Hosted by Dr. Scott Sigman – “Dr. Javad Parvizi”

This week we’re rerunning a classic Ortho Show episode from February 2, 2022 to commemorate orthopedic great Dr. Javad Parvizi’s retirement.

Dr. Javad Parvizi is an American Board Certified, fellowship trained, Orthopaedic Surgeon and the Director of Clinical Research at the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute.  Dr. Parvizi started at Rothman in 2003.  He holds the James Edwards Professor Chair of Orthopaedics at Thomas Jefferson University.  He specializes in the management of young patients with hip disorders such as dysplasia, femoroacetabular impingement and other complex hip and knee conditions.  He is a renowned world expert in the field of periprosthetic joint infection, joint preservation, and joint reconstruction. 

Topics include:

-He joined Rothman Orthopaedics in 2003 as the 13th physician and today, Rothman has over 250+ physicians. Dr. Parvizi tells us about the vision of Dr. Richard Rothman in creating Rothman Orthopedics and “private-medics,” where private practice comes together with academics.

-We discuss the creation of Parvizi Surgical Innovation (PSI), established in 2016, with a founding circle of 32 individuals. They follow an incubator model to evaluate innovative ideas with a product council, financing and resources.

-Only two of our guests have their own Wikipedia pages and Dr. Parvizi is one of them. Check out Dr. Parvizi’s page with his vast accolades and accomplishments here.

-We hear about where does he think we are going in the war on bacteria and infections?

-We also hear Dr. Parvizi’s great wisdom on innovation. He says it simplifies life, makes it more affordable and changes status quo positively.

Find out more about Dr. Parvizi here.