Dr. Hamid R. Mir M.D.

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Dr Hamid R. Mir M.D.

Dr. Hamid Mir is a board certified orthopedic spine surgeon with fellowship training in combined neuro and orthopedic spine surgery techniques. He has 15 years of experience in minimally invasive spine surgeries using advanced microscopic techniques.

Dr. Mir graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, San Diego with a B.S. in biochemistry and cell biology in 1994. He then attended medical school at State University of New York, HSCB where he graduated cum laude and was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Honor Medical Society. Braving the intense cold, he completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He received extensive specialized training in the treatment of complex adult deformities and pediatric scoliosis at Shriners Hospital. In 2004, he completed an intensive orthopedic and neurosurgical spine surgery fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Dr. Mir is passionate about advancing the field of spine surgery and committed to incorporating only the best state of the art techniques in his practice. In fact, Dr Mir developed and patented a minimally invasive spinal device. He has an extensive background in research and has authored multiple abstracts in peer-reviewed journals as well as presented posterior cervical fusion techniques at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, a national conference. He has authored several textbook chapters on “Anterior Cervical System”; Surgical Techniques in Spinal Instrumentation and “The Unconstrained Implant”; Non-Fusion Techniques for the Spine. Dr. Mir is an active member of the following organizations: North American Spine Society (NASS), American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), and California Orthopaedic Association (COA).

When not in the clinic or surgery, Dr. Mir enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. He is also an avid yoga practitioner, classical pianist and enjoys tennis.

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History

COLLEGE

B.S. at University of California, San Diego in Biochemistry and Cell Biology. Graduated Magna Cum Laude with “Distinction in Honors in Biology”

MEDICAL SCHOOL

State University of New York, HSCB, School of Medicine. Graduated cum laude. Elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Honor Medical Society

RESIDENCY

Orthopedic surgery residency at University of Illinois at Chicago


FELLOWSHIP

Completed a one year fellowship in complex spine surgery at Cedars Sinai Medical Center

AWARD

Awarded the prestigious Christopher Pavildes Award for “Excellence in Orthopaedic Surgery”

AWARD

Cedar Sinai Medical Center Depuy’s Award “Dedicated to Advancement of Spinal Sciences”

Societies

North American Spine Society

American Academy of
Orthopaedic Surgeons

California Orthopaedic Association

Dr. Hamid Mir is a member of American Board of Orthopedic Surgery with fellowship training in combined neurosurgical and orthopedic spine surgery at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in 2004. As a top rated spine surgeon, he specializes in cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine diseases including degenerative, stenosis, fracture, infection, scoliosis, revision, and complex reconstructions.

Dr. Mir focused his practice on minimally invasive techniques. As Medical Director of DISC Sports & Spine Center, Dr. Mir is at the forefront of the field of minimally invasive spine surgery. The benefits of these techniques include less post-operative pain, quicker recovery reduced blood loss, less soft tissue damage, smaller surgical incisions, less scarring and improved function.

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