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

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Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery


Languages: English, Urdu

Expertise: Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Trauma, Orthopaedics

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

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Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663

601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

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Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
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Baltimore, MD 21224 map


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


  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes

  • Johns Hopkins Hospital Outpatient Center



  • MD, Howard University College of Medicine (2005)


  • Howard University Hospital / Orthopaedic Surgery (2010)


  • University of Minnesota Medical School (2011)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery / Orthopaedic Surgery (2013)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Nayar SK, Shafiq B. Blood conservation in orthopaedic trauma. Tech Orthop. 2017;32(1):45-50.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Activities & Honors


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