R. Kiran Alluri, MD is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and a part of the USC Spine Center. Dr. Alluri specializes in the surgical treatment of all neck and back disorders. He has a special interest in cervical spine surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery and robotic technology. He also treats patients with adult spinal deformity and patients requiring complex revision surgery. Dr. Alluri believes his most important role as a physician is to educate patients and their families about their condition and thoroughly explain treatment options so they can make an informed choice. His emphasis is always towards nonoperative management, utilizing a multi-disciplinary and multi-modal approach. In patients that require surgery, Dr. Alluri is trained in the latest minimally invasive and robotic techniques to expedite the recovery process and maximize postoperative function.
Dr. Alluri attended UCLA for undergraduate and medical school. He completed orthopaedic surgery residency at USC. He subsequently did his fellowship in minimally invasive and complex adult spinal deformity at the Hospital for Special Surgery, the #1 ranked orthopaedic hospital in the US and world.
In addition to patient care, Dr. Alluri is actively involved in research with an emphasis on analyzing clinical outcomes and navigation technology. To date he has published over 80 peer-reviewed research articles and his work has been presented at over 130 research meetings. He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Orthopaedic Association (AOA), North American Spine Society (NASS), Lumbar Spine Research Society (LSRS) and AO Spine.