Sigurd H. Berven, MD

Sigurd H. Berven, MD
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery UC San Francisco Professor in Residence
Chief, Spine Service
Sigurd Berven, MD, is the chief of the Spine Service at UC San Francisco. He holds a joint appointment in Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurosurgery, and he leads the UCSF Spine Surgical Home Program. Dr. Berven studied Human Biology and Economics at Stanford University. He studied Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) as a graduate student at Oxford University. He then studied medicine at Harvard Medical School, followed by a residency in the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Program. His post-graduate surgical training included a chief residency at the Boston Children’s Hospital, and Spine Fellowship at UC San Francisco where he has been on the faculty since August 2000. Dr. Berven is the Professor in Residence at UC San Francisco, and he serves as the Chief of the Spine Service and Director of the Spine Surgical Home Program and the Interdisciplinary Spine Service. His clinical interests include complex spinal deformity in the adult and pediatric patient. His research interests include studies on the value of interventions including non-operative management, operative strategies, and new technologies. His research has been funded by the NIH, NIAMS, NSF, NASA, CDMI, NASS, SRS, OREF, and AO Spine

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