Manish Kasliwal, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurological Surgery
School of Medicine

Research Information

Research Interests

  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Adult Spinal Deformity
  • Scoliosis

External Appointments

Director, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
University Hospitals


Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, O’Toole JE. Multiple thoracic spinal lesions causing spinal cord compression secondary to multiple myeloma in a patient with synchronously diagnosed renal cell carcinoma - value of lesional biopsy! Asian J Neurosurg. 2018 Jul-Sep;13(3):949-950. doi: 10.4103/ajns.AJNS_253_16.

Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, An H, Byrne RW. Obstructive Hydrocephalus Due to intraventricular Hemorrhage Following Incidental Durotomy during Lumbar Spine Surgery. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Mar 1;43(5):E316-E319. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000001074.

Kaszuba M, Tan LA, Moftakhar R, Kasliwal MK. Non-Traumatic Subdural Hematoma and Intracystic Hemorrhage Associated with a Middle Fossa Arachnoid Cyst. Asian J Neurosurg. 2018 Jan-Mar;13(1):116-118. doi: 10.4103/1793-5482.181124.

Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Lopes DK. Intraventricular Hemorrhage: A Rare Complication Secondary to Traumatic Lumbar Puncture. Asian J Neurosurg. 2018 Jan-Mar;13(1):198-199. doi: 10.4103/1793-5482.181134.

Nazari P, Wewel JT, Kasliwal MK, Moftakhar R. Massive Epistaxis Resulting from Radiation-induced Internal Carotid Artery Pseudoaneurysm: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Neurol India 2017;65:380-2

Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Gerard CG, Fontes RF, Traynelis VC. Surgical Considerations in Posterior C1-2 Instrumentation in the Presence of Vertebral Artery Anomalies: Case Illustration and Review of Literature. Br J Neurosurg. 2017 Jun 29:1-3. doi: 10.1080/02688697.2017.1346170. [Epub ahead of print]

Nazari P, Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Traynelis VC. Aortic Dissection: An Unusual Extra spinal Cause of Acute Paraplegia in the Emergency Department. J Emerg Med. 2017 Jan;52(1):e19-e21. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2016.01.035. Epub 2016 Oct 4.

Wewel JT, Kumar V, Kasliwal MK, Fontes RB. Coexistent Pan Spinal Subdural Abscess and Isolated Leptomeningeal Myeloma Relapse Presenting as rapid Onset Paraparesis. J Emerg Med. 2016 Dec;51(6):729-731. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2016.07.088. Epub 2016 Sep 24.

Kasliwal MK, Witiw CD, Traynelis VC. Neck Range of Motion Following Cervical Spinal Fusion: A Comparison of Patient-Centric and Objective Assessments. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2016 Dec;151:1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2016.09.020. Epub 2016 Oct 1.

Kasliwal MK, Fontes RB, Traynelis VC. Occipitocervical Dissociation – Incidence, Evaluation and Treatment. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2016 Sep;9(3):247-54. doi: 10.1007/s12178-016-9347-6.

Wewel JT, Tan LA, Nunna RS, Kasliwal MK, O’Toole LE. Novel Reconstruction of the Anterior Craniocervical Junction Using an Expandable Cage with Integrated Fixation after Total C2 Spondylectomy for Chordoma. J Clin Neurosci. 2016 Aug;30:157-160. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2016.02.004. Epub 2016 Mar 10.

Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Traynelis VC. Response to Letter to Editor on the article titled “Comparison of CT and MRI findings for the cervical spine clearance in obtunded patients without high impact trauma. (Clinical neurology and neurosurgery 2014; 120:23-26) 
Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2016 Jun;145:107-8. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2016.03.008. Epub 2016 Mar 19.

Gandhoke GS, Kasliwal MK, Smith JS, Nieto J, Ibrahimi D, Park P, Lamarca F, Shaffrey, C, Kanter AS. A Multicenter Evaluation of Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes Following High-Grade Spondylolisthesis Reduction and Fusion. Clin Spine Surg. 2016 Jun 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Kasliwal MK, Corley JA, Traynelis VC. Posterior Cervical Fusion Using Cervical Interfacet Spacers in Patients with Symptomatic Cervical Pseudarthrosis. Neurosurgery. 2016 May;78(5):661-8

Tan, LA, Kasliwal MK, Harbhajanka A, Gattuso P, Munoz LA. Giant Trichilemmal Cyst of the Scalp. Neurology India 2016 Mar-Apr;64(2):357-8

