Maneesh Bawa, MD

Maneesh Bawa, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon who provides comprehensive, compassionate care for a wide range of spinal disorders, diseases and injuries, including trauma and fractures.

With a commitment to first explore non-operative modalities like physical therapy, traction and evidence-based injections, Dr. Bawa treats conditions like neck disorders, spinal stenosis, myelopathy, radiculopathy, spinal tumors, spinal trauma, and ostoporotic compression fractures.

His areas of expertise include cervical artificial disc replacement, complex reconstructive spine surgery, cervical spine surgery, eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XILF), minimally invasive surgery, orthopedic surgery, motion preserving surgery, and scoliosis.

Dr. Bawa believes providing patient care is a blessing, and treats his patients as though they are a part of his own family.

When he’s not treating patients, he enjoys skiing, running, cooking, traveling and spending time with his family.


  • Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine
  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Areas of Expertise

  • Laproscopic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine
  • Orthopaedics

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2009

Medical Education

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD, 2000


  • University of California, San Diego, General Surgery, 2001


  • University of California, San Diego, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2006


  • Emory University Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine, 2007

Research Fellowships

  • University of California, San Diego, Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine, 2002