Ashkhan Kaviani, MPAP, PA-C
Meet Ash Kaviani, a licensed physician assistant with the National Committee of Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and California Physician Assistant Board. Ash brings a wealth of experience in general orthopedics as well as adult reconstructive surgery to the Center For Orthopaedic Specialists (COS). His experience began when he was a patient himself, having personally gone through both hip and knee surgeries. Prior to becoming a physician assistant, Ash was part of the NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer team at Loyola Marymount University and is a former collegiate athlete.
He received his Bachelor’s of Business Administration with a Minor in Natural Science from Loyola Marymount University. He worked as a licensed paramedic and later went on to the Keck School of Medicine at University of Southern California, where he earned his Master’s of Physician Assistant Practice.
As a physician assistant, Ash assists Dr. Shah and the other COS surgeons in both the operating room and clinic setting. He treats disorders associated with the hip, knee and shoulder, focusing on joint replacement surgery. His additional responsibilities include conducting histories and performing physical exams, ordering and interpreting diagnostic studies, making diagnosis and formulating treatment plans. Additionally, he writes prescriptions, performs therapeutic injections and provides patient education.
Ash is a Fellow Member of the California Academy of Physician Assistants and American Academy of Physician Assistants. Additionally, he is a Fellow Member of the Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery and a Clinical Affiliate of the American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons.
In his spare time, he enjoys staying active by running, playing soccer and basketball, snowboarding and playing the drums. He also likes to explore new restaurants and travel with his wife and growing family.