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Orthopaedic Surgery

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Ferhan Asghar, MD

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Vice-Chair of Academic Affairs, Director of the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Clinical Interest

Orthopaedic Surgery

Research Interests

Orthopaedics, Spine Surgery, Scoliosis, Spinal Disorders


Orthopaedic Surgery
Spinal Surgery

  • Bachelor's Degree: Johns Hopkins University
  • Medical Degree: Baylor College of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Michigan Hospitals
  • Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Board Certifications & Licenses
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery 07/14/2008
Contact Information
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • 231 Albert Sabin Way
  • ML 0212
  • Cincinnati , Ohio 45267-0212
  • Office 513-558-4592
  • Fax 513-558-2220
  • Email

Peer Reviewed Publications

Thawrani, Dinesh P; Agabegi, Steven S; Asghar, Ferhan 2018. Diagnosing Sacroiliac Joint Pain. The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, ,

Asghar, FA 2016. Radiographic Changes in the Cervical Spine Following Arthrodesis: Causation or Correlation? The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, 98 19,

Asghar, Ferhan A; Hilibrand, Alan S 2012. The impact of the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT) results on orthopaedic practice. The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 20 3, 160-6

Asghar, Ferhan A 2011. Commentary on an article by Peter G. Passias, MD, et al.: "Segmental lumbar rotation in patients with discogenic low back pain during functional weight-bearing activities". The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 93 1, e4

Asghar FA, Karunakar MA 2004. Femoral head fractures: diagnosis, management, and complications. Orthop Clin North Am, 35 4, 463

Mikles MR, Asghar FA, Frankenburg EP, Scott DS, Graziano GP 2004. Biochemical study of lumbar pedicle screws in a corpectomy model assessing significance of screw height. J Spinal Disord Tech, 17 4, 272

Kimyai-Asadi, A; Lin, A Y; Huang, C H; Asghar, F; Nousari, H C 1999. Toe web infections and prosthetic joints. Orthopedics, 22 4, 381, 389