Vedat Deviren


Orthopedic surgeon

Dr. Vedat Deviren is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in caring for children and adults with spinal disorders. His expertise has led to a wide range of experience on difficult cases involving any part of the spine. He treats spinal deformities such as adult scoliosis, spondylolisthesis (a painful disorder of the lower spine), failed back surgeries and tumors, among other conditions.

Deviren completed postgraduate education in orthopedics and traumatology (surgical repair following injury) at Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey. At UCSF, he completed fellowship work in spine surgery, training in both patient care and research.

As a faculty member at UCSF, Deviren has maintained a passionate commitment to patient care. In his teaching, he focuses on concepts that provide medical students, residents, fellows and international scholars with skills for evaluating and investigating evidence-based patient care, spinal disorder outcomes, biomechanical characteristics of the spine and the application of medical instruments in spinal treatment.

  • Education

    Hacettepe University Medical School, 1992

  • Residencies

    Hacettepe University Medical School, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1999

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Spine, 2001

  • Board Certifications

    Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • Languages


Clinics I work with

Spine Center

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

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Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
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Knew the important information about your medical history
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The provider spent enough time with me
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