Dr. Samuel Bederman specializes in adult and pediatric scoliosis, robotic spine surgery, complex revision cervical, thoracic, and lumbar surgery, and minimally invasive spinal surgery. Dr. Bederman is passionate about spine education and taught as an Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, Stanford University and the University of California, Irvine. He has trained dozens of surgeons across the country in robotic spine surgery techniques.
Dr. Bederman is a double fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon. He received his medical degree from the University of Toronto before moving on to his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery. He then became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada in Orthopaedic Surgery and studied at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Australia. After completing his fellowship, he completed a Doctor of Philosophy in health services research and clinical epidemiology at the University of Toronto. Soon after, Dr. Bederman returned for his second clinical fellowship specializing in scoliosis, spinal deformities and revision spinal surgery at the University of California, San Francisco.
He has spoken about spinal surgery at society meetings around the world and authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. He is a member of the Scoliosis Research Society, the North American Spine Society, the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, AO Spine North America, the American Orthopaedic Association, and the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons.