Dr. Sigurd Berven, MD

Dr. Sigurd Berven, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon at UCSF Spine Center

Meet Dr. Sigurd Berven, MD

Dr. Berven is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with the UCSF Spine Center.

He performs cutting-edge surgical procedures for adult and children alike, providing care for spinal deformities, degenerative spine conditions, spinal tumors, and spinal trauma.

Dr. Berven at a Glance

  • He applies advanced, minimally invasive spine surgery techniques.
  • Dr. Berven is conducting research on biological regeneration of spinal components, including the intervertebral disc.

Consider Dr. Berven for your spine care.

Dr. Berven is a member of UCSF Spine Center.

Directions to our primary location in

San Francisco, CA

How Dr. Sigurd Berven, MD Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon


  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Thoracic spine disorders
  • Trauma
  • Tumors


  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Upper Back Surgery

Accolades for Dr. Sigurd Berven, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • 2000-Present: Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
  • 1999: Chief Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Fellowship, Spine Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
  • UCSF Orthopaedic Surgery: Compassionate Physician Award - 2007
  • Spine Arthroplasty Society: Best Paper Award - 2005
  • ABC Travelling Fellow: AOA - 2005
  • Harvard Orthopaedic Program Outcomes Research Award -1999
  • Moseley Research Fellowship for Research in Basic Science - 1996
  • Cave Research Fellowship - 1996

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • British Orthopaedic Research Society
  • Massachusetts Medical Society
  • Orthopaedic Research Society
  • National Scoliosis Foundation
  • North American Spine Society
  • Scoliosis Research Society
  • International Society for Surgery of the Lumbar Spine

Board Certifications

  • Board certified, Orthopaedic Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Sigurd Berven, MD

400 Parnassus Ave
3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
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Primary Location:

400 Parnassus Ave
3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

UCSF Spine Center

Profile last updated: October 11, 2017. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.