(209) 572-3224

Ehsan “Ace” Tabaraee, M.D.

Specialty: Back and Spine Surgery


George Washington University School of Medicine 08/2005 – 5/2009
Medical Doctorate

Georgetown University 08/2003 – 07/2004
Masters in Science in Physiology

University of Virginia 08/1998 – 05/2002
Bachelor of Arts in Biology


Rush University Medical Center 8/2014 – 07/2015
Fellowship- Spine Surgery

University of California, San Francisco 6/2009 – 6/2014
Residency- Orthopaedic Surgery

Work Experience:

Stanislaus Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Clinic 08/2015 – present
Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

Anderson Orthopaedic Institute 11/2004 – 07/2005
Research Assistant

Montgomery County Community College 07/2004 –10/2004
Science Tutor

University of Virginia Department of Cell Biology 05/2002 – 07/2003
Research Assistant


Theologis AA, Tabaraee E, Toogood P, Kennedy A, Birk H, McClellan RT, Pekmezci M. Anterior corpectomy via the mini-open, extreme lateral, transpsoas approach combined with short-segment posterior fixation for single-level traumatic lumbar burst fractures: analysis of health-related quality of life outcomes and patient satisfaction. J Neurosurg Spine. 2015 Oct 2:1-9. PMID: 26431072.

Ahn J, Bohl DD, Tabaraee E, Aboushaala K, Elboghdady IM, Singh K. Preoperative narcotic utilization: accuracy of patient self-reporting and its association with postoperative narcotic consumption. J Neurosurg Spine. 2015 Sep 11:1-9. PMID: 26360141.

Ahn J, Tabaraee E, Bohl DD, Singh K. Minimally Invasive Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2015 Oct;28(8):295-7. PMID: 26322905.

Tabaraee E, Ahn J, Bohl DD, Phillips FM, Singh K. Quantification of Multifidus Atrophy and Fatty Infiltration Following a Minimally Invasive Microdiscectomy. Int J Spine Surg. 2015 Jun 26;9:25. eCollection 2015. PMID: 26196032

Rossi VJ, Ahn J, Bohl DD, Tabaraee E, Singh K. Economic factors in the future delivery of spinal healthcare. World J Orthop. 2015 Jun 18;6(5):409-12. eCollection 2015 Jun 18. PMID: 26085981

Ahn J, Tabaraee E, Singh K. Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2015 Jul;28(6):222-5. PMID: 26079840.

Tabaraee E, Ahn J, Bohl DD, Elboghdady IM, Aboushaala K, Singh K. The Impact of Worker’s Compensation Claims on Outcomes and Costs Following an Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015 Jun 15;40(12):948-53. PMID: 26070041.

Bohl DD, Ahn J, Tabaraee E, Ahn J, Jain A, Grauer JN, Singh K. Urinary Tract Infection Following Posterior Lumbar Fusion Procedures: An ACS-NSQIP Study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015 May 27. PMID: 26020850.

Theologis AA, Tabaraee E, Lin T, Lubicky J, Diab M; Spinal Deformity Study Group. Type of Bone Graft or Substitute Does Not Affect Outcome of Spine Fusion With Instrumentation for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015 Sep 1;40(17):1345-51. PMID: 26010036.

Ahn J, Tabaraee E, Singh K. BMP-2-induced Neuroforaminal Bone Growth in the Setting of a Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2015 Jun;28(5):186-8. PMID: 25978140.

Ahn J, Tabaraee E, Bohl DD, Aboushaala K, Singh K. Primary Versus Revision Single-level Minimally Invasive Lumbar Discectomy: Analysis of Clinical Outcomes and Narcotic Utilization. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015 Sep 15;40(18):E1025-30. PMID: 25955188.

Theologis AA, Tabaraee E, Funao H, Smith JS, Burch S, Tay B, Kebaish K, Deviren V, Ames C. Three-column osteotomies of the lower cervical and upper thoracic spine: comparison of early outcomes, radiographic parameters, and peri-operative complications in 48 patients. Eur Spine J. 2015 Jan;24 Suppl 1:S23-30. doi: 10.1007/s00586-014-3655-6. Epub 2014 Nov 14. PMID: 25394862.

Feeley BT, Zhang AL, Barry JJ, Shin E, Ho J, Tabaraee E, Ma CB. Decreased scapular notching with lateralization and inferior baseplate placement in reverse shoulder arthroplasty with high humeral inclination. Int J Shoulder Surg. 2014 Jul;8(3):65-71. PMID: 25258496

Tabaraee E, Mummaneni P, Abdul-Jabbar A, Shearer D, Roy E, Amin B, Ames C, Burch S, Deviren V, Berven S, Hu S, Chou D, Tay BK. A Comparison of Implants Used in Open-Door Laminoplasty: Structural Rib Allografts Versus Metallic Mini-Plates. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2014 Jul 29. PMID: 25075986.

Tabaraee E, Gibson AG, Karahalios DG, Potts EA, Mobasser JP, Burch S. Intraoperative cone beam-computed tomography with navigation (O-ARM) versus conventional fluoroscopy (C-ARM): a cadaveric study comparing accuracy, efficiency, and safety for spinal instrumentation. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Oct 15;38(22):1953-8. PMID: 23883830.

Tabaraee E, O’Brien JR, Yu WD. Use of C1 lateral mass and C2 intralaminar fixation to stabilize a 30-year-old odontoid fracture that was causing myelopathy. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2009 Apr;38(4):E78-81. PMID: 19440580.

McAuley JP, Collier MB, Hamilton WG, Tabaraee E, Engh GA. Posterior cruciate-retaining total knee arthroplasty for valgus osteoarthritis. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2008 Nov;466(11):2644-9. doi: 10.1007/s11999-008-0436-8. Epub 2008 Aug 19. PubMed PMID: 18712454

Hamilton WG, McAuley JP, Tabaraee E, Engh CA Sr. The outcome of rerevision of an extensively porous-coated stem with another extensively porous-coated stem. J Arthroplasty. 2008 Feb;23(2):170-4. Epub 2007 Nov 26. PMID: 18280408.

Hamilton WG, Collier MB, Tarabee E, McAuley JP, Engh CA Jr, Engh GA. Incidence and Reasons for Reoperation After Minimally Invasive Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty. Journal of Arthroplasty. 2006 Sep; 21(6): 98-107. PMID: 16950070.