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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. Dr. Parvizi travels extensively across the globe to give lectures related to his area of expertise and has been given the honarary membership of numerous societies around the world. Dr. Parvizi is a native of Azerbaijan and lived there until the age of 16. He completed his medical school education in the United Kingdom. Following graduation from medical school he spent four years in surgical training that included cardiothocric surgery. Dr. Parvizi then traveled to the United States to spend two years at the Mayo Clinic to conduct research in identifying methods to regenerate cartilage and bone. After obtaining a Masters degree in molecular biology from the Mayo Clinic, Dr. Parvizi was offered a residency in orthopedic surgery at the Mayo Clinic. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the Mayo Clinic and traveled to Switzerland to do a fellowship in management of hip disorders in young adults. He spent time with Professor Ganz at the Inselspital, Berne in 2002. After completion of his fellowship, he joined the Rothman Institute.