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Mark J. Bauernfeind, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation / Pain Management


Meet Dr. Bauernfeind

Dr. Mark Bauernfeind is an interventional pain and musculoskeletal medicine fellowship-trained physician who specializes in minimally invasive, nonsurgical, and comprehensive treatments for back, neck, and other musculoskeletal pain.

Dr. Bauernfeind aims to improve function, quality of life, and long-term pain relief through a holistic, team-based, multi-specialty approach including rehabilitation, medication optimization, and ultrasound and image-guided interventions. He has extensive training and experience with a number of minimally invasive procedures, including epidural steroid injections, ultrasound-guided evaluation and treatments, spinal cord stimulators, and regenerative medicine such as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP).

Dr. Bauernfeind earned his medical degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Rochester in New York, where he served as Chief Resident during his final year. He completed a prestigious North American Spine Society (NASS) recognized fellowship in interventional spine and musculoskeletal medicine at OSS Health in York, Pennsylvania. During his fellowship, he also volunteered as a team physician for high school football teams.

Dr. Bauernfeind has participated in numerous research projects, publications, and professional lectures. He is a member of the Spine Intervention Society, the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Phi Beta Kappa.


  • OSS Health; York, PA
    • Pain Management


  • University of Rochester; Rochester, NY
    • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Medical School

  • Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Piscataway, NJ
    • Doctor of Medicine


  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Nerve blocks
  • Radiofrequency lesioning (rhizotomy)
  • Facet injections
  • SI Joint Injections
  • Spinal cord stimulation

Ultrasound-guided procedures/Evaluations (in office) for these conditions:

  • Ultrasound-guided injections (Joints, Tendons, Bursa, Nerves/Carpal Tunnel)
  • Ultrasound evaluation
  • Musculoskeletal injections
  • Regenerative medicine, including Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Personal Interests:

  • In his spare time, Dr. Bauernfeind enjoys spending time with his wife (a Dermatologist in Dallas) and family, travel, fishing, hiking, kayaking, running, and recreational sports. His hobbies also include photography and cooking.

Locations Served:

  • Southlake
  • Bedford

Neck and back pain take the joy out of life. We’re here to help you find it again.

Our founder, Dr. David Rothbart, understood that people struggling with back or neck pain often fear surgery as the first option. He shared this concern, which is why he founded Spine Team Texas—to treat patients conservatively and avoid surgery as the initial solution. Dr. Rothbart’s team of carefully selected pain management experts has helped many patients find relief from their back and neck pain. Schedule your appointment today to find out how they can help you achieve your goals.
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Meet Tom Winders

Businessman, golfer & back pain conqueror
For a while, the only place Tom Winders could get a decent night’s sleep was on his living room love seat, where he could position his back just right. That’s when he knew something had to be done.

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