Ravand Sam Khazai, MD
Dr. Rav Khazai is a board-certified, orthopedic trauma surgeon at Panorama Orthopedics & Spine. He brings a wealth of experience and passion to the field of orthopedic care. With a diverse educational background spanning continents and cultures, Dr. Khazai’s unique perspective helps him provide exceptional patient-centered care. As a compassionate and driven medical professional, Dr. Khazai is committed to helping patients regain their mobility, confidence, and quality of life.
Originally from the Midwest, Dr. Khazai’s journey in medicine has taken him across the globe. He completed his undergraduate studies at Northwestern University in Chicago before attending medical school in Missouri and returning to Chicago for his residency training at the University of Chicago. Following this, Dr. Khazai completed two orthopaedic trauma fellowships, one in California at the UC Davis Medical Center, one of the busiest trauma centers in the world, and the other in Switzerland, at the prestigious CHUV Medical Center. After his fellowships, he returned to the states to practice as an orthopedic trauma surgeon in Boston and teach as a professor at the Boston University School of Medicine. His extensive academic and hands-on experience equips him to offer patients cutting-edge treatments and innovative solutions.
Dr. Khazai’s clinical expertise spans a broad range of complex trauma cases including complex fractures, in particular those of the pelvis and acetabulum, complex reconstructions, deformity correction, and limb-lengthening. He is dedicated to restoring function and relieving pain, whether that is providing patients care the day they experience a traumatic injury or performing corrective surgery after the fact.
His philosophy of care is rooted in the belief that every patient’s story is unique. He focuses on treating the whole individual rather than just the injury. This approach emphasizes the importance of tailoring treatments to the specific needs, circumstances, and goals of each patient. Dr. Khazai’s commitment to early mobility, stable fixation, and biologically friendly surgical techniques, including an emphasis on minimally invasive fracture surgery, underscores his dedication to optimizing patient outcomes.
Dr. Khazai’s care extends well beyond the operating room. He believes in establishing personal connections with his patients, recognizing that their medical journey is a collaborative effort. With a deep understanding of the physical and emotional impact of traumatic injuries, Dr. Khazai is known for his compassionate approach, working tirelessly to guide patients through their recovery process.
In addition to patient care, Dr. Khazai’s commitment to education and innovation is evident. His role as a professor at Boston University highlights his belief in passing on his knowledge to the next generation of medical professionals. He continuously seeks out opportunities to contribute to the medical community through research and teaching.
Outside of his medical pursuits, Dr. Khazai loves spending time outdoors with his wife. From running marathons to scuba diving to hiking, he soaks up all the activities the great outdoors has to offer.