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Babar Shafiq, M.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Male  | Languages: English, Urdu

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Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

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  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Centers & Institutes

  • Johns Hopkins Hosptial Outpatient Center



Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663

601 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 443-287-2655

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 443-287-2655

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

5200 Eastern Avenue
Mason Lord Building, West Tower
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 443-287-2655

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

301 Mason Lord Drive
Suite 1100
Baltimore, MD 21224 map


Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics , Orthopedic Trauma

Research Interests

Periarticular imaging; Complications of pelvic fracture; Calcaneal external fixation; Ankle/ayndesmotic fracture


Dr. Babar Shafiq is an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Shafiq specializes in orthopaedic trauma, particularly in treating complex fractures and non-unions, fractures of the pelvis and extremities, and multiple trauma.

Prior to joining the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2013, he served as Howard University Hospital’s director of orthopaedic trauma.

Dr. Shafiq earned his medical degree from the Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at Howard University Hospital, as well as an orthopaedic trauma fellowship at Regions Hospital/ University of Minnesota Medical School.

He also holds a master’s degree in physical therapy from Widener University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Vermont. more

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • Howard University College of Medicine / MD (2005)


    • Howard University Hospital / Orthopaedic Surgery (2010)


    • University of Minnesota Medical School (2011)


    • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery / Orthopaedic Surgery (2013)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Vaidya J, Shafiq B, Jiang X, Ohno-Machado L. "Identifying inference attacks against healthcare data repositories." AMIA Summits Transl Sci Proc. 2013 Mar 18;2013:262-6. eCollection 2013.
    2. Hiesterman TG, Shafiq BX, Cole PA. "Intramedullary nailing of extra-articular proximal tibia fractures." J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2011 Nov;19(11):690-700. Review.
    3. Harreld KL, Marker DR, Wiesler ER, Shafiq B, Mont MA. "Osteonecrosis of the humeral head." J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2009 Jun;17(6):345-55. Review.
    4. Adam N, White T, Shafiq B, Vaidya J, He X. "Privacy preserving integration of health care data." AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2007 Oct 11:1-5.
    5. Shafiq B, Zuckerman RL, Queale WS, Cosgarea AJ. "Hypertensive crisis secondary to pheochromocytoma during routine knee surgery." J Knee Surg. 2004 Jul;17(3):170-1. No abstract available.
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +


    • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • Orthopaedic Trauma Association
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