Dr. Babak Khamsi | Haider Spine Center
A Persian Orthopedic Surgeon in Riverside, California
Haider Spine Center (HSC) was founded by Dr. Thomas Haider in 1992. It is the largest comprehensive spine center in Southern California. The physicians of Haider Spine Center come from orthopedic surgery and neurosurgery background with fellowship training in spine surgery. Physicians at HSC serve as clinical faculty at the University of California Riverside and UCLA. Haider Spine Center provides comprehensive spine care including complex spine surgeries, scoliosis surgery, minimally invasive surgery, as well as a nonsurgical treatment for all types of spine conditions.
Dr. Babak Khamsi is a California native and finished his undergraduate studies in Electrical Engineering at UCLA, graduating Cum Laude and inducted into the prestigious honor societies Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu. He pursued his medical training at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. He completed an Orthopaedic Residency at Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School (formerly UMDNJ) where he served as Administrative Chief Resident and was recognized with “Resident Teaching Award” by his peers.
He completed his fellowship in Spine Surgery with world-renowned spine surgeons at UCLA. Dr. Khamsi’s focus on healthcare includes treating his patients as well as developing better models that would serve his community, therefore he obtained the highly sought after Healthcare Executive Masters of Business Administration (HCEMBA) from University of California, Irvine.
Dr. Khamsi has dedicated his service to Southern California as well as abroad, performing regular reconstructive spinal deformity surgeries for underserved populations in Mexico. He also serves as a clinical faculty at the University of California Riverside School of Medicine and is involved in training and educating future doctors. He has had several publications in books and peer-reviewed journals and stays active in research. Dr. Khamsi is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ABOS) and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and North American Spine Society (NASS).
Dr. Khamsi specializes in the non-operative and operative treatment of all conditions of neck and back. He is a proponent of conservative management and believes surgery should be reserved as the last option. In his free time, Dr. Khamsi enjoys playing and watching sports (GO RAMS!), attending cultural events, and spending quality time with his family and friends.
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