Dr. Vedat Deviren

Dr. Vedat Deviren

Orthopedic Surgeon at UCSF Spine Center

Meet Dr. Vedat Deviren

Dr. Vedat Deviren specializes in the treatment of spinal disorders in children and adults and has a particular interest in problems affecting the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, including deformities such as adult scoliosis, spondylolisthesis, failed back surgeries, degenerative conditions such as herniated discs, spinal stenosis, fractures and tumors.

His research addresses spine surgery outcomes, minimally invasive surgery, spinal biomechanics and instrumentation of the spine and strives to make the most advanced technologies available to patients. He has published numerous articles and abstracts on spinal disorders and their surgical outcomes.

Deviren, who joined UCSF Medical Center in 2001, is an associate clinical professor orthopedic surgery. He completed postgraduate theoretical and practical courses in orthopedics and traumatology at Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey. Dr. Deviren also completed additional training in spine surgery as a clinical and research fellow at UCSF.

Dr. Deviren is an orthopedic surgeon with UCSF Spine Center.

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San Francisco, CA

How Dr. Vedat Deviren Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Turkish


  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Thoracic spine disorders
  • Trauma
  • Tumors


  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Lumbar
  • Discectomy
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Rehabilitation
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Upper Back Surgery

Accolades for Dr. Vedat Deviren

Professional Distinctions

  • 2006 SRS research award
  • 2006 NASS research award
  • 2003 Most Compassionate Physician, UCSF Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Affiliations

  • North American Spine Society
  • The International Society for the Study of the Lumbar spine
  • Society of Lateral Access Surgery
  • Scoliosis Research Society
  • AOspine North America

Board Certifications

  • Board certified, Orthopaedic Surgery

Spine-health Articles by Dr. Vedat Deviren

Office Information for Dr. Vedat Deviren

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: August 31, 2016. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.