Carlo Bellabarba M.D.

 Carlo Bellabarba M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Orthopaedics (Spine), Orthopedic Trauma


Spine Center, Sports Spine & Orthopedic Health


English, French, Italian


Spine Center at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 5th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 

Sports Medicine Center at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 5th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 


Carlo Bellabarba, M.D., is a UW School of Medicine professor in the departments of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine and Neurological Surgery.

Dr. Bellabarba earned his undergraduate biochemistry degree and medical degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He is board-certified in orthopedic surgery.

His clinical interests include surgical treatment of the full range and complexity of spine conditions throughout the spine, from the upper cervical spine to the sacrum, including spine trauma; degenerative spine conditions such as stenosis and disc pathology; spine deformity such as scoliosis, kyphosis and spondylolisthesis; spine infections; spine tumors; and minimally invasive spine surgery and motion-sparing treatments.

Dr. Bellabarba treats each patient as if he or she were a family member, and uses the full extent of his research and clinical experience to tailor a treatment program to each patient's unique clinical situation.

Personal Interests

Dr. Bellabarba stays active with endurance sports.

McGill Univ. Faculty of MedicineMedical education1992
Florida Orthopaedic InstituteFellowshipOrthopaedic Trauma
Northwestern University Medical SchoolFellowshipSpine
Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical SchoolInternshipGeneral Surgery
Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical SchoolResidencyOrthopaedic Surgery


Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryOrthopaedic Surgery2002
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