Wewel JT, Harbhajanka A, Kasliwal MK, Ahuja SK, Loew J, Fontes RB. Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder (PTLD) of the Cervical Spine Mimicking an Epidural Abscess. J Clin Neurosci. 2016 Feb 22. pii: S0967-5868(16)00056-4

Porto GB, Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Traynelis VC. Progressive Brown-Sèquard Syndrome: A Rare Manifestation of Cervical Disc Herniation. J Clin Neurosci. 2016 Feb 23. pii: S0967-5868(16)00017-5

Kasliwal MK, Tan LA, Wewel JT. Traynelis VC. Exuberant heterotopic calcification of the cervical spine. Neurol India. 2016 May-Jun;64(3):571-2

Nazari P, Kasliwal MK, Wewel JT, Dua S, Chen M. Delayed Hemorrhage Secondary to Post Traumatic Middle Cerebral Artery Pseudoaneurysm Following Surgery For Depressed Skull Fracture. Neurointervention 2016 Mar;11(1):42-5

Kaszuba M, Kasliwal MK, O’Toole JE. Thoracic paraspinal lesion: question. J Clin Neurosci. 2016 Mar; 25:116. 

Li L, Tan LA, Wewel JT, Kasliwal MK, O’Toole JE. Spinal Aneurysmal Bone Cyst Presenting as Acute Paraparesis during Pregnancy: Management Strategy and Review of Literature. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 2016 Jun;28:167-9

Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Muñoz LF. Ventriculoperitoneal shunt failure presenting as isolated unilateral abducens nerve palsy. J Emerg Med. 2016 Jan;50(1):e31-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2015.06.081. Epub 2015 Oct 1.

Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Wewel J, Moftakhar R. Neurosarcoidosis mimicking bilateral posterior fossa tentorial meningiomas. J Neurooncol. 2015 Nov; 125(2):435-6.

Kasliwal MK, Moftakhar R, O'Toole JE, Lopes DK. High Cervical Spinal Subdural Hemorrhage as a Harbinger of Craniocervical Dural Arteriovenous Fistula – An Unusual Clinical Presentation. Spine J  2015 May 1;15(5):e13-7

Kasliwal MK, Dua SG, Mangubat EZ, Lopes DK. Compressive Cervical Myelopathy Secondary to Totally Extradural Spinal Arteriovenous Fistula. Neurology India 2015; 63(5):790-2.

Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Deutsch H. Complications associated with epidural steroid injection. Letter to Editor J Neurosurg Spine. 2015 ;22(5):558-9

Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Byrne RW. Enlarging scalp mass. J Neurooncol. 2015 Apr; 122(2):419-20.

Kasliwal MK, Dua SG, Harbhajanka A, Nag S, Jhaveri MD, Moftakhar R. Intrasphenoidal Rathke’s Cleft Cyst - Report of a Case and Review of the Literature. J Clin Neurosci. 2015 Oct;22(10):1678-82

Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Harbhajanka A, Kellogg RG, Arvantidis L,  Munoz LF. Hyperdense suprasellar mass: An unusual radiological presentation of intracranial dermoid cyst. J Clin Neurosci. 2015 Jul; 22(7):1208-10.

Heiferman DM,  Billingsley JT, Kasliwal MK,  Johnson AK,  Keigher KM, Frudit ME, Moftakhar R, Lopes DK. Use of flow diverting stents as salvage treatment following failed stent-assisted embolization of intracranial aneurysms. J Neurointerv Surg. 2015 Jun 3. pii: neurintsurg-2015-011672.

 Kerolus M, Kasliwal MK, Lopes DK. Persistent aneurysm growth following pipeline embolization device assisted coiling of a fusiform vertebral artery aneurysm - A word of caution! Neurointervention. 2015 Feb; 10(1):28-33.

Corley J, Kasliwal MK, Moftakhar R. Gyral Calcification masquerading subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Emerg Med. 2015 Jan;48(1):e19-21. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2014.09.042. Epub 2014 Nov 6.

Kasliwal MK, Moore KA, Tan LA, Harbhajanka A, Gattuso P, O'Toole JE. Dialysis-Related Amyloidosis: An Unusual Etiology for Pathological Odontoid Fracture. Neurology India 2015 ;63(6):965-7

Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Chen M. Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Deutsch H Vanishing Aneurysm During Cerebral Angiography Complicating Endovascular Coiling: An Unusual Manifestation of Intraoperative Vasospasm. Neurol India. 2014 Nov-Dec; 62(6):714-5.

Kasliwal MK, Shannon LR, O'Toole JE, Byrne RW. Inverted Mercedes Benz Sign in lumbar spinal subdural hematoma. J Emerg Med. 2014 Dec; 47(6):692-3.

Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, and Deutsch H. Rapidly progressive quadriparesis secondary to cervical epidural hematoma in a patient with prior laminectomies – a rare complication of epidural injection. British Journal of Neurosurgery. 2014 Sep 9:1

Corley J, Kasliwal MK, Tan LA, Lopes DK. Delayed Vascular Claudication Following Diagnostic Cerebral Angiography - A Rare Complication of AngioSeal Arteriotomy Closure Device. J Cerebrovasc Endovasc Neurosurg. 2014 Sep; 16(3):275-80.

Corley J, Kasliwal MK, O'Toole JE, Byrne RW. Extensive Vertebral Scalloping in a Case of Giant Cystic Spinal Schwannoma - More than Just a Radiological Diagnosis. J Neurooncol. 2014 Oct; 120(1):219-20.

Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Fessler RG. Minimally invasive versus open laminotomy. The Spine Journal Spine J. 2014; 14:1081-2.

Kasliwal MK, Panos N, Moftakhar R, Munoz LF, Lopes DK, Byrne RB. Outcome following intracranial hemorrhage associated with novel oral anticoagulants. J Clin Neurosci. 2015 Jan;22(1):212-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2014.04.025. Epub 2014 Jul 25.

 Kasliwal MK, Shimer A. Transradicular lumbar disc herniation- An extreme variant of intraradicular disc herniation. Indian Journal of Orthopedics 2014.

Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, O’Toole JE. Delayed pseudomeningocele secondary to occult dural tear causing recurrent radiculopathy following tubular lumbar microdiscectomy. Neurol India. 2014; 62(3):318-20

Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Moftakhar R, Munoz LF. Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt with a rare twist: Small bowel ischemia and necrosis secondary to knotting of peritoneal catheter. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Sep;14(3):234-7. doi: 10.3171/2014.6.PEDS1418. Epub 2014 Jul 4.

Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Johnson AK, Lopes DK. The “Spot Sign” secondary to a ruptured lenticulostriate artery aneurysm. Clin Imaging. 2014 ;38(4):508-9

Kasliwal MK, O’Toole JE. Clinical experience using polyetheretherketone (PEEK) intervertebral structural cage for anterior cervical corpectomy and fusion. J Clin Neurosci. 2014 Feb;21(2):217-20. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2013.03.018. Epub 2013 Sep 7.

Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Nag S, O’Toole JE, Traynelis VC. Rapidly Progressive Quadriparesis Heralding the Presence of Disseminated Coccidioidomycosis in an Immunocompetent Patient: Report of a rare case and review of literature Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 2014 ;21(6):1049-51

Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Nag S, Harbhajanka A, Miller I, Deutsch H. Malignant Degeneration of Multilevel Monoostotic Paget Disease Involving the thoracic Spine – Report of an Unusual Presentation. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience  2014;21(7):1254-6

Schmitt P, Kelleher JP, Ailon T, Heller JE, Kasliwal MK, Shaffrey CI, Smith JS. Long-segment fusion for adult spinal deformity correction using low-dose recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2): a retrospective review of fusion rates.  Neurosurgery. 2015 Dec 21

Hamilton KJ, Smith JS, Nguyen T, Kasliwal MK, Shaffrey CI. Changes in Sexual Function in Older Adults Following Thoracolumbar to Pelvic Instrumentation for Spinal Deformity. J Neurosurg Spine 2013 ;19:95-100

Kasliwal MK, Smith JS, Kanter A, Chen CJ, Mummaneni PV, Hart R, Shaffrey CI. Chen CJ. Management of High Grade Spondylolisthesis. Neurosurgery Clinics of North America. 2013 ;24:275-91

Reames DL, Kasliwal MK, Smith JS, Hamilton DK, Arlet V, Shaffrey CI. Time to development, clinical and radiographic characteristics, and management of PJK following adult thoracolumbar instrumented fusion for spinal deformity. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2014 Jul 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, O’Toole JE. Minimally Invasive Combined Direct Lateral and Posterior Transpedicular Approach for 360o Resection of a Lumbar Aneurysmal Bone Cyst with Spinal Stabilization. Spine J 2015 Oct 1; 15(10):e37-8.

