Dr. Ghassan Boghosian, DO

Dr. Ghassan Boghosian, DO

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Ghassan Boghosian, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Rancho Mirage, CA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicine--Erie in 2004 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery.Read his story

39000 Bob Hope Dr

Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Contact Information

(760) 568-2684

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Replacement
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hip Replacement
very high
more than 95% of peers
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
more than 80% of peers

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Dr. Boghosian's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Boghosian "Dr. Boghosian is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, specializing in adult primary and revision joint replacement of the hip and knee. He tailors individual treatment plans for all of his patients with the goal of restoring function and relieving pain as quickly and completely as possible to improve quality of life. Dr. Boghosian completed his fellowship training at the world renowned Cleveland Clinic, where he gained extensive experience in minimally invasive techniques to treat osteoarthritis of the hip and knee. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at South Point Hospital, also a Cleveland Clinic Hospital, where he served as the Chief Resident. Dr. Boghosian obtained his medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and his bachelor's degree from San Diego State University. While at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation he trained in utilizing minimally invasive techniques in hip and knee replacements, such as direct anterior hip and sub-vastus approach to the knee. He became proficient at computer navigation to reconstruct joints, hip arthroscopy, and other joint preservation techniques. Most importantly, he gained valuable experience in managing revision cases for patients who have complicated failed hip and knee replacements. He continues to remain active in academia, local leadership and his community. Dr. Boghosian frequently holds lectures and seminars in an attempt to educate the community about arthritis and other related ailments. He also enjoys invitations to national orthopedic seminars where he lectures to fellow orthopedic surgeons about his specialty. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), American Osteopathic Academy Orthopedics (AOAO), American Academy of Orthopedic surgery (AAOS), and The American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS). Dr. Boghosian takes a very personal approach to treating his patients and strives to return patients to activities that are important to them."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Boghosian ""As a hip and knee replacement specialist, I am privileged to have the opportunity to restore people's function and alleviate their pain.""

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

15  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Orthopedic Disorders
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

10  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • San Diego State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicine--Erie
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Meridia South Pointe Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Meridia South Pointe Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Boghosian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Boghosian's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Boghosian to family and friends
40 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

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Dr. Boghosian's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr. Boghosian replaced my hip May 2017. The surgery was very successful. I had little pain, a rapid recovery and was able to return to all my activities within a month. In addition he is a very caring person, taking time to explain options and procedures and concerned for the health and comfort...more
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I heard many positive comments about Dr. Boghosian after being been referred to him for hip surgery and I unequivocally say he exceeded ALL expectations. Aside from his excellent reputation as the best ortho surgeon around, he's incredibly kind & caring - truly a Dr who is sincerely "interested"...more
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Dr. Boghosian performed hip replacement surgery on me in January, 2017. All aspects of the surgery were explained fully to me, and the procedure itself went well without complication. Dr. Boghosian is an extremely well-qualified, well-trained and empathetic orthopedic surgeon. I would recommend...more
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Dr. Boghosian and his whole staff are very professional and very nice! He will answer all your questions and does not talk down to you and is very concerned about your well being before and after the surgery. Very, very professional! I highly recommend him?
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He is a great Ortho surgeon! He replaced both of my knees on the same day. He explained everything and the challenges I might have. I was up for a tough few weeks but it was painless! I walked out of the hospital the 2nd day after surgery and within a 10 days I noticed I forgot my walker on...more
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