Ahmad Nassr, M.D.

  1. Orthopedic Surgeon

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. 2007
    Fellow - Orthopaedic Spinal SurgeryUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  2. 2006
    Resident - Orthopaedic SurgeryRush University Medical Center
  3. 2001
    MDUniversity of Pennsylvania
  4. 1997
    BS - Mechanical Engineering and Minor in PsychologyMassachusetts Institute of Technology

Certifications

  1. 2009
    Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Traveling Fellowship AwardCervical Spine Research Society
  2. 2016
    Best Clinical Paper Award: Do Lumbar Decompression and Fusion Patients Recall Their Preoperative Status? A Cohort Study of Recall Bias in Patient-Reported Outcomes (Aleem I, Duncan J, Amin A, Zarrabian M, Eck J, Rhee J, Clarke M, Currier B, Nassr A)North American Spine Society 2016 Resident & Fellow Research Award
  3. 2016
    Named as one of the "26 of the Top North American Spine Surgeons"Orthopedics This Week
  4. 2016
    Edward D. Henderson, MD Physician in Training Award for manuscript "The effect of an adjustable hinged operating table on Lumbar lordosis during lumbar surgery (Sebastian A, Ahmed A, Anderson P, Vernon B, Currier B, Clarke M, Nassr A)Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
  5. 2016
    Best Science Paper Award: Do Lumbar Decompression and Fusion Patients Recall Their Peroperative Status? A Cohort Study of Recall Bias in Patient-Reported Outcomes. (Aleem I, Duncan J, Amin A, Zarrabian M, Eck J, Rhee J, Clarke M, Currier B, Nassr A)Lumbar Spine Research Society
  6. 2016
    Best Clinical Paper Award: Do Lumbar Decompression and Fusion Patients Recall Their Preoperative Status? A Cohort Study of Recall Bias in Patient-Reported Outcomes. (Aleem, I, Duncan J, Amin A, Zarrabian M, Eck J, Rhee J, Clarke M, Currier B, Nassr A)AO Spine North America Fellows Forum
  7. 2016
    Best Clinical Paper Award: Do Lumbar Decompression and Fusion Patients Recall Their Preoperative Status? A Cohort Study of Recall Bias in Patient-Reported Outcomes. (Aleem I, Duncan J, Amin A, Zarrabian M, Eck J, Rhee J, Clarke M, Currier B, Nassr A)Canadian Spine Society
  8. 2015
    Host Japanese Orthopaedic Association Traveling FellowshipJapanese Orthopaedic Association
  9. 2014
    Traveling Fellowship AwardAOA Austrian-Swiss-German Orthopedic Society
  10. 2014
    Best Special Poster Presentation at ISSLS Annual Meeting, Seoul Korea (Giambini H, Nassr A, Kai-Nan An, Huddleston PM, Dragomir Daescu D)Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd
  11. 2013
    Young Investigator AwardAO Spine
  12. 2012
    Traveling Fellowship AwardAOA Japanese Orthopedic Association
  13. 2011
    Clinician Scientist Development Program RecipientCSRS/OREF
  14. 2011
    Pediatric Spinal Surgery Appreciation Certificate European Gaza Hospital
  15. 2011
    Young Investigators AwardOrthopaedic Research and Education Foundation
  16. 2011
    New Investigators AwardScoliosis Research Society
  17. 2009
    Best Spine Section Poster at Annual MeetingAmerican Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and American Orthopedic Association
  18. 2009
    Best Overall Poster AwardAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  19. 2009
    Traveling Fellowship AwardMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  20. 2007
    Iatrogenic thoracic outlet syndrome as a complication of VEPTR (Nassr A, Crane B, Hammerberg KW, Mardjetko SM, Madrid Spain) - Runner Up Paper Award: Early onset scoliosis and growing spineAwarding Organization
  21. 2007
    Best Clinical Poster Award: Does incorrect level needle localization during anterior cervical discectomy and fusion lead to accelerated disc degeneration? (Bashir RS, Nassr A, Rihn J, Lee JY)Cervical Spine Research Society, San Francisco CA
  22. 2006
    Three-dimensional in vivo measurement of axial rotation under torsion in a patient with spondylolysis using dynamic computed tomography (Nassr A, Inoue N, Ochia R, Yang KH, Lorenz E, An HS)Jorge O. Galante Research Award
  23. 2004
    Spine Journal Outstanding Paper Award [Clinical Science] -Runner-UpAwarding Organization
  24. 2003
    Honorary InstructorInternational University of the Health Sciences
  25. 1997
    People's Choice Award for ANTS microrobotsDiscover Magazine