Smith JS, Saulle D, Chen J, Lenke LG, Polly DW, Kasliwal MK, Broadstone PA, Glassman SD, Vaccaro AR, Ames CP, Shaffrey CI. Rates and Causes of Mortality Associated with Spine Surgery Based on 108,419 Procedures:  A Review of the Scoliosis Research Society Morbidity and Mortality Database. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Nov 1; 37(23):1975-82

Kasliwal MK, Shaffrey CI, Lenke KG, Dettori JR, Ely CG, Smith JS. Frequency, Risk Factors and Treatment of Distal Adjacent Segment Pathology Following Long Thoracolumbar fusion - A Systematic Review. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Oct 15; 37(22 Suppl):S165-79

Kasliwal MK, Smith JS, Shaffrey CI , Carreon L, Glassman SD, Schwab F, Lafage V, Fu KM, Bridwell K. Does Prior Short-Segment Surgery for Adult Scoliosis Impact Perioperative Complication Rates and Clinical Outcome among Patients Undergoing Scoliosis Correction? J Neurosurg Spine 2012 ;17:128-33

Kasliwal MK, Smith JS, Shaffrey CI, Saulle D, Lenke LG, Polly DW, Ames CP, Perra JH. Short term complications associated with Surgery for High Grade Spondylolisthesis in adults and pediatric patients: A Report from the Scoliosis Research Society Morbidity and Mortality Database. Neurosurgery 2012; 71:109-16

Anderson PA, Andersson GB, Arnold PM, Brodke DS, Brodt ED, Chapman JR, Chou D, Dekutoski M, Dettori JR, DeVine JG, Ely CG, Fehlings MG, Fischer DJ, Fourney DR, Hansen MA, Harrod CC, Hashimoto R, Hermsmeyer JT, Hilibrand AS, Kasliwal MK, et al. Terminology. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Oct 15;37(22 Suppl):S8-9. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e31826d62ed.

Traynelis VC, Kasliwal MK. Cervical Clearance. Journal of Neurosurgery 2011 ;115(3):536-40

Kasliwal MK, Baskin D, Traynelis VC. Failure of Porous Tantalum Cervical Interbody Fusion Devices: Two-Year Results from a Prospective, Randomized, Multi-Center, Clinical Study. Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques 2013 Jul; 26(5):239-45

Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Fontes RB, Wewel JT, O'Toole JE. Minimally invasive surgery for synchronous, same-level lumbar intradural-extramedullary neoplasm and acute disc herniation. Neurosurg Focus. 2014 Sep; 37(Suppl2):Video16.

Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Fontes RB, Mhanna N, Traynelis VC. Surgical resection of subependymoma of the cervical spinal cord. Neurosurg Focus. 2014 Sep; 37(Suppl2):Video3.

Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Traynelis VC. Is cervical decompression beneficial in patients with coexistent cervical stenosis and multiple sclerosis? Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. J Clin Neurosci. 2014 Dec; 21(12):2189-93

Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Fontes RB, Fessler RG. Local cooling for traumatic spinal cord injury. J Neurosurg Spine. 2014 Aug 29:1-2

Kasliwal MK, Tan LA, O’Toole JE. Intradural Tumor Recurrence after Resection of extradural Metastasis—A Rare but Potential Complication of Intraoperative Durotomy. J Neurosurg Spine. 2014; 20(6):734-9

Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Traynelis VC. Comparison of CT and MRI findings for cervical spine clearance in obtunded patients without high impact trauma. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2014 ;120:23-6

Kasliwal MK, Tan L, Traynelis VC. Infection with Spinal Instrumentation: Review of Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, Prevention and Management. Surgical Neurology International 2013 Oct 29; 4(Suppl 5):S392-403

Tan L, Kasliwal MK, Traynelis VC. Letter to the Editor: Surgical seroma. Journal of Neurosurgery Spine. 2013 Dec;19(6):793-4

Kasliwal MK, Nag S, Harbhajanka A, O’Toole JE. Isolated Spinal Neurosarcoidosis – An Enigmatic Intramedullary Spinal Cord Pathology -Case report and review of the literature.  Journal of Craniovertebr Junction Spine 2013; 4:76-81

Gardner L, Kasliwal MK, Gandhi YN. Ependymoma – Unusual Differential for a Totally Extramedullary Intraspinal Tumor. Neurology India 2013; 6:687-90

Tan L, Kasliwal MK, Nag S, O’Toole JE. A rare intramedullary spinal cord metastasis from uterine leiomyosarcoma. J Clin Neurosci. 2013;20:1309-12

Kasliwal MK, Deutsch H. Clinical and radiographic outcomes using local bone shavings during minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion. World Neurosurgery 2012 Jul;78(1-2):185-90

Kasliwal MK, Traynelis VC. Motion preservation in cervical spine: a review. Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences 2012 March;56(1):13-25

Kasliwal MK, O’Toole JE. Integrated Intervertebral Device for Anterior Cervical Fusion: an initial experience. Journal of Craniovertebral Junction and Spine 2012;3(2):52-57

Kasliwal MK, Deutsch H. Unilateral paramedian transpedicular approach for repair of anterior transdural spinal cord herniation – report of a case and literature review. Asian Spine J. 2012 Mar; 6(1):55-59.

