Spine Care Institute Opening


Tiffany and Co’s Giles Marsden with Hillary Bergmen and Dustin Toshiyuki

More than 100 friends, fans and Nob Hill neighbors of Saint Francis Memorial Hospital (SFMH) gathered recently to celebrate the opening of the world-renowned Spine Care Institute of San Francisco at Saint Francis, the Bay Area’s premier destination to treat spine issues such as chronic neck and low back pain.

Spine Care Institute of San Francisco physician Dr. Paul Slosar

Guests toured the new state-of-the-art facility, mingled with the Institute’s physicians, and learned about the comprehensive and multi-disciplinary care available there, including surgical and non-surgical options for treating common and complex ailments of the spine.

Roberta Economidis and Sarah Lewis; Kathryn Pellegrini Inglin and Damian Inglin

Spine Care Institute of San Francisco physician Dr. Noel Goldthwaite, SpineCare Medical Group CEO Jodie Faier and Saint Francis Memorial Hospital’s Dr. Sirisat Khalsa


San Francisco Planning Commissioner Gwyneth Borden and Ralf Floerke; Stephanie Pellegrine
Robert Harvey and Phyllis Quinn
McCall’s Lee Gregory; Spine Care Institute of San Francisco physician Dr. James Reynolds

Rebecca Phillips and Nigel Smith

Among those who came by to tour the facility were local notables such as Saint Francis Memorial Hospital CEO Tom Hennessy, renowned Spine Care Institute physicians Paul Slosar, James Reynolds, Noel Goldthwaite and SFMH spine surgeon Clem Jones, Kate Smith, John Boynton and other members of the Saint Francis Foundation Board and the Associates Board, KGO Radio General Manager Mickey Luckoff, Giles Marsden of Tiffany & Co, Executive Director of Susan G. Komen for the Cure Maria Sousa, Lois Lehrman of the Nob Hill Gazette, San Francisco Planning Commissioner Gwyneth Borden, Lee Gregory, Roberta Economidis and many others.

  • Further Information: The Spine Care Institute of San Francisco [1199 Bush St.]
  • Photographer: Thomas Gibbons [contact via email]