Kanu Goyal

Kanu Goyal, MD

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery – Hand Surgery

Appointments: (614) 293-2663

About Me

As an orthopedic surgeon, I first like to understand how my patients’ medical issues affect their lives, including everything from their job to their hobbies. Then, I diagnose the problem, draw or write the medical issue and discuss the individual’s options for treatment. I make sure that my patients understand their diagnosis and options.

I specialize in hand and upper extremity surgery, which I find to be a biomechanical wonder. Hands and arms are so important to daily function. If I can help people with their arms, I’m happy.

I enjoy everything about working at Ohio State. The people here are hard working and very friendly.

In my free time, I enjoy working on home projects, exercising and relaxing with my family. My wife and two young kids keep me busy with various activities.


  • Biomedical Engineering Chairman’s Award – Case Western Reserve University, 2003
  • O’Donoghue Sport Injury Research Award, The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine National Meeting, 2011
  • Patient Safety Award, Richard Simmons Speak Up for Safety, 2012
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2016

Specialties and conditions I treat

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery – Hand Surgery
  • Surgical Procedures, Operative
  • Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Hand Injuries
  • Fractures, Bone
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Orthopedics
  • Arthroscopy
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement
  • Elbow Joint
  • Arm Injuries

Locations where I practice

Please note: Not all physicians schedule patients at each listed location. Please call the “Schedule an appointment” number shown above for scheduling assistance.

Education and training

Medical Degree

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


Orthopaedic Surgery
UPMC Passavant
7/1/2008 - 6/30/2012

More about my work

My background


Orthopaedic Surgery
UPMC Passavant
8/1/2013 - 7/30/2014

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

My Department



180 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The patient satisfaction rating is an average of all responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page
  • Overall
    4.7 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.7
  • Listens Carefully 4.8
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.9
  • Knows My Medical History 4.4
  • Shows Respect 4.8
  • Time Spent Together 4.7

Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 03/28/2017, Dr. Goyal has reported no financial relationships with medical device, research and/or drug companies.