Dr. James Manzanares is an Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon with special interest in:

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery techniques and their applications to adult

Sports Related Injuries




Dr. Manzanares completed medical school and his Residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He has also completed dual Fellowships, both in Pediatric Orthopaedics at the Nemours Children’s Clinic as well as in Advanced Spine Reconstruction at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

– Advanced Spine Reconstruction Fellowship, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2005-2006
– Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship, Nemours Children’s Clinic, Jacksonville,FL , 2001-2002
– Military Deployments to Iraq, Egypt and Germany, Awarded the Combat Patch of the 1st Infantry Division for performance of duties under hostile fire, Operation Iraqi Freedom

He is married and has three sons.  My hobbies are fitness, time with my family, reading, and going to the movies.

Minimally Invasive, Maximum Results


Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Candidate Fellow of the Scoliosis Research Society
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Medical Association
Florida Medical Association
Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
Kostuik Society
Society of Lateral Access Surgeons
K2M Complex Spine Deformity Study Group
Nuvasive Complex Spine Deformity Study Group


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