Dr Kevin Khajavi, M.D., Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery
at St. Jude Medical Center, brings exceptional expertise to a wide range
of knee and shoulder orthopedic conditions, offering the newest minimally
invasive and arthroscopic procedures. He is Board Certified in Orthopedics
with subspecialty fellowship training in Sports Medicine.
Originally from Houston, Texas, Dr. Khajavi completed his undergraduate
degree at Duke University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He returned
to Houston to attend Baylor College of Medicine, where he earned his medical
degree and was inducted into the AOA Honor Society. He completed his Orthopedic
Surgery training at Stanford University where he was named Chief Resident.
Dr. Khajavi then completed a one year subspecialty fellowship in Sports
Medicine/Arthroscopic Surgery at one of the most prestigious orthopedic
institutions, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City.
Dr. Khajavi specializes in injuries and conditions of the knee and shoulder,
including knee arthritis, rotator cuff tears, shoulder dislocations, meniscus
and ACL injuries. His expertise includes not only total joint replacement
but also the latest minimally invasive techniques in arthroscopy.
Dr Khajavi serves not only as Chairman of Orthopedics at St Jude, but is
also the regional Medical Director for Total Joint Replacement for Providence
St Joseph Health. He led the St Jude orthopedic team to attain Advanced
Certification in Joint Replacement from the Joint Commission and was the
first recipient of the President’s Commendation for Leadership at
St. Jude Medical Center. Dr. Khajavi has been named one of Orange County’s
Physicians of Excellence.
His practice philosophy is to provide outstanding care to all of his patients,
and treats them as if they were a member of his own family. He encourages
patients and their families to be active participants in the decision
making process. This team effort by patient and physician is reflected
in Dr Khajavis excellent clinical outcomes and some of the highest patient
satisfaction scores in the Medical Center.