“A strategic vision for spine care allows Mana Spine to provide thoughtful healthcare. We treat pain limiting symptoms before they become chronic. We want our patients to use less opioids, stay active, and live the life they hoped for.”

Avi Bhandary,MD is a double board certified physician, associate professor and published author specializing in minimally invasive spine procedures and the restoration of functionality. In founding Mana Spine, Dr. Bhandary, created a forward thinking practice for patients that focuses on a mechanism based approach to diagnosis, and the use of spinal endoscopy to surgically treat pathology while preserving the spine for years to come.


Associate Professor: Endoscopic Spine Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida

Fellowship: University of Iowa

Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Internship: Yale New Haven Hospital St. Raphael Campus

IRTA recipient: National Institute of Health / National Cancer Institute

Manuscript Reviewer: The Spine Journal


Certified Life Care Planner