UCSF Medical Center Spine Center
Dr. Vedat Deviren is Professor at UCSF Medical Center Spine Center. As an Academic Faculty member he has maintained a passionate commitment to patient care. Dr Deviren as a spine surgeon specializes in the treatment of spinal disorders for both children and adults. This expertise allows him to have wide range of experience on difficult cases, which include cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, including spinal deformities such as adult scoliosis, spondylolisthesis, failed back surgeries and tumors. He well published in innovated spine surgery and transpedicular approach to previously unresectable cervical and cervical thoracic tumors. Renowned speaker at national and international conferences, speaking on topics including measurement of outcomes in spine surgery, evaluation and management of spinal disorders, minimally invasive options, and advanced techniques in spine surgery. Working to improve the educational value for resident, interns and fellows is one of Dr Deviren passions in addition to his desire to contribute to crossing geographical barriers to improve the expertise and skill level of other countries. He strives to impart his knowledge, innovation and guidance as a member of the UCSF Faculty both here and aboard. As Co-chair of the UCSF Practical Course in Advanced Spinal Techniques, Committee Chair of the UCSF Medical Center Chair for the Spine Service Patient Satisfaction and Acute Care Team Spine Center he uses his experiences and expertise to improve spine outcomes. These activities have provided an excellent opportunity for one-on-one collaboration and knowledge exchange which promotes UCSF’s mission of advancing health care worldwide.
cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, including spinal deformities such as adult scoliosis, spondylolisthesis, failed back surgeries and tumors