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Dr. Alireza Khosroabadi, DPM

Dr. Alireza Khosroabadi, DPM

Dr. Alireza Khosroabadi is a Fellowship trained foot and ankle specialist graduated from New York College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Khosroabadi completed a three year surgical residency in New York. He also completed a one year fellowship at the Rubin institute for Advanced Orthopedics / International Center for Limb Lengthening at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore Maryland with world renowned Orthopedic Surgeons , Dror Paley M.D. and John Herzenberg M.D.

California State University of San Bernardino
5500 University Parkway
San Bernardino , CA 92407

New York College of Podiatric Medicine
1800 Park Ave
New York, NY 10035
Class of 2002

Board Certification:
National Board of Podiatric Medicine Exam
NBPME Part I : completed successfully in 2000.
NBPME Part II: completed successfully in 2001.
NBPME Part III: completed successfully in  2003.

Academic Achievements:

  • Surgeon education and training in Milan Italy with Dr. Alexander Kirienko MD.  September 2011.
  • Surgeon education and training with the Russian Ilizarov Scientific Center for Restorative Traumatology & Orthopedics ('The Center') in the city of Kurgan, Siberia, Russia. ( April 1st , April 11th )

  • Fellowship :
    • Clinical Fellow at “The International Center for Limb Lengthening and Limb Deformity” Sinai Hospital of Baltimore ( 2005-2006)
  • Residency:
    • NYCPM PSR-24 2004-2005 (Metropolitan Hospital Center  NY, NY ) Chief Resident
    • NYCPM PSR-12 2003-2004 (Metropolitan Hospital Center  NY, NY)
    • NYCPM RPR 2002-2003 (Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center  Staten Island , NY)

Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center Wound Care Certificate

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles (1996)
Richard Nimni, M.D., Director , Orthopedics Department
Title: Research assistant
Duties: Harvesting of bone samples from rats for the preparation of bone matrix .

Publications and Posters :
In progress

  1. Fibular Hemimela , Manifestation In Foot and Ankle , A New Classification      ( poster ACFAS 2006).
  2. De-Syndactilization With Mini External Fixator ,Without The Use Of Skin Graft.
  3. Modified Evans Calcaneal Osteotomy, A New Technique.
  4. The Use Of Screw For Epiphysiodesis Of Proximal Fibular.
  5. Illizarov Surgery a Multispecialty Approach.
  6. Talo-calcaneal osteotomy ( U-osteotomy ), indication and technique.

Residency Experience:

  • Metropolitan Hospital (our main Rotating Hospital) has no Orthopedic Residents or Physician assistants. Therefore podiatric residents carry the Orthopedic on-call pager and were involved in all orthopedic emergencies and operations. A total of 5 months of the rotations were dedicated to running the orthopedic service.
  • Surgical and conservative management of diabetic foot ( foot clinics of NY are the largest foot specialty facility in State of NY)
  • Surgical management of forefoot , midfoot and hindfoot deformities, as well as non- unions and malunions .
  • Extensive experience with pre and postoperative management of patients seen in the outpatient clinic.
  • My duties as chief resident entailed the organization of call schedules,  delegation and coordination of 6 junior residents , the coordination of journal clubs, chapter reviews, and social engagements, as well as overseeing the resolution of any additional issues among the residents.
  •  By completing my chief residency at Metropolitan Hospital, an affiliate of NYCPM  ,  I was entrusted with the coordination and execution of  teaching activities for rotating students involving both clinical sessions as well as  Surgery Club educational sessions.  In addition to this I coordinated several  board review lectures.
  • Residency Rotations:  Emergency Medicine, Orthopedic surgery, Pathology, Radiology, Pediatric, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Vascular Surgery, Anesthesiology, Infectious Diseases.
  • Residency Surgical Experience:
  • Various foot Trauma
  • Hallux Valgus,Varus, limitus
  • Nerve Releases
  • Pes Cavus and Planus
  • Implants ( MPJs, arthroresis)
  • Various Arthodesis of Midfoot
  • Tendon Transfers
  • Tarsal Coalition
  • Various Osteotomies
  • Clubfoot/ metadductus casting and surgeries

Fellowship Experience
The International Center for Limb Lengthening (ICLL) is world renowned for its’ expertise in limb lengthening and reconstruction. The ICLL, part of the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics, opened at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore in July of 2001 with a brand new six-story facility designed by the Center's co-founders, Drs. Dror Paley (first orthopedic surgeon to introduce the Ilizarov method to the United States and Canada in 1985), John E. Herzenberg(chief of pediatric orthopedics at Sinai Hospital and co-director of the ICLL) the first team in the United States to dedicate their practices to limb lengthening and deformity reconstruction.

  • Fellowship Clinical Experience:           
    • The treatment of children and adults with upper and lower limb length discrepancies, short stature, limb deformities, nonunions, bone defects, bone infections, joint contractures, arthritis and distraction treatment of Perthes disease.
    • Participating at a  major referral center for the Ponseti method of Clubfoot treatment. This facility offers  friday clinics  exclusively dedicated to the management of infants with clubfoot deformity and provides extensive experience with castings and tenotomies.
    • During my training I have been involved in a multi-modal approach to patient management by being an active participant with the departments of physical therapy, occupational therapy, radiology and the gait analysis lab all of which operate exclusively for the ICLL
Fellowship Surgical Experience:

  • Deformity Planning ( CORA)
  • Muscle , Tendon Transfers
  • Application of External fixation (TSF, Ilizarov, monolateral )
  • Bone Deformities, Malunions, Non unions (distraction Osteogenesis )
  • Supramalleolar and Focal dome Osteotomies for (Varus, Valgus, Procurvatum ,recurvatum and rotational) doformities
  • Ankle Fusion, Flattop Talus, ankle distraction ( ilizarov) , subtalar distraction for treatment of OA.
  • Flexion/extension Contractures of ankle and knee
  • Limb Lengthening ( ISKD, TSF, Ilizarov, LRS )
  • Treatment of Fibular Hamimelia, Tibia Hamemelia, Congenital Femoral Deficiency
  • Ponseti treatment for Clubfoot deformity, and PMR.
  • Perthes ( core  decompression + Hip distraction)
  • Fixator assisted Nailing (FAN), Plating (FAP) and lengthening over nail (LON)
  • Charcot Foot treatment with external fixator
  • Corticotomies (multiple hole technique) and osteotomies (Gigli saw technique)
  • Achondroplasia and Hypochondroplasia
  • Entrapments ; Tarsal tunnel, Peroneals, femoral nerve
  • Severe Cavus foot , pes planus and neglected clubfoot using ( ilizarov fixator/TSF)


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