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June 27, 2024

Michael Moghimi, MD Earns America's Best Spine Surgeon Recognition

Michael Moghimi, MD; Spine Specialist

Orthopaedic Specialists of Austin is proud to announce that Dr. Michael Moghimi has been included in the annual ranking of "America's Best Spine Surgeons" by Statista and Newsweek. The ranking included an evaluation of procedures performed, a survey of over 30,000 professionals in the medical field, and a quality-of-care rating by their peers, with 150 surgeons ultimately being recognized.

Dr. Moghimi is a board-certified and fellowship training orthopedic surgeon who specializes in spine disorders. He was born in Detroit, Michigan but quickly found his way to Texas. He was raised in the suburbs of Dallas and then attended Southern Methodist University (SMU) for College. There, Dr. Moghimi earned bachelors' degrees in both chemistry and biology, all while graduating with honors. He then attended the University of Texas Medical School in Houston where he graduated with the highest honor given to medical students in the nation, Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA). Dr. Moghimi then completed his orthopedic residency training at the prestigious Baylor College of Medicine where he received numerous awards including top junior resident, top senior resident, highest in training exam score, and national awards including the American Orthopedic Association top resident award. Dr. Moghimi concluded his training with a fellowship in spinal surgery at Harvard (Massachusetts General hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital) under the mentorship of Christopher Bono and Kirkham Wood. He has published multiple book chapters, peer reviewed journal articles, and has presented at national meetings.

To view the full list of America's Best Spine Surgeons for 2024, click here.