Dr. Javad Parvizi, MD

Dr. Javad Parvizi, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Javad Parvizi, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University of Sheffield in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and joint reconstruction orthopedic surgery.Read his story

925 Chestnut St Fl 5

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Contact Information

(267) 339-3500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
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Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Parvizi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Parvizi "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."


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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

32  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis


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18  Procedures

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  • University of Sheffield
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University of Sheffield / School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Newcastle upon Tyne and University of Edinburgh,
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Royal College Of Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Berne
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Parvizi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Parvizi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parvizi to family and friends
97 total reviews (30 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (97)

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Dr. Parvizi'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 (30)

Dr Parvizi replaced my left hip Nov 29, 2017 (anterior))- Amazing surgeon, compassionate physician and everyone in support complex were fantastic. Having suffered many years due to OA, to be walking and given my life back is something I will be grateful for ALWAYS. I am now on schedule for my...more
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Dissapointed on many levels. 8 months post anterior hip replacement I still have pain shooting down thigh. I was told it had nothing to do with the surgery. My PT said there was a 2cm leg length discrepancy and Dr Parvizzi said 4mm but never measured me (calls it pelvic obliquity). He showed me...more
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Dear Patient, If interested in discussing your concerns further, please contact us directly at 267-339-3689. Sincerely, Rothman Institute

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Dr. Parvizi provided me with a hip replacement 5 years ago. It's marvelous. I forget it is an artificial joint. His work was perfect. The incision was tiny but beyond that, the hip was a perfect fit for me and I am able to hike, do spin classes and step aerobics once more. I sleep on that hip and...more
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Dr. Parvizi is not only an excellent orthopedic surgeon but I also found him to be a very kind and considerate gentleman. I can't thank him enough for the reconstruction work he performed on my hip, following a history of 4 dislocations and revision surgery performed elsewhere, I am pleased and...more
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Dr. Parvizi was amazing. My hip was completely deteriorated and he took me in for surgery a week after my appointment. I'm five months post surgery and I feel better than ever! He has a wonderful bedside manner before and after.
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