Meet the Team

Meet Dr. Shahab Mahboubian, D.O., MPH

Dr. Shahab MahboubianShahab Mahboubian completed his training in limb lengthening and deformity correction surgery at the world-renowned Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, the #1 orthopedic hospital in the country (U.S. News & World Report).

He has brought this highly specialized orthopedic practice to the West Coast with the most advanced techniques and skills in Height Lengthening surgery. Some of the wide arrays of surgical techniques utilized by Dr. Mahboubian include correction of bow-legs and knock-knees, deformities of the upper or lower extremities, leg-length discrepancies, bony malunions or nonunions, and cosmetic bilateral limb lengthening.

Dr. Mahboubian was the first orthopedic surgeon on the West Coast to perform a cosmetic limb lengthening using the Precice and Stryde nail system. Dr. Mahboubian practices the most advanced and up-to-date techniques in orthopedic surgery, including treatment of injuries in adults and children, sports-related injuries, joint replacement surgery, hand injuries, neck and back pain issues, foot and ankle problems, and lower extremity deformities.

His background in osteopathic medicine means that he has received medical training with a more specialized focus on the musculoskeletal system, as compared to conventional medical training. Dr. Mahboubian takes great pride in paying particular attention to details while providing the most comprehensive and meticulous care for his patients. His colleagues and peers have commended for his sincere mannerism and professional demeanor towards his patients.With every consultation, Dr. Mahboubian supplies his patients with a thorough understanding of their problem and a complete overview of their treatment options, in order to allow his patients to make the most educated decisions about their care.

Working on the human body and helping those with musculoskeletal injuries has always been Dr. Mahboubian’s passion. Learning about making people taller and correcting their deformities was introduced to him towards the end of his orthopedic residency and he found this topic fascinating. He strongly believed that this specialty would truly fulfill his desire to help those in need. For the past few years, Dr. Mahboubian has been able to not only make people taller and walk normally, but he has also been able to raise his patients’ confidence and help them achieve their lifelong goals.

Our Team

Height Lengthening Team

Nurse Alma

ALMA – Nurse


CRYSTAL – Front Receptionist


DONNA – Nurse

DR. Patrick

DR. PATRICK – Chiro/Assistant


ESME – Manager


KARLA – Surgical Coordinator