Dr. Neil Badlani graduated summa cum laude from George
Washington University and received his MD and MBA at the University of
Pittsburgh. He completed his residency training in orthopedic surgery at the
University of California in San Diego followed by fellowships in both pediatric
and adult spine surgery at Rush Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Board certified in orthopedic surgery, Dr. Badlani has been in
practice in Houston since 2011.. He treats patients of all ages who need
orthopedic spine surgery using minimally invasive cutting-edge techniques and
Dr. Badlani takes a conservative and comprehensive approach in
treating spine, back and neck pain as well as complicated spinal disorders such
as scoliosis. He focuses first on
non-operative treatments. His surgical emphasis is on minimally invasive and
motion-sparing techniques including disc replacement. His patient philosophy is
to care for each patient with compassion and empathy with the goal of improving
their quality of life.
He has written several book chapters about
spine surgery including cervical laminoplasty and minimally invasive lumbar
fusion and reviews articles for The Spine
Journal. He also has received national and international recognition for
his research. He was named one of the top spine surgeon’s in the country under
40 by Becker’s Spine in 2014. He also
has been featured on KHOU 11, KPRC Local 2, KRIV Fox 26 and the Houston Chronicle for minimally invasive
and robotic spine surgery.
Residents of the Memorial area, Dr. Badlani and his wife have two
daughters. In his spare time, he likes to explore Houston and is always looking
for suggestions for a good restaurant. He enjoys spending time with his family
most of all.