ABOUT DR. MAZAHERY Dr. Thomas Mazahery grew up in Northern Virginia and wanted to return to the area after his Fellowship to begin his orthopaedic practice. Dr. Mazahery graduated with a BA in Biology from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, and earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. He then completed a general surgery internship and an orthopaedic surgery residency at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. Additionally, Dr. Mazahery completed a spine fellowship with the renowned surgeon Dr. Henry Bohlman at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio...

Dr. Thomas Mazahery grew up in Northern Virginia and wanted to return to the area after his Fellowship to begin his orthopaedic practice. Dr. Mazahery graduated with a BA in Biology from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, and earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. He then completed a general surgery internship and an orthopaedic surgery residency at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. Additionally, Dr. Mazahery completed a spine fellowship with the renowned surgeon Dr. Henry Bohlman at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

As a spine specialist, Dr. Mazahery enjoys helping his patients return to normal function and resume their active lifestyles. He is especially fascinated by degenerative spine conditions, cervical spine pathology, and research related to improving spine surgery and technology. Having participated in extensive training for cervical spine conditions, Dr. Mazahery’s special interests also include motion sparing technology, minimally invasive techniques, deformity correction, microsurgery, and the operative and non-operative care of the entire spine.

Active in many professional leadership roles, Dr. Mazahery has been the recipient of several research grants and has presented his research at national and international meetings. He is presently a participant in the AOA Emerging Leaders Program, a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the North American Spine Society.

Education

  • BA, University of Virginia
  • MD, Medical College of Virginia

Internship & Residency

  • General Surgery, Northwestern University
  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University

Fellowship

  • Spine Surgery, Case Western Reserve University

Board Certified

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Distinctions

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha

 

Areas of Specialization

  • Spine Surgery
  • Trauma
  • General Orthopaedics

Special Procedures/Techniques

  • Cervical spine surgery
    • Cervical disc replacement
    • Cervical deformity correction
    • Cervical corpectomy
    • Laminoplasty
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
    • XLIF
    • Minimally invasive TLIF
    • Computer assisted robotic surgery
    • Complex deformity correction

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