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Orthopedic trauma, Spine Care


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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.
spine center at harborview medical center

Spine Center at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 5th Floor Seattle, WA 98104


Interventional spine procedures, Minimally invasive surgery, Orthopedic surgery, Spinal cord injury (SCI)

McGill Univ. Faculty of Medicine

Medical education, 1992

Northwestern University Medical School

Fellowship, Spine

Florida Orthopaedic Institute

Fellowship, Orthopaedic Trauma

Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical School

Internship, General Surgery

Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical School

Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery


Board Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery, 2002, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery