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Maziar Mohaddes – MD PhD, Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Maziar Mohaddes MD, a native of Iran, completed his medical training in Sweden graduating from Karolinska Institute in 2000. He then completed his surgical training at Västmanlands Hospital, Sweden. His fellowship training was done under the direction of Professor Kärrholm and Professor Malchau at Sahlgrenska University Hospital. Dr. Mohaddes holds a position as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden. His clinical practice involves reconstruction of hip and knee. He is a member of numerous National and International Societies. He is a lecturer at Gothenburg university and is affiliated to the Swedish Hip Arthroplasty register. His clinical research is based partly on data collected by Swedish Hip Arthroplasty Register.
He has been the project leader for implementation of value based management at the orthopaedic department in Sahlgrenska University Hospital in 2014. Using value based management areas of improvement are being identified based on the data collected in different registries. Analysing data and implementing improvement based on the data collected, aiming on improving patient outcomes, during the past four years there has been a significant improvement in both patient outcomes, process measures and cost measures at the joint replacement unit in Sahlgrenska University Hospital.
The improvements have been noticed both nationally and internationally. The project was in 2015 awarded as the best improvement project at Sahlgrenska University Hospital. The Swedish Orthopaedic Association and the Swedish Rheumatism Association awarded the project as the best national patient safety project in Sweden 2016.