Amir R. Kachooei, MD, PhD
Hand and Wrist Surgeon
† Member of Rothman Orthopaedics
Dr. Amir Kachooei is an orthopedic hand and wrist surgeon specializing in all hand, wrist and elbow conditions, including degenerative and traumatic conditions. He is well-versed in arthroplasty, arthroscopy, reconstruction and fracture repair. Dr. Kachooei’s number one goal is patient satisfaction, and he is dedicated to educating medical students, residents and other trainees on providing the best patient care.
He completed medical school and an orthopedic residency at Mashhad University of Medical Sciences in Iran, where he also worked as an assistant professor in orthopedic surgery. Following his residency, he spent over two years as a Research Fellow in Hand and Elbow Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, with elbow conditions as his primary research focus.
Dr. Kachooei pursued his clinical PhD in Elbow Surgery at the University of Amsterdam, where he also earned a master’s degree in Elbow Arthroscopic Surgery. After achieving ECFMG certification in the United States, he completed a Clinical Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery, followed by a Clinical Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship, both at Rothman Orthopaedics at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.
Dr. Kachooei’s research led to nine patents, more than 90 peer-reviewed articles on elbow surgery, two books and two book chapters and over 100 oral and poster presentations. He has supervised more than 20 theses, mentored many researchers and has been Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery for over a decade.Request an Appointment