Kasliwal MK, Traynelis VC. Hypertrophic posterior arch of atlas causing cervical myelopathy. Asian Spine J. 2012 Dec;6(4):284-6

Kasliwal MK, Vaishya S. Simultaneous occurrence of a glioblastoma multiforme juxtaposed to a meningioma. Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences  2012 Jun;56(2):156-8

Kasliwal MK, Gupta A, Sharma MS. Single low dose adjuvant Gamma knife radiosurgery for Thyrotropin secreting pituitary adenoma. Acta Neurochirurgica (Wien). 2012 ;154(4):665-6

Kasliwal MK, Deutsch H. Effect of Total Lumbar Disc Replacement on Lumbosacral lordosis. J Spinal Disorder Tech.  2012 Oct; 25(7):370-3

Kasliwal MK, Deutsch H. Lumbar disc replacement in adolescents. An initial experience in two cases. J Pediatr Neurosci. 2012 May;7(2):129-32

Kasliwal MK, Rogers GF, Ramkissoon S, Moses-Gardner A, Kurek KC, Smith ER. A rare case of psammomatoid ossifying fibroma in the sphenoid bone reconstructed using autologous particulate exchange cranioplasty. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 ;7(3):238-43.

Kim AH, Kasliwal MK, McNeish B, Silvera VM, Proctor MR, Smith ER. Features of the lumbar spine on magnetic resonance images following sectioning of filum terminale. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011; 8(4):384-9.

Kasliwal MK, Agrawal D, Sharma BS. Frontal intraaxial mass in an adult. J Clin Neurosci. 2011 Sep;18(9):1230

Kasliwal MK , Rattnani D, Walia BS, Vaishya S, Patir R. Primary intraosseous paraganglioma of the sacrum.J Clin Neurosci. 2011; 18(8):1120-2

Kasliwal MK, Deutsch H. Anhidrosis after anterior retroperitoneal approach for L4-L5 artificial disc replacement. J Clin Neurosci. 2011; 18(7):990-1

Kasliwal MK, O'Toole JE. Unique radiologic feature of spinal plasmacytoma: mini-brain appearance. Neurol India. 2011; 59(3):486-7.

Kasliwal MK, Deutsch H. Completely calcified lumbar synovial cyst. Neurol India. 2011; 59:315-6

Kasliwal MK, Garg A, Sharma BS. Midline intracranial hyperdense epidermoid tumor radiologically masquerading a neurenteric cyst. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2011; 113(1):81-2.

Kasliwal MK, Deutsch H. Minimally invasive retropleural approach for central thoracic disc herniation: Initial experience in seven cases. Minim Invasive Neurosurg. 2011; 54(4):167-71.

Kasliwal MK, Sharma BS Giant intraventricular mass arising from the septum pellucidum. J Clin Neurosci. 2011; 18(8):1108, 1145

Kasliwal MK, Deutsch H. Management of focal lumbar canal stenosis: importance of upright dynamic radiographs. Neurol India. 2011; 59(3):473-4

Dagar A, Kasliwal MK , Suri A, Kumar S, Garg A, Sharma BS. A rare case of metachronous double spinal dural arteriovenous fistula. Neurol India. 2010; 58(1):154-5

Kumar A, Kasliwal MK, Suri A, Sharma BS. Spontaneous asymptomatic rupture of cystic craniopharyngioma in a child: case report and review of the literature. Child Neurol. 2010; 25(12):1555-8

Kasliwal MK, Gupta A, Sharma BS. Rare case of giant temporal cavernous angioma in a child. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2010; 46(4):324-5

Kasliwal MK, Anand VK, Lavi E, Schwartz TH. Endoscopic management of a rare case of nasal glioma in Meckel's cave in an adult: case report. Minim Invasive Neurosurg. 2010; 53(4):191-3

Chaturvedi D, Suri A, Kasliwal MK , Mahapatra AK, Mehta VS, Shridhar V, Garg A, Sarkar C, Dogra TD, Singh R. Factors affecting the development of hypothalamus and pituitary lesions in fatal closed head injury: a prospective study. J Trauma. 2010; 69(2):290-3

Kasliwal MK, Fraser JF, Greenfield JP, Schwartz TH. Simultaneous middle fossa arachnoid cyst and ambient cistern epidermoid cyst: case report and endoscope-assisted microsurgical management. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2010 ;46(2):151-4

