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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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Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663
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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, Hassanzadeh H, Strike SA, Menga EN, Sponseller PD, Kebaish KM. Pelvic fixation in adult and pediatric spine surgery: Historical perspective, indications, and techniques. AAOS Exhibit Selection. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015;97(18):1521-1528.
Yagi M, Rahm M, Gaines R, Maziad A, Ross T, Kim HJ, Kebaish K, Boachie-Adjei O; Complex Spine Study Group. "Characterization and Surgical Outcomes of Proximal Junctional Failure in Surgically Treated Adult Spine Deformity Patients." Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2014 Feb 12.
Bess S, Line BG, Lafage V, Schwab F, Shaffrey CI, Hart RA, Boachie-Adjei O, Akbarnia BA, Ames CP, Burton DC, Deverin V, Fu KM, Gupta M, Hostin R, Kebaish K, Klineberg E, Mundis G, Oʼbrien M, Shelokov A, Smith JS; International Spine Study Group ISSG. "Does Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 Use in Adult Spinal Deformity Increase Complications and Are Complications Associated With Location of rhBMP-2 Use? A Prospective, Multicenter Study of 279 Consecutive Patients." Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2014 Feb 1;39(3):233-42.
Hart RA, Cabalo A, Bess S, Akbarnia BA, Boachie-Adjei O, Burton D, Cunningham ME, Gupta M, Hostin R, Kebaish K, Klineberg E, Mundis G, Shaffrey C, Smith JS, Wood K; International Spine Study Group. "Comparison of patient and surgeon perceptions of adverse events after adult spinal deformity surgery." Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Apr 20;38(9):732-6. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e31827ae242.
Scheer JK, Lafage V, Smith JS, Deviren V, Hostin R, McCarthy IM, Mundis GM, Burton DC, Klineberg E, Gupta MC, Kebaish KM, Shaffrey CI, Bess S, Schwab F, Ames CP; International Spine Study Group (ISSG). "Impact of age on the likelihood of reaching a minimum clinically important difference in 374 three-column spinal osteotomies." J Neurosurg Spine. 2014 Mar;20(3):306-12. doi: 10.3171/2013.12.SPINE13680.
Bess S, Line BG, Lafarge V, Schwab F, Shaffrey CI, Hart RA, Boachie-Adjei O, Akbarnia BA, Ames CP, Burton DC, Deverin V, Fu KM, Gupta M, Hostin R, Kebaish K, Klineberg E, Mundis G, O'Brien M, Shelokov A, Smith JS; International Spine Study Group ISSG. "Does Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 (rhBMP-2) Use in Adult Spinal Deformity (ASD) Increase Complications and Are Complications Associated With Location of rhBMP-2 Use?: A Prospective, Multicenter Study of 279 Consecutive Patients." Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Nov 18.