Dr. Sam Akhavan MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Sam Akhavan is an orthopedic surgeon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Allegheny General Hospital and St. Clair Hospital. He received his medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and has been in practice for 13 years. He is one of 31 doctors at Allegheny General Hospital and one of 43 at St. Clair Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Allegheny General Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

St. Clair Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2001–2007

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Class of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Understanding bony safety zones in the posterior iliac crest: an anatomic study from the Hamann-Todd collection.
Smucker, J. D., Akhavan, S., Furey, C.

Complications of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
Matava, M. J., Muller, M. S., Clinton, C. M., Rodeo, S. A., Akhavan, S., Parker, R. D.

Steroids and risk factors for airway compromise in multilevel cervical corpectomy patients: a prospective, randomized, double-blind study.
Emery, S. E., Akhavan, S., Miller, P., Furey, C. G., Yoo, J. U., Rowbottom, J. R., Bohlman, H. H.

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