Reza Omid, MD

Title(s)Professor Of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
AddressHC2 - 1520 San Pablo Street, #2000
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90033
Phone+1 323 442 5860
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    Los Angeles Magazine2015  - 2016Super Doctors Rising Star
    Los Angeles Magazine2018  - 2022Super Doctor
    Pasadena Magazine2017Top Doctor

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    Dr. Omid is a professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He specializes in the management of all conditions of the shoulder and elbow. He has extensive experience in arthroscopic procedures and joint replacement of the shoulder and elbow. Dr. Omid was a team physician for USC Athletics and has a special interest in athletes with the treatment of injuries of the shoulder and elbow, secondary to overuse or other activities. Dr. Omid is associate program director for the orthopaedic residency program. He is actively involved in research and has authored numerous articles. His areas of interest include shoulder separations, fractures of the shoulder and elbow, rotator cuff tears, shoulder and elbow arthritis, and cartilage injuries. The recipient of the Herman Epstein Award for Most Outstanding Resident, Dr. Omid is also involved in numerous national organizations including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America and the Western Orthopaedic Association. He is also a member of the prestigious American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons. He completed his orthopaedic residency training at KECK/LAC+USC. He completed his fellowship training in shoulder and elbow reconstruction at the world renowned Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, where he also worked with the sports medicine service treating the area’s professional athletes including those from the St. Louis Rams and St. Louis Blues.

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    1. Common Complication From Routine Shoulder Surgery: Postoperative Stiffness After Rotator Cuff Repair. Instr Course Lect. 2024; 73:527-534. Kane LT, Wilkening JD, Keener M, Tashjian RZ, Omid R, Namdari S. PMID: 38090922.
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    2. Diagnosis and Management of Early Complications After Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty. Instr Course Lect. 2023; 72:163-173. Cox RM, Keener JD, Omid R, Tashjian RZ, Namdari S. PMID: 36534855.
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    3. Spatial Anatomy of the Radial Nerve in the Extended Deltopectoral Approach. Orthopedics. 2022 Oct 06; 1-7. Gipsman AM, Ihn HE, Iglesias BC, Azad A, Stone MA, Omid R. PMID: 36206514.
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    4. Platelet-rich Plasma in the Management of Shoulder Disorders: Basic Science and Implications Beyond the Rotator Cuff. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2022 Oct 01; 30(19):e1217-e1226. Omid R, Lalezari R, Bolia IK, Weber AE. PMID: 35947829.
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    5. Stability analysis of tranexamic acid in the presence of various antiseptic solutions. J Orthop Res. 2023 03; 41(3):692-697. Heckmann ND, Chung BC, Kang HP, Chang MW, Wang JC, Weber AE, Omid R, Evseenko D. PMID: 35730424.
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    6. Interobserver and Intraobserver Reliability of the Sirveaux Classification of Scapular Notching After Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. Orthopedics. 2022 Jul-Aug; 45(4):239-243. Heckmann ND, McKnight B, Chen XT, Chung BC, Hill JR, Sivasundaram L, Omid R, Hatch GF. PMID: 35245139.
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    7. Principles of Locking Plate Fixation of Proximal Humerus Fractures. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2021 Jun 01; 29(11):e523-e535. Omid R, Trasolini NA, Stone MA, Namdari S. PMID: 33539058.
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    8. Superior Capsular Reconstruction of the Shoulder. Arthroscopy. 2021 06; 37(6):1708-1710. Eppler MB, Bolia IK, Tibone JE, Gamradt SC, Hatch GF, Omid R, Weber AE, Petrigliano FA. PMID: 34090559.
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    9. Glenoid Bone Loss in Shoulder Instability: Superiority of Three-Dimensional Computed Tomography over Two-Dimensional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Using Established Methodology. Clin Orthop Surg. 2021 Jun; 13(2):223-228. Weber AE, Bolia IK, Horn A, Villacis D, Omid R, Tibone JE, White E, Hatch GF. PMID: 34094013; PMCID: PMC8173237.
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    10. Effect of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction on Pitch Accuracy, Velocity, and Movement in Major League Baseball Pitchers. Orthop J Sports Med. 2020 Dec; 8(12):2325967120968530. McKnight B, Heckmann ND, Chen XT, Hindoyan K, Hill JR, Goldbeck G, Omid R, Hatch GFR, Charlton TP. PMID: 33403215; PMCID: PMC7747121.
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    11. Surgical anatomy of the axillary artery: clinical implications for open shoulder surgery. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2021 Jun; 30(6):1266-1272. Stone MA, Ihn HE, Gipsman AM, Iglesias B, Minneti M, Noorzad AS, Omid R. PMID: 33069906.
