About Me

Amandeep Bhalla, M.D. is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic spine surgeon who specializes in spinal and neck injuries, disorders and disease in Long Beach, CA. He serves as the Medical Director, Spine Center at MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center and Vice Chair, Orthopaedic Surgery at Long Beach Medical Center.

His clinical interests include degenerative, traumatic, and sports-related conditions of the neck and back including tumors involving the spinal column. He uses minimally invasive, image guided, motion-preserving, and robotic technologies when appropriate.

After completing his undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania, he received his medical degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and residency in orthopaedic surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He then completed the Harvard Combined Spine Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Bhalla is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Bhalla served as the Director of Spine Trauma at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and on clinical faculty for the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA from 2017-2023. He moved to assume similar responsibilities at MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center, offering expanded surgical services for the community, and continues his work with orthopedic surgery residents. Dr. Bhalla is an active member of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and North American Spine Society (NASS).

Dr. Bhalla believes in evidence-based, patient-centered care in determining the optimal treatment plan, which often includes non-operative treatment options. He advocates shared decision-making and enjoys the collaboration with his patients.

A highlight of Dr. Bhalla’s professional career was scrubbing in alongside his father, Dr. Sarbpaul Bhalla, and simultaneously caring for patients for over seven years. Dr. Bhalla Sr., also an orthopaedic surgeon, served the Long Beach community for over 40 years. It is Dr. Amandeep Bhalla’s intent to continue serving the community and providing the best in spinal care.

Listen to Dr. Bhalla's interview on Becker's Healthcare Podcast

This episode features Dr. Amandeep Bhalla, Medical Director, Spine Program, MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center. Here, he discusses his experience as an orthopedic spine surgeon, how robotic or computer navigated surgery helps assist physicians, and more.

Originally published by Becker's Hospital Review.

Languages

English

Provider Specialty

Orthopedic Surgery

Education

Medical Education

David Geffen School of Medicine, UC Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA

Residency – Orthopaedic Surgery

Harbor – UCLA Medical Center, Torrance CA

Fellowship – Spine Surgery

Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston MA

Locations & Affiliations

Locations

Amandeep Bhalla, MD

3610 Long Beach Blvd., Suite 202

Long Beach, CA

Office: (562) 427-8119

Insurances Accepted

Boeing MemorialCare Health Alliance ACO
Centivo ACO
Anthem Commercial HMO
Cigna Commercial HMO
Aetna Commercial HMO
Health Net Commercial HMO
BlueShield Commercial HMO
UHC Commercial HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
Alignment Medicare Advantage HMO
SCAN Medicare Advantage HMO
Health Net Medicare Advantage HMO
BlueShield Medicare Advantage HMO
Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
UHC AARP Medicare Advantage HMO
Anthem Pathway HMO
Anthem Vivity HMO
Cigna Value/Select HMO
UHC Harmony Commercial HMO
Clever Care Medicare Advantage HMO