Basheer N, Kasliwal MK , Suri A, Sharma MC, Arora A, Sharma BS. Lateral extradural, supratentorial neurenteric cyst.J Clin Neurosci. 2010;17(5):639-41

Kiran NA, Kasliwal MK, Suri A, Mahapatra AK. Intrathoracic migration of ventriculoperitoneal shunt.Indian J Pediatr. 2010;77(3):335

Sharma BS, Kasliwal MK , Suri A, Sarat Chandra P, Gupta A, Mehta VS. Outcome following surgery for ophthalmic segment aneurysms. J Clin Neurosci. 2010; 17(1):38-42

Yerramneni VK, Chandra PS, Kasliwal MK , Sinha S, Suri A, Gupta A, Sharma BS. Recovery of oculomotor nerve palsy following surgical clipping of posterior communicating artery aneurysms.Neurol India. 2010; 58(1):103-5

Kiran NA, Kasliwal MK, Suri A, Mahapatra AK. Giant posterior fossa arachnoid cyst associated with syringomyelia. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2010; 112(5):454-5

Kasliwal MK, Basheer N, Suri A. Pituitary hormonal loss and recovery after transsphenoidal adenoma removal. Neurosurgery. 2010 ;67(1):221

Borkar SA, Kasliwal MK, Suri A, Sharma BS. Cervical Hemangioblastoma with holocord syrinx. Surg Neurol. 2009; 72(4):437-8

Sai Kiran NA, Vaishya S, Kasliwal MK, Kale SS, Sharma BS. Spontaneous thoracic spinal cord herniation presenting as tethered cord syndrome. Neurol India. 2009; 57(2):221-2

Kasliwal MK, Suri A. Insular gliomas and lenticulostriate artery position. J Neurosurg. 2009 ;111(6):1294

Sai Kiran NA, Kasliwal MK , Gupta A, Mridha AR, Sharma MC, Sharma BS. A rare case of intracranial solitary fibrous tumor of meninges: case report.J Neurosurg Sci. 2009 ;53:153-5

Kiran NA, Kale SS, Kasliwal MK , Vaishya S, Gupta A, Singh Sharma M, Shankar Sharma B, Kumar Mahapatra A. Gamma knife radiosurgery for arteriovenous malformations of basal ganglia, thalamus and brainstem – a retrospective study comparing the results with that for AVMSs at other intracranial locations. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2009; 151(12):1575-82

Kasliwal MK, Agrawal D. Intrinsic brainstem glioma mimicking an ependymoma. Pediatr Radiol. 2009; 39(11):1250

Tandon A, Suri A, Kasliwal MK , Mahapatra AK, Mehta VS, Garg A, Sarkar C, Dogra TD, Pandey RM. Assessment of endocrine abnormalities in severe traumatic brain injury: a prospective study. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2009; 151(11):1411-7

Kiran NA, Kasliwal MK, Kale SS, Singh M, Mahapatra AK. Two children with traumatic thoracic spinal epidural hematoma. J Clin Neurosci. 2009; 16(10):1356-8

Kasliwal MK, Kale SS, Gupta A, Kiran NA, Sharma MS, Sharma BS, Mahapatra AK. Outcome after hemorrhage following Gamma Knife surgery for cerebral arteriovenous malformations. J Neurosurg. 2009; 110(5):1003-9

Kasliwal MK, Sharma BS. Giant vertebral artery pseudoaneurysm presenting as neck mass.Pediatr Neurosurg. 2009; 45(6):479-80

Basheer N, Kasliwal MK, Suri A. Posterior communicating artery aneurysm associated with duplicated posterior communicating artery and bilateral fetal posterior cerebral arteries. Neurol India. 2009; 57(4):514-5

Kasliwal MK , Sinha S, Kumar R, Sharma BS. Giant hemicranial calcified subdural empyema--unusual complication following ventriculoperitoneal shunt insertion.Indian J Pediatr. 2009; 76(6):651-2

Kasliwal MK , Reddy VS, Sinha S, Sharma BS, Das P, Suri V. Bilateral anterior cerebral artery aneurysm due to mucormycosis. J Clin Neurosci. 2009; 16(1):156-9

Kasliwal MK, Agrawal D, Sharma BS. Fatal intratumoral hemorrhage following ventriculo-peritoneal shunt. Turk Neurosurg. 2008; 18(4):436-8

Kasliwal MK, Kale SS, Sharma BS, Suri V. Totally cystic intradural extramedullary schwannoma. Turk Neurosurg. 2008; 18(4):404-6

