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Thread: Dr Berven, San Francisco

  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Topeka, KS

    Dr Berven, San Francisco

    Anyone know anything about Dr. Berven, San Francisco, UCSF.
    Thank you for the info.
    Rita Thompson
    Age 46
    Milwaukee Brace wearer for 3 years in childhood
    Surgery Mar 1st - 95 degree thoracic curve
    Surgery by Dr. Lenke, St. Louis, MO
    Post-surgery curve 25-30 degree

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Northern California
    Hi Rita...

    Dr. Berven is my surgeon, and I also worked for him for about 10 years. I'm happy to talk to you if you'd like. He's very conservative, which is why I think he's a good surgeon. He won't recommend surgery for someone, unless he's reasonable sure that he can help them.

    Never argue with an idiot. They always drag you down to their level, and then they beat you with experience. --Twain
    Surgery 2/10/93 A/P fusion T4-L3
    Surgery 1/20/11 A/P fusion L2-sacrum w/pelvic fixation

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