Steven R. Garfin, MD

Chairman SI-BONE Surgeon Advisory Board - Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery University of California, San Diego

Dr. Garfin is Professor and Chairman of Orthopedics Department at University of California, San Diego, and the chair of the SI-BONE Surgeon Advisory Board. Dr. Garfin is a Board Certified Spine Surgeon who is a past president of the North American Spine Society (NASS) and Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS) and is one of the most respected spine surgeons in the United States.

Dr. Garfin's impressive published research and writing include: author of nine books, 123 book chapters, 255 peer-reviewed journal articles and 132 abstracts. Dr. Garfin chaired the September 3, 2009, SI Joint Diagnostic Summit sponsored by SI-BONE, where notable spine surgeons met to determine a best consensus algorithm for evaluation of symptomatic patients with SI Joint pathology.