Dr. Sharad Rajpal, MD

Dr. Sharad Rajpal, MD

Neurosurgeon at Boulder Neurosurgical & Spine Associates

Meet Dr. Sharad Rajpal, MD

Dr. Sharad Rajpal is a board certified, fellowship trained Neurosurgeon with Boulder Neurosurgical & Spine Associates.

Dr. Rajpal received his Medical Degree from the University of Wisconsin, where he continued his training through a residency program in Neurological Surgery. During his training, Dr. Rajpal was the youngest Neurosurgical resident to receive the much coveted Resident Academic Achievement Award, an award he went on to collect twice. For his research on spinal cord injury, Dr. Rajpal won both the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Synthes Spine Fellowship Award (2006) and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Mayfield Basic Science Award (2007). These national awards are conferred to a single Neurosurgical trainee per year. After residency, Dr. Rajpal went on to complete a combined Orthopedic and Neurological Surgery Spine Fellowship at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. While at the Cleveland Clinic, he gained experience in the latest techniques in spinal oncology, minimal access surgery, and complex spinal deformity.

Dr. Rajpal At a Glance:

  • Specialties include minimally invasive surgery and complex spinal deformity
  • Teaches cutting-edge surgical techniques to colleagues worldwide
  • Has received numerous patients’ choice awards and compassionate doctor awards
  • Has published more than 30 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in leading journals and textbooks
  • Has presented numerous abstracts and educational lectures nationally and internationally
  • Regularly participates in FDA and Non-FDA clinical trials and research

Doctor Quote

My mission is to provide high-quality and personalized care for my patients.

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Boulder, CO

How Dr. Sharad Rajpal, MD Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon


  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain And Neck Pain
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Conditions
  • Facet Disease
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Low Back Pain
  • Nerve Pain / Neuralgia
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy / Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Tumors


  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Axial Lumbar Interbody Fusion (AxiaLIF)
  • Conservative / Non-Operative Treatment of Spinal Disease
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Discography
  • Foraminotomy
  • Injections and Blocks
  • Laminectomy
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Testing
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
  • X-STOP®

Accolades for Dr. Sharad Rajpal, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Combined Fellowship, Neurosurgical and Orthopedic Spine Surgery - Cleveland Clinic Hospital

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine & Peripheral Nerves
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • AANS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
  • Boulder County Medical Society
  • Colorado Medical Society

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Sharad Rajpal, MD

Boulder Community Foothills Hospital
4743 Arapahoe Avenue
Suite 202
Boulder, CO 80303
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Primary Location:

Boulder Community Foothills Hospital
4743 Arapahoe Avenue
Suite 202
Boulder, CO 80303


Monday: 8:00 - 5:00
Tuesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Wednesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Thursday: 8:00 - 5:00
Friday: 8:00 - 5:00

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Insurance Accepted

  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Great West Healthcare
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare

Profile last updated: February 27, 2017. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.