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Walid Khaled Yassir, MD, MHCM

Chief, Orthopedic Surgery
Vice Chief of Staff

Education and training:

  • State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn College of Medicine, MD, 1995
  • Internship, New England Medical Center Hospitals, General Surgery, 1996
  • Residency, Tufts Affiliated Hospitals, Orthopedic Surgery, 2000
  • Fellowship, Children's Hospital of San Diego, University California at San Diego School of Medicine, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, 2001
  • Harvard School of Public Health, 2011
Certifications:

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2001
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2003
Clinical interests:

  • Scoliosis
  • Clubfeet
  • Trauma
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Foot And Ankle Reconstruction
  • Foot Infection
  • Fractures
  • Growth And Development
  • Growth Plate Injuries 
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Procedures & Joints
  • Joint Injury Management  
  • Knee Procedures And
  • Musculoskeletal Infections
  • Orthopedics, General
  • Orthopedic Oncology
  • Podiatrics (Feet)
  • Sarcoma  
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Spine and Back
  • Spine and Back Peds
  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgery Spinal Reconstruction
  • Surgery, Ankle
  • Surgery, Foot
  • Surgery, Hand
  • Surgery, Reconstructive
  • Surgery, Shoulder
  • Surgery, Trauma/Injuries
  • Surgical Oncology  
  • Total Knee Replacement

Research interests:

  • Operative and non-operative fixation of femur fractures
  • Operative fixation of supracondylar humerus fractures and prevention of nerve injury
  • Post-operative pain management after spinal fusion surgery
  • Musculoskeletal infections
  • Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE)
  • Clubfoot treatment and compliance

Recent published articles

Other languages spoken:

  • Arabic
  • French



Chief, Orthopedic Surgery
Vice Chief of Staff

Children's Hospital of Michigan
3901 Beaubien Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48201

Appts: (313) 745-5227
 Fax: (313) 745-5596

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