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Rolando F. Roberto, M.D.

Rolando F. Roberto, M.D.

Rolando F. Roberto, M.D., is an orthopaedic spine surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California. Board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, he has presented and published extensively in the areas of spinal deformity, spinal trauma, cervical disorders and recently on the prevention of spinal infections in elective spinal surgery. The recipient of many research grants, he has participated in numerous medical research studies.

Dr. Roberto is an associate clinical professor of orthopaedic surgery and the orthopaedic residency program director at UC Davis School of Medicine, where he has been a professor since 2003. He is the recipient of two outstanding faculty awards from the department of orthopaedic surgery at UC Davis School of Medicine.

Dr. Roberto’s professional affiliations include the Scoliosis Research Society, North American Spine Society and J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society.

He previously taught at The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, in the departments of orthopaedic surgery, where he also received two outstanding faculty awards.


  • Medical Degree, University of California, Irvine, Calif.
  • Residency, University of Illinois, Chicago, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Fellowship, Twin City Spine Center, Spine Surgery