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    12. Single-stage bilateral reverse total shoulder arthroplasty for bilateral posterior shoulder fracture-dislocation following seizure: A case report. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2020; 73:298-302. Azad A, Antonios JK, Kang HP, Omid R. PMID: 32731176; PMCID: PMC7393393.
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    13. National Trends in Use of Regional Anesthesia and Postoperative Patterns of Opioid Prescription Filling in Shoulder Arthroscopy: A Procedure-Specific Analysis in Patients With or Without Recent Opioid Exposure. Orthop J Sports Med. 2020 Jun; 8(6):2325967120929349. Trasolini NA, Bolia IK, Kang HP, Essilfie A, Mayer EN, Omid R, Gamradt SC, Hatch GF, Weber AE. PMID: 32637432; PMCID: PMC7313342.
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    14. Biomechanical analysis of anterior capsule reconstruction and latissimus dorsi transfer for irreparable subscapularis tears. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2020 Feb; 29(2):374-380. Omid R, Stone MA, Lin CC, Patel NA, Itami Y, McGarry MH, Lee TQ. PMID: 31594727.
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    15. Irreparable rotator cuff tears: Current treatment options. Orthop Rev (Pavia). 2019 09 24; 11(3):8146. Juhan T, Stone M, Jalali O, Curtis W, Prodromo J, Weber AE, Hatch GF, Omid R. PMID: 31616552; PMCID: PMC6784596.
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    16. Cutibacterium acnes persists despite topical clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2019 Dec; 28(12):2279-2283. Heckmann N, Heidari KS, Jalali O, Weber AE, She R, Omid R, Vangsness CT, Rick Hatch GF. PMID: 31471244.
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    17. Effect of Preoperative Opioid Usage on Pain After Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2019 Aug 15; 27(16):e734-e742. Curtis W, Rounds AD, Stone M, Vangsness CT, Weber AE, Hatch GFR, Omid R. PMID: 31283541.
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    18. Biomechanical analysis of latissimus dorsi tendon transfer with and without superior capsule reconstruction using dermal allograft. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2019 Aug; 28(8):1523-1530. Omid R, Stone MA, Lin CC, Patel NA, Itami Y, McGarry MH, Lee TQ. PMID: 31029520.
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    19. Revisiting the Gender Gap in Orthopaedic Surgery: Investigating the Relationship Between Orthopaedic Surgery Female Faculty and Female Residency Applicants. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2019 Apr 15; 27(8):295-300. Munger AM, Heckmann N, McKnight B, Dusch MN, Hatch GF, Omid R. PMID: 30278014.
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    20. Gunshot Wounds to the Upper Extremity. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2019 Apr 01; 27(7):e301-e310. Omid R, Stone MA, Zalavras CG, Marecek GS. PMID: 30897606.
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    21. Outpatient total elbow arthroplasty: 90-day outcomes. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2018 Jul; 27(7):1311-1316. Stone MA, Singh P, Rosario SL, Omid R. PMID: 29773304.
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    22. Vascularized dermal autograft for the treatment of irreparable rotator cuff tears. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2018 Sep; 27(9):1664-1671. Stone MA, Carre A, Trasolini N, Minneti M, Omid R. PMID: 29752152.
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    23. NONOPERATIVE TREATMENT FOR INJURIES TO THE IN-SEASON THROWING SHOULDER: A CURRENT CONCEPTS REVIEW WITH CLINICAL COMMENTARY. Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2018 04; 13(2):306-320. Stone MA, Jalali O, Alluri RK, Diaz PR, Omid R, Gamradt SC, Tibone JE, Mayer EN, Weber A. PMID: 30090688; PMCID: PMC6063065.
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    24. Propionibacterium Acnes Persists Despite Various Skin Preparation Techniques. Arthroscopy. 2018 06; 34(6):1786-1789. Heckmann N, Sivasundaram L, Heidari KS, Weber AE, Mayer EN, Omid R, Vangsness CT, Hatch GF. PMID: 29580742.
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    25. Revision reverse total shoulder arthroplasty in a patient with preoperative deltoid insufficiency: a case report. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2017 07; 26(7):e232-e235. Essilfie A, McKnight B, Heckmann N, Rick Hatch GF, Omid R. PMID: 28622984.
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    26. Measurement of Clavicle Fracture Shortening Using Computed Tomography and Chest Radiography. Clin Orthop Surg. 2016 Dec; 8(4):367-372. Omid R, Kidd C, Yi A, Villacis D, White E. PMID: 27904717; PMCID: PMC5114247.
