Dr. Nader A. Nassif specializes in the treatment of degenerative, inflammatory
or traumatic hip and knee conditions. He focuses on primary total joint
replacements of the hip and knee, revisions of hip and knee replacements
and advanced joint reconstruction procedures. Dr. Nassif has special interest
in the use of less invasive surgical approaches and new surgical and implant
technology. In addition, Dr. Nassif also cares for patients with benign
or malignant tumors of the soft tissues or bones.
Dr. Nassif grew up in Southern California and attended the University of
California, Irvine where he received his Bachelor’s degrees in biology
and physics. He earned his Medical Degree from Harvard Medical School
where he graduated with honors. Dr. Nassif then went on to complete his
residency training at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Following
residency, he continued his training at the Hospital for Special Surgery
in New York City, where he focused on hip and knee replacement surgery
and adult joint reconstruction. Finally, Dr. Nassif went on to Memorial
Sloan Kettering Cancer Center where he received additional training in
advanced joint reconstructive surgery, limb salvage surgery and the care
of benign and malignant tumors of the soft tissue and bone.
Dr. Nassif has been active in research and the advancement of joint replacement
and reconstruction surgery. He has authored multiple book chapters as
well as presented at many regional, national and international meetings.
Dr. Nassif lives in Irvine with his family. In his leisure time, he enjoys
spending time with his family, playing tennis, water sports and long distance
running. He has completed three marathons.