Babak Khamsi M.D. 300x300 - Babak Khamsi, M.D.Dr. Khamsi is a native of California 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. His Orthopaedic Residency was at Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School (formerly UMDNJ) where he served as administrative chief his last year and was recognized with “resident teaching award” by his peers.

He completed his fellowship in Spine Surgery under world renowned spine surgeons at UCLA. Dr. Khamsi is board eligible and is a member of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and North American Spine Society (NASS). He has had several publications in books and peer reviewed journals and stays active in research.



Education & Work
8/2012- 8/2013
University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Spine Fellowship

7/2007- 6/2012
University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ
Orthopaedic Residency

Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
Doctor of Medicine

University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Graduated Cum Laude

2010 – Current
Cervical lnstability after unilateral facet fracture

Does the Second-generation lntercalary Humeral Spacer Improve on the First?

Importance of physical therapy in outcome of surgery of upper extremity

Flexor Tendon Repair With FiberLoop Compared to Conventional Suture Materials: A Biomechanical Study

Critical Overview and Outlook in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery-Techniques, Evidence and Controversies
Book chapter
Being published by AOSpine

Vertebral Artery Injury in Blunt Cervical Spine Trauma
Spine Line. July-Aug 2012. 15- 25

Posterolateral instability of the elbow in an adolescent boy with a lateral epicondyle fracture: a case report.
Hand (NY) 2011 Mar;6(1):7l-5. Epub 2010 JuJ 14.

Orthopaedic-radiology-pathology conference: Forearm mass in a 15-year-old girl.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2007 Oct;463:229-36.

Use of Cross-Leg Flap for Soft-Tissue Coverage in Complicated Pilon Fracture: A Case Report.
Submitted for publication

Poster Presentations
Vertebral Artery Injury in Blunt Cervical Spine Trauma

New Jersey Orthopaedic Society – 2012

Flexor Tendon Repair With FiberLoop Compared to Conventional Suture Materials: A Biomechanical Study

American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Annual meeting, San Antonio, TX – August 2005

Orthopaedic Administrative Chief Resident – 2011-2012
NJMS Golden Apple Award Nominee for Excellence in Teaching – 2012
AOA-OREF Resident Leadership Forum Nominee – 2011
Tau-Beta-Pi: Engineering Honor Society – 2002
Etta-Kappa-Nu: Electrical Engineering Honor Society – 2002
Golden Key National Honor Society – 2002

Extra Curricular Activities
Fluent in English, Farsi (Persian)
Certified in Medical Spanish by University of Arizona – July 2006
Healthcare In Transition (HIT) – 2003-2004
Vice president; A student organization with objective of focusing on current issues of healthcare system and informing the students through meetings, guest speakers, forums
Graduate Student Council Representative – 2003-2005