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Javidan Yashar

Yashar Javidan, MD

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • English
  • Farsi

Growing up in Tehran, Yashar Javidan, M.D., saw the impact of spinal deformity care for the first time while accompanying his father (an American-trained pediatric deformity surgeon) on the weekend hospital rounds.

He kept his focus through medical school, residency and fellowship on the ultimate goal of becoming a deformity spinal surgeon.

Shriners Children's allows Dr. Javidan to care for children with spine disorders from a multitude of backgrounds and from around the world. Dr. Javidan says it is the most fulfilling job he could ever ask for.

Pediatric Care

Specialties and Areas of Care

More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - General
Education and Training

Medical Education
Chicago Medical School
North Chicago, IL

Los Angeles, CA

UC Davis
Sacramento, CA

Academic Positions and Locations

UC Davis Medical Center

Leadership and Memberships
  • Associate Professor, Orthopedic surgery, UC Davis Health
  • Associate Professor, Orthopedic Surgery, Shriners Children's
  • Director, Spine Fellowship
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Fellow, Scoliosis Research Society
  • AO Spine Faculty
Awards and Honors
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Academic Works and Presentations
  • Speaker: 9th Annual Instituto de Patologia da Coluna (IPC: institute of Pathology of the Spinal Column) - The Aging Spine; Anterior Osteotomies for Flat Back; Minimally Invasive Corpectomy of the Thoracolumbar Junction; Minimally Invasive Techniques in the Treatment of Spinal Osteoporotic Compression Fractures; Complex Case Study - Cervical Spine
  • Lecture: Grand Rounds, Tripler Air Force Base - Orthopaedic Spine Infection and Osteomyelitis (04/30/2020)
  • Lecture: Grand Rounds, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine - Minimally Invasive Approach to the Thoraco-Lumbar Spine (10/25/2016)