Sibel Demir-Deviren


Physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist

Dr. Sibel Demir-Deviren is a physiatrist, a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation. She treats a wide range of conditions – from sore shoulders to spinal cord injuries – with the goal of restoring function. Her expertise includes musculoskeletal disorders, acute and chronic pain, interventional therapy for the spine, joint and soft tissue injections, and peripheral nerve blocks.

In her research, Demir-Deviren assesses outcomes for patients who receive interventional spinal therapy. She is also interested in studying mechanisms involved in injury of intervertebral discs (the cushioning structures in between the vertebrae) and opioid-induced hyperalgesia (heightened response to pain).

Demir-Deviren completed postdoctoral research in orthopedic surgery at UCSF, examining outcomes in patients with scoliosis, other spinal disorders, rheumatoid arthritis and Parkinson's disease.

  • Education

    Hacettepe University, 1993

  • Residencies

    Ankara State Hospital, 1997

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Clinics I work with

Spine Center

400 Parnassus Ave., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

My reviews


Overall Experience
191 Reviews
Dr. Sibel Deviren is excellent! She is the first doctor to really help ease my neck condition. She explains very well and continues to try different options to relieve my pain. I value her and would recommend her highly.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
190 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
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Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
189 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
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The provider showed respect for what you had to say
190 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
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