Kasliwal MK , Suri A, Rishi A, Suri V, Sharma BS, Sarkar C. Symptomatic bilateral cerebellar mass lesions: an unusual presentation of intracranial xanthogranuloma. J Clin Neurosci. 2008; 15:1401-4

Kasliwal MK , Gupta DK, Suri V, Sharma BS, Garg A. Isolated spinal neurocysticercosis with clinical pleomorphism. Turk Neurosurg. 2008; 18(3):294-7

Kasliwal MK, Sharma BS. A rare case of pituitary adenoma with calcification: a case report. Turk Neurosurg. 2008; 18(3):232-5

Borkar SA, Kasliwal MK , Sinha S, Sharma BS. MR imaging in aneurysmal bone cyst of the orbit. Turk Neurosurg. 2008; 18(2):183-6

Kasliwal MK, Kale SS, Gupta A, Kiran NA, Sharma MS, Agrawal D, Sharma BS, Mahapatra AK. Does hemorrhagic presentation in cerebral arteriovenous malformations affect obliteration rate after gamma knife radiosurgery? Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2008; 110(8):804-9

Kasliwal MK, Suri A, Sai Kiran NA, Sharma BS. Spontaneous thrombosis of giant cavernous internal carotid artery aneurysm in a neonate. Case report and review of the literature. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2008; 44(4):329-32

Kasliwal MK, Gupta DK, Mahapatra AK, Sharma MC. Multicentric cerebellopontine angle glioblastoma multiforme.Pediatr Neurosurg. 2008;44(3):224-8

Kiran NA, Suri A, Kasliwal MK , Garg A, Ahmad FU, Mahapatra AK. Gross total excision of pediatric giant cystic craniopharyngioma with huge retroclival extension to the level of foramen magnum by anterior transpetrous approach: report of two cases and review of literature. Childs Nerv Syst. 2008; 24(3):385-91

Kasliwal MK , Srivastava R, Sinha S, Kale SS, Sharma BS. Vasospasm after transsphenoidal pituitary surgery: a case report and review of the literature.Neurol India. 2008; 56(1):81-3

Kasliwal MK , Suri A, Gupta DK, Suri V, Rishi A, Sharma BS. Sphenoid wing inflammatory pseudotumor mimicking a clinoidal meningioma: case report and review of the literature. Surg Neurol. 2008 ;70(5):509-13

Singh M, Kasliwal MK, Mahapatra AK. Giant cervical pseudomeningocoele following brachial plexus trauma. J Clin Neurosci. 2008 ;15(3):310-3

Kasliwal MK, Sharma MS, Vaishya S, Sharma BS. Metachronous pheochromocytoma metastasis to the upper dorsal spine-6-year survival. Spine J. 2008 Sep-Oct; 8(5):845-8

Basheer N, Kasliwal MK, Gaikwad S, Sharma BS. Spontaneous closure of dural arterio-venous fistula.Neurol India. 2008 ;56(2):207

Kasliwal MK, Suri A, Sharma BS. Dandy Walker malformation associated with syringomyelia. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2008; 110(3):317-9

Kasliwal MK, Naik V, Kale SS, Sharma BS. Conus cavernoma: a rare cause of spontaneously resolving paraplegia. Surg Neurol. 2008;69(1):103-4

Kasliwal MK, Yerramneni VK, Sai Kiran NA, Suri A, Mahapatra AK, Sharma MC, Garg A. Giant sphenoethmoidal nasopaharyngeal schwannoma with anterior skull base extension managed by a total anterior transbasal approach.Neurol India. 2007; 55(4):429-31

Kasliwal MK, Agrawal D, Shanker Sharma B, Mishra NK. Sudden cardiac arrest in a successfully embolized case of giant vertebral artery aneurysm with hydrocephalus. Surg Neurol. 2007 ;67:652-3

Kiran NA, Kale SS, Vaishya S, Kasliwal MK, Gupta A, Sharma MS, Sharma BS, Mahapatra AK. Gamma Knife surgery for intracranial arteriovenous malformations in children: a retrospective study in 103 patients. J Neurosurg. 2007; 107(6 Suppl):479-84

Kumar R, Kasliwal MK , Srivastava R, Sharma BS. Tuberculoma presenting as an intradural extramedullary lesion.Pediatr Neurosurg. 2007; 43(6):541-3

Kasliwal MK, Kiran S, Agrawal D, Sharma BS. Giant colloid cyst in a child. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2007; 43(5):442-3

