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S. Samuel Bederman, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon
RESTORE Orthopedics and Spine Center
Orange, CA

About S. Samuel Bederman, MD, PhD, FRCSC

Dr. Samuel Bederman is a dual-fellowship trained and board certified Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon. Dr. Bederman specializes in deformity reconstruction, complex revision cervical, thoracic, and lumbar surgery, and minimally invasive spinal surgery. He takes on adult and pediatric complex spinal reconstruction, as well as minimally invasive cervical, thoracic and lumbar cases.

Dr. Bederman received his medical degree from the University of Toronto before moving on to his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery. Thereafter, he became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada in Orthopaedic Surgery and studied at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Australia. Following his fellowship, he returned to the University of Ontario and completed a Doctor of Philosophy in health service's research and clinical epidemiology. Dr. Bederman completed a second clinical spine fellowship specializing in scoliosis, spinal deformities and revision spinal surgery at the University of California at San Francisco.

He is a member of impressive spine societies, including the Scoliosis Research Society, North American Spine Society, International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, AO Spine North America, American Orthopaedic Association, and American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Furthermore, Dr. Bederman has spoken on spinal surgery at society meetings all around the world and authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters.

Articles Written by S. Samuel Bederman, MD, PhD, FRCSC

Signs It’s Time to Find a New Spine Specialist

These 4 red flags help you recognize when its time to find a new spine doctor.

3 Ways to Protect Yourself from Radiation from Spinal Imaging

Discussing risks and benefits with your doctor shouldn’t only be about treatment—the conversation is also important during the diagnostic process.

Articles Reviewed by S. Samuel Bederman, MD, PhD, FRCSC

Patients Markedly Underestimate Radiation Exposure From Spinal Imaging

The radiation dose of computed tomography (CT) scans, and more than three-fourths of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was substantially underestimated by patients.

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