Dr. Armen Khachatryan, MD

Dr. Armen Khachatryan, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Armen Khachatryan, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in West Jordan, UT and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.Read his story

3584 W 9000 S Ste 405

West Jordan, UT 84088

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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Disc Replacement
very high
more than 97% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Khachatryan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Khachatryan "Dr. Armen Khachatryan is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive microsurgery and the treatment of cervical and lumbar spinal disease. In addition to broad training in many traditional spinal surgical options — such as decompression laminectomies and fusion — Dr. Khachatryan has extensive experience in minimally invasive surgery, motion preservation technology, artificial disc replacement and non-fusion technologies. Dr Khachatryan has been a clinical investigator in a number of different FDA clinical trials, including a novel bioactive composite for vertebral fracture treatment and a pivotal FDA trial for Mobi-C cervical artificial disc replacement. After nearly six years of clinical trials, this device was approved by the FDA for clinical use in August 2013. Mobi-C is currently the only artificial disc replacement available in United States that has been approved by the FDA both for single and two level disc replacement surgery."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Khachatryan "Historically, most cervical surgeries result in fusion, which provides pain relief, but at a cost of loss of motion and higher risk of additional future surgeries. Recent clinical studies have shown that 4 years after cervical fusion, the risk of adjacent level degeneration is increased by nearly three-fold compared to disc replacement.

The Disc Replacement Center at Jordan Valley Medical Center offers an alternative—artificial disc replacement, which provides pain relief and preserves motion and function."

Learn how disc replacement improves range of motion."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Runner's Knee
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy


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20  Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Massachusetts Institu
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Mit
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Ut
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Utah Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Utah Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Khachatryan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Khachatryan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Khachatryan to family and friends
34 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

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  • 2
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Dr. Khachatryan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Very poor experience with Dr. K. We waited several hours to see him. He was very unclear in regard to my pain and any possible treatment plan. Not very personable or empathetic. Appeared to minimized some very significant neck issues that I am having. A waste of my time.
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My appointment with Dr. Khachaturian was not a good one. I waited over two and a half hours. I saw the PA first then the doctor. I found Dr to be aloof, unhelpful and not empathetic. He seemed to have little concern for my pain or a treatment plan. I left more frustrated and upset. As a patient I...more
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Hi Mark! We are sorry to hear about your experience with Dr. K and his staff. It was never our intention to be appear unhelpful or unkind. We have passed your comments on so we can use this feedback to improve our office. Thank you.

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Had what was described as a simple discectomy by Dr. Khachatryn three years ago. Leg has been numb and painful ever since. He says all went well.
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Dr. K is an amazing surgeon. He performed back surgery on my 80 year old mother in March of 2017. Prior to surgery my mother was on a large amount of pain medication, not able to sleep, and making monthly visits to the ER because she was in so much pain. Now, she is off all of the pain...more
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Dr. K. Is amazing! If you have back issues and need fusion and/or a artificial disc he is awesome. The fusion he does still allows movement and takes strain off needing further future fusion's. I know many people with a standard fusion, and they continue to deteriorate. He will answer your...more
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