Dr. Evalina Burger Recognized as as one of the top 30 Women to Know in Spine
University of Colorado Department of Orthopedics
AURORA, Colorado – November 20, 2013
- Dr. Evalina Burger
, Professor and Vice Chair of CU Orthopedics was recently recognized as one of the top 30 Women in Spine and Neurosurgery to Know in 2013
by Beckers Healthcare in their annual Spine Review
Dr. Burger is first female spine surgeon selected for the South African Orthopaedic Society's ABC fellowship in 2000. She has a professional interest in adult deformity reconstruction and experience with spinal trauma and oncology. Dr. Burger earned her medical degree at the University of Pretoria and completed her residency at a military hospital, both in South Africa. Dr. Burger currently serves as an associate professor of orthopedics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and vice chair at The Spine Center of University of Colorado Hospital. In addition to her clinical practice, she is affiliated with the Scoliosis Research Society, North American Spine Society and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.