Dr. Nitin Khanna, MD

Dr. Nitin Khanna, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Nitin Khanna, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Munster, IN and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1997 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery.

730 45th Ave

Munster, IN 46321

Contact Information

(219) 924-3300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Pipefitters
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Khanna performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Khanna's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Khanna " Spine Care

Dr. Khanna believes in a conservative non-invasive and minimally invasive approach to treating most spinal conditions. His focus is on establishing the diagnosis early in the care of a patient and designing an individualized treatment plan for each patient.

Dr. Khanna is considered a leader in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. He has participated in the design and development of many minimally invasive surgical techniques that have led to a dramatic decrease in the discomfort typically associated with spinal procedures.

Dr. Khanna has received many awards including Doctor of Excellence, America's Top Orthopedists, Compassionate Doctor, Patients Choice award, and Best of the Region. He serves on the Associate Editorial Board for SPINE, widely considered the most prestigious spine journal. He has been invited to be a reviewer for the International Spine Journal. He is also a spokesperson for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. "

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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12  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Washington University School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Washington University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center-Chicago
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Khanna has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Khanna's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Khanna to family and friends
36 total reviews (19 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Khanna's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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Patient Comments (19)

Dr. Khanna is an excellent Dr. I had C6and C7 fused in 2010. The scar left by the surgery on my neck is completely unnoticeable. Recovery time was amazingly short. He is very skilled at his profession and is the most caring and compassionate Dr. I have ever met. My latest appt with him was May of...more
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Dr. Khanna performed minimally-invasive surgery on my lumbar spine. The results were excellent. The first time I stood following surgery I knew the pain I had suffered was gone. Of course there was incision and surgical pain, which is to be expected. I was totally satisfied with the outcome and...more
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My entire experience with Orthopedics Specialists of NWI was nothing but the best. From the scheduling of my appt,, to the front desk greeting me, to getting x-rays, to my visits w/his nurse, Denise & my calls of questions & concerns to her after surgery, to my MRI experience to all of my visits...more
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Very pleased with Dr. Khanna and staff! Very knowledgeable and kind! Definitely helped put me at ease before having the surgery!
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I was suffering for several years with lower back/sciatica leg pain. I tried chiropractic visits, Gen M.D ordered therapy and epidural shots. Nothing helped until I was referred to Dr.Khanna by a friend. He does minimally invasive lumbar spine surgery. His staff was very professional and friendly....more
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