Dr. Saigal is an Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Bioengineering at UW. He specializes in spinal deformity, spinal tumors, minimally invasive techniques, spinal cord injury, and neurotrauma.
Dr. Saigal completed neurosurgery residency at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), training with international leaders in spinal deformity and tumors. He then completed an orthopedic spine deformity fellowship at Scripps / San Diego Spine Foundation and a neurosurgery / minimally invasive spine fellowship at the University of Miami.
Prior to UCSF, Dr. Saigal completed a PhD in medical engineering at Harvard-MIT and an MD at Tufts. He is the recipient of numerous awards for research, teaching, and leadership, including the Boldrey Young Investigator Award, UCSF Neurosurgery Research and Rosegay awards, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, Whitaker Graduate Research Fellowship, and the Washington Spinal Cord Injury Consortium grant.