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Department of Orthopedics

School of Medicine

Dr. Evalina Burger Breakthrough Story

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

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Written by CU Anschutz News on January 1, 2020

She joined the military to get into medicine. She took the hardest jobs. She led a surgery unit at a time when very few women were even performing surgery. She even overcame her own partial paralysis to become one of the nation’s foremost spinal surgeons. Meet Dr. Evalina Burger, Chair of Orthopedics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. This is Breakthrough.

Topics: Innovation, Spine