About Shazaan Hushmendy, MD

Dr. Shazaan Hushmendy received his education and training at Rensselear Polytechnic Insutitute, Albany Medical Center and the world-renowned Lenox Hill Hospital at Northwell Health.

Dr. Hushmendy expertise includes anterior total hip replacements, minimally invasive total knee replacements, partial knee replacements, robotic-assisted replacements, complex total joint revisions and surgical management of complex fractures.

Dr. Hushmendy advocates and specializes is in the anterior approach for total hip arthroplasty utilizing  Hana® table. He utilizes this muscle-sparing approach for less post-operative pain and to allow patients to have a faster and safer recovery.

Experience, Education & History


Education

Undergraduate & Graduate

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY
BA | 2009
Bachelor of Biology/Accelerated 7-year BS/MD program, Minors in Psychology
Cum Laude


Medical School

Albany Medical College
Albany, NY
M. D. | 2018
Doctor of Medicine; Resident of Orthopaedic Surgery


Employment

Internship

Albany Medical Center
Orthopedic Surgery | 2013


Residency

Albany Medical Center
Orthopedic Surgery | 2014


Fellowship

Lenox Hill Hospital / Northwell Health System
Adult Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery | 2018

Hospital Affiliations

Ambulatory Surgery Center
Melville, NY

Plainview Hospital
Plainview, NY

Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital
Oceanside, NY

Catholic Health Systems
Saint Joseph's Hospital
Mercy Hospital

Professional Associations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Medical Association

Orthopaedic Trauma Association

Publications


Peer-Reviewed Articles

Magnetic Bilateral Patella Sleeve Avulsions in an Otherwise Healthy Nine-Year-Old Girl: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
Trauma Cases and Rev, 2017


Evaluating the quality, accuracy, and readability of online resources pertaining to hallux valgus
Foot Ankle Spec. 2016 (1): 17-23


Magnetic Resonance Imaging for the Evaluation of Knee Pain: Comparing Ordering Practices of Primary Care Physicians and Orthopaedic Surgeons.
J Bone Joint Surg (Am.)
2015;97(9):709-14


Overexpression of RCAN1 isoform 4 in mouse neurons leads to a moderate behavioral impairment and Down Syndrome like phenotype
Journal of Neurosicience Research 2013


Degraded mitochondrial DNA is a newly identified subtype of the damage associated molecular pattern (DAMP) family and possible trigger of neurodegeneration
Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease
Epub ahead of print, March 29th, 2012


The Calcineurin Inhibitor RCAN1 Is Involved in Cultured Macrophage and in Vivo Immune Response
FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology
61.1 (2011): 103-13


Rational Gene Targeting with Healthy Dietary Supplements to Clinically Immunosuppress and Treat Down Syndrome
Foot Ankle Spec. 2016 (1): 17-23


Evaluating the quality, accuracy, and readability of online resources pertaining to hallux valgus
Albany Medical College, 2010. Abstract. The FASEB Journal (2010)


Select Phytochemicals Suppress Human T-lymphocytes and Mouse Splenocytes Suggesting Their Use in Autoimmunity and Transplantation
Nutrition Research
29.8 (2009): 568-78

Textbook Chapters

Compression Fracture of the Thoracolumbar Spine
Neurosurgery Case Review, 2nd Ed


Cauda Equina Syndrome
Case Files: Orthopaedic Surgery
2013;244-251


Supercondylar Humerus Fracture
Case Files: Orthopaedic Surgery
2013;148-155


Articles/Abstracts

Avoiding Complications associated with Anemia in Total Joint Arthroplasty
Techniques in Orthopedics


Preventing Wound Complications after Total Knee Arthroplasty
The Adult Knee


Magnetic Resonance Imaging for the Evaluation of Low Back Pain: Comparing Ordering Practices of Primary Care Physicians and Orthopaedic Surgeons
Spine (Phila Pa 1976)


Patients seeking guidance: assessment of common orthopeadic oncology websites
Clin Orthop Relat Res. In-Preparation


Abstracts/Presentations

Anatomic Transosseous Suture Fixation of the Distal Biceps Tendon Using a Single Incision Approach
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Las Vegas, 2019


Periprosthethic Greater Trochanteric Fracture Tension-Band Technique
JAMM Meeting
Park City, Utah Feburary 10-13, 2019


Availability of Dual Mobility or Constrained Liners, More Than Fixation Surface, Influences Risk of Revision for Mechanical Failure with Modern Cementless Acetabular Components
Orthopedic Summet Evolving Techniques 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada, December 8th, 2018


Orthopedic Care in the Developing Nation
Albany, NY
June 14, 2017


Periprosthethic Greater Trochanteric Fracture Tension-Band Technique
AAHKS Meeting
Dallas, Texas, November 10-13, 2016


VTE prophylaxis in Orthopeadic Surgery: The Ongoing Controversy
Albany, NY
April 20, 2016


Neither what, nor why—but who: interventional-yield of lumbar MRIs vary significantly by ordering specialty
12 Annual AOSpine North America (AOSNA) Fellows Forum
March 31-April 2, 2016; Banff, Alberta


Patients seeking guidance: assessment of common orthopeadic oncology websites
Musculoskeletal Tumor Society Annual Meeting. 2015
Orlando, FL. October 6th-10th


MRI Ordering Practices in the Evaluation of Knee Pain: Primary Care Physicians and Orthopedic Surgeons
Podium Presentation at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
March, 2013; Chicago, IL