Neil Kaushal, MD

Pediatric Orthopaedics


Pediatric Orthopaedics


Tel: 973-972 2076

Neil Kaushal, MD is an orthopaedic surgeon at Rutgers North Jersey Orthopedic Institute (NJOI), and an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS).

Dr. Kaushal completed his orthopedic surgery training at New York Medical College, where he served as administrative chief resident.  His pediatric orthopedic and scoliosis fellowship was completed at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite.

Dr. Kaushal treats children and young adults with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions, including:

  • Scoliosis
    • Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    • Neuromuscular scoliosis
    • Early Onset Scoliosis
  • Pediatric trauma
  • Developmental dysplasia of the hip
  • Neuromuscular disorders, including cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, and spinal muscular atrophy

Dr. Kaushal is an attending physician at University Hospital and Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.  He also serves as the faculty advisor for the New Jersey Medical School orthopaedic surgery clerkship.

He has authored several peer-reviewed publications, and presented at local and national conferences.

Contact Doctor: 973-972 2076

Following an orthopaedic residency in New York at the New York Medical College/ Westchester Medical Center, Dr. Kaushal did a fellowship in pediatric orthopaedics and scoliosis at the Children's Hospital of Atlanta at Scottish Rite.

Refereed Original Articles in Journals

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Chen C, Kaushal N, Scher D, Doyle S, Blanco J, Dodwell E. The Epidemiology of Clubfoot: A Meta-analysis and Systematic Review of Observational and Randomized Trials. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics.  2018 Sep;38(8):e462-e469
  2. Fink K, Kaushal N, Gross J, Patel H, Delbello D.  Bucket Handle Medial Meniscus Tear in a 2 year old.  Orthopedics. 2018 Jan 8:1-3
  3. Laratta JL, Kaushal NK, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Saifi C, Lehman RA, Lenke LG.  Pediatric Spinal Fusion Procedures have Massively Increased Throughout the United States over a Recent Decade.  The Spine Journal. 2017 Oct; 10(17): S233
  4. Capo JT, Corti SJ, Shamian B, Nourbakhsh A, Tan V, Kaushal N, Debkowska M. Treatment of dorsal perilunate dislocations and fracture-dislocations using a standardized protocol. Hand (N Y). 2012 Dec;7(4):380-7
  5. Johnson O, Georgiev I, Negron A, Kaushal N. Student Voices. MD Advisor. 2012 Summer; 5(3) 18-21
  6. Hwang JS, Fitzhugh VA, Kaushal N, Beebe KS. Epithelioid Sarcoma: An Unusual Presentation in the Distal Phalanx of the Toe.  Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2012 May; 41(5):223-7.
  7. Sriram G1, Reichman C, Tunceroglu A, Kaushal N, Saleh T, Machida K, Mayer B, Ge Q, Li J, Hornbeck P, Kalodimos CG, Birge RB..  Phosphorylation of Crk on Tyrosine 251 in the RT-loop of the SH3C domain Promotes Abl Kinase Trans-activation. Oncogene. 2011 Nov 17;30(46):4645-55
  8. Beebe K, Benevenia J, Kaushal N, Uglialoro A, Patel N, Patterson F. Evaluation of a noninvasive expandable prosthesis in musculoskeletal oncology patients for the upper and lower limb. Orthopedics. 2010 Jun 9;33(6):396.

Abstracts and Presentations

Kaushal NK, Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Saifi C, Lehman RA, Lenke LG.  Pediatric Spinal Fusion Procedures have Massively Increased Throughout the United States over a Recent Decade.  North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting, 2017

Poster presentation at 2017 North American Spine Society Meeting

Kaushal N, Mangion J, DelBello D. Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction and Semitendinosus to Patella Transfer in Skeletally Immature Patients

E-Poster presented at the 2015 International Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium

Kaushal N, Delbello D.  Sprengel’s Deformity

2015 International Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium Case Presentation Finalist

Kaushal N, Uglialoro A, Benevenia J, Patterson F, Beebe K. Evaluation of a Noninvasive Expandable Prosthesis in Musculoskeletal Oncology Patients for the Upper and Lower Extremity

Rutgers- New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey. Department of Orthopaedics

Musculoskeletal Tumor Society Meeting 2012

UMDNJ Cancer Center Poster Presentation August 2009

Kaushal N, Reichman C, Kalodimos B, and Birge RB.. Transactivation of Abl tyrosine kinases by Crk adaptor proteins

Presented at Keystone Conference on Targeted Cancer Therapies March 27th-April 1st, 2009; Whistler, BC, Canada

Kaushal N, Reichman C, and Birge RB. Regulatory Mechanisms of the Crk Adaptor Protein: The Crk-Abl Interaction

Rutgers Medical School-Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

UMDNJ Cancer Center Poster Presentation August 2006- Received 1st Prize for Poster Presentation

View Publications



  1. Racial Differences in Blood Loss in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Using a Standardized Institutional Formula


  1. Effect of capsulotomy on AVN in Unstable SCFE


  1. Defining critical elements in pediatric spine surgery