Renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Saeed Bajwa was recently presented with the ICNA Relief USA Award of Appreciation for his extensive involvement in committee and community services. A prominent innovator in neurosurgery, Dr. Bajwa is valued for his compassionate approach to improving the quality of life for patients with brain and spinal injury treatments as well as his dedication and service to underserved communities in America. His expertise in treating spinal disorders, head trauma, brain cancer, and other neurological conditions by obtaining and using cutting-edge technology has made Dr. Bajwa a leader in his field, acclaimed for his philanthropic work with ICNA Relief USA and other non-profit organizations.
ICNA Relief USA is a 501 (c)(3) group that provides caring services such as domestic disaster relief, nationwide women’s shelter network, free clinics for the uninsured, refugee services, and school supply giveaways. Striving to strengthen families and build healthy communities, ICNA Relief’s mission is to alleviate human suffering and advocate for people’s basic needs through sustainable social service programs. A longtime devotee to the ICNA Relief USA organization and a valued member of Foundation of Faithful, Society for International Help, and Human Development Foundation, Dr. Saeed Bajwa is being recognized for his commitment and positive contributions to America’s underprivileged adults and youth. He was also awarded 2010 International Peace Prize by the United Cultural Convention.
In addition to his wholehearted approach to ease human suffering, Dr. Bajwa utilized his expertise in treating spinal injuries by assisting injured victims of the 2005 earthquake in Pakistan, his homeland. Continually seeking to learn new techniques, update neurosurgical training, and improve spinal operating procedures, he has earned recent certification for Endoscopic Surgery of the Spine, certification in advanced training for the Endoscopic and Minimally Invasive Operation of the Lumbar and Thoracic Spine, and the MAZOR Robotics, an innovative spine surgery technology that Dr. Bajwa obtained in 2015. His compassion for patients with medical issues inspires him to be involved in clinical research programs, such as the development of a surgical implant made from connectors with DePuy Synthes Spine, and artificial lumbar disk development. Dr. Bajwa serves on the board of dozens of community groups that are dedicated to providing patients with brain and spinal injury treatments.
After earning his medical degree at Nishtar Medical College in Pakistan, Dr. Saeed Bajwa completed residencies at Combined Military Hospital in Lahore, Pakistan, and Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. A member of numerous professional medical organizations including the New York Medical Society and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Dr. Bajwa gives lectures to college students in New York as well as at Kin Edward Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan. A recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award from SUNY Health Science Center from 1989 to 1993, he was also honored in 1976 with a Gold Medal for Standing First in Surgery at Nishtar Medical College of the University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. As a vital and invaluable contributor to the American medical world for almost three decades, Dr. Bajwa has garnered the reputation as a leading surgeon in his industry. He continues to support patients and communities with his knowledge and philanthropic efforts in the US and around the world.
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Dr. Saeed Bajwa – Certified to Use MAZOR Robotics for Spinal Surgery: