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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgical Specialist
12 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Patient comments (16)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Nitin Bhatia is Good. Dr. Bhatia has been reviewed by 27 patients who have provided 16 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.6
  • Currently 2.5714285714286 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.4
  • Currently 2.4285714285714 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.6
  • Currently 2.6363636363636 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.6
  • Currently 2.6363636363636 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.6
  • Currently 2.6363636363636 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.6
  • Currently 2.6363636363636 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Nitin Bhatia, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Disease
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Infection
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Wounds and Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Bhatia graduated from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. He has 11 awards.

American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leaders, 2005-2009
American Orthopaedic Association - Japanese Orthopaedic Association Exchange Traveling Fellow, 2008
Physician of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association, 2011
Faculty Teaching Award, Orthopaedic Surgery, UC Irvine, 2005
Faculty Teaching Award, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, Irvine, 2005
Research Award, California Orthopaedic Association
Outstanding Paper Award Winner, Cervical Spine Research Society
Cervical Spine Research Society Outstanding Paper Nominee
Best Paper Award Winner, American College of Spine Surgery
Scoliosis Research Society Hibbs Award Nominee
Edgar Dawson Traveling Fellowship, Scoliosis Research Society, 2005


Dr. Bhatia has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • University of California, Irvine Medical Center 
  • University of California 


  • Romanian
  • Vietnamese
  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Nitin Narain Bhatia MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 12 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Nitin N. Bhatia practice?
Dr. Nitin Bhatia has 3 office locations.
Dr. Nitin Bhatia practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Orange, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Costa Mesa, CA and Santa Ana, CA.
See Orange Orthopedic Surgeons.