Shahin S. Rad, MD
Shahin S. Rad, MD is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon. He is fellowship-trained
in hip and knee replacement. He attended the University of California
Los Angeles (UCLA), and graduated with honors and Phi Beta Kappa with
a Bachelor’s degree in psychobiology. He received his Doctorate
of Medicine at the Chicago Medical School, where he was elected to the
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.
Dr. Rad completed his internship at the prestigious Brown University in
Rhode Island, and his orthopaedic surgery residency at McLaren-Flint through
Michigan State University. Dr. Rad also served as the only Chief resident
during his residency. Throughout his residency, he was trained extensively
in primary total knee replacement with patient specific custom implants,
partial knee replacement, revision total knee replacement, and primary
and revision total hip replacement, including direct anterior hip replacement,
as well as shoulder replacement.
Dr. Rad pursued his passion, and completed a fellowship in joint replacement
at the University of Southern California. His training included primary
total knee replacement, primary total hip replacement, revision total
knee anthroplasty, and revision total knee arthroplasty. He is trained
in Mako Robotic partial knee replacement, robotic total hip replacement,
and computer navigation total knee and hip replacement. During his fellowship,
Dr. Rad also served as a clinical instructor in orthopaedic at the University
of Southern California, training orthopaedic residents and medical students.
Dr. Rad is active in orthopaedic surgery research and has presented his
work at numerous local, national and international meetings. He has published
articles in prestigious publications including the Journal of Bone &
Joint Surgery, Bone and Joint Journal (formerly British Journal of Bone
& Joint Surgery), Journal of Arthroscopy, and the American Journal
of Sports Medicine, among others. He has also published many instructional
course lectures, and has been recognized for his research with the Michigan
State University annual research award.
He is a member of the California Orthopaedic Association and American
Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, as well as a fellow of the American
Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.