About Dr. Hannani
Kambiz Hannani, MD

Kambiz Hannani, MD., Medical Director

Dr. Hannani is a Board Certified orthopedic surgeon. He completed his medical school and surgical/orthopedic residency at UCLA Medical Center. He subsequently completed a spine fellowship at the Spine Institute at St John's Medical Center. Dr. Hannani has received additional training in the field of minimally invasive surgery and is one of few surgeons in the Los Angeles area who utilizes endoscopic techniques with awake patients.

Dr. Hannani has published multiple scientific articles and has contributed to multiple book chapters.

Curriculum Vitae:

Kambiz Hannani, MD

Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

 

Qualified Medical Examiner

 

 

Occupational History:

 

 

July 02-present

Director, Spine Specialty Institute

and Practicing Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

2007

Chairman, Department of Surgery; Citrus Valley Medical Center

Queen of the Valley Campus

Intercommunity Campus

2006

Chairman Elect, Department of Surgery; CVMC

Queen of the Valley Campus

Intercommunity Campus

2006

Chair, Surgery Core Committee, Citrus Valley Medical Center

June 2005-present

Spinal Surgery Consultant for insurance utilization review

 

 

Fellowship Training

 

 

Aug 01-July 02

Spine Surgery Fellowship

Dr. Rick Delamarter, St. Johnís Medical Center [Santa Monica, California]

 

 

Postgraduate Training

 

 

1995-1996

Surgical Internship, UCLA Medical Center

1996-1997

Orthopedic Residency, UCLA Medical Center, PGY2

1997-1998

Research Scholar Program, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine

1998-2000

Orthopedic Residency, UCLA Medical Center, PGY3-4

2000-2001

Chief Resident, Orthopedic Surgery, UCLA Medical Center

 

 

Medical School Training

 

 

1990-1995

University of California, Los Angeles

GPA: 3.94

1994-1995

Medical School Research Fellowship


 

 


 

 

Undergraduate Education

 

 

1983-1986

University High School, Los Angeles

Graduated with Honors; GPA: 4.0

1986-1990

University of California, Los Angeles

College Honors in Biochemistry [Bachelors of Science]

Magna Cum Laude

Phi Beta Kappa

 

 

Honors/Awards

 

 

1985-1990

Merck Award in Chemistry

College Honors

American Chemical Society Award of Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry

Member of College Honors

Dean's Honors List for 5 Quarters

Member of the Department of Honors for 12 Quarters

 

 

Licensure

 

 

 

Board Certified: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

 

California Medical License A061933;DEA BH5343481

 

Medical Staff Privileges

 

 

 

Citrus Valley Medical Center [Queen of the Valley and Intercommunity]

Saint Johnís Medical Center

Rancho Specialty Hospital

 

Medical Society Membership

 

 

2002-present

California Orthopaedic Association

1996-present

Member of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

2002

North American Spine Society

 

 

Medical Informatics

 

 

1994-Present

Founder: Orthoguide.com: Internet and Medline Search Engine Designed for Orthopaedics.

1994-Present

Founder: MyMedline.com Medline search engine.

1998-2000

Managing Editor of the Orthopaedic Databases Development Team for the Orthogate Project

1998

Founding Member of the Orthogate Project

1998

Founding Member of the Internet Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology [ISOST]

1998

Orthogate Editorial Board Member

1998-2000

Managing Editor of the ISOST Database

 

 

Leadership Experience

 

 

 

1989-1990

Financial Chair of an undergraduate organization (UCLA Undergraduate Government, ASUCLA)

1990-1995

UCMA, Undergraduate Counceling for Medical School Applicants

1988-1990

Computer Teaching Assistant, Department of Chemistry/Biochemistry, UCLA (for general computer processing)

 

Book Chapters:

 

  1. Hannani K.Thoracic Disc Injuries.eMedicine [peer reviewed]. http://www.emedicine.com/sports/topic128.htm.
  2. Hannani, K., Delamarter, R.Operative Treatment of Anterior Procedures.In: Herkowitz, H, Dvorak, J, et al.The Lumbar Spine, 3rd Edition.Philadelphia, Lippincott.2004.p.331-337.
  3. Delamarter, R , Hannani, K..Clinical Decision Making: When to recommend Back Surgery.Craig E Morris, Low Back Syndromes.The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. 2005. p. 841-858.

 

Publications

 

  1. Drake TA, Hannani K, Kabo JM, Villa V, Krass K, Lusis AJ. Genetic loci influencing natural variations in femoral bone morphometry in mice. J Orthop Res. 2001 Jul;19(4):511-7.
  2. Drake TA, Schadt E, Hannani K, Kabo JM, Krass K, Colinayo V, Greaser LE 3rd, Goldin J, Lusis AJ. Genetic loci determining bone density in mice with diet-induced atherosclerosis.Physiol Genomics. 2001 Apr 27;5(4):205-15.
  3. Markolf KL, Dunbar AM, Hannani K. Mechanisms of load transfer in the cadaver forearm: role of the interosseous membrane. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2000 Jul;25(4):674-82.
  4. Drake TA.Hannani K.Fei Haihua.Lavi S.Berliner JA.Minimally oxidized low-density lipoprotein induces tissue factor expression in cultured human endothelial cells.Am J of Path. 1991;138(3):601-607.
  5. Goldberg RA.Hannani K.Toga AW.Microanatomy of the orbital apex: computed tomography and microcryoplaning of soft and hard tissue.Ophthalmology. 1992;99(9):144-148.
  6. Mazur K, Stevanovic M, Schnall SB, Hannani K, Zionts LE. Scaphocapitate syndrome in a child associated with a distal radius and ulna fracture.J Orthop Trauma 1997 Apr;11(3):230-232 .

