The Complimentary MRI review is free to all individuals* regardless of where you live. To learn more about this review program, click on the link belowRead More »


Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Minimally Invasive Surgery means performing surgery in many cases without open incisions. For patients, this can translate into a lower risk of infection, faster recovery and less scarring.Read More »

Community Involvement

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Minimally Invasive outpatient spinal surgery


Dr. Kern Singh is known for cutting-edge clinical research. He has developed many of the techniques and procedures that he and other spinal surgeons use. Dr. Singh is among the first in the nation to identify ways to slow down the degeneration of intervertebral discs and to repair damaged discs using non-surgical and surgical approaches.Read More »