Dr. Abhiram Gande is a board certified Orthopedic Spine Surgeon who recently joined the medical staff at the California Orthopedic Institute. He brings his comprehensive expertise in all aspects of orthopedic spine care including; specializing in Primary and Revision Spine Surgery, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Cervical/Lumbar Arthroplasty (disc replacement), Robotic and Navigation-Assisted Spine Surgery, Trauma and Deformity, and General Orthopedic procedures for a variety of conditions.
He welcomes all patients looking for a solution to their neck and back pain. He strongly believes in non-operative management of back pain and considers surgical intervention as the last option.
Dr. Gande grew up in Northern California and attended UC Berkeley. He received his medical degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and did his orthopedic surgical training at UC Irvine. He completed an ACGME-accredited Spine fellowship at the renowned Texas Back Institute in Dallas.
08/2019-07/2020 - Fellowship in Spine Surgery, Texas Back Institute, Plano, TX.
07/2014-06/2019 - Orthopedic Surgery Residency University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA
08/2010-05/2014 - Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
08/2006-05/2010 - B.A., Neurobiology with Honors • B.A., Psychology University of California, Berkeley, CA
2019 Best Resident Paper Award at the 2019 California Orthopaedic Assocation Annual Meeting, Laguna Niguel, CA
2012 Best Paper by Medical Student Award at the 22nd Annual Meeting of North American Skull Base Society’s (NASBS), Las Vegas, NV
2011 NIH T-35 Training Grant for Dean’s Summer Research Project (SRP) Funded by the National Center of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
2011 Merit Award for Dean’s SRP Abstract and Poster