Dr. Rav Khazai is an orthopaedic traumatologist who specializes in the management of acute traumatic injuries and in post-traumatic reconstruction. His focuses include management of complex fractures, in particular those of the pelvis and acetabulum, malunion and nonunion repair, and limb deformity correction.
As part of Steward Medical Group, Dr. Khazai primarily manages patients through the inpatient Orthopaedic Trauma Service at Good Samaritan and St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, but routinely sees consultations and less acute injuries through the Steward Orthopaedic Clinics in North Easton, MA.
His orthopaedic training was completed at the University of Chicago, with additional subspecialty fellowship training in orthopaedic trauma at the University of California Davis, as well as further fellowship training in trauma and septic surgery at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV) in Lausanne, Switzerland. He has experience at several Level 1 Trauma Centers, working with medical students and residents, teaching surgical skills and the concepts behind orthopaedic trauma care.
He has an academic background with a strong passion for education. Dr. Khazai is involved with the Orthopaedic Trauma Association and AO Trauma North America. He has several peer-reviewed publications and is active in clinical research to further the field of trauma care.
St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
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Tejwani NC, Khazai RS, Gladden P, Wolinsky PR. Femur Fractures: Subtrochanteric. Instr Course Lect. 2021; 70:101-120. PMID: 33438907
Khazai RS, Lee CS, Boyajian HH, Shi LL, Athiviraham A. Rates of Subsequent Shoulder Surgery Within Three Years for Patients Undergoing SLAP Repair Versus Biceps Tenodesis. Arthrosc Sports Med Rehabil. 2020 Apr; 2(2):e129-e135. PMID: 32368749; PMCID: PMC7190541; DOI: 10.1016/j.asmr.2020.01.003;
Stewart RJ, Landy DC, Khazai RS, Cohen JB, Ho SS, Dirschl DR. Association of Injury Energy Level and Neurovascular Injury Following Knee Dislocation. J Orthop Trauma. 2018 11; 32(11):579-584. PMID: 30086041; DOI: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000001277;
Khazai RS, Weatherford BM. Current Strategies in the Management of Syndesmostic Injuries. Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery. 2018.
Khazai RS, Boyadjian H, Lindsay-Rivera K, Shi LL, Athiviraham A. Early Rates of Revision of Knee Cartilage Restoration Surgery and Conversion to Arthroplasty within Five Years. Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine. 2017. View Publication
Sherman SL, Khazai RS, James CH, Stoker AM, Flood DL, Cook JL. In Vitro Toxicity of Local Anesthetics and Corticosteroids on Chondrocyte and Synoviocyte Viability and Metabolism. Cartilage. 2015 Oct; 6(4):233-40. PMID: 26425261; PMCID: PMC4568732; DOI: 10.1177/1947603515594453;
Sherman SL, James C, Stoker AM, Cook CR, Khazai RS, Flood DL, Cook JL. In Vivo Toxicity of Local Anesthetics and Corticosteroids on Chondrocyte and Synoviocyte Viability and Metabolism. Cartilage. 2015 Apr; 6(2):106-12. PMID: 26069713; PMCID: PMC4462250; DOI: 10.1177/1947603515571001;
Gallizzi MA, Khazai RS, Gagnon CM, Bruehl S, Harden RN. Use of a medication quantification scale for comparison of pain medication usage in patients with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). Pain Med. 2015 Mar; 16(3):494-500. PMID: 25220567; DOI: 10.1111/pme.12549;
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2020 Massachusetts Orthoapedic Association:
2019 AO Trauma North America:
2019 California Medical Asssociation:
2017 Orthopaedic Trauma Association:
2017-2019 University of Chicago Orthopaedic Faculty:
2016-2019 University of Chicago Hip Fracture Care Improvement Initiative:
2014 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons:
2014-2019 University of Chicago Promotions and Honors Committee:
2013-2014 University of Missouri School of Medicine:
Clinical Letters of Commendation in Surgery, Neurology, and Pediatrics
Memb Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society: