Ghassan E. Boghosian, DO
Desert Orthopedic Center
39000 Bob Hope Drive Harry & Diane Rinker Building
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
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About the Doctor
Dr. Boghosian is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, specializing in adult primary and revision joint replacement of the hip and knee. He tailors individual treatment plans for all of his patients with the goal of restoring function and relieving pain as quickly and completely as possible to improve quality of life.
Dr. Boghosian completed his fellowship training at the world renowned Cleveland Clinic, where he gained extensive experience in minimally invasive techniques to treat osteoarthritis of the hip and knee. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at South Point Hospital, also a Cleveland Clinic Hospital, where he served as the Chief Resident. Dr. Boghosian obtained his medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and his bachelor’s degree from San Diego State University.
While at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation he trained in utilizing minimally invasive techniques in hip and knee replacements, such as direct anterior hip and sub-vastus approach to the knee. He became proficient at computer navigation to reconstruct joints, hip arthroscopy, and other joint preservation techniques. Most importantly, he gained valuable experience in managing revision cases for patients who have complicated failed hip and knee replacements. He continues to remain active in academia, local leadership and his community.
Dr. Boghosian frequently holds lectures and seminars in an attempt to educate the community about arthritis and other related ailments. He also enjoys invitations to national orthopedic seminars where he lectures to fellow orthopedic surgeons about his specialty. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), American Osteopathic Academy Orthopedics (AOAO), American Academy of Orthopedic surgery (AAOS), and The American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS).
Dr. Boghosian serves on the JFK governing board and was elected the chief of surgery in 2014. He also serves on Eisenhower Medical Center’s Surgery Scheduling Taskforce. Dr. Boghosian takes a very personal approach to treating his patients and strives to return patients to activities that are important to them.
Current Appointment: Orthopedic Surgeon at Desert Orthopedic Center
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: South Point Hospital
Professional Affiliations: American Osteopathic Association (AOA), American Osteopathic Academy Orthopedics (AOAO), American Academy of Orthopedic surgery (AAOS), and The American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)