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Bashir Ahmed Zikria, MD

Director, Sports Medicine Arthroscopy Lab, Johns Hopkins Orthopaedics at Bayview
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

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  • Director, Sports Medicine Arthroscopy Lab, Johns Hopkins Orthopaedics at Bayview
  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery


Anterior Shoulder Instability, Arthritis of the Knee (Knee Injection), Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair, Baseball Injuries, Elbow Arthroscopy, Joint Preservation, Knee ACL reconstruction, Multi-Ligament Knee Injuries, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Total Elbow Replacement

Research Interests

Sports medicine injuries; Sports injuries; Knee injuries; Pediatric sports


Dr. Bashir Zikria is an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Zikria serves as the director of sports medicine and co-director of the arthroscopy lab at Johns Hopkins Orthopaedics at Good Samaritan Hospital. His areas of clinical expertise include baseball injuries, elbow arthroscopy, orthopaedic surgery, sports medicine and total elbow replacement.

Dr. Zikria received his B.S. in biology from the Pennsylvania State University. He earned his M.Sc. from the Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and his M.D. from the Medical College of Pennsylvania/Hahnemann School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, New York and performed a fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Miami/UHZ Sports Medicine Institute. Dr. Zikria joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2007.

His research interests include sports medicine injuries.

Dr. Zikiria serves as a team physician for the Johns Hopkins Department of Athletics and the Baltimore Orioles. In 2011, he was the physician for the Afghanistan national team that participated in the Asian Games. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.


  • English
  • Farsi


American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, 2012 - present

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2011 - present

American Medical Association, 2000

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 1999 - present

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  • Education +


    • Drexel University College of Medicine (Philadelphia PA ) (2000)


    • Lenox Hill Hospital / Orthopaedic Surgery (New York NY ) (2005)


    • UHZ Sports Medicine Institute / Sports Medicine (Coral Gables FL ) (2006)


    • Sports Medicine, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2012)
    • Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2008)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Dr. Zikria's research focuses on sports medicine injuries. Specifically, his interests include sports injuries, knee injuries (ACL and PCL, multiligament, and tendon and ligament injuries) and pediatric sports for athletes older than 14.

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Bernard JA, Riguad J, Tan E, Naziri Q, Zikria B. “Sterile pretibial cyst formation following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with a bioabsorbable screw.” J Long Term Eff Med Implants. 2013;23(1):61-5.
    2. Grutter PW, McFarland EG, Zikria BA, Dai Z, Petersen SA. “Techniques for suture anchor removal in shoulder surgery.” Am J Sports Med. 2010 Aug;38(8):1706-10. doi: 10.1177/0363546510372794. Epub 2010 Jun 21.
    3. Zvijac JE, Zikria B, Botto-van Bemden A. “Isolated tears of pectoralis minor muscle in professional football players: a case series.” Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2009 Mar;38(3):145-7.
    4. Seneviratne A, Montgomery K, Bevilacqua B, Zikria B. “Quantifying the extent of a type II SLAP lesion required to cause peel-back of the glenoid labrum—a cadaveric study.” Arthroscopy. 2006 Nov;22(11):1163.e1-6.
    5. Gupta SK, Ranawat AS, Shah V, Zikria BA, Zikria JF, Ranawat CS. “The P.F.C. sigma RP-F TKA designed for improved performance: a matched-pair study.” Orthopedics. 2006 Sep;29(9 Suppl):S49-52.
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    AAOS Leadership Fellows Program

    Teacher of the Year Award (as voted by Johns Hopkins orthopaedic residents), 2008

    Resident Scholarship, Aventis Orthopaedic, 2003

    Resident Research Award, Lenox Hill Alumni Meeting, 2002

    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Medical College of Pennsylvania/Hahnemann School of Medicine, 1999

    Professional Activities

    Education Committee, Sports Medicine Division, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2009 - present

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