Prof Mazda Farshad

eccElearning Spine Surgery Education Programme Faculty

Prof Dr Mazda Farshad is a highly experienced Spine Surgeon and a key member of the eccElearning Spine Surgery Education Programme faculty.

The Spine Surgery Education Programme contains 180 Spine Surgery Lectures, and contains Specialist Certificates and the full Postgraduate Diploma in Spine Surgery.

The eccElearning Spine Surgery Faculty is made up of over 140 expert spine surgeons and educators. They have collectively supported the development of the world’s first comprehensive, online postgraduate education programme in a medical sub-speciality, spine surgery.

Prof Dr Mazda Farshad

  • Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical Director, University Hospital Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
  • European Spine Journal Assistant, Editorial Board

Contributions of Prof Mazda Farshad

Module: Basic Science

DOI 10.28962/01.2.001

Along with Prof Norbert Boos, Prof Farshad co-edits this module, which provides an in-depth overview of the basics of spinal disorders and primes students with fundamental knowledge for other modules.

Lecture: Predictors of Treatment Outcome

DOI 10.28962/01.3.012

This spine surgery lecture, written and narrated by Prof Mazda Farshad, looks at the factors which predict the outcome of surgical intervention, other than the surgery. The means by which the success of the treatment can be determined are covered. The main factors covered are the medical, demographic, work related and psychological factors, which are discussed in detail with the aid of established clinical literature.