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 orthopaedic doctors in petaluma, santa rosa, sonoma, sonoma county and northern california 

Competent and Compassionate

As an orthopaedic doctor, Dr. Harf's clinical practice
emphasizes non-surgical
conservative care and offers
a complete spectrum of
spinal surgical interventions
from out-patient spine
to major spinal reconstruction. 

Dr. Harf's special interest is
help patients who have experienced poor results with prior spinal surgery.

It is Dr. Harf's goal to stay at
the forefront of technology
maintain a personal connection with his patients and their families.


helping patients return
normal activities
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Board Certified Orthopaedic Doctors

Robert Harf, M.D., is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon.  His additional training as an orthopaedic doctor in spinal surgery at the Fellowship level makes him one of the most qualified surgeons in his field to treat any and all conditions of the spine.  He has been in practice since 1987 serving Northern California and Sonoma County with offices in Petaluma, Sonoma and Santa Rosa. 
Dr. Harf is an orthopaedic doctor and an acknowledged expert in the treatment of traumatic and degenerative spinal problems of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spines.  He has expertise in anterior and posterior spinal surgery and minimally invasive techniques including cervical surgery.
Dr. Harf is ably assisted by Christopher Teich, MS, ATC, MPH, MPAS, PAC. Chris has an extensive background in sports medicine, serving as a certified athletic trainer at the high school and collegiate levels for 16 years before returning to medical school and becoming a physician's assistant. He serves many roles here in our office from evaluation and diagnoses of injuries to assisting Dr. Harf in surgery.
Dr. Harf has been a consultant to various orthopaedic companies and has invented and marketed specialized devices for cervical spine operative interventions.
The professional and caring staff at North Bay Orthopaedic Surgeons has the technical skills required to solve complex spine problems and develop effective solutions for acute and chronic hip, knee, neck, and back pain. 


Dr. Harf is an orthopaedic doctor and surgeon with offices in Petaluma, Santa Rosa
and Sonoma, serving Sonoma County and all of Northern California.

Board Certifications 


♦ American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Fellow American College of Surgeons
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Academy of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Board of Spinal Surgery

Dr. Harf is a orthopaedic doctor and orthopaedic surgeon with offices in Petaluma and Sonoma. Serving Sonoma County and all of Northern California.

Professional Society Memberships

Dr. Harf is an active member of many professional societies including:
♦ American Medical Association
American Heart Association
The Regional Emergency Medical Services Council
North American Spine Society
Sonoma County Medical Society
Napa County Medical Society
Bay Area Spine Association
California Orthopaedic Association
Western Orthopaedic Association
North Bay Orthopaedic Surgeons has offices in Petaluma, Sonoma and Santa Rosa, serving Sonoma County and all of Northern California.
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