Department of Orthopedics



The Department of Orthopedics has been active in training of medical students and orthopedic residents for nearly four decades. Additionally, it has been approved for fellow training in orthopedics sub-specialties since 6 years ago. Our fellowship programs are as follow:

  • Knee Sports Surgery and Arthroplasty
  • Pelvic and Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hand and peripheral nerves surgery
  • Spine surgery


 In addition, Our Department is active in other subspecialty subjects in Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgery, Shoulder, Foot and Ankle, and trauma surgery. In present, our division is one of the leaders in resident and fellowship training programs in Iran.


We host an annual national orthopedic congress with international guests, with national “Parvizi Prize" for best residency thesis. (For more information:


Our activities are taking place in four hospitals:

  • Imam Khomeini Hospital
  • Shariati Hospital
  • Sina Hospital
  • Children’s  Medical Center
  • Cancer Institute 


Research Opportunities and Interests

  • In our department we have a research center for joint reconstruction, which conduct and support clinical and basic researches in orthopedic, especially joint reconstruction research. For more information:
  • Faculty members are active in their subspecialty field of research.


Facilities and Equipment

•       Hospital wards in all four hospitals for adults and children inpatient care

•       Highly specialized surgery room with equipment as:

  • Joint arthroscopy set
  • Surgical microscope
  • C-arm
  • Complete sets for joint replacement
  • Complete sets of bone fixation devices
  • Fracture table for adults and children


Head of Department

Dr. Taghi Baghdadi

Tel.: (+98) 921 586 8964

Fax: (+98 21) 6119 2710


Mailing Address: Department of Orthopedics, Floor 3, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran, Iran


Contact Person

Dr. Sadegh Saberi

Tel.: (+98 21) 8490 2388

Fax: (+98 21) 8822 0055


Mailing Adress: Orthopedic Ward, Ground Floor, Shariati Hospital, Tehran, Iran