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    27. Direct Cost Analysis of Outpatient Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair in Medicare and Non-Medicare Populations. Orthop J Sports Med. 2016 Oct; 4(10):2325967116668829. Narvy SJ, Didinger TC, Lehoang D, Vangsness CT, Tibone JE, Hatch GF, Omid R, Osorno F, Gamradt SC. PMID: 27826595; PMCID: PMC5084526.
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    28. Functional Outcomes of Type V Acromioclavicular Injuries With Nonsurgical Treatment. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2016 Oct; 24(10):728-34. Dunphy TR, Damodar D, Heckmann ND, Sivasundaram L, Omid R, Hatch GF. PMID: 27579816.
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    29. Risk Factors for 30-Day Readmission Following Shoulder Arthroscopy. Arthroscopy. 2017 Jan; 33(1):55-61. Hill JR, McKnight B, Pannell WC, Heckmann N, Sivasundaram L, Mostofi A, Omid R, Rick Hatch GF. PMID: 27641638.
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    30. Surgical management of midshaft clavicle nonunions is associated with a higher rate of short-term complications compared with acute fractures. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2016 Sep; 25(9):1412-7. McKnight B, Heckmann N, Hill JR, Pannell WC, Mostofi A, Omid R, Hatch GF. PMID: 27068385.
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    31. Complication rate and implant survival for reverse shoulder arthroplasty versus total shoulder arthroplasty: results during the initial 2 years. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2016 Jun; 25(6):927-35. Villacis D, Sivasundaram L, Pannell WC, Heckmann N, Omid R, Hatch GF. PMID: 26796602.
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    32. Preoperative risk factors for discharge to a postacute care facility after shoulder arthroplasty. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2016 Feb; 25(2):201-6. Sivasundaram L, Heckmann N, Pannell WC, Alluri RK, Omid R, Hatch GF. PMID: 26456429.
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    33. Biomechanical comparison between the trapezius transfer and latissimus transfer for irreparable posterosuperior rotator cuff tears. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2015 Oct; 24(10):1635-43. Omid R, Heckmann N, Wang L, McGarry MH, Vangsness CT, Lee TQ. PMID: 25847516.
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    34. Surgical anatomy of the lower trapezius tendon transfer. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2015 Sep; 24(9):1353-8. Omid R, Cavallero MJ, Granholm D, Villacis DC, Yi AM. PMID: 25704210.
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    35. Scapula fractures: interobserver reliability of classification and treatment. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Mar; 28(3):124-9. Neuhaus V, Bot AG, Guitton TG, Ring DC, Science of Variation Group, Abdel-Ghany MI, Abrams J, Abzug JM, Adolfsson LE, Balfour GW, Bamberger HB, Barquet A, Baskies M, Batson WA, Baxamusa T, Bayne GJ, Begue T, Behrman M, Beingessner D, Biert J, Bishop J, Alves MB, Boyer M, Brilej D, Brink PR, Brunton LM, Buckley R, Cagnone JC, Calfee RP, Campinhos LA, Cassidy C, Catalano L, Chivers K, Choudhari P, Cimerman M, Conflitti JM, Costanzo RM, Crist BD, Cross BJ, Dantuluri P, Darowish M, de Bedout R, DeCoster T, Dennison DG, DeNoble PH, DeSilva G, Dienstknecht T, Duncan SF, Duralde XA, Durchholz H, Egol K, Ekholm C, Elias N, Erickson JM, Esparza JD, Fernandes CH, Fischer TJ, Fischmeister M, Forigua Jaime E, Getz CL, Gilbert RS, Giordano V, Glaser DL, Gosens T, Grafe MW, Filho JE, Gray RR, Gulotta LV, Gummerson NW, Hammerberg EM, Harvey E, Haverlag R, Henry PD, Hobby JL, Hofmeister EP, Hughes T, Itamura J, Jebson P, Jenkinson R, Jeray K, Jones CM, Jones J, Jubel A, Kaar SG, Kabir K, Kaplan FT, Kennedy SA, Kessler MW, Kimball HL, Kloen P, Klostermann C, Kohut G, Kraan GA, Kristan A, Loebenberg MI, Malone KJ, Marsh L, Martineau PA, McAuliffe J, McGraw I, Mehta S, Merchant M, Metzger C, Meylaerts SA, Miller AN, Wolf JM, Murachovsky J, Murthi A, Nancollas M, Nolan BM, Omara T, Omid R, Ortiz JA, Overbeck JP, Castillo AP, Pesantez R, Polatsch D, Porcellini G, Prayson M, Quell M, Ragsdell MM, Reid JG, Reuver JM, Richard MJ, Richardson M, Rizzo M, Rowinski S, Rubio J, Guerrero CG, Satora W, Schandelmaier P, Scheer JH, Schmidt A, Schubkegel TA, Schulte LM, Schumer ED, Sears BW, Shafritz AB, Shortt NL, Siff T, Silva DM, Smith RM, Spruijt S, Stein JA, Pemovska ES, Streubel PN, Swigart C, Swiontkowski M, Thomas G, Tolo ET, Turina M, Tyllianakis M, van den Bekerom MP, van der Heide H, van de Sande MA, van Eerten PV, Verbeek DO, Hoffmann DV, Vochteloo AJ, Wagenmakers R, Wall CJ, Wallensten R, Wascher DC, Weiss L, Wiater JM, Wills BP, Wint J, Wright T, Young JP, Zalavras C, Zura RD, Zyto K. PMID: 23629469.