Kasliwal MK, Dwarakanath S, Mahapatra AK. Cervical meningomyelocele--an institutional experience.Childs Nerv Syst. 2007; 23(11):1291-3

Kasliwal MK, Sinha S, Sharma BS, Garg A. Symptomatic central canal rupture heralding the presence of an asymptomatic conus dermoid. J Neurooncol. 2007; 84(1):39-40

Kasliwal MK, Mahapatra AK. Surgery for spinal cord lipomas. Indian J Pediatr. 2007; 74:357-62

Sai Kiran NA, Kasliwal MK , Suri A, Sharma BS, Suri V, Mridha AR, Sharma MC, Garg A. Eumycetoma presenting as a cerebellopontine angle mass lesion. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2007; 109(6):516-9

Kasliwal MK, Chandra PS, Sharma BS. Images in neuro oncology: primary extraaxial cerebellopontine angle ependymoma. J Neurooncol. 2007; 83(1):31-2

Kasliwal MK, Mahapatra AK. Double calvarial fibrous dysplasia. Neurol India. 2006; 54:455-6

Kasliwal MK , Srinivas M, Vaishya S, Atri S, Sharma MC. Posterior third ventricular meningioma masquerading a pineal tumor. J Neurooncol. 2006 May; 78(1):103-4

Gupta A, Kasliwal MKUnusual MR features of adult cerebellar medulloblastoma. J Neurooncol. 2006; 78(1):47-8

Kasliwal MK, Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK. Magnetic resonance imaging of primary orbital Ewing's sarcoma.Pediatr Neurosurg. 2005; 41(4):192-6

Kasliwal MK, Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK. MR Imaging in anaplastic oligodendroglioma. J Neurooncol. 2005; 74(1):97-8

Manuscripts Submitted For Publication

Wewel J, Kasliwal MK, Chmielewski GW, O’Toole JE. Complete Anterior-Posterior Minimally Invasive Thoracoscopic Robotic-Assisted and Posterior Tubular Approach for Resection of Thoracic Dumbbell Tumor. The Spine Journal ( Revision )

Adogwa O, Wewel JT, Kasliwal MK, Traynelis VC. Implications of T1 Slope on Cervical Spine Alignment and Sagittal Deformity: A Review of the Literature. Journal of Neurosurgery.

Wewel JT, Kasliwal MK, Adogwa O, Deutsch H, O’Toole JE, Traynelis VC. Fusion rate following Three- and Four-level ACDF using Allograft and Segmental Instrumentation: A Radiographic Study. Journal of Neurosurgery.

Non PubMed & Embase Indexed Publications

Kasliwal MK. Functional Neuroimaging. OMICS J Radiology 1, e111

Smith JS, Kasliwal MK, Crawford A, Shaffrey CI. Outcomes, Expectations and Complications Overview for the Surgical Treatment of Adult and Pediatric Spinal Deformity. Spine Deformity - The Official Journal of the Scoliosis Research Society Preview Issue, September 2012, 4-14

Kasliwal MK, Hussain N, Sharma BS. Intracerebral hematoma after lumbar cerebrospinal fluid drainage:  A case review. Pan Arab J Neurosurgery. April 2010

Kasliwal MK, Agrawal D, Sharma BS. Spinal subdural hematoma following traumatic lumbar puncture in a patient with normal coagulation profile. Pan Arab J  Neurosurgery (October 2010)

Kasliwal MK, Mahapatra AK. Asymptomatic posterior fossa subdural effusion: A case report. Pan Arab J Neurosurgery. 2008;12:2, 106-8

Kasliwal MK , Satyarthee GD, Mahapatra AK, Sharma MC Spontaneous resolving chronic subdural hematoma heralding the presence of a convexity meningioma. Pan Arab J Neurosurgery. 2007 11:1 (80-83)

Borkar SA, Kasliwal MK, Mahapatra AK. Intrahepatic abscess complicating VP shunt. J of Pediatric Neuroscience. 2007;2:16-17

Kasliwal MK, Gupta DK, Mahapatra AK, Sharma MC Congenital glioblastoma multiforme: A case report and review of literature. Journal of pediatric neuroscience 2007; 2:69-71.

Kasliwal MK, Gupta DK, Mahapatra AK. Quadrigeminal cistern herniating into an occipital encephalocele. Journal of pediatric neuroscience.2006; 1:72


Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
All India Institute of Medical Sciences

Residencies, Internships and Fellowships

Fellowship, Minimally Invasive and Complex Spine
Rush University Medical Center
Resident, Neurosurgery
Rush University Medical Center
Resident, Neurosurgery
All India Institute of Medical Sciences