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Bashir Ahmed Zikria, M.D.

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Director, Sports Medicine Arthroscopy Lab, Johns Hopkins Orthopaedics at Bayview

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

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Languages: English, Farsi

Expertise: ACL Reconstruction, Anterior Shoulder Instability, Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair, Baseball Injuries, Elbow Arthroscopy, Joint Preservation, Knee Arthritis, Multi-Ligament Knee Injuries, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Total Elbow Replacement ...read more

Research Interests: Sports medicine injuries; Pediatric sports; Knee injuries; Sports injuries

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Locations

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - White Marsh
Appointment Phone: 443-442-2080

4924 Campbell Boulevard
Nottingham, MD 21236 map

Johns Hopkins Health Care and Surgery Center

6420 Rockledge Drive
Suite 2200
Bethesda, MD 20817 map
Fax: 410-367-2237

Sibley Memorial Hospital

5255 Loughboro Road NW
Washington, DC 20016 map

Background

Dr. Bashir Zikria is an associate professor of orthopedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and a sports medicine specialist practicing in Maryland and Washington, DC. His primary practice locations are in Bethesda, MD and Washington, DC, and he also sees patients in Baltimore, MD and Nottingham, MD.

Dr. Zikria joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2007. His clinical focus is sports medicine, particularly shoulder, elbow, and knee injuries. He is a team physician for several colleges and high schools, including the Johns Hopkins Department of Athletics. He was a team physician for the Baltimore Orioles and its minor league affiliate, the Aberdeen Ironbirds, for seven years. In 2011, he was the physician for the Afghanistan national team that participated in the Asian Games. 

Dr Zikria performs numerous joint replacement surgeries each year such as total elbow replacement. His specialty and research area are young patients with osteoarthritis, on whom he performs osteotomies and cartilage procedures.

Dr. Zikria is a recognized researcher, speaker and educator in the field of sports medicine.

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Titles

  • Director, Sports Medicine Arthroscopy Lab, Johns Hopkins Orthopaedics at Bayview
  • Team Physician: Varsity Football, Lacrosse, Wrestling Johns Hopkins University Athletics
  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Departments / Divisions

  • Orthopaedic Surgery - Shoulder Surgery
  • Surgery at Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • Surgery at Suburban Hospital

Education

Degrees

  • MD, Drexel University College of Medicine (2000)

Residencies

  • Lenox Hill Hospital / Orthopaedic Surgery (2005)

Fellowships

  • UHZ Sports Medicine Institute / Sports Medicine (2006)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery / Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (2012)
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery / Orthopaedic Surgery (2008)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Zikria's research focuses on young patients with osteoarthritis and cartilage injuries. His clinical areas of interest include articular cartilage defects in the knee, shoulder, and elbow. He is specifically interested in investigating techniques and approaches that can delay the need for total joint arthroplasty.

He also explores methods of prevention of early degenerative changes in patients by evaluating ligament reconstruction techniques and current indications of ligament reconstruction. Dr. Zikria is currently working with the Department of Radiology to develop a cost-effective method for cartilage restoration procedures (Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation).

Selected Publications

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Hafezi-Nejad N, Guermazi A, Roemer FW, Eng J, Zikria B, Demehri S. Reply to the letter: Long term use of analgesics and risk of osteoarthritis progressions and knee replacement. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2016

Issa K, Pierce CM, Pierce TP, Boylan MR, Zikria BA, Naziri Q, Festa A, McInerney VK, Scillia AJ. Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Demographics, Incidence, and Complications-A Nationwide Inpatient Sample Database Study. Surg Technol Int. 2016 Sep 10

Zikria B, Hafezi-Nejad N, Wilckens J, Ficke JR, Demehri S. Determinants of knee replacement in subjects with a history of arthroscopy: data from the osteoarthritis initiative. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2016 Aug;26

Hafezi-Nejad N, Guermazi A, Roemer FW, Hunter D, Dam EB, Zikria BA, Kwoh K, Demehri S Prediction of Medial Tibiofemoral Compartment Joint Space Loss Progression Using Volumetric Cartilage Measurements: Data from the FNIH OA Biomarkers Consortium. Eur Radiol. 2016 May 24.

Bernard JA, Dattilo JR, Srikumaran U, Zikria BA, Jain A, LaPorte DM. Reliability and validity of 3 methods of assessing orthopedic resident skill in shoulder surgery. J Surg Educ. 2016 Jun 3.

Academic Affiliations & Courses

Courses and Syllabi

  • Fundamentals of Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy (3349)
    Lecture and Lab
    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Aventis Orthopaedic Resident Scholarship, SICOT/SIROT XXII World Congress, 2003
  • Teacher of the Year Award, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2008
  • Resident Research Award, Lenox Hill Alumni Meeting, 2002
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Medical College of Pennsylvania/Hahnemann School of Medicine, 1999
  • Leadership Fellows Program, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2015

Memberships

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 1999
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2011
  • American Medical Association, 2000
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, 2012
  • Southern Orthopaedic Society, 2012

    Physician Ambassador

Professional Activities

  • Member, Education Committee, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2009
    Sports Medicine Division
  • Member, Clinical Competency Committee, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2013
  • Member, Intern Skills Curriculum Committee, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2013
  • Reviewer, American Journal of Sports Medicine, 2011
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Sports Medicine and Exercise, 2015

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • Tibial Slopes are in Linear Association with Mucoid Degeneration of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament; A Case Control Study
    oral , 17th Congress of the European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy , Barcelona, Spain (05/05/2016)
  • Arthroscopic Anchored vs. Anchorless Rotator Cuff Repair: Comparison of Outcomes and Costs
    oral , Scientific Presentation , American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting , Orlando, FL (03/05/2016)
  • Non-Arthroplasty Options in the Young Patient with Knee Osteoarthritis
    Scientific Exhibit , American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting , Orlando, FL (03/03/2016)
  • Osteotomies about the Knee in the Young Active Patient
    Scientific Exhibit , American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting , Orlando, FL (03/03/2016)
  • Feasibility of CT Guided Needle Biopsy in Harvesting Chondrocytes for Autologous Chondroctye Implantation: An Initial Experience on Human Cadavers
    oral , Radiology Society of North America Annual Meeting , Chicago, IL (11/30/2015)

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

(2/2/2016). Doctors Patients Rave About. BestPractice. Retrieved from http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/office-of-johns-hopkins-physicians/best-practice-news/doctors-patients-rave-about

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