Dr. Sohaib Z. Hashmi is a UCI Health orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in the management of cervical, thoracic and lumbosacral spine disorders.
His clinical interests include degenerative diseases of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, scoliosis, flat back syndrome, disc herniation and replacement, spinal stenosis, infections of the spine, traumatic spine injuries, athletic injuries, complex revision spine surgery and reconstructive spine surgery. He uses both open and minimally invasive surgical approaches and works with varied surgical teams to treat trauma patient from the initial injury through recovery.
Hashmi earned his medical degree at the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences in Toledo, Ohio. He completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine and McGaw Medical Center in Chicago, Ill., followed by a fellowship in orthopaedic spine surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Medical Center in Baltimore. He also received fellowship training in orthopaedic trauma at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
His current research is focused on orthobiologics and patient-reported outcomes studies in orthopaedic spine and traumatic disorders. He is the author or co-author of more than 40 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. He has presented his research at national meetings at American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, the Orthopaedic Research Society, the Cervical Spine Research Society, the Lumbar Spine Research Society, the North American Spine Society and the Western Orthopaedic Association.
Hashmi also speaks Arabic, French, Urdu and Punjabi. He sees patients in Orange, Costa Mesa, Irvine, Laguna Hills and Tustin.