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Dr. Seyed Babak Kalantar, MD

Orthopedic Surgery* Age 44
Dr. Seyed Babak Kalantar, MD
4.8 (78 Ratings)

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Dr. Seyed Babak Kalantar, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Washington, DC.
Dr. Seyed Babak Kalantar, MD
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Dr. Seyed Babak Kalantar, MD

Orthopedic Surgery* Age 44
Washington, DC
Accepting new patients
20 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Seyed Babak Kalantar, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Washington, DC.

About

Dr. Seyed Babak Kalantar, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Washington, DC and has 20 years experience. They graduated from E VA Medical School OF M C OF HAMPTON RDS. They currently practice at MedStar Health: Orthopedics at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and are affiliated with Medstar Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Kalantar has experience treating conditions like Back Pain and Low Back Pain among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Kalantar received an average rating of 4.8/5 from patients and has been reviewed 78 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Kalantar also speaks Persian and Spanish. Dr. Kalantar is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Spinal Fusion
Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Spinal Fusion
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Difficulty With Walking
Myelopathy
Scoliosis
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Spinal Cord Decompression
Gait Abnormality
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis
Upper Back Pain
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Limb Pain
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Radiculopathy
Sciatica
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Spinal Osteophyte
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Stenosis
Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
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Avascular Necrosis
Broken Neck
Bursitis
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Bursitis of Hip
Cancer
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Discitis
Cervical Herniated Disc
Cervical Spina Bifida
Chondrocalcinosis
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fracture
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Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
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Hip Tendinitis
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Miner's Knee
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pseudoarthrosis
Radiculitis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Shoulder
Sacral Fracture
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Snapping Hip
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
TMJ
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Torticollis
Vertebral Column Tumors
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (ALIF)
Arthrocentesis
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Cervical Spine Surgery
Complex Spine Surgery
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Endoscopic Spine Surgery
Fracture Care
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Laminoplasty
Lumbar Fusion
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Neck Surgery
Neuroplasty
Partial Hip Replacement
Periacetabular Osteotomy
Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (PLIF)
Scoliosis Spinal Fusion
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Reconstruction
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Surgery
Steroid Injection
Synovial Biopsy
XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure

Insurance Accepted

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  • National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Medicare
  • Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • GEHA
  • IN Total Health
  • Medicaid
  • Molina
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • United Healthcare

Locations

  1. 1 MedStar Health: Orthopedics at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
    3800 Reservoir Rd NW, Washington, DC 20007
  2. 2 MedStar Health: Orthopedics at Chevy Chase
    5454 Wisconsin Ave Fl 11, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
  3. 3 MedStar Health: Orthopedics at McLean
    1420 Beverly Rd Ste 210, McLean, VA 22101

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Apr 20, 2022
Dr. Kalantar was terrific. He explained what he was seeing in my MRIs and laid out a very understandable plan. I felt well cared for and supported. Please thank him for his expertise and kindness!
— Apr 20, 2022
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About Me

Care Philosophy
  • Seyed Babak Kalantar, MD, is a member of the MedStar Orthopaedic Institute and performs surgery at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Dr Kalantar is a professor and chief of the Division of Spine Surgery in the Department of Orthopaedics at the Georgetown University School of Medicine and the MedStar Orthopaedic Institute. He is also the Co-Director of MedStar Spine Center.
Care Philosophy
Biography
  • Dr. Seyed Babak Kalantar, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Washington, DC and has over 19 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from E VA Medical School OF M C OF HAMPTON RDS in 2004. He specializes in Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Spine Surgery, and more.
Biography
Languages Spoken
Persian
Spanish
Languages Spoken
Specialties*
Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Family Medicine
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • E VA Medical School OF M C OF HAMPTON RDS
    2004
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Orthopedic Surgery
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    2005
Internship

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • Emory University Spine Center
    2010
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Seyed Babak Kalantar, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Kalantar's profile.

Dr. Kalantar frequently treats the following conditions: Back Pain and Low Back Pain. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Seyed Babak Kalantar, MD is affiliated with Medstar Georgetown University Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Seyed Babak Kalantar, MD holds board certification in Orthopedic Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

    3800 Reservoir Rd NW, Washington, DC