Name : Prof. Dr. R. N. Srivastava
Present Designation : Principal 
: MBBS, MS(ortho); FAGE, FICS Ex Professor in Orthopedic Surgery, Head Spinal Surgery Unit; KGMU, Lucknow
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Landline Number : 0515- 3510001
Educational Qualification : MBBS, MS (ortho), FICS, FAGE 

Past Assignments (Ex)

  • Dean- Student Welfare, KGMU
  • Faculty In-charge UGC Cell, KGMU
  • Chairman, Implant Committee, KGMU
  • Faculty Member, IQAC, KGMU
  • Provost Resident Hostel, KGMU
  • Member Liver Transplant Selection Committee, KGMU
  • Head of Dept. of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PMR),
  • Head of Department, of Paediatrics Orthopaedic
  • Vice Dean Quality Control, Accreditation and Future Planning, KGMU, Lucknow
  • Co- Faculty In-charge Research Cell, KGMU, Lucknow
  • Faculty In-charge MCI/DCI Cell, KGMU, Lucknow
  • Member Stem Cell Research Ethics committee, KGMU, Lucknow


In MBBS Examinations, First Class with Distinctions in 8 subjects - Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Community Medicine and Forensic Medicine.

Secured highest marks (1st Position) in Microbiology & Community Medicine.

  • “MCI Assessor”for recognition of UG & PG courses at various Medical Colleges in India since 2010.
  • “Chief Guide” for the FIRST MD-PhD Scholar enrolled in India by ICMR” in Mar, 2007.
  • “Member Expert”
  • In PRC (Project Review Committee) Meetings of ICMR, New Delhi since 18th Jan 2013.
  • In Task force for Osteoarthritis and Osteoporosis” of ICMR, New Delhi since 2016
  • “Best Paper / Poster / Research Award”
  • Best Poster Award in Annual Conference of UP, IOA in 1995.
  • “2nd Best Poster Award” Twice - in Annual Conference of IOA in 1998 and in UP, IOA in Feb.’2000
  • “Award for Excellence in Innovative Research” to Paper presented at Annual Conference of American Spinal Injuries Association (ASIA) held at Denver, USA in May, 2004.
  • “President Medal” for best oral presentation in senior faculty at Annual Conference of UP- IOA held at Jhansi in Feb’ 2005.
  • “AO Spine-India Research Award” Twice in 2011 and 2012 for clinical trials on treatment modalities in Spinal cord injury
  • “Best Poster Award” for topic “Role of surgery, omentoplasty and epidural bone marrow derived stem cell infusion on clinical outcomes after spinal cord injury” at Annual Conference of International Council of Surgeons- Indian section held atLucknow 16-17 Nov 2013.
  • “Eminence in Research Award” in Research Showcase 2018-2019 on Feb 09, 2019 by King George’s Medical University, Lucknow for Research Article entitled“Proton NMR based serum metabolic profile correlates with the neurological recovery in treated acute spinal cord injury (ASCI) subjects: A pilot study”. ClinicaChimica Acta. 2018: 480,150-160. Impact Factor: 2.926.
  • “Eminence in Research Award” in Research Showcase 2019-2020 on Oct 23, 2020 by King George’s Medical University, Lucknow for first Research Article entitled“Effect of Vitamin D supplementation on pain and physical function in patients with knee osteoarthritis(OA): an OA Trial Bank protocol for a systematic review and individual patient data(IPD) meta-analysis”. BMJ Open. 2020;10:e035302. & for second one Research Article entitled “Identifying the role of ASPN and COMP gene in knee osteoarthritis development” Orthopaedic Surgery and Research. 2019 Dec 1;14(1):337.Impact Factor: 2.496 & 2.145 respectively.
  • “Best PhD Thesis Award” for topic “Role of metabolites in body fluids as a prognostic indicator of neurological recovery in acute spinal cord injury (ASCI)” to PhD Scholar (Dr. Alka Singh), 2012 batch under the chief guidance of DR. R.N. Srivastava, Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery for the year 2019.
  • National & International Fellowships of Eminence
      • “Travelling Fellowship” of UP Chapter, Indian Orthopaedic Association in 1993.
      • “Johnson & Johnson Fellowship” of Indian Orthopaedic Association in 1994.
      • “Advanced Spinal Fellowship” atSION HOSPITAL, Bombay in 1996.
      • “Prof. A.N. Srivastava Visiting Fellowship” of UP, IOA in 2002.
      • “Travelling Fellowship of USD $2000/-” to present a free paper at Annual Conference of OARSI, held at Brussels Belgium in Sept. 2010.
      • “Trans USA and Paradigm Spine Fellowship” as Visitor to Lingen Germany and Luxenbourg for live demonstrations of AXIA-LIF and DCI in spinal surgeries in April 2011
      • “Travelling Fellowship” to present a free paper at Annual conference of EULAR 2011 held at London in June 2011.


Academics - Publications, Projects, PhD’s, MOU’s, Copyrights & Conferences

  • H index: 19, I-10 index: 33, RG Score: 38.31

Publications in Peer Reviewed Indexed Journals: 186

  • Abstracts: 90, Review: 12, Research articles: 83, Acknowledgements: 1
  • Publication in last 5 years (since 2018): 37 (Review: 2, Research articles: 35)
  • Citations received on publications in last 5 years (since 2018): 820& total1395
  • Book chapter: 6

Projects / Research Work with Extramural / Intramural Funding (in last 9 years) – 38

  • Completed – 18 (14 as PI, 4 as Co-PI) - CSTUP - 6, ICMR – 6, DBT – 1, AO Spine – 2, AMAG 1, The Medicine Company USA – 1, Globus Medicus Inc. USA- 1
  • Ongoing – 12 (7 as PI, 2 RA, & 3 as Co-PI) – CSTUP - 2, ICMR - 4, RA - 2 (ICMR), KGMU-3, AlkemLaboratories-1, Novartis Laboratories-1
  • Submitted – 11 (8 as PI, 3 as Co-PI) – CSTUP – 6, ICMR-4, DHR-ICMR-1

MD-PhDs and PhD’s

  • Guide of one MD-PhD (awarded) and 10 PhD’s (6 awarded and 3 ongoing) at KGMU in the Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery.
  • Co- Guide of two MD-PhD (1 awarded, 1 ongoing) and 8 PhD’s (6 awarded 3 ongoing) at KGMU

MOU’s & Copyrights

  • MOU’s 6 (1-CBMR, SGPGIMS-2012, 1- CDRI-2017, 1-IIT Khadagpur-2018, 1-Globous Medical Inc.-2018, 1-IITR-2020, 1-Erasmus MC Medical University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands-2020, 1-CSIR- Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (IITR) in 2020)

Copyright 1 (2020)

MBBS Kasturba Medical College, Manipal (1979-1984)
MS (Ortho)               KGMC, Lucknow (1985-1988)