Kim Manwaring, MD, Neurosurgery, Orlando, FL


Neurosurgery Orlando, FL

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Arnold Palmer Children's Hospital, Orlando, FL CMO, Mu Implant Technologies, LLC Affiliate Faculty, Brigham Young University

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  • Office

    13535 Nemours Parkway, Orlando, FL 32827
    Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery
    Orlando, FL 32827
    Phone(407) 650-7000
    Fax(407) 567-5924
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  • Dr. Manwaring functions presently one-half time as a locum tenens neurosurgeon specializing in pediatric neurosurgery. His other half time engagement relates to bench translation of sensors and transducers into neurosurgical instrumentation as well as drug delivery. He is presently CMO of Mu Implant Technologies, LLC, Marco Island, FL, a biotech startup based on IP he co-developed from Univ of South Florida. To date, six of his inventions or developments have become commercialized products which are sold worldwide. He holds 29 patents. He has previously been an advisor to two of the large neurosurgical product companies (Codman Inc, a Johnson and Johnson company, and Aesculap, Inc). He functioned recently for 3 years as the Chief Medical Officer of Domain Surgical Inc, a surgical dissection technology which Dr. Manwaring conceived and investigated in both animal and human applications. He has received several recognitions, including recipient of the Achievement Award from the Children's Miracle Network and the Gold Award for best new product introduction in the surgical division, Medical Design Excellence Award 2012. He is clinically interested in technologies of minimally invasive neurosurgery for hydrocephalus and tumors. He has taught courses in 7 countries to neurosurgeons on intracranial endoscopic technique and instrumentation.

Education & Training

  • Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaFELLOWSHIP
  • Barrow Neurological Institute
    Barrow Neurological InstituteRESIDENCY
  • University of Arizona
    University of ArizonaRESIDENCY
  • St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
    St Joseph's Hospital and Medical CenterINTERNSHIP
  • University of Washington School of Medicine
    University of Washington School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • Brigham Young UniversityOTHER_TRAINING
  • Brigham Young UniversityOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • UT State Medical License
    UT State Medical License 2019 - 2022
  • NE State Medical License
    NE State Medical License 2019 - 2020
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2018 - 2019
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2013 - 2021
  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 1982 - 2021
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery
  • American Board of Pediatric NeurosurgeryPediatric Neurosurgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2014
  • Gold Medal Award for best new product in surgical division, Medical Design Excellence Award 2012
  • Physician's Achievement Award Children's Miracle Network, 2006
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Pediatric cranial vault defects: early experience with beta-tricalcium phosphate bone graft substitute  
    Biskup NI, Singh DJ, Beals S, Joganic EF, Manwaring K, J Craniofac Surg, 1/1/2010
  • A provocative test to determine brain compliance in the management of patients with hydrocephalus  
    Manwaring P, Manwaring J, Manwaring K, Manwaring M, Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 1/1/2005
  • An apparatus and method to characterize causes of positional plagiocephaly  
    Manwaring P, Packard A, Manwaring J, Manwaring K, Beals S, Littlefield T, Manwaring M, Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 1/1/2005
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Ferromagnetic Heating for Vessel Sealing and Division Utility and Comparative Study to Ultrasonic and Bipolar Technologies.
    Chen, Jenwood, et al, Surgical innovation, 1/1/2015
  • Intracranial electrical impedance tomography: a method of continuous monitoring in an animal model of head trauma.
    Manwaring, Preston K., et al, Anesthesia and analgesia, 1/1/2013
  • Endoscopic Calvarial Synostectomy in the Management of Craniostenosis of the Infant
    Manwaring KH, Beals SP, Littlefield TR , Eng MS, Child�s Nervous System, 1/1/2005
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  • Sonic Window Cranioplasty: An Enabling Surgical Procedure to Optimize Management and Surveillance of Hydrocephalus and Cerebral Lesions 
    Aruba - 1/3/2016
  • Ferromagnetic Dissection: a new energy modality for neurosurgery. 
    Kauai, HI - 1/1/2014
  • Electrical Impedance Tomography: a method to improve outcome in head injury, stroke, and hydrocephalus 
    New Haven, CT - 1/1/2012
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • German

Industry Relationships

  • Principle Inventor and Chief Medical Officer, Domain Surgical IncPrinciple Inventor FMwandDisclosure: Royalties, Research funds2010 - Present
  • Product Inventor, Stryker IncClinical Inventor, Colorado MicroneedleDisclosure: Royalty Payments2000 - Present
  • Clinical Inventor, Cranial Technologies IncDOC BandDisclosure: royalties1989 - 2012
  • Clinical Inventor, Colorado Biomedical IncClinical Inventor, Colorado MicroneedleDisclosure: Royalties1992 - 1999
  • Consultant, Codman and ShurtleffClinical Inventor and Consultant Microsensor, EVD/Microsensor, ME2Disclosure: Royalties, Consultation Payments1986 - 1999