Upon earning a bachelor’s degree in physiology and cell biology from the University of California Santa Barbara, Michael Warren Cluck obtained an MD and PhD in molecular biology from Creighton University School of Medicine, where he also earned the Dr. Perer Award for Excellence in Biochemistry. From there, Michael Warren Cluck, MD, completed an orthopedic surgery residency and spine fellowship at LAC/USC Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, respectively. At Case Western Reserve, he trained under Henry Bohlman, who is regarded as “The Father of Contemporary Spine Surgery.”
As a spine, neck, and back surgeon, Dr. Michael Cluck began working at the Spine Institute of Arizona in 2006, and later worked at Silicon Valley Spine Institute. He concurrently serves as owner of Bay Area Spine Care in San Jose and Associate Clinical Professor and attending spine surgeon at the University of California San Francisco Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. Cluck also maintains affiliation with California medical facilities such as the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, O’Connor Hospital, and El Camino Hospital. He was recognized as a Top Doctor in Orthopedic Spine Surgery by Phoenix Magazine and holds membership with professional organizations such as the Santa Clara County Medical Association, California Orthopedic Association, and Society of Lateral Access Surgery.