Zain KhaziStudent University of Illinois College of Medicine PeoriaClass of 2020
Understanding predictors of poor patient reported outcomes, opioid use in orthopedic surgery, injuries in collegiate and professional athletes, biomechanical changes in the knee and hip joint after lower extremity and spine procedures like osteotomies or arthrodesis, and education for medical students and residents.
Zain Khazi is a medical student at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria (UICOMP). Currently, Zain is an orthopedic sports medicine research fellow at the University of Iowa. He has a keen interest in all things Orthopedic Surgery and is passionate about resident education. Zain is interested in caring for patients who suffer from a variety of musculoskeletal conditions, particularly those suffered by young athletes. This interest stems from his involvement in competitive soccer at the local and state level in Saudi Arabia, where he grew up. Zain has enjoyed working with his mentors over the years and hopes to be a mentor for future orthopedic surgeons and scientists. He is also passionate about exploring innovative ways to teach medical students and residents the intricacies of specialized orthopedic care. Aside from his aspirations in medicine, Zain hopes to compete as a gentleman driver in the Le Mans GTE in the future!