Maimonides Medical Center welcomes Dr. Afsin Razi as the new Vice Chairman of Orthopedics at its Comprehensive Spine Center.
Kenneth Gibbs, president and chief executive officer and Dr. Jack Choueka, chairman of the Orthopedics department, announced the good news.
“The news keeps getting better and better for the people of Brooklyn,” said Gibbs. “With the appointment of Dr. Afshin Razi we continue to keep our promise to bring the highest level of excellence and the most advanced technology to our patients.”
“Yes, we’re delighted to add Dr. Razi’s considerable expertise to the team in our Comprehensive Spine Center,” agreed Dr. Choueka.
In his new roles, Dr. Razi will be responsible for ensuring outstanding quality, academic excellence, and optimal operational performance in the department.
Prior to this appointment Dr. Razi was Associate Director of the residency program and is actively involved in clinical and resident — educational research. Dr. Razi received his MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, followed by an elite fellowship in Spine Surgery at the Hospital for Joint Diseases. The doctor is a fellow of the AAOS and the American Orthopaedic Association, and received the AAOS Achievement Award in 2017, as well as many other awards and recognitions.
Maimonides Medical Center [4802 10th Ave. in Borough Park, (718) 283–7400].
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