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Mohammad Diab, M.D.

Orthopedic surgeon

Dr. Mohammad Diab, a surgeon who specializes in treating musculoskeletal conditions in children and teenagers, is chief of Pediatric Orthopedics at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. His special areas of interest are spinal deformities, including scoliosis, a side to side curvature of the spine; kyphosis, the exaggerated curve that results in a rounded or hunched. He's also an expert in treating dysplasia of the hip and other hip disorders in children and adolescents.

Diab joined UCSF in 2002, coming from the University of Washington, where he was a faculty member and where he trained in general orthopedic surgery. He earned a medical degree at Harvard University, where he completed a fellowship in pediatric orthopedic surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Association, Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America and Scoliosis Research Society. He is a professor of orthopedic surgery at UCSF.

  • Hear an interview with Diab, who discusses vertebral body stapling for pediatric scoliosis.


Orthopedic Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Second floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2967

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Stanford University School of Medicine 1990


University of Washington, School of Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery 1997


Harvard University, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery 1998