Daniel Kharrazi, M.D.
Dr. Daniel Kharrazi is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine, more specifically in the treatment of conditions and injuries affecting the knees, shoulders, and elbows. He earned his medical degree from the University of California - San Francisco School of Medicine. The physician subsequently proceeded with the completion of a surgical internship at Harvard Surgical Service and his training was followed by the Harvard Combined Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program, which allowed him to gain valuable experience at several prestigious hospitals. Due to his recognized professional expertise, Dr. Daniel Kharrazi is the team physician for the Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA and serves as the orthopedic consultant to numerous professional sports teams such as the Los Angeles Lakers, the Los Angeles Kings, the Anaheim Angels, and the Los Angeles Dodgers.
In addition to his medical training and practice experience, Dr. Daniel Kharrazi is actively involved in the field of orthopedic surgery also as a member of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the California Orthopaedic Association, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a Qualified Medical Evaluator in the state of California and a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, being qualified as an Agreed Medical Examiner. Dr. Daniel Kharrazi's academic efforts and studies have resulted in over 20 articles and multiple lectures and presentations. He has over 10 years of professional experience in providing patients with highly trained surgical care throughout Southern California. Dr. Daniel Kharrazi is certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
- Blue Cross / Blue Shield
- Coventry Health Care
- GEHA Health Plans
Education & Training
UCSF School of Medicine
Harvard Surgical Service
Children's Hospital, Boston - Orthopedic Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital - Orthopedic Surgery
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic - Sports Medicine
Memberships & Affiliations
Publications & Media
Distal clavicle fracture as a complication of arthroscopic distal clavicle resection.
Ghodadra N, Lee GH, Kung P, Busfield BT, Kharrazi FD. Arthroscopy. 2009 Aug;25(8):929-33. PubMed PMID: 19664514.
Performance outcomes of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in the National Basketball Association.
Busfield BT, Kharrazi FD, Starkey C, Lombardo SJ, Seegmiller J. Arthroscopy. 2009 Aug;25(8):825-30. PubMed PMID: 19664500.
The supraspinatus distension sign: an indicator of supraspinatus integrity.
Lee GH, Busfield BT, Carrillo M, Ortega R, Kharrazi FD. Arthroscopy. 2009 Jun;25(6):617-9. Epub 2009 Jan 24. PubMed PMID: 19501291.
Subacromial pain pump use with arthroscopic shoulder surgery: a short-term prospective study of complications in 583 patients.
Busfield BT, Lee GH, Carrillo M, Ortega R, Kharrazi FD.J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2008 Nov-Dec;17(6):860-2. Epub 2008 Jul 25. PubMed PMID: 18657448.
Knee mass from severe metallosis after failure of a metal-backed patellar component total knee arthroplasty.
Kharrazi FD, Busfield BT, Khorshad DS, Hornicek FJ, Mankin HJ. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2008 Feb;37(2):E38-41. PubMed PMID: 18401493.
Osteoarticular and total elbow allograft reconstruction with severe bone loss.
Kharrazi FD, Busfield BT, Khorshad DS, Hornicek FJ, Mankin HJ. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2008 Jan;466(1):205-9. Epub 2008 Jan 3. PubMed PMID: 18196394; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2505305.
Acromioclavicular joint reoperation after arthroscopic subacromial decompression with and without concomitant acromioclavicular surgery.
Kharrazi FD, Busfield BT, Khorshad DS. Arthroscopy. 2007 Aug;23(8):804-8. PubMed PMID: 17681199.
Direct biceps tendon and supraspinatus contact as an indicator of rotator cuff tear during shoulder arthroscopy in the lateral decubitus position.
Temple JD, Sethi PM, Kharrazi FD, Elattrache NS. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2007 May-Jun;16(3):327-9. Epub 2007 Feb 22. PubMed PMID: 17321153.
Electrothermal capsulorrhaphy in glenohumeral instability without Bankart tear.
Enad JG, Kharrazi FD, ElAttrache NS, Yocum LA. Arthroscopy. 2003 Sep;19(7):740-5. Review. PubMed PMID: 12966382.
Unstable nonunion of the scapula: a case report.
Charlton WP, Kharrazi D, Alpert S, Glousman RE, Chandler RW. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2003 Sep-Oct;12(5):517-9. PubMed PMID: 14564281.