Education, Certification & Licensure

Fellowship Training

 

    Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA

      -Shoulder, Elbow and Sports Surgery

 

    Bone and Joint Institute, Hartford, CT, USA

      -Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

 

Residency Training

   University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

     -Orthopedic Surgery

           

Education

    M.D. - Manchester Royal Infirmary, University of Manchester, England

    B.Sc. (Hons) - University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland

    St George’s School for Boys, Vancouver, Canada

Honors & Awards  

 

   2019    American Shoulder and Elbow Society (ASES), Neer Award - Nominee

                 “Development and Validation of a Clinical Risk Calculator for Prolonged Opioid

               Use After Shoulder Surgery”

   2019    American Shoulder and Elbow Society (ASES) Resident Award - Winner

              “Development and Validation of a Clinical Risk Calculator for Prolonged Opioid         

               Use After Shoulder Surgery”

   2015   University of Toronto - Resident Award

   2012   Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester Medical School – Summa Cum Laude, First Class Honors

   2009   University of St Andrews – Summa Cum Laude, First Class Honors

   2006   St George’s School - Honors with Distinction, School Captain, Valedictorian

Board Certification

   

   American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons - Part 1/ Board Eligible 

   Royal College of Surgeons of Canada – Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

 

   National Board of Medical Examiners - USMLE Step 3               

   National Board of Medical Examiners - USMLE Step 2CS                    

   National Board of Medical Examiners - USMLE Step 2CK

   National Board of Medical Examiners - USMLE Step 1

 

   Medical Council of Canada - MCQE2

   Medical Council of Canada - MCQE1

   Medical Council of Canada – MCCEE

Medical Licensure

   

   California State Medical Licence - Renewed and Current 

   Medical Council of Canada – Renewed and Current

 

Professional Society Affiliations

   American Shoulder and Elbow Society – Candidate Member

   American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons –  Member

   Royal College of Surgeons of Canada – Fellow with Full Privileges

   Canadian Orthopedic Association –  Member

Team/ Sports Coverage Appointments

   2018-pres   USA Boxing - Ringside Physician

    

   2018-pres   Marysville Unified School District, Marysville, CA - Head Team Physician for all Varsity Athletics

   2017-2018  Yale University Varsity Athletics, New Haven, CT - Team Physician: Rubgy, Football, Baseball

Professional and CME Courses

   2020   Mayo Clinic Teach the Teachers Elbow Course, Rochester, United States (Virtual)

   2020   Anatomic to Reverse Arthroplasty, Phoenix, United States

   2020   Tampa Shoulder Course, Tampa, United States

   2019   American Shoulder & Elbow Society Meeting, New York, United States

   2019   Future Leaders Shoulder Conference, San Francisco, United States

   2019   Serbian National Medical Conference, Belgrade, Serbia

   2019   Mayo Clinic Teach the Teachers Elbow Course, Rochester, United States

   2019   Mayo Clinic Complex Rotator Cuff and Tendon Transfer Course, Rochester, United States 

   2019   West Coast Orthopedic Trauma Innovation Forum, San Diego, United States  

   2019   ASES Specialty Day, Las Vegas, United States

   2019   AAOS Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, United States

   2019   Mayo Clinic Shoulder and Elbow Current Concepts, Scottsdale, United States

   2019   Team Physician Controversies, Naples, United States

 

   2018   AANA Elbow and Wrist Arthroscopy Masters Course, Chicago, United States

   2018   San Diego Shoulder Institute, San Diego, California, United States

   2018   Arthrex Sports Medicine Course, Naples, Florida, United States

   2017   Canadian Orthopedic Forum and Specialty Course, Calgary, Canada

   2016   Canadian Shoulder and Elbow Society Techniques Course, Calgary, Canada

   2015   Canadian Orthopedic Trauma Course, Kingston, Canada

   2015   AAOS Annual Meeting/Resident Course, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

   2013   AO Basic Trauma Course, San Francisco, California, United States

Personalized Care. Evidence-based Decisions. Your Quality of Life.

Hafiz F. Kassam, M.D., F.R.C.S.C.

Sutter Health North Medical Group

470 Plumas Blvd

Yuba City, CA, 95991

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