S. Samuel Bederman , MD

Spine Surgeon & Scoliosis Specialist located in Orange, CA

About Dr. Bederman

Samuel Bederman, MD, PhD, FRCSC, of Restore Orthopedics and Spine Center in Orange, California, is a double-fellowship trained orthopedic spine surgeon. Dr. Bederman specializes in adult and pediatric scoliosis, robotic spine surgery, complex spinal deformities and revision surgeries, as well as microsurgical and minimally invasive surgery for cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine problems.

Originally hailing from Canada, Dr. Bederman received his bachelor’s in mathematics and statistics from the University of Western Ontario. He attended medical school at the University of Toronto and remained there to complete a residency in orthopedic surgery. He then became a research fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada in Orthopaedic Surgery and also completed a spine fellowship at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Australia.

After completing his first fellowship, he returned to the University of Toronto to obtain a Doctor of Philosophy in health services research and clinical epidemiology. Soon after, Dr. Bederman completed his second clinical fellowship, this time at the University of California at San Francisco, specializing in scoliosis, spinal deformities, and revision spinal surgery.

A passionate educator, Dr. Bederman has taught at the University of California at San Francisco, Stanford University, and the University of California at Irvine. He has trained dozens of surgeons around the country in robotic spine surgery techniques. In addition, he has spoken on spinal surgery at medical society meetings all around the world and authored numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles.

Dr. Bederman is a member of the Scoliosis Research Society, the North American Spine Society, the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, AOSpine North America, the American Orthopaedic Association, and the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

To view a list of Samuel Bederman’s impressive contributions to spine health research and education presenting professional articles, publications and speaking engagements to national and international audiences, click HERE

Spinal surgery is an area of medicine where you can really make an impact on people’s lives. Not only do you care for a variety of different people—kids, elderly, athletes—but you also work with a variety of diseases like curvatures of the spine, cancer, inflammatory diseases, rheumatoid conditions and traumatic injuries. Treatment of each person and condition needs to be tailored specifically to that individual patient.

Specialties 

  • Pediatric and Adult Scoliosis Treatment
  • Robotic Spine Surgery
  • Complex spinal deformities and Revision surgery
  • Microsurgical  & Minimally Invasive surgical procedures for cervical, thoracic, and lumbar disorders
  • Second opinions for spinal surgery

Fellowship Training

  • Spinal Surgery

Certification

  • Certified – American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of Canada

Education

  • University of Western Ontario – Bachelor of Science in Mathematics/Statistics
  • University of Toronto in Toronto – Master of Science in Biostatistics
  • University of Toronto – Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Toronto – Doctor of Philosophy in Health Services Research

Residency

  • University of Toronto – Orthopedic Surgery

Clinical Fellowships

  • Royal Adelaide Hospital (Australia) – AO Spine Fellowship
  • University of California in San Francisco –Spine Surgery (Scoliosis and Complex Spine Surgery)

Research Fellowships

  • Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada – Clinician Investigator
  • Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Toronto – Surgeon-Scientist
  • The Hospital for Sick Children (Toronto) – Child Health Evaluative Sciences
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons/Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation – Clinical Research Training Fellowship
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Samuel Bederman, MD, PhD, FRCSC, of Restore Orthopedics and Spine Center in Orange, California, is a double-fellowship trained orthopedic spine surgeon. Dr. Bederman specializes in adult and pediatric scoliosis, robotic spine surgery, complex spinal deformities and revision surgeries, as well as microsurgical and minimally invasive surgery for cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine problems.

Originally hailing from Canada, Dr. Bederman received his bachelor’s in mathematics and statistics from the University of Western Ontario. He attended medical school at the University of Toronto and remained there to complete a residency in orthopedic surgery. He then became a research fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada in Orthopaedic Surgery and also completed a spine fellowship at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Australia.

After completing his first fellowship, he returned to the University of Toronto to obtain a Doctor of Philosophy in health services research and clinical epidemiology. Soon after, Dr. Bederman completed his second clinical fellowship, this time at the University of California at San Francisco, specializing in scoliosis, spinal deformities, and revision spinal surgery.

A passionate educator, Dr. Bederman has taught at the University of California at San Francisco, Stanford University, and the University of California at Irvine. He has trained dozens of surgeons around the country in robotic spine surgery techniques. In addition, he has spoken on spinal surgery at medical society meetings all around the world and authored numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles.

Dr. Bederman is a member of the Scoliosis Research Society, the North American Spine Society, the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, AOSpine North America, the American Orthopaedic Association, and the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

To view a list of Samuel Bederman’s impressive contributions to spine health research and education presenting professional articles, publications and speaking engagements to national and international audiences, click HERE

Spinal surgery is an area of medicine where you can really make an impact on people’s lives. Not only do you care for a variety of different people—kids, elderly, athletes—but you also work with a variety of diseases like curvatures of the spine, cancer, inflammatory diseases, rheumatoid conditions and traumatic injuries. Treatment of each person and condition needs to be tailored specifically to that individual patient.

Specialties 

Fellowship Training

Certification

Education

Residency

Clinical Fellowships

Research Fellowships


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Most Major Insurances Accepted

We accept most major insurances. Please contact us if you have any questions!

Aetna
Anthem
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
First Health
GEHA
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