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Khaled M Kebaish, M.B.B.Ch., M.S.
Director, Spine Fellowship Program
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Languages: English, Arabic, French
Expertise: Degenerative Disc Disease, Degenerative Spine Disease, Disc Pain, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Scoliosis, Spinal Tumors, Spine, Spine and Spinal Deformities, Spine Surgery, Spine Tumors ...read more
Research Interests: Disc degeneration and biological repair; Spine biomechanics; Clinical outcomes in spinal deformity
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Dr. Khaled Kebaish is a professor of orthopaedic surgery and neurological surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include spine deformities and scoliosis, degenerative spine disorders, spine tumors and disc arthroplasty.
Dr. Kebaish earned his M.D. from Cairo University. He completed his residency at University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada, and performed a fellowship in spinal reconstructive surgery at Johns Hopkins.
Dr. Kebaish's research interests include the clinical and functional outcomes of spine surgery with a special focus on adult deformity surgery. He also focuses on the biomechanical testing and evaluation of different fixation devices and techniques in the adult spine.
- Director, Spine Fellowship Program
- Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
- Professor of Neurosurgery
Centers & Institutes
- MBBCh, Cairo University Medical College (1994)
- Memorial Medical Center / Surgery (1995)
- University of Toronto - Institute of Medical Science / Orthopaedic Surgery (1999)
- American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery / Orthopaedic Surgery (2003)
Research & Publications
Dr. Kebaish’s research focuses on the study of the clinical and functional outcome in spine surgery with special focus on adult deformity surgery. In addition, he is interested in biomechanical testing and evaluation of different fixation devices and techniques in the adult spine.
Selected PublicationsView all on Pubmed
Jain A, Kebaish KM, Sciubba DM, Hassanzadeh H, Scheer JK, Neuman BJ, Lafage V, Bess S, Protopsaltis TS, Burton DC, Smith JS, Shaffrey CI, Hostin RA, Ames CP; International Spine Study Group.. Early Patient-Reported Outcomes Predict 3-Year Outcomes in Operatively Treated Patients with Adult Spinal Deformity. World Neurosurg. 2017 Mar 10. pii: S1878-8750(17)30315-7. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.03.003. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28288920
Bian Q, Ma L, Jain A, Crane JL, Kebaish K, Wan M, Zhang Z, Edward Guo X, Sponseller PD, Séguin CA, Riley LH, Wang Y, Cao X. Mechanosignaling activation of TGFβ maintains intervertebral disc homeostasis. Bone Res. 2017 Mar 21;5:17008. doi: 10.1038/boneres.2017.8. eCollection 2017. PMID: 28392965
De la Garza Ramos R, Goodwin CR, Passias PG, Neuman BJ, Kebaish KM, Lafage V, Schwab F, Sciubba DM. Timing of Complications Occurring Within 30 Days After Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery. Spine Deform. 2017 Mar;5(2):145-150. doi: 10.1016/j.jspd.2016.10.009. PMID: 28259267
Carreon LY, Glassman SD, Shaffrey CI, Fehlings MG, Dahl B, Ames CP, Matsuyama Y, Qiu Y, Mehdian H, Cheung KM, Schwab FJ, Pellisé F, Kebaish KM, Lenke LG. Predictors of Health-Related Quality-of-Life After Complex Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: A Scoli-RISK-1 Secondary Analysis. Spine Deform. 2017 Mar;5(2):139-144. doi: 10.1016/j.jspd.2016.11.001. PMID: 28259266
Theologis AA, Safaee M, Scheer JK, Lafage V, Hostin R, Hart RA, Klineberg EO, Protopsaltis TS, Deviren V, Burton DC, Sciubba DM, Kebaish K, Bess S, Shaffrey CI, Schwab F, Smith JS, Ames CP; International Spine Study Group (ISSG).. Magnitude, Location, and Factors Related to Regional and Global Sagittal Alignment Change in Long Adult Deformity Constructs: Report of 183 Patients With 2-Year Follow-up. Clin Spine Surg. 2017 Feb 20. doi: 10.1097/BSD.0000000000000503. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28225365
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