Our Spine Specialists 
 
 
 
 

San Ramon Regional Medical Center’s orthopedic and neurosurgery specialists treat patients in need of surgical and nonsurgical care resulting from sports or work injuries, conditions or diseases of the spinal column.


Hieu T. Ball, M.D.
 

Double-fellowship trained orthopedic surgery and spine surgery
Clinical instructor at the University of California, Davis

Medical Education:
 

  • Tufts University School of Medicine - medical degree
  • Harvard School of Medicine – orthopedic residency and fellowship in pediatric orthopedics
  • St. John’s Health Center/University of California, Los Angeles Medical School – fellowship in adult spinal disorders

 


Kevin Booth, M.D.
  Board certified in orthopedic surgery and back/spine surgery

Medical Education:

  • Loma Linda University School of Medicine – medical degree, residency and fellowship
  • Washington University School of Medicine -- fellowship

Lawrence Dickinson, M.D.

Board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. Dr. Dickinson specializes in comprehensive, conservative care of spinal conditions, and innovative, minimally-invasive surgical treatments.

Medical Education:

  • University of Southern California Medical School – medical degree with honors
  • University of Michigan Medical School –surgery internship and residency in neurological surgery
  • University of Florida Medical School --fellowship in cerebrovascular surgery
  • University of Michigan Medical School – Assistant professor of neurological surgery


Joseph Grant, M.D.
Board certified in orthopedic surgery and back/spine surgery

Medical Education:

  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – medical degree with honors
  • Naval Hospital of Oakland – orthopedic surgery residency
  • Seton Medical Center, Daly City – fellowship in spine surgery

Ronnie Mimran, M.D.
  Board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, specializing in minimally invasive spine surgery

Medical Education:

  • University of Southern California Medical School – medical degree with honors
  • University of Florida – internship in general surgery, residency in neurosurgery; and a clinical fellowship in minimally invasive spine surgery in 2004, as well as serving as chief resident in 2004-2005.

Jeffrey Randall, M.D.

Board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, specializing in spine surgery

Medical Education:

  • University of Michigan Medical School – medical degree
  • University of Michigan Medical School – residency in Neurological Surgery
  • National Hospital for Nervous Disorders at Queen’s Square – honorary assistant house physician
  • University of California, San Francisco Medical School – clinical assistant professor for neurosurgery

 

Robert Rovner, M.D.
  Board certified in orthopedic surgery and spine surgery for all ages
Assistant Professor of Orthopedics Surgery at the University of California Davis Medical School

Medical Education:

  • University of Maryland Medical School – medical degree
  • University of California, Irvine Medical School – internship and residency in orthopedic surgery
  • University of Southern California, Rancho Los Amigo Medical Center – fellowship in spinal cord injury, spinal deformity and degenerative spinal conditions

Vikram Talwar, M.D.
  Board certified in orthopedic surgery and spine surgery

Medical Education:

  • Temple University School of Medicine, Pennsylvania – medical degree
  • University of California, Davis Medical School – internship and residency in orthopedic surgery; fellowship in spine surgery
  • San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program – residency in spine surgery

To make an appointment with one of these Spine Specialists, call 800.984.9808 or look up the physician on Find A Physician.
 
 
 
 
 

San Ramon Regional Medical Center | 6001 Norris Canyon Rd, San Ramon, CA 94583