Benjamin T. Bjerke, MD, Mayo Clinic–trained spine surgeon, has joined BoulderCentre for Orthopedics as of Aug. 1. Patients in need of orthopedic or neurosurgical care for injuries and conditions of the spine are encouraged to call (303) 449-2730 to schedule an appointment.
As a fellowship-trained spine surgeon, Dr. Bjerke is dedicated to providing a modern and comprehensive approach to spinal care, with a focus on patient safety and individualized medicine. His expertise includes cervical spine surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, motion-preserving spine surgery, stereotactic computer-aided navigation in spine surgery and scoliosis.
“We are thrilled to have Dr. Bjerke join us; he has shown a dedication to providing compassionate and advanced care to his patients and is a great asset to our team of experts,” says Lorri J. Fulkerson, MD, dual-board-certified orthopedic sports medicine surgeon at BoulderCentre for Orthopedics.
Dr. Bjerke earned his medical degree from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, where he went on to complete his orthopedic surgery residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery. After his residency, Dr. Bjerke chose to undergo extensive specialty training through a neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery fellowship at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
“I am proud to be a part of the team at BoulderCentre for Orthopedics,” says Dr. Bjerke. “It is my goal to provide members of this community with the highest-quality spine care through customized treatment plans, comprehensive patient education and the same level of compassion and attention I would give to my own family.”