Javid Parvizi, M.D.
James Edwards Professor of Orthopedic Surgery,
Javad Parvizi, M.D., is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who has practiced at the Rothman Institute since 2003. He specializes in the management of young patients with hip disorders, having performed more than 1,000 femoroacetabular osteoplasty procedures, 300 pelvic and femoral osteotomies and more than 5,000 hip replacements.
Dr. Parvizi is a native of Azerbaijan, Iran, and lived there until the age of 16. He completed his medical school education in the United Kingdom, his residency in orthopedic surgery at the Mayo Clinic and then traveled to Switzerland for his fellowship in the management of hip disorders in young adults.
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 700 scientific articles and written 18 textbooks in related subjects. Dr. Parvizi travels extensively around the globe to give lectures related to his area of expertise. He has served as the president of the Musculoskeletal Infection Society (2013) and the Eastern Orthopedic Association (2018) and holds positions on the boards of numerous organizations and societies.