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Dr. Ario Kiarash

Orthopedic Surgery
Tucson, AZ
28 years experience

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Office

Tucson, AZ

Address

7520 N. Oracle Road, Suite 200, Tucson, AZ
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Orthopedic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

61 Answers
78 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Depends: if the edema is due to osteonecrosis, or arthrosis the long term treatment tends to be joint replacement. If it is traumatic, or due to abnormal mech... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
No preference medica: it used to be part of the dogma of medicine that cold was to be used the first 48 hours after an injury, and heat after that. It was argued that afte... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Carpal Tunnel?: I assume you mean carpal tunnel syndrome. The diagnosis is made based on history of numbness and tingling in the thumb, index, long finger, as well ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Hallux rigidis: These symptoms are most likely seen with arthritis of the great toe mp joint. The degree of arthritis determines the treatment, if severe you may nee... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Carpal Boss: The surgeon makes a 2-3 CM (1 inch) cut across the area of swelling. The abnormality usually in the area of the base of the index and long finger art... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Arthritis: This could be arthritis, which includes gout; it could also be just a painful bunion. Your age and how long the pain has been present will help deter... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Tight achilles: Most common cause of heel pain in an active adult is Achilles tendon contracture(gastrocnemeus to be exact). Treatment is daily runners stretches for... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Why Whipple?: First off, why have you had the whipple procedure? That fact may shed more light on your problem with weight gain. If only pancreas and duodenum hav... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
How long??: How long havevyou had the symptoms and how high are the heels. Is the pain first in your big toe, and then in the arch? This may be a sign og big to... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Heel pain: Heel pain is most likely due to a tight Achilles tendon, which causes pain in the back of your heel or the bottom of the heal both. Another cause co... Read More
A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Unilateral swelling: One sided (unilateral) swelling in the extremities is rare as compared to bilateral systemic reactions and may represent, venous stasis as in case of ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Rest, calf stretch: Achilles tendinitis is best treated by rest from aggravating activities, use of a layered heel lift, and stretching exercises combined with anti infla... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
ACM group: You may contact the world acm group for support www.Familyvillage.Wisc.Edu/lib_arnd.Htm or wi chiari institute www.Wichiaricenter.Org/.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Coughing!: Steroids do not typically cause sore back and neck, in fact like any other anti-inflammatory they help reduce aches and pain! your symptoms are likel... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Post traumatic DJD: Ankle fracture and trauma is the leading cause of arthritis in the ankle joint. If you have had a fracture of the ankle joint that has been properly ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Need eval: See an orthopaedic surgeon or your primary physician and start by getting an x-ray.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
When was it put in?: Need to know why the stitch was placed around the ankle in the first place. Was there an injury that was repaired? In that case the most likely caus... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Rest: Shin splints or tibial stress syndrome heals at a different rate in different people. You should avoid running for the next 6 weeks. If you have acc... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Back strengthening: Most people forget that their abdominal muscles are curtail for aiding the back muscles. A regimen of exercise including sit-ups and leg lifts will h... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
TMJ: You may be grinding your teeth when exerting yourself. Wearing a bite guard will help with this. Also seeing an otolaryngologist or a dentist who sp... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Trochanteric pain?: If the pain is reported over the hips, the likely cause is bursitis over the greater trochanter. This is more likely to cause tossing and turning in ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Most likely no: Your condition is known as patella alta! It does increase the joint forces in certain positions and activities. You may eventually need surgery If y... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Therapy Usually fist: if the herniation is posterolateral, then epidural or foraminal steroid injection(s) is a possible answer. But your symptoms suggest that the herniat... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
What hip?: It is also important to differentiate between pain on the outer thigh around the hip, or groin/buttock. The former is likely to be tendonitis, the la... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Meniscus tear?: The pain in the back of the knee is usually associated with increased fluid in the knee. Since this is acute and in absence of injury the most likely... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
See your doctor: You may need to have a brace to help your patella track better. In severe cases, sometimes surgery is needed to help control patello-femoral pain. T... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Ganglion Cyst: Collections of joint fluid or tendon sheath fluid in form of a cyst. These are usually associated with arthritis in the midfoot or arch area. You sh... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Nerve: Burning is typically a "nerve" symptom. It means that a nerve is pinched or otherwise compromised. In certain conditions it may also represent infla... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Depends: The pain in the shoulder maybe due to tendonitis, tendon tears, arthritis, labral tears, instability, or may be radiated to the shoulder from your nec... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Soft is better: You need well padded shoes that provide you with good support, and whenever possible avoid running on hard surfaces such as concrete. Beyond that wat... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Seek help from a pro: Need to see a physician for an endocrine and metabolic work-up! sometimes pregnancy results in hyperactivity of the thyroid gland. Although rare (ab... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Therapy first: Long term consequence of perthe's disease include hip dysplasia and arthritis of the hip. Due to your age you should start with therapy and activity ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Synovitis: I can think of inflammation in one of the joints in the ball of your foot as the most likely cause. Duration, wether you are better in shoes or not, ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Check NIH: Check nih's "nationalinstitute of neurological disorders and stroke": http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/chiari/detail_chiari.Htm all the facts you... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Depends: Depends on the condition being treated.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
No!: Bone spurs represent wear and tear in joints. This is no different in the spine. They will remai. In order to improve the condition of the spine dr... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Not enough info: There is not enough information to go by! your age, history of symptoms. What makes them better or worse, and other medical conditions or surgeries ... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Strain: Do you work at a desk or on a computer? Do you typically have your head down when you work? This is most likely due to overworked muscles that help ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Need a picture: Need to know how long it has been there, how old you are and when you first noticed the blister. Also need to know what kind of fluid was in the blis... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Depends: In general it leads to instability of the knee when completely torn and should be repaired or braced to avoid furthervinjury to other structures in he... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Tissue pliability: Popping of ankles and feet, if not painful in and of itself does not indicate anything. However it may represent increased range of motion of the joi... Read More
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Hernia?: Sitting is an activity that increases intra-abdominal pressures. If you have a hernia, it would become more symptomatic the higher the pressure.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Depends: Depending on the approach used by the surgeon the pain may be due to a cut or impinged nerve (direct anterior approach) or trochanteric bursitis (late... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Rest stretch, repeat: Achilles tendinitis is best treated by rest from aggravating activities, use of a layered heel lift, and stretching exercises combined with anti infla... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Hip arthritis?: Knee pain may be in part referred from the hip, now they the knee is fixed you may be feeling your hip arthritis which not commonly is felt in the but... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Non operatively: Achilles tendinitis is best treated by rest from aggravating activities, use of a layered heel lift, and stretching exercises combined with anti infla... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Rx can be non op: Look for a hammertoe strap also known as a boudin splint. An alternative would be a metatarsal pad in your shoe or orthotics.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Yes but: Yes the gold standard in someone your age is still an ankle fusion. The key is to get one with possible take down and conversion to a replacement in ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Its supposed to be s: When you are placed in a walking cast, the plan is to keep your ankle and foot from moving so that damaged tissue in the area, either operative or tra... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Tendinitis: Patellar tendinitis may occur independently due to over activity, and it may also be aggravated by flat feet. If you are knocked kneed, having and ar... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Kiarash is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kiarash is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

George Washington University Medical School, DC
Graduated 1994MD

Awards

Educator of the Year 2005
Most Influential, Second Place, Tucson Region - Spring
2015
Top Doctor, Second Place, Tucson Region - Spring
2015
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