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Dr. Shahryar Ahmadi, MD, FRCSC



  • Shoulder arthroscopy, rotator cuff repair, superior capsular reconstruction
  • Biceps injury
  • Shoulder instability
  • Muscle transfers around shoulder and elbow
  • Shoulder arthroplasty, complex reconstruction
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Elbow instability, ligament reconstruction
  • Elbow arthroplasty, complex reconstruction
  • Upper extremity trauma and fractures
  • Upper extremity deformities

Education and Training

  • Medical School: Doctor of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, University of Toronto
  • Fellowship: Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Canadian Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Affiliations

  • Consultant for Best Doctors in America
  • Consultant for Zimmer-Biomet
  • Consultant for Tornier-Wright medical
  • Shoulder and Elbow Evaluation Committee, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Upper Extremity Practice Analysis Advisory Panel (AAOS)
  • Mayo Clinic elbow club
  • Reviewer for several journals


Other Affiliations

  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (Orthopedic Surgery)
  • Best Doctors in America


Hospital Affiliations


  • High-Energy Proximal Humerus Fractures in Geriatric Patients: A Review, Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation. Walters J, Ahmadi S, 2020 Dec
  • In vivo testing of an injectable matrix gel for the treatment of shoulder cuff muscle fatty degeneration. Huynh T, Kim JT, Dunlap G, Ahmadi S, Wolchok JC.J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2020 Jun 9.
  • A partition-based optimization model and its performance benchmark for Generative Anatomy Modeling Language. Demirel D, Cetinsaya B, Halic T, Kockara S, Reiners D, Ahmadi S, Arikatla S. Comput Biol Med. 2020 Mar.
  • Systematic approach for content and construct validation: Case studies for arthroscopy and laparoscopy. Farmer J, Demirel D, Erol R, Ahmadi D, Halic T, Kockara S, Arikatla S, Sexton K, Ahmadi S. Int J Med Robot. 2020 Aug.
  • Radial Nerve In Relationship To Deltoid Tuberosity And Brachioradialis,    Park KJ, Romero BA, Ahmadi S.Ahmadi S, Arch Bone Jt Surg. 2019 May.
  • Radial-to-axillary Nerve Transfer Resolves Symptoms of Axillary Nerve Injury Due to Proximal Humerus Fracture-Dislocation in an Elderly Patient Treated with Hemiarthroplasty. Willis C, Ahmadi S, Orthopedics, 2019
  • Partition-based Optimization Model for Generative Anatomy Modeling Language (POM-GAML),  Tansel Halic, Doga Demirel, Berk Cetinsaya, Sinan Kockara, Shahryar Ahmadi BMC Bioinformatics. 2019 Mar 14;20(Suppl 2):105                                                                   
  • Mapping of Arterial Supply of Posterior Elbow Skin, Cadaveric Study, Connelly J, Ahmadi S, Clin Anat. 2019
  • Posterior Lateral Rotatory Instability in Radial Head Arthroplasty, Couch, Songy, Kee, Siegel, Ahmadi, Clin Biomech, 2018
  • The Value of Perioperative Tests for the Diagnosis of Infection in Revision Shoulder Arthroplasty, Ahmadi S, Lawrence T, Sperling J, Cofield R, AJBJS, 2018
  • Septic elbow, Book Chapter for “The Elbow and Its Disorders” Ahmadi S, Morrey B. 2017
  • The Effect of the Beach Chair Position Angle on Cerebral Oxygenation During Shoulder Surgery, Songy C, Siegel E, Stevens S, Ismaeil M, Wilkinson J, Ahmadi S, JSES, 2017
  • A Hierarchical Task Analysis of Shoulder Arthroscopy for a Virtual Arthroscopic Tear diagnosis and Evaluation Platform (VATDEP), Demirel D, Yu A,Cooper-Baer S, Dendukuri A, Halic T, Kockara S, Kockara N, Ahmadi S, The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, 2016
  • Co-delivery of Infusion Decellularized Skeletal Muscle with Minced Muscle Autografts, Kasukonis B, Kim J, Brown L, Jones J, Ahmadi S, Washington T, Wolchok J, Tissue Engineering, 2016
  • Pubic Symphysis Rupture and Separation During Pregnancy, Shnaekel KL, Magann EF, Ahmadi S, Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2015
  • The incidence and risk factors for blood transfusion in revision shoulder arthroplasty: our institution's experience and review of the literature, Ahmadi S, Lawrence TM, Sahota S, Schleck CD, Harmsen WS, Cofield RH, Sperling JW, JSES 2014
  • Wound Complications after distal humerus fixation: incidence, risk factors, and outcome,  Lawrence T, Ahmadi S, Morrey B, Sanchez-Sotelo J, JSES 2014
  • The biomechanics of three different fracture fixation implants for distal femur repair in the presence of a tumor-like defect, Ahmadi S, Shah S, Wunder JS, Schemitsch EH, Ferguson PC, Zdero R, Proc Inst Mech Eng H 2013.
  • The biomechanical effect of proximal tumor defect location on femur pathological fractures, Sivasundaram R, Shah S, Ahmadi S, Wunder JS, Schemitsch EH, Ferguson PC, Zdero R, Journal of Orthopedic Trauma 2013
  • The value of intra operative pathology for predicting infected elbow Arthroplasty, Ahmadi S, Lawrence T, Morrey B, Sanchez-Sotelo J, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, JBJS, Am 2013
  • Fixation and durability of a bone-ingrowth component for glenoid bone loss, Lawrence T, Ahmadi S, Sperling J, Cofield R, JSES 2012
  • Patient reported activities after reverse shoulder arthroplasty: part II, Lawrence T, Ahmadi S, Sperling J, Cofield R, JSES 2012
  • Capitellar Fractures, Book Chapter for “Current Management of Shoulder and Elbow Trauma”, Ahmadi S, Steinmann S. 2012
  • Cemented vs. Uncemented Fixation in Total Shoulder Arthroplasty, Book Chapter for “Evidence-Based Orthopedics, Ahmadi S, Veillette C. 2011
  • Pain due to posterior impingement of components in total hip arthroplasty Marchie A, Ahmadi S, Davey JR, University of Toronto 2008



  • Dr. Ahmadi has been voted one of the “Best Doctors in America” every year since 2015
  • He holds several teaching awards (The Walter G. Selakovich, M.D. Faculty award for outstanding
    contribution to orthopedic training, Dean’s teaching award)
  • Dr. Ahmadi has been awarded several research grants (arthroscopy simulation, rotator cuff
    muscle regeneration research etc.)


  • Dr. Ahmadi holds several patents in orthopaedic devices
  • Dr. Ahmadi has invented a novel approach for elbow arthroplasty that lets immediate use of arm after surgery and significantly decreases wound complication


  • English
  • Farsi


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Long Beach, CA 90806
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