Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Director of Clinical Research at the Rothman Institute, Jefferson, Philadelphia.

Dr. Parvizi is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon and has been at the Rothman Institute since 2003. He specializes in the management of young patients with hip disorders such as dysplasia and femoracetabular impingement. He has performed over 1000 femoroacetabular osteoplasty procedures, 250 acetabular osteotomies, and over 3000 hip replacements in young adults and continues to lead the clinical research team at the Rothman Institute.

His personal area of interest in research and clinical practice includes prevention and diagnosis of joint infection, joint preservation in adults, and prevention of thromboembolism following orthopedic procedures. He has published over 550 scientific articles and has written 18 text books in related subjects including a definitive book on THE HIP and also on THE KNEE. He has received numerous awards from various societies and has received funding for his research from the National Institute of Health, Department of Defense, Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation, Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, Arthritis Foundation and numerous other funding bodies.


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