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    36. Serum interleukin-6 as a marker of periprosthetic shoulder infection. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Jan 01; 96(1):41-5. Villacis D, Merriman JA, Yalamanchili R, Omid R, Itamura J, Rick Hatch GF. PMID: 24382723.
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    37. Anatomy and histology of the transverse humeral ligament. Orthopedics. 2013 Oct 01; 36(10):e1295-8. Snow BJ, Narvy SJ, Omid R, Atkinson RD, Vangsness CT. PMID: 24093707.
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    38. Mixing implants of differing metallic composition in the treatment of upper-extremity fractures. Orthopedics. 2013 Sep; 36(9):e1175-9. Acevedo D, Loy BN, Loy BN, Lee B, Omid R, Itamura J. PMID: 24025010.
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    39. Tendon transfers for irreparable rotator cuff tears. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2013 Aug; 21(8):492-501. Omid R, Lee B. PMID: 23908255.
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    40. Lipoma arborescens of the biceps tendon sheath. Skeletal Radiol. 2013 Oct; 42(10):1461-4. White EA, Omid R, Matcuk GR, Domzalski JT, Fedenko AN, Gottsegen CJ, Forrester DM, Patel DB. PMID: 23677483.
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    41. Hemiarthroplasty for the treatment of distal humerus fractures: short-term clinical results. Orthopedics. 2012 Dec; 35(12):1042-5. Argintar E, Berry M, Narvy SJ, Kramer J, Omid R, Itamura JM. PMID: 23218618.
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    42. Superior labrum anterior-to-posterior tear. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2012 Dec; 42(12):1050. Sum JC, Omid R. PMID: 23202247.
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    43. Relation of the radial nerve to the anterior capsule of the elbow: anatomy with correlation to arthroscopy. Arthroscopy. 2012 Dec; 28(12):1800-4. Omid R, Hamid N, Keener JD, Galatz LM, Yamaguchi K. PMID: 23079289.
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    44. Relationship of radiographic acromial characteristics and rotator cuff disease: a prospective investigation of clinical, radiographic, and sonographic findings. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2012 Oct; 21(10):1289-98. Hamid N, Omid R, Yamaguchi K, Steger-May K, Stobbs G, Keener JD. PMID: 22217644; PMCID: PMC3725773.
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    45. How to minimize complications in shoulder instability and rotator cuff surgery. Instr Course Lect. 2012; 61:131-41. Neviaser AS, Flatow EL, Omid R, Yamaguchi K, Levine WN. PMID: 22301228.
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    46. Supracondylar humeral fractures in children. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 May; 90(5):1121-32. Omid R, Choi PD, Skaggs DL. PMID: 18451407.
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    47. Adult-acquired flatfoot deformity following posterior tibialis to dorsum transfer: a case report. Foot Ankle Int. 2008 Mar; 29(3):351-3. Omid R, Thordarson DB, Charlton TP. PMID: 18348836.
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    48. Osseous anatomy of the distal humerus and proximal ulna: implications for total elbow arthroplasty. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2007 May-Jun; 16(3 Suppl):S39-46. Goldberg SH, Omid R, Nassr AN, Beck R, Cohen MS. PMID: 16990022.
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    49. The fauna of cynipid oak gall wasps and their parasitoids in Lorestan province, Iran. Commun Agric Appl Biol Sci. 2006; 71(2 Pt B):387-90. Azizkhani E, Rasoulian GR, Kharazi-Pakdel A, Omid R, Moniri VR, Melika G. PMID: 17385504.
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    50. The long terminal repeat of Jaagsiekte sheep retrovirus is preferentially active in differentiated epithelial cells of the lungs. J Virol. 2000 Jul; 74(13):5776-87. Palmarini M, Datta S, Omid R, Murgia C, Fan H. PMID: 10846056; PMCID: PMC112071.
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