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2002 Honoree

Fred Khasigian, MD

Dr. Harry Alfred “Fred” Khasigian is an American Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon that specializes in Anterior approach Hip Arthroplasty, reconstruction of bones and joints for arthritis, sport injuries, or trauma of the upper and lower extremities with a sub specialty certification from ABOS in Sports Medicine.

He graduated from the University of Southern California as a Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in pre-medicine. He received his medical degree from USC and then spent a year as a rotating intern at the LA County-USC Medical Center, followed by four years in an Orthopedic Surgery Residency at UC Irvine/Orange County Medical Center.

Dr. Khasigian started a private practice of Orthopedic Surgery in Sacramento during 1979 and has maintained that practice to the present.  He has presented papers at the Annual National Orthopedic Academy meeting and at the UCI Alumni. He has been a clinical professor at UC Davis, has served on the Board of Directors of the Arthritis Foundation and currently is the chairman of the Orthopedic Surgery Division as well as a member of various advisory boards and hospital committees.  He has been certified by the State of California as a Qualified Medical Examiner.  Currently he is affiliated with Methodist Hospital, Sacramento, CA and Mercy General Hospital, Sacramento, CA, and Mercy Hospital, Woodland, CA.

Presently he is involved in the Mercy Passion for Excellence Program and is a team physician at Jesuit High School.  His practice is currently located at the Sacramento Methodist Hospital Campus.

Dr. Khasigian exhibits a passion for sports as well as understanding the mind set of athletes.  From his college football days at USC with three Rose Bowl appearances to his rugby coaching at Jesuit High School today that has produced six national championship teams, he understands the need for an athlete to return to their sport as quickly as possible.