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Arya Nick Shamie, MD
Chief of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery
Professor, Orthopedic Surgery and Neurosurgery
University of California at Los Angeles
Los Angeles

About Arya Nick Shamie, MD

Doctor Arya Nick Shamie is Chief of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurosurgery at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Shamie is board certified and fellowship trained.

Dr. Shamie received his medical degree from Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL. He completed a general surgery internship at Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Centers, and residency in orthopaedic surgery at St. Mary's Medical Center in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Shamie advanced his training and experience by completing two fellowship programs; Spinal Surgery and Bone Research both at UCLA School of Medicine.

Dr. Shamie is a recipient of the University of California at Irvine's School of Medicine Award for Excellence in Research. In the field of spine surgery, he is involved in basic science and clinical research. His areas of clinical interest include bone protein, multi-trauma, scoliosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and minimally invasive spine surgery to treat many difference spinal problems.

Case Studies Presented by Arya Nick Shamie, MD

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis with Spondylolisthesis

Presented by: A. Shamie MD

A 59-year-old female presented with history of chronic bilateral lower extremity radicular pain. The patient reported difficulty walking and inability to exercise due to severe thigh and calf pain after about 5 minutes of exertion. She described the pain as 10 out of 10 and her pain was relieved upon bending forward.

Articles Reviewed by Arya Nick Shamie, MD

Do Sit-Stand Desks Have a Role in Spine Care?

Office workers who alternated between sitting and standing significantly increased the number of calories they burned without causing pain.

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