Amit Bhandarkar

Amit Bhandarkar

Orthopedic Surgeon at Prairie Spine & Pain Institute

Meet Amit Bhandarkar

Amit Bhandarkar, MD, MBBS, MS is a fellowship trained orthopedic spine surgeon with Prairie Spine & Pain Institute. Dr. Bahndarkar is an empathetic, compassionate physician who listens closely to patients regarding their source of pain. His goal is to formulate a minimally invasive plan to get patients back to doing what they love and keeping them pain free. He specializes in the treatment of a wide variety of spine related pain. His area of focus is minimally invasive spine surgery and endoscopic spine surgery (the least invasive option) for lumbar disc related disorders. Dr. Bandarkar speaks English, Hindi and Marathi.

Dr. Bhandarkar has trained and practiced across the world encountering various cultures, customs and practices which has provided insight into patients' personal backgrounds in a way that helps him relate on a very personal level. He is also is an avid researcher and has published many international publications, as well as presented. He is a passionate believer in evidence-based medicine, and he practices only those techniques whose results are reproducible and have been proven effective.

Directions to our primary location in

Marion, IL

How Amit Bhandarkar Can Help You

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Conditions

  • Acute Pain
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Auto-Related Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Coccydynia
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Complex Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Facet Syndrome
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament Strain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Muscle Pain / Muscle Strain
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myalgias
  • Myelopathy
  • Myositis
  • Neck Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain / Neuralgia
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporotic Compression Fractures
  • Pediatric Spine Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Post Surgery Pain
  • Postural fatigue
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors

Treatments

  • Anterior / Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy/Decompression
  • Anterior Cervical Fusion
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Cervical
  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Lumbar
  • BMP
  • Back Surgery
  • Bone Graft Substitutes
  • Botulinum Toxic Injections
  • Bracing
  • Caudal Injections
  • Cervical Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Coccygectomy
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Discectomy
  • Discography
  • Dynamic lumbar stabilization
  • Endoscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injections / Blocks
  • Facet Rhizotomy Injections
  • Facet rhizotomy
  • Gait analysis and foot exams
  • Hip Joint Injections
  • Injections
  • Interspinous process spacers
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Knee Injections
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy / Decompression Surgery
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (XLIF)
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Manipulation under anesthesia (MUA)
  • Medial Branch Nerve Blocks
  • Microdiscectomy / Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Non-Surgical Treatment and Diagnosis
  • Pediatric Spine Treatments - Non-Surgical
  • Pediatric Spine Treatments - Surgical
  • Percutaneous Spinal Fusion
  • Posterior Cervical Decompression
  • Posterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Prolotherapy
  • Radiofrequency Neuroablation
  • Radiofrequency procedures
  • Reconstructive / Revision Spine Surgery
  • Sacrococcygeal Injections
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injections / Blocks
  • Sacroiliac joint fusion
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Scoliosis Treatment - Non Surgical
  • Shoulder Injections
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Sympathetic Ganglion Blocks
  • Transforaminal Injections
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Upper Back Surgery
  • Upper Cervical Specific Techniques
  • Vertebroplasty
  • X-STOP

Accolades for Amit Bhandarkar

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellowships, Spine Surgery - USA, Canada, South Korea, Maldives & India

Office Information for Amit Bhandarkar

Profile last updated: August 31, 2016. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.