We found 20 spine surgeons who accept Blue Shield near San Francisco, CA.

Dr. Peter Broun Weber, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery
2100 Webster Street; Suite 115
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Peter Weber is a spine surgery and neurosurgery specialist in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Weber attended Emory University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. His areas of expertise include the following: neurosurgery, seizures, and spine problems. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Weber takes. He has received professional recognition including the following: San Francisco Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation, and California Pacific Medical Center, St. Luke's Campus. Dr. Weber welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Scoliosis, Cervical Spine Problems, Spine Problems, Spinal Stenosis, Minimally Invasive Spine ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery
400 Parnassus Avenue; Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Keith Quattrocchi works as a spine surgeon and neurosurgeon in Davis, CA, Greenbrae, CA, and San Francisco, CA. After completing medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. Dr. Quattrocchi's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Blue Shield, Health Net, Anthem, and more. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include the University of California, Berkeley, Honors Research Program; Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society George Washington University; and the University of North Carolina, KM and VL Weatherspoon Endowed Professorship in Neurosurgery. Dr. Quattrocchi's hospital/clinic affiliations include Marin General Hospital and the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Edward Chih-Yu Sun, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1700 California Street; Suite 300
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Edward Sun specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sun include spine problems and musculoskeletal surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Sun is 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). In addition to English, Dr. Sun (or staff) speaks Mandarin and Spanish. Dr. Sun is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Seton Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Kyphoplasty, Stenosis, Neck Pain, Scoliosis, Lower Back Pain, Spine Problems, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

Dr. James F Zucherman, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1 Shrader Street; Suite 450
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. James Zucherman practices spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in San Francisco, CA. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Zucherman's areas of expertise consist of spine surgery procedures, spine problems, and musculoskeletal surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Brown & Toland Physicians, and St. Mary's Hospital. Before completing his residency at UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion and Stanford University Medical Center, Dr. Zucherman attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zucherman takes. Dr. Zucherman has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Spine Problems, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Spine Surgery Procedures

Dr. Youjeong Kim, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
490 Post Street; Suite 900
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Youjeong Kim, who practices in San Francisco, CA, is a medical specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Her patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Kim is especially interested in musculoskeletal surgery. She is in-network for AARP, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to English, Dr. Kim speaks Korean. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Brown & Toland Physicians. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Cervical Spine Surgery, Neck Pain, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Scoliosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bruce Michael McCormack, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery, Other
2320 Sutter Street; Suite 202
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Bruce McCormack's specialties are spine surgery and neurosurgery. Clinical interests for Dr. McCormack include spine surgery procedures. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. McCormack is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and a graduate of NYU Langone Medical Center's residency program. He offers interpreting services for Persian, Russian, and Filipino-speaking patients. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center, St. Luke's Campus, and Seton Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Spine Surgery Procedures

Dr. Fred F Naraghi, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1 Daniel Burnham Court.; #388c
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Fred Naraghi is a specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in San Francisco, CA. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Naraghi include spine surgery procedures and musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Naraghi honors Blue Shield and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. After attending New York Medical College for medical school, Dr. Naraghi completed his residency training at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. Dr. Naraghi (or staff) speaks Persian. In addition, he offers interpreting services for patients who speak Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC). Dr. Naraghi welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Kyphoplasty, Disc Replacement, Stenosis, Scoliosis, Spinal Fusion, Foraminotomy, Spinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Tarun Arora, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery
505 Parnassus Avenue; Room 779m
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Tarun Arora is a spine surgery and neurosurgery specialist. His professional affiliations include Marin General Hospital and the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center. Dr. Arora is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: [415] Top Doctor, Marin Magazine. Dr. Arora welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Murat Pekmezci, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1500 Owens Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Murat Pekmezci's medical specialty is spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center, St. Luke's Campus, and Brown & Toland Physicians. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Pekmezci is open to new patients. Dr. Pekmezci is a graduate of Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Hacettepe University. He speaks Turkish.

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Dr. Dimitriy G Kondrashov, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1 Shrader Street; Suite 450
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Dimitriy Kondrashov's medical specialty is spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Kondrashov include spine problems. Dr. Kondrashov is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center, St. Luke's Campus, and Brown & Toland Physicians. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. Dr. Kondrashov is accepting new patients. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. His medical residency was performed at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Kondrashov is conversant in Russian.

