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Dr. Maziar Badii
Rheumatology & Spine Medicine

Dr. Maziar Badii is a leading expert in the diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of spinal disorders including inflammatory disorders of the neck and back, mechanical neck and back pain, whiplash associated disorders, sciatica, spinal stenosis, discogenic pain, facet syndrome, vertebral compression fractures, and cancer-related musculoskeletal syndromes.

Dr. Badii completed medical school, internal medicine, and rheumatology training at UBC. He obtained a Masters in Health Care and Epidemiology, with emphasis on spinal research, injury prevention, disability prevention, and early return to work. He also undertook additional spinal training at the Combined Neurosurgical Orthopedic Spine Program at Vancouver General Hospital.

Dr. Badii has practiced rheumatology and spine medicine at the Vancouver General Hospital for over a decade and is an Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, at the University of British Columbia (UBC).

Dr. Badii is a past recipient of The Arthritis Society of Canada’s Fellowship Award given out to promising young rheumatologists and has received a Clinician Investigator Award from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He has been a Research Scientist at The Arthritis Research Centre of Canada and was the Director of Injury and Disability Prevention at the Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare (OHSAH) in BC. He is also a Past-President of the Northwest Rheumatism Society.

In his spare time, Dr. Badii enjoys golf, music, singing, and is a patron of the Vancouver Opera. He is a staunch supporter of animal rights and frequently supports causes that relate to the safety and well-being of animals.

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Did You Know – Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis can affect people at any age, often young women.  ARTUS doctors can help manage this condition.

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Did You Know – Vasculitis

Vasculitis is a form of blood vessel inflammation that often needs urgent treatment.

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Did You Know – Meet Our Team

The ARTUS team involves multidisciplinary care with rheumatology doctors, nurses and physiotherapy.

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Did You Know – IV

Many arthritis medications must be given through an IV.  The ARTUS team will make your experience a pleasant one.

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Did You Know – Arthritis

Patients with skin psoriasis can get inflammation in their joints.  ARTUS can help.

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Did You Know – Gout

Gout is a common form of arthritis that can be extremely painful. ARTUS doctors can help prevent further flares.

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Did You Know – Back Pain

There are many non-surgical treatments for mechanical back pain.  ARTUS has expertise in this area.

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Did You Know – Myositis

Myositis is a rare disease of the muscle that causes weakness.  ARTUS doctors are experts in treating this condition.

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Did You Know – osteoporosis

If you have broken a hip, ARTUS osteoporosis specialists can help prevent further bone loss.

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Did You Know – Ankylosing spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis causes back inflammation, often in young, healthy men.  New treatment options can make this condition very manageable.

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