Sharad Rajpal, MD

Dr. Sharad Rajpal is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS).  Dr. Rajpal’s areas of clinical interests include both spine and general neurosurgery.    He is appointed to several hospital committees, dedicating his time to improving the delivery of high quality, cost-effective health care to the community.  Dr. Rajpal also works on the advancement and development of new spinal technologies and teaches these cutting-edge surgical techniques to colleagues worldwide. While at the Cleveland Clinic, he gained experience in the latest techniques in spinal oncology, minimal access surgery, and complex spinal deformity.

Dr. Rajpal is frequently called upon to present his extensive medical research; delivering more than 100 presentations at international scientific meetings. He has released over 35 publications in peer-reviewed journals and authored numerous book chapters. As an educator, Dr. Rajpal has led more than 40 educational spine courses as a Chairman or Instructor. During that time, he has taught over 750 medical professionals including nursing and hospital staff, in addition to over 1600 spine surgeons from 25+ countries.


  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor Surgery

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship: Orthopedic and Neurological Surgery Spine at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
  • Residency:  Neurological Surgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, WI
  • Doctor of Medicine:  University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, WI

Centura Spine and Neurosurgical Associates (Louisville, CO)