Dr. Maneesh Bawa, MD

Dr. Maneesh Bawa, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 42 years old

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Dr. Bawa specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in San Diego, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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in Yucca Valley, CA |
I absolutely love Dr. Bawa. I have been sent to so many doctors with Worker's Comp and have been very pleased with a couple. Dr. Bawa is one that I will trust with my surgery, when I can no longer stand the pain. He is very thorough, he explains everything precisely. He explains every option available. I have been trying to avoid cervical surgery by having epidurals, I think I will eventually have to have it and he explained that I will probably get about 70% relief when I do. He's awesome!
in spring valley, ca |
Dr Bawa did a great job on my disc replacement surgery(c4 c5)! I was up 3 hours later already feeling better. of course I was sore in the neck but all the nerve pain was immediately gone. still experiencing some numbness in my thumb and occasional soreness in the neck, I think from sleeping funny. But I highly recommend this surgery for those of you who can have it and need it. I didn't even have to wear the brace much and was cleared for light weight work 4 weeks afterwards!
in San Diego, CA |
After several steroid epidurals to relieve the pain of sciatica and spinal stenosis, I saw Maneesh Bawa, MD in 2013. I had a laminectomy on November 22, 2013 because of severe weakness of the right quadriceps muscle. The surgery was successful, but in 2016 I developed more pain and had a second laminectomy as an outpatient at Mercy Hospital. Because of persistent symptoms a spinal fusion is going to be necessary. I am trusting Maneesh Bawa, MD to do this surgery. I am a retired medical doctor.
Huntington Beach CA |
I had experienced pain in my legs due to spinal stenosis. Dr. Bawa explained the options I had including injections and surgery. I elected to have surgery for a permanent solution. The surgery went great and I have no pain in my legs. Dr. Bawa followed up with a phone call on the night of the surgery after I had gone home. Would definitely recommend Dr. Bawa.
in Carlsbad, CA |
My 82 year old mother had hip replacement surgery performed by Dr Bawa. While we didn't explicitly choose Dr Bawa I have been very pleased. Dr Bawa performed the surgery successfully and I appreciate how he took responsibility to check on my Mom several times after the surgery to ensure that she was doing well. I would not hesitate having Dr Bawa perform other surgeries and would recommend him to others.
in San Diego, CA |
Dr. Bawa was terrific. When I came to him, I was in constant and severe pain from a herniated disc. He explained my options very clearly, was extremely patient answering my many questions, and just generally made me feel comfortable, informed and aware. I elected surgery, and it went very smoothly. Several months later, I have no pain whatsoever. My back feels like it did 20 years ago.
in San Diego, CA |
Dr. Bawa is a major blessing! I had sciatica reallly bad for 6 months prior to meeting Dr. Bawa. It was the symptom from a couple of herniated discs I suffered from either a car accident or a weightlifting injury. When I say I was immobile, I mean I was unable to sit, stand, or lie down without extreme pain. After consulting with Dr. Bawa, we both decided on a laminectomy. I am so glad I did have the procedure. He is an amazing doctor. Thank you Dr. Bawa- you truly gave me my life back!
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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2000

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of California At San Diego
  • Residency Hospital
    University Ca San Diego Med Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Emory University

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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