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Clinical interests: Spine Problems

Dr. Paul Joseph Slosar, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1199 Bush Street; Suite 200
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Paul Slosar is a spine surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Slosar attended medical school at Rush Medical College. In his practice, Dr. Slosar focuses on spine surgery procedures. Dr. Slosar has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: San Francisco Super Doctors. Dr. Slosar's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Seton Medical Center. Dr. Slosar has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Kyphoplasty, Stenosis, Endoscopic Surgery, Scoliosis, Spinal Fusion, Vertebroplasty, Foraminotomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rayshad Oshtory, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2320 Sutter Street; Suite 201
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Rayshad Oshtory works as a spine surgeon and orthopedist. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Oshtory's clinical interests include spine surgery procedures and musculoskeletal surgery. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. After attending the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Stanford University Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center, St. Luke's Campus, and Brown & Toland Physicians. Dr. Oshtory's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cancer Surgery, Kyphoplasty, Disc Replacement, Microsurgery, Stenosis, Scoliosis, Spinal Fusion, ... (Read more)

Dr. Brian Thomas Andrews, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery
45 Castro Street; Suite 421
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Brian Andrews' specialties are spine surgery and neurosurgery. He practices in San Francisco, CA and Burlingame, CA. Dr. Andrews has indicated that his clinical interests include spine tumor and neurosurgery. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center, St. Luke's Campus, and Brown & Toland Physicians. After completing medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Andrews is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Hydrocephalus, Cervical Spine Problems, Spine Tumor, Neurosurgery, Spinal Stenosis, Cancer, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
One Shrader Street; Suite 650
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Ken Hsu specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in San Francisco, CA. His clinical interests encompass spine problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Brown & Toland Physicians, and St. Mary's Hospital. Dr. Hsu accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. He is open to new patients. After attending SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, Dr. Hsu completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He has received professional recognition including the following: San Francisco Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Spine Problems

Dr. William Robert Campbell, DO
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1 Daniel Burnham Court; Suite 365-c
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. William Campbell is a spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. After completing medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center. Dr. Campbell is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center, St. Luke's Campus, and Brown & Toland Physicians. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Frank Horace Valone III, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3838 California Street; Suite 715
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Frank Valone's specialties are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in San Francisco, CA. After completing medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He is an in-network provider for AARP, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Valone's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Brown & Toland Physicians. Dr. Valone's practice is open to new patients.

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What is Spine Surgery?

Spinal surgery is the subspecialty that uses surgery to restore the normal function of the spine when things go wrong due to trauma, disease, or other disorders. There are many ways that the spine can begin to hurt or lose the ability to move properly, and surgery is not always necessary. However, when surgery is needed, there’s no one more qualified for the job than a spine surgeon.

Spinal surgery can be considered a subspecialty of either orthopedics or neurosurgery. That means that a spine surgeon may take either path to this specific career, training first as either an orthopedist or a neurosurgeon. Orthopedics deals mainly with the structural issues of the back and spine: the bones, muscles, and joints. Neurosurgery deals mainly with issues of the brain, nerves, and spinal cord. So when choosing a spine surgeon, it is sometimes possible that your surgeon’s background will have a bearing on your particular diagnosis. However, in most cases, it doesn’t matter. Either an orthopedist-spine surgeon or a neurosurgeon-spine surgeon can handle the majority of spine surgeries. What is more important is that some spine surgeons specialize in specific areas of the spine, such as lumbar surgery or cervical surgery. In that case, it is important to connect with a surgeon who is experienced with your particular need.

Some of the surgeries performed on the spine include:
  • Correction of spinal deformities, such as scoliosis
  • Spinal fusion
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery, including decompression surgeries such as discectomy and laminectomy
  • Balloon kyphoplasty, a procedure done to repair compression fractures in vertebrae

The spine is a very complicated piece of your body’s machinery, and a very necessary part of your movement and function. It holds you up and allows you to move. Having a working spine is important, and having a skilled surgeon when you need spinal surgery is critical.