Vedat Deviren, MD

Orthopedic surgeon

Dr. Vedat Deviren is an orthopedic surgeon at the UCSF Spine Center who 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.

As a professor of orthopedic surgery, Deviren teaches general and specific concepts that provide students, residents, fellows, and international scholars with skills for evaluating and investigating evidence based clinical care, outcome of spinal disorders, and biomechanical characteristics of spine and spinal instrumentation. As an academic faculty member he has maintained a passionate commitment to patient care.

Deviren completed postgraduate theoretical and practical courses in orthopedics and traumatology at Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey. He had additional training in spine surgery as a clinical and research fellow at UCSF.

Clinics

Spine Center
400 Parnassus Ave., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0332
Phone: (866) 81-SPINE or (866) 817-7463
Ortho-spine Fax: (415) 353-4047

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

Board Certification

Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Academic Title

Professor

More about Vedat Deviren

Additional Languages

Turkish

Education

Hacettepe University Medical School 1992

Residencies

Hacettepe University Medical School, Orthopaedic Surgery 1999

Fellowships

UCSF, Spine 2001

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Lau D, Osorio JA, Deviren V, Ames CP. The relationship of older age and perioperative outcomes following thoracolumbar three-column osteotomy for adult spinal deformity: an analysis of 300 consecutive cases. J Neurosurg Spine. 2018 Apr 06; 1-14.
  2. Gupta S, Eksi MS, Ames CP, Deviren V, Durbin-Johnson B, Smith JS, Gupta MC. A Novel 4-Rod Technique Offers Potential to Reduce Rod Breakage and Pseudarthrosis in Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomies for Adult Spinal Deformity Correction. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2018 Apr 01; 14(4):449-456.
  3. Jain D, Berven SH, Carter J, Zhang AL, Deviren V. Bariatric surgery before elective posterior lumbar fusion is associated with reduced medical complications and infection. Spine J. 2018 Feb 23.
  4. Safaee MM, Deviren V, Dalle Ore C, Scheer JK, Lau D, Osorio JA, Nicholls F, Ames CP. Ligament augmentation for prevention of proximal junctional kyphosis and proximal junctional failure in adult spinal deformity. J Neurosurg Spine. 2018 Feb 23; 1-8.
  5. Witiw CD, Fessler RG, Nguyen S, Mummaneni P, Anand N, Blaskiewicz D, Uribe J, Wang MY, Kanter AS, Okonkwo D, Park P, Deviren V, Akbarnia BA, Eastlack RK, Shaffrey C, Mundis GM. Re-operation After Long-Segment Fusions for Adult Spinal Deformity: The Impact of Extending the Construct Below the Lumbar Spine. Neurosurgery. 2018 Feb 01; 82(2):211-219.
  6. Safaee MM, Ames CP, Deviren V, Clark AJ. Minimally Invasive Lateral Retroperitoneal Approach for Resection of Extraforaminal Lumbar Plexus Schwannomas: Operative Techniques and Literature Review. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2018 Jan 17.
  7. Smith JS, Shaffrey CI, Kim HJ, Passias P, Protopsaltis T, Lafage R, Mundis GM, Klineberg E, Lafage V, Schwab FJ, Scheer JK, Miller E, Kelly M, Hamilton DK, Gupta M, Deviren V, Hostin R, Albert T, Riew KD, Hart R, Burton D, Bess S, Ames CP. Prospective Multicenter Assessment of All-Cause Mortality Following Surgery for Adult Cervical Deformity. Neurosurgery. 2018 Jan 17.
  8. Ailon T, Smith JS, Shaffrey CI, Kim HJ, Mundis G, Gupta M, Klineberg E, Schwab F, Lafage V, Lafage R, Passias P, Protopsaltis T, Neuman B, Daniels A, Scheer JK, Soroceanu A, Hart R, Hostin R, Burton D, Deviren V, Albert TJ, Riew KD, Bess S, Ames CP. Outcomes of Operative Treatment for Adult Cervical Deformity: A Prospective Multicenter Assessment With 1-Year Follow-up. Neurosurgery. 2017 Dec 21.
  9. Bae J, Theologis AA, Strom R, Tay B, Burch S, Berven S, Mummaneni PV, Chou D, Ames CP, Deviren V. Comparative analysis of 3 surgical strategies for adult spinal deformity with mild to moderate sagittal imbalance. J Neurosurg Spine. 2018 Jan; 28(1):40-49.
  10. Weber MH, Fortin M, Shen J, Tay B, Hu SS, Berven S, Burch S, Chou D, Ames C, Deviren V. Graft Subsidence and Revision Rates Following Anterior Cervical Corpectomy: A Clinical Study Comparing Different Interbody Cages. Clin Spine Surg. 2017 Nov; 30(9):E1239-E1245.
  11. Leung JM, Sands LP, Chen N, Ames C, Berven S, Bozic K, Burch S, Chou D, Covinsky K, Deviren V, Kinjo S, Kramer JH, Ries M, Tay B, Vail T, Weinstein P, Chang S, Meckler G, Newman S, Tsai T, Voss V, Youngblom E. Perioperative Gabapentin Does Not Reduce Postoperative Delirium in Older Surgical Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Anesthesiology. 2017 10; 127(4):633-644.
  12. Safaee MM, Osorio JA, Verma K, Bess S, Shaffrey CI, Smith JS, Hart R, Deviren V, Ames CP. Proximal Junctional Kyphosis Prevention Strategies: A Video Technique Guide. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2017 Oct 01; 13(5):581-585.
  13. Passias PG, Jalai CM, Lafage V, Lafage R, Protopsaltis T, Ramchandran S, Horn SR, Poorman GW, Gupta M, Hart RA, Deviren V, Soroceanu A, Smith JS, Schwab F, Shaffrey CI, Ames CP. Primary Drivers of Adult Cervical Deformity: Prevalence, Variations in Presentation, and Effect of Surgical Treatment Strategies on Early Postoperative Alignment. Neurosurgery. 2017 Aug 05.
  14. Theologis AA, Safaee M, Scheer JK, Lafage V, Hostin R, Hart RA, Klineberg EO, Protopsaltis TS, Deviren V, Burton DC, Sciubba DM, Kebaish K, Bess S, Shaffrey CI, Schwab F, Smith JS, Ames CP. Magnitude, Location, and Factors Related to Regional and Global Sagittal Alignment Change in Long Adult Deformity Constructs: Report of 183 Patients With 2-Year Follow-up. Clin Spine Surg. 2017 Aug; 30(7):E948-E953.
  15. Eastlack RK, Mundis GM, Wang M, Mummaneni PV, Uribe J, Okonkwo D, Akbarnia BA, Anand N, Kanter A, Park P, Lafage V, Shaffrey C, Fessler R, Deviren V. Is There a Patient Profile That Characterizes a Patient With Adult Spinal Deformity as a Candidate for Minimally Invasive Surgery? Global Spine J. 2017 Oct; 7(7):703-708.
  16. Hamilton DK, Buza JA, Passias P, Jalai C, Kim HJ, Ailon T, Gupta M, Sciubba D, Jain A, Ames CP, Deviren V, Daniels A, Lafage V, Bess S, Klineberg E, Shaffrey CI, Smith JS, Hart R. The Fate of Patients with Adult Spinal Deformity Incurring Rod Fracture After Thoracolumbar Fusion. World Neurosurg. 2017 Oct; 106:905-911.
  17. Scheer JK, Sethi RK, Hey LA, LaGrone MO, Keefe M, Aryan HE, Errico TJ, Deviren V, Hart RA, Lafage V, Schwab F, Daubs MD, Ames CP. Results of the 2015 Scoliosis Research Society Survey on Single Versus Dual Attending Surgeon Approach for Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Jun 15; 42(12):932-942.
  18. Mizutani J, Verma K, Endo K, Ishii K, Abumi K, Yagi M, Hosogane N, Yang J, Tay B, Deviren V, Ames C. Global Spinal Alignment in Cervical Kyphotic Deformity: The Importance of Head Position and Thoracolumbar Alignment in the Compensatory Mechanism. Neurosurgery. 2017 Jun 07.
  19. Tabaraee E, Mummaneni P, Abdul-Jabbar A, Shearer D, Roy E, Amin B, Ames C, Burch S, Deviren V, Berven S, Hu S, Chou D, Tay BK. A Comparison of Implants Used in Open-Door Laminoplasty: Structural Rib Allografts Versus Metallic Miniplates. Clin Spine Surg. 2017 Jun; 30(5):E523-E529.
  20. Mundis GM, Turner JD, Kabirian N, Pawelek J, Eastlack RK, Uribe J, Klineberg E, Bess S, Ames C, Deviren V, Nguyen S, Lafage V, Akbarnia BA. Anterior Column Realignment has Similar Results to Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy in Treating Adults with Sagittal Plane Deformity. World Neurosurg. 2017 Sep; 105:249-256.

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