Dr. Shyam Kishan is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in pediatric orthopedic and scoliosis surgery. He is fluent in many languages including French, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, and Malayalam. Dr. Kishan specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric orthopedic conditions, such as trauma, fractures, infections, benign tumors, limb deformities, hip dysplasia, exstrophy, and clubfoot. He has expertise in spine deformities, the management of early-onset scoliosis (Mehta casting, Magec growing rods, and Vertebral Body Tethering -VBT), scoliosis, kyphosis, spondylolysis, and spondylolisthesis. Dr. Kishan has a scoliosis and spine office in Dallas.

Dr. Kishan is the medical director of Medical City Children’s Hospital Orthopedics & Spine and Pediatric Orthopedic Trauma programs. He has received many academic honors and awards, has published in several peer-reviewed journals, and presented his work at national and international meetings. He is a member of several prestigious societies, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Scoliosis Research Society, American Orthopaedic Association, and International Spine Study Group. Dr. Kishan involves his patients and their families in the tailoring of their child’s treatment plans, treating each patient and family as if they were his own.

Outside of work, Dr. Kishan enjoys spending time with his family. He also enjoys listening to an eclectic collection of music, cooking, baking bread, traveling, gardening, and catching up on historical shows.

Certifications & Memberships

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon



Languages Spoken

French, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, and Malayalam.


Orthopaedic Surgery
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

Office Locations

Southwest Scoliosis Institute
12228 North Central Expressway
Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75243
Phone: (214) 556-0555