Dr. Samuel Bederman
is a double-fellowship trained orthopedic spine surgeon in Orange County. He specializes in Pediatric, Adolescent and Adult Scoliosis and Spine Surgery at

RESTORE Orthopedics and Spine Center


  • MEDICAL DEGREE: University of Toronto
  • RESIDENCY: University of Toronto
  • UNDERGRADUATE: B.Sc. (Mathematics/Statistics) – University of Western Ontario
  • GRADUATE: M.Sc. (Biostatistics) – University of Toronto
  • Ph.D. (Health Services Research) – University of Toronto


  • AO Spine Fellowship, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide Australia
  • Spinal Deformity Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco


  • Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada – Clinician Investigator
  • The Hospital for Sick Children (Toronto) – Child Health Evaluative Sciences
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons/Orthopaedic Research and
  • Education Foundation – Clinical Research Training Fellowship

Dr. Samuel Bederman

Dr. Samuel Bederman was formerly Director of Orthopaedic Inpatient Care at UC Irvine Medical Center. Prior to joining UCI, Dr. Bederman was Chief of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.

Dr. Bederman received his medical degree from the University of Toronto before moving on to his residency in Orthopedic Surgery. He then became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada in Orthopaedic Surgery and also studied at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Australia. After completing his fellowship, he completed a Doctor of Philosophy in health services research and clinical epidemiology at the University of Toronto. Soon after, Dr. Bederman returned for his second clinical fellowship specializing in scoliosis, spinal deformities and revision spinal surgery at the University of California at San Francisco.

Dr. Bederman specializes in adult and pediatric scoliosis, robotic spine surgery, complex revision cervical, thoracic, and lumbar surgery, and minimally invasive spinal surgery.

He is passionate about spine education and has taught as Assistant Professor at the University of California at San Francisco, Stanford University, as well as at the University of California at Irvine. He has trained dozens of surgeons in the techniques of Robotic Spine Surgery around the country.

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

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