Bashir Zikria, M.D., M.Sc.
Bashir Zikria, M.D., M.Sc. is director of sports medicine laboratory at Johns Hopkins University. He is a board certified orthopedic surgeon and assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins Department of Orthopedics. Currently, he is the team physician for the Orioles, the professional baseball team of Baltimore. He has been the director of the sports medicine for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Board Review Course for the last four years. Dr. Zikria has also won the prestigious award of Teacher of the Year at Johns Hopkins.
He is also a reviewer for several top journals in the field of Orthopedics. Dr. Zikria has done numerous presentations in the United States and around the world on upper extremity sports injuries; lower extremity sports injuries, and arthroscopic techniques, including teaching at several review courses. His research area is the elbow and multi-ligament knee injuries. Dr. Zikria grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and went on to graduate from the Medical College of Pennsylvania with Honors (AOA). He then went onto residency in New York and trained under the world renowned Joint Replacement Surgeon Dr. Chitranjan Ranawat. He then went to do a Sports Medicine Fellowship with Dr. John Uribe at the University of Miami. Dr. Zikria has also traveled for extra training at the University of Pittsburgh (with world renowned Dr. Freddie Fu) and also has spent time at the Mayo Clinic for further training in elbow surgery.