Abstracts

 

  1. Hannani K, Kabo, J, Rod. Internet and medical information.POSTER presentation at the AAOS, March 2000 [Florida].
  2. Hannani K, Kabo, J, Villa, V., Krass, K., Qaio, J-H., Lusis, A., Drake, T.Identification of the genetic loci responsible for structural properties of mice femurs. Orthopaedic Transactions from presentation at ORS Feb 1999 [Anaheim, Ca].

 

Presentations

 

  1. Hannani K, Etminan M, Dawson E.The radiographic evaluation of posterolateral spinal fusion with demineralized bone matrix augmented autograft vs autograft alone.Residentsí Meeting [American Orthopaedic Association/Orthpaedic Research and Education Foundation]; Febuary 1998 in Sacramento, CA.
  2. Hannani K, Kabo, J, Villa, V., Krass, K., Qaio, J-H., Lusis, A., Drake, T.Identification of the genetic loci responsible for structural properties of mice femurs.Presented at the Orthopaedic Research Society Meeting in Anaheim, Feb 1999.
  3. Hannani K, Bernstein RM.The Validity of Medical Information on the Internet: Case study of Scoliosis.Presented at the annual Shriner Hospital Conference, May 2001.
  4. Hannani K, Kabo, J, Villa, V., Krass, K., Qaio, J-H., Lusis, A., Drake, T.Identification of the genetic loci responsible for material and geometric properties of mice femurs.Presented at the UCLA Grand Rounds, June 2001.
  5. Hannani K, Kabo, J, Villa, V., Krass, K., Qaio, J-H., Lusis, A., Drake, T.Genetic Loci Responsible for Material and Geometric Properties of the Skeleton.Poster presentation at Spine+Science+Management, Nov 2001, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  6. Hannani K.Work Related Spinal Injuries and Treatment.Rehab Technology Works;CE credit for Nurse Case Managers and Allied Health Professionals.Jan 2003, San Bernardino, CA .
  7. Hannani K. Common Spinal Disorders.Citrus Valley Health Center Medical Education Conference.March 4, 2003.Covina, CA.
  8. Hannani K.Proper Rehabilitation and Spinal Surgery.May 8, 2003.West Covina, CA.
  9. Hannani K.Common Surgical Correction of Spinal Pathology.Citrus Valley Medical Health Center; Chiropractic Synopsis.May 10, 2003.West Covina, CA.
  10. Hannani K.Spinal Information for the Primary Care Physician.Citrus Valley Health Center Annual Primary Care Course.September 5, 2003.West Covina, CA.
  11. Hannani K.Work Injuries to the Cervical and Lumbar Spine. US Healthworks Educational Conference.January 14, 2004.Ontario, CA.
  12. Hannani K.Spine Surgery and the Allied Health Professional.Meeting for Allied Health Professionals.March 5, 2004.Santa Monica, CA.
  13. Hannani K.Spine Anatomy;Spine Surgery and the Allied Health Professional.Meeting for Allied Health Professionals.March , 2005.Santa Monica, CA.
  14. Hannani K.Current Concepts in Spinal Surgery.Spine Surgery and the Allied Health Professional.Meeting for Allied Health Professionals.March, 2005.Santa Monica, CA.
  15. Hannani K.New Treatment Options for Back, Leg and Foot Pain.Community Education Event by Queen of the Valley Medical Center.10/28/04; West Covina, CA.
  16. Hannani K.New Treatment Options in Spinal Surgery.Spine Surgery and the Allied Health Professional.Meeting for Allied Health Professionals. March, 2006.Belair, CA.

 

Research Experience

 

Laboratory research involving DNA quantitative trait loci analysis of mice skeleton.

 

Laboratory research involving the biomechanical testing of the interosseous membrane in the forearm.

Clinical research involving ligament reconstruction (Matthew Shapiro, MD, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1993-present).

 

Laboratory research involving histochemical and microbiological studies of BMP in nerve regeneration (Joseph Lane, MD, Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1994-1995).

 

Laboratory research involving the dissection and microcryoplaning of the orbital apex and medial orbital structures with subsequent UNIX and VAX mainframe computer reconstruction of the bony/soft tissue structures (Robert Goldberg, MD, Chief of Oculoplastic Surgery, Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA School of Medicine and Arthur Toga, PhD, Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, UCLA Department of Neurology, 1990-1995).

 

Laboratory research determining effect of oxidized LDL on TF expression (Thomas Drake, MD, Department of Pathology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1986-1990).

 

 
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