Alidad Ghiassi

Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery

Areas of treatment:

Hand Surgery
Upper Extremities (Hand, Wrist, Fingers, Elbow and Shoulder)


  • Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Alidad Ghiassi, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery

Practicing locations:

  • Beverly Hills Doctors Surgery Center
  • USC Healthcare Center 2
  • USC Orthopaedic Surgery - Westwood

About this doctor:

Dr. Alidad Ghiassi specializes in the management of complex problems of the upper extremity; he specializes in treating patients with common hand, elbow and shoulder disorders including peripheral nerve injuries, degenerative changes secondary to osteoarthritis and sports injuries. Dr. Ghiassi aims at understanding the patients’ needs and alleviating their symptoms in a kind and compassionate manner. He is actively involved in both education and research. He has an unwavering commitment and passion for teaching and he has been recognized as one of the premier educators in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. His research includes the evaluation of outcomes and the optimal management of hand and upper extremity injuries. In addition to practicing at Keck Medicine of USC campus, Dr. Ghiassi also sees patients at the Westwood Clinic located at 1033 Gayley Ave., Suite 104, in Los Angeles and performs surgical procedures in the Beverly Hills Doctors Surgery Center.


MD, Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1994.
BS in Biomedical Engineering, Cum Laude, University of California, San Diego, 1990.


LAC+USC Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1994-1995


LAC+USC Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1995-1999


UCLA Medical Center, Hand and Microvascular Surgery, 1999-2000


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional society memberships:

American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Southern California Society for Surgery of the Hand


Orthopaedic Teaching Award, 2013.
Plastic Surgery Teaching Award, 2013.
Teaching Award, Keck School of Medicine Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2010.