Prairie Spine is proud to announce that Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Amit Bhandarkar is joining our team at Prairie Spine and Pain Institute!
Dr. Amit Bhandarkar M.B.B.S., M.S., M.D. is a fellowship trained, Orthopedic Spine surgeon. Dr Bhandarkar evaluates and treats a wide variety of spine ailments consistent with his comprehensive spine training. He has practiced and done fellowships in the USA, Canada, Seoul (South Korea), Maldives and India. His area of focus is minimally invasive spine surgery, and his special interests are spine related pain management and endoscopic spine surgery (the least invasive option) for lumbar disc related disorders.
Pain is the most important symptom that Dr. Bhandarkar addresses on a daily basis. He is an empathetic, compassionate physician who listens closely to patients in order to help focus his efforts to locate their source of pain. Dr. Bhandarkar then confirms those pain generators with objective tests and formulates a minimally invasive plan, which is at the same time maximally effective at keeping patients pain free and functional for as long as possible.
Dr. Bhandarkar has been a keen researcher and has many international publications and presentations to his credit. He is an ardent believer in evidence-based medicine, and he practices only those techniques whose results are reproducible and have been proven effective.