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Safdar N. Khan, MD


Safdar N. Khan, MDPosition: Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics; Chief, Division of Spine

Contact Information:

  • Clinic: (614) 293-0706
  • Office: (614) 293-0706
  • Fax: (614) 293-6250

Medical School: M.D., The Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan, 1998
Research Associate: Spinal Reconstructive Service, The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, 2004
Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA, 2010 (6-year Resident-Research Scholar Track)
Fellowship: Spine and Scoliosis Surgery; Rush-St Luke’s Presbyterian Medical Center and Shriner’s Hospital for Children, Chicago, IL, 2011

Clinical Interests: Complex adult and pediatric spine surgery, spinal deformity surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, reconstruction of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine, herniated discs, spinal stenosis, degenerative scoliosis, spondylolisthesis, kyphosis, infantile, juvenile and adolescent scoliosis, spinal trauma, fractures, tumors and infections.

Research Interests: Biology of spinal fusion and fracture healing, intervertebral disc repair, application of regenerative molecular medicine to the treatment of spinal disorders.

Curriculum Vitae

Notes: Dr Khan joined the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Ohio State University Medical Center in August 2011. Dr. Khan has served on the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Biological Implants Committee and has received awards for his research from the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation, Scoliosis Research Society, Orthopaedic Trauma Association and Western Orthopaedic Association. He is the author of more than 60 peer-reviewed publications and 10 book chapters and has guest edited several major publications.