Dr. Rahul Kumar Nath

Texas Nerve & Paralysis Institute




1988 M.D., Northwestern University, USA

Publications (selected)

  1. Nath RK, Liu X. Melcher SE, Fan J.  Long-term outcomes of triangle tilt surgery for obstetric brachial plexus injury. Pediatr Surg Int 26:393-9, 2010.
  2. Nath RK, Bowen ME, Eichhorn MG. Pressure-Specified Sensory Device versus Electrodiagnostic Testing in Brachial Plexus Upper Trunk Injury. J Reconstr Microsurg 26:235-42, 2010
  3. Nath, RK, Amrani A, Melcher SE, Wentz MJ, Paizi M. Surgical normalization of the shoulder joint in obstetric brachial plexus injury. Annals of Plastic Surgery 65:411-7, 2010.
  4. Nath RK, Karicherla P, Mahmooduddin F. Shoulder Function and Anatomy in Complete Obstetric Brachial Plexus Palsy: Long-term Improvement after TriangleTilt Surgery, Childs Nervous System 26:1009-19, 2010
  5. Li JT, Somasundaram C, Bian K, Xiong W, Mahmooduddin F, Nath, RK, Murad F. Nitric-Oxide Signaling and Neural Stem Cell Differentiation in Peripheral Nerve Regeneration, ePlasty 10:e42, 2010.
  6. Nath RK, Avila, MB, Karicherala P. Triangle tilt surgery as salvage procedure for failed shoulder surgery in obstetric brachial plexus injury, Pediatr Surg Int 26:913-8, 2010.
  7. Nath RK, Mahmooduddin F, Xiaomei L, Wentz MJ, Humphries AD. Coracoid Abnormalities and Their Relationship with Glenohumeral Deformities in Children with Obstetric Brachial Plexus Injury. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:237, 2010.
  8. Nath RK, Somasundaram C, Xiong X, Li JT, Bian K, Murad F. Protective Effect of Type I Collagen Antisense Oligonucleotides on Bleomycin Induced Pulmonary Fibrosis. The Open Conference Proceedings Journal 1:141-149, 2010.
  9. Nath RK, Mahmooduddin F. Triangle Tilt Surgery: Effect on Coracohumeral Distance and External Rotation of the Glenohumeral Joint, ePlasty 10:560-567, 2010.
  10. Nath RK, Somasundaram C, Mahmooduddin F. Comparing Outcomes for Triangle Tilt Surgery Performed Before Versus After Two Years of Age, The Open Orthopaedics Journal 5:66-69, 2011.
  11. Nath RK, Somasundaram C, Mahmooduddin F. Triangle Tilt and Steel Osteotomy:  Similar Approaches to Common Problems.The Open Orthopaedics     Journal, 5:134-143, 2011.
  12. Nath RK et al. Assessment of Triangle Tilt Surgery in Children with  Obstetric Brachial Plexus Injury Using the Pediatric Outcomes Data Collection Instrument (PODCI), The Open Orthopaedics Journal 5:385-388, 2011.
  13. Li TJ….. Nath RK et al., Targeting different types of human meningioma and glioma cells using a novel adenoviral vector expressing GFP-TRAIL fusion protein from hTERT promoter. Cancer Cell International, 11:35, 2011.
  14. Nath RK et al. Risk Factors at Birth for Permanent Obstetric Brachial Plexus Injury and Associated Osseous Deformities, ISRN Pediatrics, 2012
  15. Somasundaram C, Nath RK, Bukoski RD, Diz DI. Identification and Characterization of Novel Perivascular Adventitial Cells in Whole Mount Mesenteric Branch Artery using Immunofluorescent Staining and Confocal Microscopy Imaging, International Journal of Cell Biology, 2012, doi:10.1155/2012/172746.
  16. Nath RK, Somasundaram C. Successful Outcome of Modified Quad Surgical Procedure in Preteen and Teen Patients with Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy, ePlasty, 12: 456-461, 2012.
  17. Nath RK, Benyahia M, Somasundaram C. Finger Movement at Birth in   Obstetric Brachial Plexus Injury, World Journal of Orthopedics, 18:24-28, 2013.
  18. Nath RK, Somasundaram C Extended long-term (5 years) outcomes of triangle tilt surgery in obstetric brachial plexus injury, The Open Orthopaedics Journal, 7:94-98, 2013.
  19. Nath RK, Kumar N, Somasundaram C. Modified Quad surgery significantly improves the median nerve conduction and functional outcomes in obstetric brachial plexus nerve injury, Annals of Surgical Innovation and Research, 7:5, 2013.
  20. Nath RK, Pretto JC, Somasundaram C.Comparing the surgical outcomes of modified Quad and triangle tilt surgeries to other procedures performed in obstetric brachial plexus injury, Surgical Science, 4:15-21, 2013.
  21. Nath RK, Mullen M, Somasundaram C. Correlation between physical functions, self-esteem and pain in brachial plexus birth palsy adolescents versus normal peers, Journal Of Social Science Research, 3:286-295, 2014.
  22. Nath RK, Somasundaram C Triangle tilt and humeral surgery: Meta-analysis of efficacy and functional outcome, accepted by World Journal of Orthopedics, 2014.
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