Victor Khabie, MD, FAAOS, FACS, is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon at Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group. He provides personalized care to patients at the practice’s locations in Mount Kisco, Fishkill, and Carmel, New York, and Danbury, Connecticut.
Dr. Khabie received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, followed by an internship in general surgery at the New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. After his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City, he went on to complete his fellowship in sports medicine surgery at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, a world-renowned center in diagnosing and treating orthopaedic and sports medicine injuries.
During his fellowship, Dr. Khabie cared for the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Mighty Ducks, Los Angeles Sparks, and the University of Southern California football and basketball teams.
Dr. Khabie is a leading expert in the field of orthopaedic sports medicine surgery and possesses a particular interest in shoulder and knee arthroscopic surgery, as well as robotic- assisted knee replacement surgery. He is the creator of a unique, patented knee brace with a multidimensional neoprene support called the “Victory Knee Brace,” which was first introduced at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting in San Francisco in 2004.
He is a Diplomate of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and possesses a subspecialty certificate in orthopaedic sports medicine. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Khabie is the Chief of Surgery and Chief of Sports Medicine at Northern Westchester Hospital, where he is also the co-director of the Orthopaedic and Spine Institute. He is also currently an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU.
When Dr. Khabie is not performing arthroscopic surgery, he is a ringside physician for the New York State Athletic Commission, where he cares for professional boxers and has been ringside for numerous world championship bouts. He also serves as team physician for the Pace University Athletic Department, Newburgh Free Academy Athletics, as well as many high school, collegiate, and professional athletes.
Dr. Khabie is a published author of medical literature and has made numerous presentations to both local and national groups. He was the sports medicine column writer for a local newspaper, The Patent Trader. He has appeared on NBC News, The Today Show, and local TV programs. He has been widely quoted in the media by organizations, such as ESPN, The Associated Press, and Reuters. Dr. Khabie was featured in the New York Times article, "When the Bell Sounds, Surgeon Answers Ringside Calling.” He was also a featured guest on Sirius XM Radio, Starz Channel’s "Broadminded," and the CBS Early Morning Show’s "Surgeon by Day, Ringside Doctor by Night.” He is also a regular guest host on "Talk Back Live" WOR Radio, New York 710 AM.