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Parvizi, Javad

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Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS

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925 Chestnut Street
5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(800) 321-9999

Medical School

University of Sheffield, United Kingdom - 1991

Residency

Mayo Medical Center, Rochester MN

Fellowship

Mayo Medical Center, Rochester MN
University of Berne, Switzerland

Board Certification

Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Expertise and Research Interests

Dr. Parvizi is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in pelvis, hip, and knee reconstruction with a special interest in hip pain in young adults and joint preservation procedures. He is the director of Clinical Research at the Rothman Institute.

Dr. Parvizi completed his medical training in the United Kingdom graduating from University of Sheffield in 1991. He completed his surgical training at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN and fellowship training with Professor Reinhold Ganz in Iselspital, Switzerland. His training also includes a master''s degree from the Mayo Foundation in Molecular Biology that involved evaluating bone healing and cartilage repair.

Dr. Parvizi brings a new and unique expertise for treatment of hip pain in young adults, which includes Ganz''s Periacetabular Osteotomy and other non-replacement surgeries for the hip.

He is a member of various societies including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Orthopaedic Research Society. He is actively involved in basic science research particularly related to Smart Self-Protective Implants that resist infection.

Publications

Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. All Patients Should Be Screened for Diabetes Before Total Joint Arthroplasty
  2. Incise Draping Reduces the Rate of Contamination of the Surgical Site During Hip Surgery: A Prospective, Randomized Trial
  3. Changes in Antibiotic Susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus Between the Stages of 2-Stage Revision Arthroplasty
  4. Time to Reimplantation: Waiting Longer Confers No Added Benefit
  5. The Alpha-Defensin Test for Diagnosing Periprosthetic Joint Infection in the Setting of an Adverse Local Tissue Reaction Secondary to a Failed Metal-on-Metal Bearing or Corrosion at the Head-Neck Junction
  6. Are All Periprosthetic Joint Infections the Same? Evaluating Major vs Minor Criteria
  7. One- and two-stage surgical revision of peri-prosthetic joint infection of the hip: a pooled individual participant data analysis of 44 cohort studies
  8. Femoral Nerve Palsy Following Total Hip Arthroplasty: Incidence and Course of Recovery
  9. Rheumatoid Arthritis, Disease Modifying Agents, and Periprosthetic Joint Infection: What Does a Joint Surgeon Need to Know?
  10. Diagnosis of Streptococcus canis periprosthetic joint infection: the utility of next-generation sequencing
  11. Natural progress of D-dimer following total joint arthroplasty: A baseline for the diagnosis of the early postoperative infection
  12. Can next generation sequencing play a role in detecting pathogens in synovial fluid?
  13. Treatment of the acute and chronic infected total ankle arthroplasty
  14. Malnutrition and the Development of Periprosthetic Joint Infection in Patients Undergoing Primary Elective Total Joint Arthroplasty
  15. Majority of Total Joint Arthroplasties Are Subtherapeutic on Warfarin at Time of Discharge: Another Reason to Avoid Warfarin as a Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis?
  16. Patients living alone can be safely discharged directly home after total joint arthroplasty a prospective cohort study
  17. Inadequate Glycemic Control Is Associated With Increased Surgical Site Infection in Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
  18. Diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection: The potential of next-generation sequencing
  19. Infection Following Total Joint Arthroplasty Is the Main Cause of Litigation: Data From One Metropolitan Area
  20. The 2018 Definition of Periprosthetic Hip and Knee Infection: An Evidence-Based and Validated Criteria