Dr. Hansen C. Bow, pictured in his lab coat, is a UCI Health neurosurgeon who specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery, cancer of the spine and degenerative back and neck disorders.

Hansen C. Bow, MD


Neurological Surgery

Clinical Interests

degenerative back and neck disorders, minimally invasive spine surgery, spine surgery, spine cancer

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  • Board eligible
  • English
  • Mandarin
Medical School
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical CenterNeurological Surgery
Vanderbilt University Medical CenterSubspecialty Training In Complex spine surgery Infolded Fellowship
Grad School
Massachusetts Institute of Technology — PhD, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Neurological Surgery, UCI School of Medicine
More Information

Dr. Hansen C. Bow is a UCI Health neurosurgeon who specializes in spine surgery. His clinical interests include cancers of the spine, minimally invasive spine surgery, degenerative back and neck disorders and general neurosurgery.

Bow received his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Md., where he won the Harold Strong Denison Research Scholar and Harvey Cushing Research awards. He completed a residency in neurosurgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. He also holds a PhD and master's degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston, where he majored in computer science and electrical engineering.

His research interests are focused on improving neurosurgical operations. Using his engineering background, he has developed 3D-printed anatomical models for surgical planning and patient education. He is the author of multiple published articles on simulators for surgical education.

Bow, who is fluent in Mandarin, sees patients at UCI Medical Center in Orange.

UCI Health Neurosurgery Services
101 The City Drive South, Pavilion 1
Building 30
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-6966
Fax: 855-209-8413