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Amir Fayyazi, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Stroudsburg, PA, Lehigh Valley Health Network - Muhlenberg

AmirHFayyaziMD

Orthopaedic Surgery Stroudsburg, PA

Orthopedic Spine Surgery

VSAS Orthopaedics

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Summary

  • Dr. Fayyazi received his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. He completed his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. His residency training in Orthopaedic surgery was completed at Penn State University/Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and his fellowship in Spine Surgery at RUSH Medical Center in Chicago. He has most recently been an assistant professor at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY. He has received his certification from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is an active member of multiple professional organizations including American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and North American Spine Society. He has extensive experience in treatment of traumatic spinal injuries, spinal deformity, and degenerative conditions of cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, including the field of motion preservation. He is married and is a proud father of two young sons.

Education & Training

  • Rush-Presbyterian, St. Luke's Medical CenterFellowship, Spine surgery, 2003 - 2004
  • Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center
    Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical CenterResidency, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1999 - 2003
  • The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center1998 - 1999
  • Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
    Washington University in St. Louis School of MedicineClass of 1998, Doctor of Medicine
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineInternship, Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Engineering, 1990 - 1994

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2004 - 2009
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2003 - 2005
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1999 - 2022
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Pennsylvania Ortho. Assoc. Resident Reseach Award The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, 2002
  • Vernon Nickel Award, Orthopaedics Rehabilitation Assoc. The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, 2002
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Scholar of Surgery Award The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, 1999
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Calcium Release by the InsP3 Receptor is Incremental, not Quantal.  
    Fayazi, A.H., Phair, R.D, Circulation
  • A Three-State Ion Channel Model for Quantal Ca2+ Release by the Inositol Trisphosphate Receptor.  
    Phair, R.D., Fayazi, A.H, Biophysical Journal
  • Twelve Month Follow-up of Lumbar Spine Range of Motion Following Intervertebral Disc Replacement Using Radiostereometric Analysis.  
    Zhang, X., Ordway, N.., RTan, R., Rim, B.C., Fang, H., & Fayyazi, A.H, Spine Arthroplasty Society Journal
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • The Effect of Endplate Preparation and Fatigue on the Implant-Bone Interface of a Prodisc- C Total Disc Replacement.
    Ordway, N.R., Tan, R., Rim, B.C., Hickman, R., Allen, M.J., Fayyazi, A.H, Orthopaedic Research Society, San Francisco, California
  • Assessment of Motion Quality Following Lumbar Total Disc Arthroplasty and Lumbar Discectomy.
    Park, S.A., Fayyazi A.H., Ordway N.R., Fredrickson B.E., Yuan H.A, Spine Arthroplasty Society, Miami, Florida
  • Assessment of Lumbar Segmental Range of Motion Following Dynamic Stabilization in Comparison to Lumbar Discectomy and to Posterior Fusion with Pedicle Instrumentation.
    Park, S.A., Ordway N.R., Fayyazi A.H., Fredrickson B.E., Yuan H.A, Spine Arthroplasty Society, Miami, Florida
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Lectures

  • Idiopathic Scoliosis. 
    Rush Neurosurgery / Orthopaedics Spine Review Course
  • Spine Terminology. 
    AO North America Nursing Continuing Education
  • Adjacent Level Disease. 
    World Spine III, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Farsi

Hospital Affiliations