Dr. Paul Slosar

Orthopedic Surgery
Daly City, CA
32 years experience

Locations

Office

Daly City, CA

Address

1850 Sullivan, #200, Daly City, CA
Directions

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About

Bio

Dr. Slosar is an orthopaedic spine surgeon who is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Board of Spine Surgery. He has been in practice since 1994 and has been with SpineCare Medical Group since 1997. He is the current President of the group. Dr. Slosar is the Medical Director of the Spine Care Institute of San Francisco, Co-Director of the San Francisco Spine Institute Surgical Fellowship training program and Assistant Director of Surgical Research. His group trains surgeons in the specialty of Spinal Surgery. He is on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Spinal Surgery. Dr Slosar also is a member in good standing of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, The North American Spine Society, and The International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, as well as several local and state medical societies. He has authored many articles in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, and has given numerous podium presentations at national and international meetings. He is frequently invited to instruct other surgeons on new technologies and techniques. Dr. Slosar is an editorial board member for several peer-reviewed journals, including SPINE and The Spinal Research Foundation, as well as serving as an oral board examiner for the both the ABOS and ABSS. Dr Slosar has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Spine Surgeons in the United States by Becker’s Orthopedic and Spine Review as well as a 2012 Super Doctor of San Francisco. He collaborates with companies in an advisory capacity to develop and improve spinal techniques. His current research interests include cervical and lumbar minimally invasive surgical techniques, motion-preservation technology, implant surface technologies, and internet-based solutions for surgeon collaboration.

Specialties
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Orthopedic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Slosar
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not always: If it were that simple we would have eliminated back pain in fit patients which is not the case. Core exercises are usually beneficial but if pain pe ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Slosar
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Both can occur. Supervised physical therapy can alleviate problems with exercise induced pain but sometimes even therapy aggravates the pain. Diagno ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Slosar
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not easily: Get a specific diagnosis first. A spine specialist can then advise better regarding treatments. Chronic back pain often requires a team approach.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Slosar is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Slosar is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) it's not that extreme. thank you.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks so much for your time.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Rush Medical College, IL
Graduated 1988MD

Awards

Top 100 Spine Surgeons in US
Center of Excellence Award: San Francisco Spine Institute
Super Doctor of San Francisco 2012

Affiliations

North American Spine Society
American Board of Spinal Surgery
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
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