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Zafar S. Khan, MD Curriculum Vitae

  • Licenses:
  • Physician and Surgeon, State of California
  • Board Certification:
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Undergraduate Education:
  • 1990-1994 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore,
    Maryland Phi Beta Kappa
    Bachelor of Arts in Molecular Biology with Honors May 1994
  • Graduate Education:
  • 1994-1998 University of Maryland
    School of Medicine Baltimore,
    Maryland Cum Laude Doctor of Medicine June 1998
  • Internship:
  • Departments of Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery
    University of Illinois at Chicago Hospitals
    Chicago, Illinois 1998-1999
  • Residency:
  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    University of Illinois at Chicago Hospitals
    Chicago, Illinois 1999-2003

    Rotating Hospitals:

    University Of Illinois Hospital Chicago, Illinois

    Cook County Hospital Chicago, Illinois

    West Side Veterans Administration Hospital Chicago, Illinois

    Christ Hospital and Trauma Center Oak Lawn, Illinois

    Lutheran General Hospital Chicago, Illinois

    Illinois Masonic Hospital Chicago, Illinois

    Shriner’s Hospital for Children Chicago, Illinois

  • Present Hospital Affiliations:
  • Fountain Valley Regional Hospital
    Fountain Valley, California

    Hoag Memorial Hospital
    Newport Beach, California

    Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center
    Fountain Valley, California

  • Honors and Awards:
  • Best Doctors of Orange County, 2009; Orange Coast Magazine.

    Clinical Instructor, University of Louisville Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Louisville, Kentucky 2003-04

    Cum Laude, Doctor of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

    General Honors in Molecular Biology, Bachelor of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland

    Phi Beta Kappa, Bachelor of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland

    Golden Key National Honor Society, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland

    American Heart Association Research Grant, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

    Medical Scientist Research Training Program, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

  • Organizations:
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

    North American Spine Society

    Phi Beta Kappa Society

    Chicago Medical Society Illinois Medical Society

  • Presentations:
  • 1. Zafar Khan, MD. Lower Cervical Spine Injuries. University of Louisville Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Department of Neurosurgery Joint Spine Conference. September 2003.

    2. Zafar S. Khan, M.D., George Branovacki, MD, Benjamin A. Goldberg, M.D. and Farid Amirouche, Ph.D. A Comparison of Five Different #2 Polyester Suture Types used in Rotator Cuff Repairs. University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Senior Thesis, June 2003. Accepted for Poster Presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, March 10-14, 2004.

    3. Zafar S. Khan M.D., Anis Mekhail, M.D., Haluk Altiok, M.D., and John Lubicky, M.D. Issues with surgical treatment of thoracolumbar injuries (TLI) associated with spinal cord injury (SCI) in children and adolescents. University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Clinical Research Conference. Chicago, Illinois. April 2001.

    4. Zafar S. Khan M.D., Daniel Ocel, M.D. and Boonmee Chunprapah, M.D. Camitz Opponensplasty. University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Clinical Research Conference. Chicago, Illinois. May 2000.

    5. Zafar S. Khan M.D., Charles Drummond, M.D., Robert Wise, M.S., Andrew Foster, M.D. L-Arginine exerts positive functional effects during myocardial reperfusion independent of transamination and coronary tone. American Heart Association Summer Research Program. University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland. August 1995.

    6. Zafar S. Khan M.D., Victor Serubruany M.D., Michael Schlossberg M.D. and William Herzog M.D.. Effect of Coenzyme Q10 on Myocardial Stunning in Swine. American Heart Association Summer Research Program. University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland. August 1993

    7. Zafar S. Khan, M.D., Mladen Djurasovic, M.D. and Steven Glassman, M.D. The Consequences of Long Fusions Crossing the Thoracolumbar Junticion. Presented at the Annual Meeting North American Spine Society. Chicago, IL. Fall 2004.

    8. Zafar S. Khan, M.D., Vertebral Compression Fractures in the Elderly. Presented at the Tumor Board of Fountain Valley Hospital. January 2005.

    9. Zafar S. Khan, M.D., Vertebral Compression Fractures and Metastatic Disease. Presented at the Grand Rounds of Fountain Valley Hospital. February 2005.

    10. Zafar S. Khan, M.D., Back Pain and Spinal Fusion. Presented at Grand Rounds of Orange Coast Hospital. March 2005.

    11. Zafar S. Khan, M.D., Osteobiologics. Presented at the EBI/Biomet Spine Principals Meeting. Houston, Texas. May 2006.

    12. Zafar S. Khan, M.D., Posterior Cervical Fixation. Presented at the EBI/Biomet Spine Principals Meeting. Houston, Texas. May 2006.

    13. Zafar S. Khan, M.D., Treatment of Compression Fractures. Presented at the Fountain Valley Regional Hospital. July 2006.

    14. Zafar S. Khan, M.D., Degenerative Disc Disease of the Spine. Presented at the SeaSpine Users Meeting. July 2008.

  • Publications:
  • 1.Zafar S. Khan, M.D., and Benjamin A. Goldberg, M.D. Tips of the Trade: Percutaneous Antegrade Intramedullary Nailing of the Femur in the Obese Patient. American Journal of Orthopaedics, September 2004.

Fountain Valley Regional Hospital Hoag Orange Coast Medical Center