Steven R. Garfin, MD

Steven R. Garfin, MD
Distinguished Professor
Distinguished Professor and Chair
UCSD Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Spine Surgery
UC San Diego School of Medicine, Interim Dean Distinguished Professor and Chair
UCSD Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Spine Surgery
Steven R. Garfin, MD, is the Interim Dean of the School of Medicine and Distinguished Professor (and former Chair) of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Training: Medical school at the University of Minnesota, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at UCSD, and spine fellowship at Pennsylvania Hospital (Philadelphia). He has received numerous research awards, including: ISSLS (x2), NASS (x2), CSRS (x2) and the ORS. He has been honored with the NASS Wiltse Award for Leadership, the Selby Award for Contributions, and the ISSLS Wiltse Lifetime Achievement Award.

He is a member of: the AAOS, AOA, CSRS (past President), ISSLS, NASS (past President), the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (past President), the Orthopaedic Research Society, and the Lumbar Spine Research Society. He has edited 22 books, authored over 150 book chapters, and published 320 peer review articles. He is Deputy Editor of Spine and reviewer for a number of orthopaedic and spine peer review journals. He is the PI for a clinical trial for Relievant, involved with a Phase I clinical trial with AnGes, and on the SABs for SeaSpine, Stryker, Barricade, Spinal Kinetics and Spinal Balance.

All Sessions by Steven R. Garfin, MD

TimeProgramTopicFaculty
Saturday, December 11, 2021
First Annual OSET Spine Fellows & Alumni Symposium (By Invitation Only)
5:15 PM - 5:35 PM
(20 min)
Inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award: Words Of Wisdom First Annual OSET Spine Fellows & Alumni Symposium (By Invitation Only)
Sunday, December 12, 2021
Spine
11:27 AM - 12:00 PM
(33 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Rapid Fire Answers, Putting The Faculty On The Spot: Cervical Trauma, Destroying Dogma & Cervical Myelopathy Spine
3:28 PM - 3:28 PM
(0 min)
MASTER'S CORNER: DIFFICULT CASES, TIME TO SHARE, THINGS I HAVE LEARNED Spine
Section Moderator: Steven R. Garfin, MD
5:00 PM - 5:10 PM
(10 min)
Distinguished Professor Lecture: From Surgeon To Dean: Where Education & Spine Surgery Are Going Spine

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