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Payam Farjoodi, MD Curriculum Vitae

11160 Warner Ave Suite 315
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
(714) 850−7300

WORK HISTORY

Coastline Orthopaedic Associates August 2012 - Current

Healthpointe Medical Group September 2011 – June 2012

EDUCATION

University of California, San Diego, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery San Diego, CA Spine fellowship August 2010 – August 2011

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Baltimore, MD Orthopaedic Surgery Residency July 2006 –July 2010

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Baltimore, MD Internship July 2005 –July 2006

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine Baltimore, MD Doctor of Medicine degree May 2005

University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA Bachelor of Science with Honors, Biochemistry May 2001

AWARDS/HONORS

Summa Cum Laude

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Golden Key National Honor Society

Reviewer, The Spine Journal October 2012 – Current

Founding Member and Vice President, Iranian American Medical Association- California Chapter 2012- Current

Administrative Chief Resident - Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital 2009 – 2010

Contributing Team Physician, Baltimore Orioles Baseball Organization 2009 Season, 2010 Spring Training and Season

Second Place, Poster Presentation. Evaluation of the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination: Spine Questions. OREF Resident Research Symposium. May 18, 2009; University of Virginia, VA

Johns Hopkins Scholarship 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Henry Strong Denison Award for Medical Student Research 2004 Parkinson’s Disease Foundation Research Fellow June-August 2002 Provost’s Honors List, UCLA 1997-2001

G&M Scholarship, UCLA 2000-2001

May Ballard Scholarship, UCLA 1999-2000

Lew & Eddie Wasserman Scholarship, UCLA 1998-1999

Alumni Scholarship, UCLA 1997-1999

PUBLICATIONS

Farjoodi P, Allen RT, Garfin SR. Chapter 51:Spondylolisthesis reduction and fixation techniques Surgical Atlas of Spinal Operations. In press.

Rana S, Farjoodi P, Haloman S, Dutton P, Hariri A, Ward S, Chang D, Garfin SR. Anatomic Evaluation of the Sacroiliac Joint: A Radiographic Study. In submission to Spine

Mesfin A, Farjoodi P, Tuakli-Wosornu YA, Yan AY, Lemma MA, LaPorte DM. An analysis of the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination rehabilitation section. J Surg Educ. 2012;69(3):286-291

Farjoodi P, Marker DR, McCallum JI, Frassica FJ, Mears SC. Review of the current literature as a preparatory tool for the trauma content of the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination. Orthopedics. 2011;34(5):361

Strike SA, Johnston JC, Farjoodi P. Septic elbow in the setting of neuropathic joint as the initial presentation of a cervical syrinx. Orthopedics. 2011 Apr 11;34(4)

Farjoodi P, Riley III LH, Skolasky R. The Effect of Hospital Volume on In-Hospital Complications in Lumbar Spine Fusion. Spine. 2011 Feb 18

Farjoodi P, Mesfin A, Carrino JA, Khanna AJ. Magnetic resonance imaging of the musculoskeletal system: basic science, pulse sequences, and a systematic approach to image interpretation. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010;92(Suppl 2):105-116

Farjoodi P, Khanna AJ, Marker D, Frassica FJ. Evaluation of the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination: Spine Questions. J Surg Educ,2010;67(3):139-142

Farjoodi P, Johnson TS. Proximal tibiofibular ganglion cyst causing peroneal nerve irritation: a case report. Curr Orthop Practice, 2010;21(2):209-212.

Gebauer GP, Farjoodi P, Sciubba B, Gokaslan Z, Riley III LH, Wasserman BA, Khanna AJ. MRI of Spine Tumors: Compartmental Classification, Differential Diagnoses and Spectrum of Disease. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Nov;90 Suppl 4:146-62

Hoernschemeyer D, Farjoodi P, Cheng J, Sponseller PD. A study of the cutaneous nerves encountered during thoracoplasty. Spine. 2007 Feb 1;32(3):301-5.

