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.APPOINTMENT: LEARN MORE