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Darius Moezzi, M.D.
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Member Of:
Joint Replacement & Revision, Knee, Shoulder, Sports Medicine, Trauma

Fellowship-trained and board-certified sports medicine surgeon Dr. Darius Moezzi is part of The Sports & Injury Team and joined Flagstaff Bone & Joint in 2004. He obtained his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from The University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, and his medical degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno, Nevada. After medical school, Dr. Moezzi completed his general surgery internship and orthopaedic surgery residency at Tufts University and New England Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Moezzi chose to specialize further and complete the San Diego Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of California San Diego. He also completed a month long traveling fellowship with the Arthroscopy Association of North America. Dr. Moezzi is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and holds a subspecialty certificate in sports medicine also from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Devoted to providing specialized shoulder care, Dr. Moezzi holds a shoulder specialty clinic on the second Tuesday of each month. He provides expert treatment for shoulder disorders and specializes in total shoulder replacement, reverse total shoulder replacement, and minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques.

When Dr. Moezzi is not seeing patients, he enjoys skiing, cycling, triathlons, mountain biking, and spending time with his family.

Dr. Darius Moezzi, a sports medicine surgeon, is available to treat patients at Flagstaff Bone & Joint's Flagstaff location.

Education & Training

  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • Doctor of Medicine: University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, NV
  • General Surgery Internship: Tufts University/New England Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, Tufts University/New England Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • San Diego Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Fellowship: University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA
  • Traveling Fellowship: Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Board-Certified: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Subspecialty Certification in Sports Medicine: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Arthroscopy
  • Massachusetts Medical Society
  • United States Ski and Snowboard 

Surgical Facility Affiliations

  • Flagstaff Medical Center
  • Northern Arizona Outpatient Surgery Center
  • The Ambulatory Surgery Center

Team Affiliations

  • Coconino High School
  • United States Ski and Snowboard
Through our professional organization, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, our physicians maintain a list of their industry affiliations. This information is available to the public at www.aaos.org by visiting that site and searching for the AAOS Orthopaedic Disclosure Program or by clicking the following link. You can search the list by your physician’s first and last name.
“Dr. Moezzi is excellent. He always pays attention to detail is excellent at listening to your concerns. My second visit with Dr. Moezzi and it was just as pleasant as the first. I highly recommend it. Thanks.”
– Dan C.
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    January 2018

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