Reza Omid

Associate Professor Of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Reza Omid

Areas of treatment:

Shoulder:
o Traumatic Disorders of the Shoulder
o Acromioclavicular (AC) Injuries (Shoulder Separations)
o Fractures of the Shoulder/Clavicle/Scapula
o Rotator Cuff Tears
o Calcific Tendonitis
o Shoulder Instability (Shoulder Dislocations)
o Labral Tears
o Shoulder Arthritis
Arthroscopic Treatment
Arthroplasty (Shoulder Replacement)
Revision of Previously Failed Arthroplasty
o Shoulder Impingement
o Shoulder Stiffness (Frozen Shoulder)
Elbow:
o Traumatic disorders of the Elbow
o Fractures of the Arm and Elbow
o Elbow Arthritis
Arthroscopic Treatment
Arthroplasty (Elbow Replacement)
Revision of Previously Failed Arthroplasty
o Elbow Instability (Ligament Injuries)
o Elbow Stiffness
Knee:
o Sports Related Injuries of the Knee
o Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tears
o Meniscus Tears
o Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tears
o Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL)/Posterolateral Corner Injuries
o Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tears
o Cartilage Injuries
Hip:
o Arthroscopic Treatment For:
Sports Related Labral tears
Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)

Specialties:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Department:

  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Languages:

  • English
  • Farsi

Reza Omid, MD

Associate Professor Of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • Keck Medicine of USC – 1808 Verdugo Blvd.
  • USC Healthcare Center 2

About this doctor:

Dr. Omid is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He specializes in complex reconstruction of all shoulder and elbow conditions.  He also has extensive experience in all arthroscopic procedures and has pioneered several novel minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques for shoulder reconstruction. Dr. Omid leads the Shoulder & Elbow Trauma Service at LAC+USC Medical Center, one of the busiest Level 1 trauma centers in the nation. He is actively involved in research and has authored numerous articles. His areas of interest include shoulder arthritis, rotator cuff tears, shoulder separations and dislocations and fractures of the shoulder and elbow. Dr. Omid has special expertise in total shoulder and elbow replacement and arthoscopic procedures of the shoulder and elbow. Dr. Omid is also involved in numerous national organizations including the prestigious American Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons (ASES) Society, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), and Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA).  He received his medical degree from Chicago Medical School where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed post graduate fellowship training in shoulder and elbow reconstruction at the world renowned Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hospital shoulder and elbow program in St. Louis.

Education:

2011 Sports Medicine Fellowship (Matt Matava M.D.) Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
2010 - 2011 Shoulder & Elbow Reconstruction Fellowship (Ken Yamaguchi, M.D, Leesa Galatz, M.D, Jay Keener, M.D)
Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
2005-2010 Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program
University of Southern California/Keck School of Medicine
2001-2005 Doctor of Medicine Chicago Medical School
2000-2001 Master of Science - Medical Imaging Science CMS/Department of Medical Radiation Physics
1999-2000 Research Assistant Cancer Research Institute, University of California Irvine
1994-2000 Bachelor of Science Biology University of California, Irvine

Internships:

LAC + USC Medical Center, orthopedic surgery, 2005-2010

Residencies:

LAC + USC Medical Center, orthopedic surgery, 2005-2010

Fellowships:

Washington University School of Medicine, shoulder & elbow reconstruction, 2010-2011

Professional society memberships:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Arthroscopy Association of North America
California Orthopaedic Association
Western Orthopaedic Association
University of Southern California Graduate Orthopaedic Society

Awards:

2010 - Herman Epstein Award (Most Outstanding Resident)
2009 - Administrative Chief Resident USC/Keck School of Medicine
2004 - Alpha Omega Alpha
2004 -The Chancellor's List (National Honor Society)
1997 - Excellence in Research Award