Dr. Evalina Burger, MD

Dr. Evalina Burger, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon at UCHealth Spine Center - Anschutz Medical Campus

Meet Dr. Evalina Burger, MD

Dr. Burger is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with UCHealth Spine Center - Anschutz Medical Campus.

She provides care for a comprehensive range of spinal disorders, including complex and chronic pain, adult spinal deformities, and scoliosis.

Dr. Burger at a Glance

  • Considered a spine surgery expert, Dr. Burger offers advanced procedures, such as artificial disc replacement and motion preservation procedures.
  • Becker's Spine Review has called her one of the "Spine Surgeons to Know" (2014).

Dr. Burger aims to give you the advantages of cutting-edge spinal care.

Dr. Burger is a member of UCHealth Spine Center - Anschutz Medical Campus.

Directions to our primary location in

Aurora, CO

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How Dr. Evalina Burger, MD Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • Residency, Pretoria Academic Hospital, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Graduate, Pretoria Academic Hospital, Pretoria, South Africa


  • Acute Pain
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Brain Tumors
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Facet Syndrome
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Foot Drop
  • Fractures
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoporosis/Spinal Fracture
  • Pediatric Spinal Disorders
  • Poor Posture
  • Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica/Radiculopathy/Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spine Conditions
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Upper Back Pain


  • Accident and Injury Care
  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Anterior/Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Bracing
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Disc Surgery/Replacement
  • Interspinous Process Spacers
  • Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Lower Back/Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression
  • Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Care
  • Posterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Reconstructive/Revision Spine Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Manipulation
  • Spine Surgery
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
  • Upper Back/Thoracic Spine Surgery
  • X-STOP®

What Patients are Saying About Dr. Evalina Burger, MD

  • I am overwhelming pleased with all the care I have been given. My surgery was so successful. The skill of my surgeon, Dr. Burger, and her entire team is brilliant. Everyone has been kind, caring, and impressive with their abilities. My life has been changed because of Dr. Burger's skill, knowledge, and determination for excellence. My quality of daily life experience has been dramatically changed. I will be forever grateful.
  • Dr. Burger provided exceptional care for my complex back issues. I always felt like I had chosen the absolute smartest and kindest surgeon. Dr. Burger and her team confidently planned and performed at the highest degree of professionalism based on the lastest research. They were definitely motivated by the best results for my long term benefit. It has been three months since my major spinal surgery and I am experiencing tremendous relief and hope for an active future!
  • Dr Burger understands and empathizes with my situation. She spends time explaining the alternatives, using data such as xrays to interpret my needs. I trust her implicitly with my care.

Accolades for Dr. Evalina Burger, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Department - Vice Chair/Associate Professor
  • University of Colorado Hospital , Partners in Care Award (2009)
  • Cambridge, Cambridge 2010 Edition of Who’s Who Executives and Professionals (2010) l IMAST, 13. Thomas Whitecloud Award for the best Basic Science paper (2010)
  • Partners in Care Award, University of Colorado Hospital – January 2009
  • Cambridge 2010 Edition of Who’s Who Executives and Professionals February 2010

Professional Affiliations

  • American Medical Association member
  • Scoliosis Research Society member
  • AO – Spine North America Faculty member
  • North American Spine Society member
  • American Medical Foundation member
  • International College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • J. Robert Gladden Orthopedic Society member
  • Sicot North America member, President-Elect ‘10
  • 20th Century Orthopedic Assn member
  • American Assn. of Orthopaedic Surgeons member
  • Society of Lateral Access Surgery member
  • International Spine Arthroplasty Society member

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine, International Certification (1993)

Office Information for Dr. Evalina Burger, MD

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UCHealth Spine Center - Anschutz Medical Campus
1635 North Aurora Court
Suite 4200
Aurora, CO 80045
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Primary Location:

UCHealth Spine Center - Anschutz Medical Campus
1635 North Aurora Court
Suite 4200
Aurora, CO 80045


Monday: 8:00 - 4:30
Tuesday: 8:00 - 4:30
Wednesday: 8:00 - 4:30
Thursday: 8:00 - 4:30
Friday: 8:00 - 4:30

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Insurance Accepted

  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted

Profile last updated: March 6, 2019. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.