Sigurd H. Berven, MD

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Sigurd H. Berven, MD, has a strong clinical interest in spinal disorders of children and adults, especially pediatric and adult deformity, degenerative conditions of the spine, spinal tumors and spinal trauma. Dr. Berven’s research interests include assessment of clinical outcomes of surgery, and minimally invasive techniques in spine surgery.  He is studying cellular and molecular techniques for the biological regeneration of components of the spine including the intervertebral disc. He has been an invited speaker at national and international conferences, speaking on topics including measurement of outcomes in spine surgery, evaluation and management of spinal disorders, and advanced techniques in spine surgery. Dr. Berven is a graduate of the Harvard Combined Orthopedic Residency. After completing his residency, he had further clinical training in Spine Surgery as a clinical fellow at UCSF and in pediatric orthopedic surgery as the chief resident at Boston Children's Hospital. He studied human biology as an undergraduate at Stanford University, was a graduate student at Oxford University in philosophy, politics and economics, and received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School.