UCSF Techniques in Complex Spine Surgery

11th Annual UCSF Techniques in Complex Spine Surgery Program

Vegas Spine 2022

November 4 - 5, 2022
Vdara Hotel, Las Vegas, NV




Course overview and objectives

The UCSF Techniques in Complex Spine Surgery Course is a two-day course emphasizing pioneering trends in spinal surgery. This course is designed to be interactive with didactic lectures given by leaders in the spine community. Participants will review surgical principles and techniques in the treatment of spinal deformities and tumors. As a result of virtual sessions and case conferences, residents, fellows, and surgeons with less than an advanced level of experience will have improved skills in cases dealing with complex spinal deformities. Attendees will earn 16.5 CME credits. 

Target audience

Residents, fellows, and surgeons wanting to broaden their hands-on experience will have the opportunity to improve skills in evaluating, case planning, and performing techniques to address various pediatric and adult spine pathologies.

Course planning committee


Christopher P. Ames, MD 
Professor of Neurological Surgery 
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

Vedat Deviren, MD 
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery 
University of California, San Francisco