Dr. George Wahba, MD

Dr. George Wahba, MD

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40 y/o
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Dr. George Wahba, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

Mercy Orthopedic, Spine & Hand Center

300 Old River Rd Ste 200

Bakersfield, CA 93311
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • GEMCare
  • Health Net

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Wahba's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wahba treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Wahba treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wahba treats Low Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Wahba treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wahba treats Back Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Wahba treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Wahba's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
Arthritis of the Spine
Back Disorders
Back Pain
Broken Neck
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Disc Degeneration
Cervical Herniated Disc
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Disorders
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Cervical Spine Surgery
Cervical Spondylitis
Cervical Spondylolisthesis
Chronic Neck Pain
Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedure
Complex Spinal Reconstruction
Complex Spine Disorders
Complex Spine Surgery
Compression Fracture
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Scoliosis
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Disc Surgery
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Kyphoplasty
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Laminoplasty
Laminotomy
Low Back Pain
Lower Spine Surgery
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Fusion
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Microdiscectomy
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Neck Pain
Neck Surgery
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Orthopedic Surgical Procedures
Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pinched Nerve in Back
Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculitis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Disorders
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Instability
Spinal Instrumentation Procedures
Spinal Internal Fixation
Spinal Reconstruction
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Spondylosis Cervical Without Myelopathy
Still's Disease
Thoracic Disc Disorders
Thoracic Disc Surgery
Thoracic Disorders
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Vertebral Fracture
XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure

About Me

Hello. We welcome the chance to help you feel your best. Excellent, comprehensive and affordable health care, delivered with compassion, is what we stand for. Since our founding, we've made it our goal to create an environment that meets each patient...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Harvard Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
University Of California, Irvine, School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
University Of California, Irvine, School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
2005
University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
Medical School
2000
University Of California, Los Angeles. (UCLA)
Undergraduate School
2005
2000

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Dr. Wahba's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wahba

4.3

Based on 48 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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I highly recommend Dr. Wahba. I was diagnosed with spondylolisthesis with disc degeneration. After being referred to him we talked over my options, he was very understanding of my fear to undergo back surgery at 41yo but was patient and gave me time to decide what was best. I had my ALIF/PLIF it...Read More
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I was nervous about having back surgery( MicroDiscectomy) at a young age ( 20 years old) but after starting to lose feeling in my foot and awful sciatica pain i knew i had too.We scheduled surgery the next week and 3 months post op i am very happy with the results and would recommend Dr. Wahba to...Read More
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I had cervical spinal stenosis which had taken away the feeling in my right arm & shooting pain (very unbearable). Dr Wahba, took all the time “I needed” to explain (in detail) about what was going on with me. Although scared to death, I wanted use of my arm again & not live in pain, so I had the...Read More
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Many thanks to Dr. Wahba and his team... i was suffering from lower back and leg pain for 20 yrs. I went to many drs and nobody had the confidence in helping me. I was dealing with numbness, tingly, swelling at times, pain and was using a walker/cane. After my surgery i am able to walk freely from...Read More
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Excellent outcome from traumatic hip surgery.
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    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Assurant Health
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Blue Shield of California
Bluegrass Family Health
Worker's Compensation WC
ChoiceCare Network
ChoiceCare Network PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
GEMCare
Health Net
Health Net PPO
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group
Kern Family Health Care
Medi-Cal
Medicare
MultiPlan
PHCS
PHCS Par-Multi Plan PPO
QualCare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO

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