CVMC Surgeon Is Recognized As A Fellow Of American College Of Surgeons

December 18, 2014

Dinesh Thawrani, MD was among 1,640 Initiates from around the world who became Fellows of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) during the Convocation ceremony at the College’s 2014 Annual Clinical Congress in San Francisco, Calif., last month. This year’s class of Initiates was among one of the largest ever admitted into the College. 

Dr. Thawrani received his medical degree and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at M.G.M. Medical College. He completed his fellowships at the University of Cincinnati, New York University Hospital for Joint Disease and University of Minnesota. He is currently practicing at Clinch Valley Spine & Orthopedic Center in Richlands, VA. 

Dr. Thawrani specializes in a wide variety of spine surgeries and pediatric orthopedic procedures. Dr. Thawrani is trained in performing minimally invasive spine well as open spine surgeries. 

By meeting the College’s stringent membership requirements, Dr. Thawrani also earned the distinguished right to use the designation of “FACS” (Fellow, American College of Surgeons) after his name. The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and to improve the quality of care for the surgical patient. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. Its achievements have established it as an important advocate for all surgical patients. The College has more than 79,000 members and is the largest organization of surgeons in the world. 

Dr. Thawrani’s office is located in the Medical Office Plaza adjacent to Clinch Valley Medical Center in Suite 2450. For more information or to schedule an appointment please call 276-596-6786 or visit his website at