Co-Author, First Aid Question and Answer for the USMLE Step 2 CK, McGraw-Hill 2008

Lemma M, Yan A, Lee R, Mesfin A, Farjoodi P, Osgood G. Johns Hopkins Hospital Resident Posting Manual for Orthopaedic Trauma, 2010

Farjoodi P, Papp D, Johnston J, Mesfin A. Johns Hopkins Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Survival Guide, 2009

Farjoodi P, Khanna AJ.,Congenital Anomalies of the Occipitocervical Junction. Orthopedics Hyperguide

Farjoodi P, Khanna AJ., Anterior Approaches to the Thoracic Spine. Orthopedics Hyperguide

Farjoodi P, Khanna AJ., Posterior Approaches to the Thoracic Spine. Orthopedics Hyperguide

PRESENTATIONS

Lee YP, Farjoodi P, Zlomislic V, Allen RT, Garfin SR. Review of Adjacent Segment Degeneration in Patients who have had Laminectomy versus Laminectomy and Fusion. Spine Study Group Meeting. May 19 – May 22, 2011; West Palm Beach, FL

Lee YP, Farjoodi P, Zlomislic V, Allen RT, Garfin SR. Review of Adjacent Segment Degeneration in Patients who have had Laminectomy versus Laminectomy and Fusion. AO Spine Fellows Forum. 9th Annual Meeting. March 31 – April 3, 2011; Banff, Canada

Farjoodi P. Cervical Spine Injuries in the Athlete. University of California, San Diego Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Grand Rounds April 6, 2011

Farjoodi P, Salari N, Freehill MF, Wilckens JH, Khanna AJ. Evaluation and Management of the Cervical Spine in the Contact Athlete. Scientific Exhibit. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 77th Annual Meeting. February 15 – 19, 2011; San Diego, CA

Mesfin A, Farjoodi P, Yan AY, Lemma ML, LaPorte DM. An Analysis of the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination Rehabilitation Section. Poster. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 77th Annual Meeting. February 15 – 19, 2011; San Diego, CA

Freehill MT, Ebel BG, Bancells RL, Farjoodi P, Bernard J, Cosgarea AJ, Wilckens JH. Bridging the Gap: What are they throwing? Why is that important? Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association and Professional Baseball Trainers Association at the Major League Baseball Annual Winter Meetings. Orlando, Florida. December 5, 2010

Farjoodi P, Riley III LH, Skolasky R. The Effect of Hospital Volume on In-Hospital Complications in Lumbar Spine Fusion. Poster. North American Spine Society. October 6, 2010; Orlando, Fl

Farjoodi P. Cervical Spine Injuries in the Athlete. Johns Hopkins Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Grand Rounds April 8, 2010

Farjoodi P, Marker DM, Khanna AJ, Frassica FJ. Evaluation of the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination: Spine Questions. OREF Resident Research Symposium. May 18, 2009; University of Virginia, VA

Farjoodi P. The history and biomechanics of Total Joint Arthroplasty. CBID Master’s Orientation April 2009; Johns Hopkins University

Gebauer GP, Farjoodi P, Sciubba B, Gokaslan Z, Riley III LH, Wasserman BA, Khanna AJ. MRI of Spine Tumors: Compartmental Classification, Differential Diagnoses and Spectrum of Disease. Scientific Exhibit, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 75th Annual Meeting. March 5 – 9, 2008; San Francisco, CA.

Farjoodi P, Hoernschemeyer D, A study of the cutaneous nerves encountered during thoracoplasty. Maryland Orthopaedic Association meeting Baltimore, MD 2005

SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

Iranian American Medical Association 2012 - current

California Orthopaedic Association 2011- current

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2010 - current

North American Spine Society 2010 - current

AO Spine Society 2010

Maryland Orthopaedic Society 2005-2010

Fountain Valley Regional Hospital Hoag Orange Coast Medical Center