Paul J. Slosar

Paul J. Slosar

Orthopedic Surgeon at SpineCare Medical Group

Meet Paul J. Slosar

Dr. Slosar's goal is quite straight-forward: to help you have the healthiest spine possible.

He offers as many options as possible for your specific situation and always focuses on nonsurgical approaches when indicated.

Dr. Slosar at a Glance:

  • Focuses exclusively on spinal care
  • Strives to operate in least invasive approach and has the philosophy of "less is more" when it comes to surgery
  • Offers expert advice in a personal and compassionate manner
  • Works closely to coordinate with his patient's physical therapists, chiropractors, pain management specialists, and more
  • Has expertise in performing highly complex revision surgeries
  • Participates in cutting-edge research and advances in spine surgery

Directions to our primary location in

Daly City, CA

How Paul J. Slosar Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Years in Practice

  • 28 Years


  • Doctor of Medicine, AOA Medical Honor Society at Rush University Medical College, Chicago, Illinois
  • Bachelor of Science, Physiology, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois


  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Kyphosis
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Muscle Pain / Muscle Strain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Pain / Neuralgia
  • Osteoporosis / Spinal Fracture
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy / Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolistethis
  • Sports Injuries


  • ALIF: Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Anterior / Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy / Fusion
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Endoscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Injections / Blocks
  • Kyphoplasty / Vertebroplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck / Cervical Spine Surgery
  • PLIF: Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Reconstructive / Revision Spine Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • TLIF: Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion

What Patients are Saying About Paul J. Slosar

  • I also had a tremendous surgeon and support team who did the work to get me to this point. They got the ball rolling and I had to keep it moving forward.
    — Raf
  • I had started to lose hope before I met Dr. Slosar. He didn’t just repair my spine, he helped repair my soul. So don’t wait. Seek treatment. Get your life back!
    — Amanda
  • I lead an active life again. I can do everything I was doing. I can go to the office, walk, bend over, turn, twist, garden, and go out socially again.
    — Marland
  • I love that Dr. Slosar is passionate and enthusiastic about what he does. I have the highest regard for Dr. Slosar and his staff.
    — Tom
  • Dr. Slosar was very attentive, thorough, and honest. He went into great detail with me explaining exactly what he was recommending. I have all the respect in the world for him. He gave me a lot of motivation.
    — Shannon

Accolades for Paul J. Slosar

Professional Distinctions

  • President, SpineCare Medical Group 2007-present
  • Assistant Director of Surgical Fellowship, The San Francisco Spine Institute 1998-2012
  • Assistant Director of Surgical Research, The San Francisco Spine Institute 1998-present
  • Medical Director, Spine Care Institute of San Francisco 2009-present
  • Board of Directors, The American Board of Spine Surgery 2005-present
  • Oral Board Examiner, The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery 2005-present
  • Oral Board Examiner, The American Board of Spine Surgery 2008-present
  • Expert Reviewer/Spine Surgery, The Medical Board of California 2004-present

Professional Affiliations

  • International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine
  • North American Spine Society
  • American College of Spinal Surgery
  • Society for Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
  • Society of Lateral Access Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • AO Spine International
  • Spinal Research Foundation

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Charter Diplomate, American Board of Spinal Surgery


  • Top Doctor Orthopedic Spine Surgery 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016; Castle Connolly/ US News and World Report®
  • Spine Surgeon Leaders to Know 2015; Becker's Spine Review
  • Best Basic Science Paper (Whitecloud Award) 2014; Scoliosis Research Society
  • Healthcare Leadership Award 2014; Becker’s Spine Review
  • Spine Surgeons to Know 2014; Becker's Spine Review
  • San Francisco Super Doctors 2012/ 2013; Super Doctors Key Professional Media
  • Top 100 Spine Surgeons US 2011; Becker’s Spine Review
  • Outstanding Poster Award 2008: The Spinal Arthroplasty Society

Spine-health Articles by Paul J. Slosar

Office Information for Paul J. Slosar

455 Hickey Blvd.
Suite 310
Daly City, CA 94105
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Primary Location:

455 Hickey Blvd.
Suite 310
Daly City, CA 94105


Monday: 9:00 - 12:00, 1:00 - 5:00
Tuesday: 9:00 - 12:00, 1:00 - 5:00
Wednesday: 9:00 - 12:00, 1:00 - 5:00
Thursday: 9:00 - 12:00, 1:00 - 5:00
Friday: 9:00 - 12:00, 1:00 - 5:00


Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Blue Shield California
  • UHC West (Pacificare)
  • United Healthcare

Additional Locations

Spine Care Institute of San Francisco
1199 Bush Street
Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94109
Driving directions

Profile last updated: August 29, 2016. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.