Dr. Scott Berta, MD, MSE, MS
Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
About Dr. Berta
Dr. Berta is an Ivy League Graduate and Stanford trained Neurosurgeon specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery
Scott C. Berta MD, MSE, MS
Stanford trained Neurosurgeon
A full service neurosurgeon, Dr. Berta has years of experience managing the range of neurosurgical conditions from complex spine to brain tumors.
With an additional fellowship in minimally invasive spine surgery from Stanford University Hospital & Clinics, Dr. Berta has a special interest and advanced expertise in the treatment of neck and lower back pain using minimally invasive conservative techniques that apply the latest spine surgery technology.
Dr. Berta recently launched two award winning international texts books (Brain and Spine editions) on neurosurgery entitled: “Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade.” Dr. Berta is also widely published in the field of spine surgery with numerous journal article publications. Furthermore, his neurosurgical techniques on a famous jockey led him to be featured on television news stations across the country including CNN and USA Today.
Prior to medical school at Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Dr. Berta attended Princeton University and University of Pennsylvania. Before medical school he worked in the innovative fields of gene therapy and drug discovery and holds several patents / peer reviewed papers in these arenas.
Areas of Expertise
Dr. Berta launches two new international textbooks entitled:
"Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade"
Spine and Brain editions
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
State of the Art Neurosurgical Techniques
Artificial Cervical Disc
If you are looking for an alternative to conventional neck fusion
Cervical Artificial Disc
This advanced artificial disc technology is designed to reduce stress on the adjacent disc levels above and below by allowing for more "flexibility".
To find out more about this procedure, please contact Dr. Berta at 650-339-1000
Minimally invasive surgical solution to cervical foraminal stenosis
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Dr. Berta completed his Fellowship in Complex and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery from Stanford.
This type of procedure may be right for you, to find out more information call: 650-339-1000
Endoscopic Discectomy Technique
This is an illustration of a minimally invasive lumbar discectomy. Note the green endoscopic tube is used guide the procedure with minimal tissue disruption.
Post Operative ~1.5 CM Incision
This procedure not only has a small skin incision, but there is less muscle disruption as well. This helps to speed recovery, reduce blood loss and decrease postoperative pain.
For more information on this Patients' Choice Award winner, please visit Dr. Berta's profile on PatientsChoice.org. The American Registry also includes Dr. Berta in The Registry of Business Excellence
Quadriplegic walks again after spinal surgery from Dr. Berta
Media coverage on surgery for jockey
Former NFL player pain free after minimally invasive lumbar fusion by Dr. Berta
Dr. Berta awarded Most Compassionate doctor 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014
Dr. Berta awarded Top 10 Neurosurgeon 2014
Dr. Berta awarded Patients' Choice 4 years in a row - 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014