Spine surgeon leader to know: Dr. Mohammad Diab of UCSF

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Mohammad Diab, MD, is chief of pediatric orthopedics at University of California, San Francisco. He also provides care at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. He also holds the endowed chair in medical education for the department of orthopedic surgery and is a member of the Academy of Medical Educators at UCSF. Additionally, he is the director of the surgical subspecialities required elective that all medical students take at UCSF.

Dr. Diab is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America and Scoliosis Research Society. He is the author of the standard textbook "Principles of Paediatric Orthopaedics" as well as numerous articles published in prestigious journals such as Spine and Orthopedics.


Dr. Diab's areas of clinical interest include spinal deformities such as scoliosis, kyphosis, and spondylolisthesis. He also treats hip dysplasia and fractures.


Dr. Diab earned his medical degree at Stanford University School of Medicine I Palo Alto, Calif. He completed his residency at University of Washington, School of Medicine in Seattle. He has also completed a fellowship in pediatric orthopedic surgery at Harvard University in Boston.

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