Professional memberships

  1. 2017
    Abstract Reviewer2017 Meeting, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
  2. 2017
    Abstract Reviewer2017 Meeting, North American Spine Society
  3. 2017 - present
    MemberDiversity Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  4. 2017 - present
    Committee MemberMembership Committee, Cervical Spine Research Society
  5. 2017 - present
    Committee MemberResearch Committee, AO Spine North America
  6. 2016 - present
    DirectorSpine Surgery Research, Mayo Clinic, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  7. 2016 - 2019
    Committee MemberAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  8. 2016 - 2019
    Task Force MemberLeadership/Fellowships Taskforce: ASG Committee, American Orthopaedic Association
  9. 2016 - 2019
    Committee MemberLeadership/Fellowships Committee, American Orthopaedic Association
  10. 2016 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Cervical Spine Research Society
  11. 2016 - 2018
    MemberSeed Starter Subcommittee, Research Committee, Cervical Spine Research Society
  12. 2016
    Abstract Reviewer2016 Meeting, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
  13. 2016 - present
    Committee MemberPatient Education Committee, Cervical Spine Research Society
  14. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican Orthopaedic Association
  15. 2015 - present
    Committee MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  16. 2015 - present
    MemberInternational Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine
  17. 2014 - 2018
    MemberBiomedical Engineering Committee, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  18. 2014 - present
    Committee MemberOrthopedic Research Review Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  19. 2014 - present
    Committee MemberWebsite Committee, Scoliosis Research Society
  20. 2014 - present
    MemberLumbar Spine Research Society
  21. 2014 - present
    Active FellowScoliosis Research Society
  22. 2014 - present
    MemberMembership Committee, Lumbar Spine Research Society
  23. 2014 - present
    MemberASTM International
  24. 2013 - present
    Associate DirectorSpine Surgery Fellowship Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  25. 2013 - present
    MemberJ. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society
  26. 2013 - 2016
    Committee MemberScientific Program Committee, Cervical Spine Research Society
  27. 2013 - 2014
    Committee MemberProgram Committee, Scoliosis Research Society
  28. 2013 - present
    Committee MemberClinical Competency Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  29. 2013 - present
    ProctorPennsylvania State University, Online Courses Volunteer
  30. 2012 - 2017
    Invited Panel MemberFDA Orthopedic Device Panel
  31. 2012 - present
    MemberAssociation for Collaborative Spine Research
  32. 2012 - present
    MemberSpine Trauma Focus Group, Association for Collaborative Spine Research
  33. 2012 - present
    Medical DirectorPalestinian Children's Relief Fund, Spine Surgery
  34. 2011 - 2017
    AdministratorSRS Facebook, Scoliosis Research Society
  35. 2011 - 2015
    Committee MemberOrthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Spine Grant Research Review Committee
  36. 2011 - 2014
    Committee MemberPatient Education Committee, Scoliosis Research Society
  37. 2011 - present
    Committee MemberSpinal Implant Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  38. 2011 - present
    Clinical Competency CommitteeSpine Surgery Fellowship Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  39. 2011 - present
    MemberAO Spine North America
  40. 2011 - present
    FellowClass of 2011, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  41. 2010 - present
    Committee MemberMayo Coventry Award Selection Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  42. 2010 - present
    FacultyFellows Forum Course, Banff Alberta Canada, AO Spine North America
  43. 2010 - 2012
    Committee MemberMayo Orthopedic Regional Coordinating Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  44. 2010 - 2011
    Committee MemberIMAST Program Committee, Scoliosis Research Society
  45. 2009 - 2011
    Board MemberBoard of Directors, Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
  46. 2009
    ChairProgram for 2009 Meeting, Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
  47. 2009 - present
    MentorOrthopedic Surgery Residency Program, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  48. 2009 - present
    MemberCervical Spine Research Society
  49. 2008 - 2017
    Committee MemberEducation Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  50. 2008 - 2014
    Candidate MemberScoliosis Research Society
  51. 2008 - 2011
    MemberASTM International
  52. 2008 - 2011
    MemberOrthopedic and Spinal Implant Committees, ASTM International
  53. 2008 - 2010
    InterviewerMedical Student Interviews, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  54. 2008 - present
    MentorMayo Medical School Honor Code Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  55. 2008 - present
    Minnesota Future Doctors Shadowing Program
  56. 2008 - present
    InterviewerSpine Surgery Fellowship Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  57. 2008 - present
    MemberMinnesota Orthopaedic Society
  58. 2008 - present
    MemberMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  59. 2008 - present
    MemberSouth Asian Spine Society
  60. 2008 - present
    MemberNorth American Spine Society
  61. 2007 - present
    Committee MemberInterdisciplinary Spinal Cord Injury Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  62. 2007 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Orthopedic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  63. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  64. 2007 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  65. 2007 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society
  66. 2003 - 2005
    RepresentativeHouse Staff Association, Rush University Medical Center
  67. 1999 - 2001
    InterviewerUniversity of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  68. 1999 - 2001
    CoordinatorClinical Neuroscience Tract, University of Pennsylvania
  69. 1998
    ParticipantHepatitis Education Project, University of Pennsylvania
  70. 1997 - 2001
    RecruiterUniversity of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  71. 1997 - 2001
    InterpreterPenn Med Language Link, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  72. 1997 - 1998
    TeacherPipeline Project, University of Pennsylvania
  73. 1996 - 1997
    Social ChairMechanical Engineering Honors Society, Pi Tau Sigma, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  74. 1996 - 1997
    MemberEngineering Honors Society, Tau Beta Pi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  75. 1993 - 1997
    MemberPi Tau Sigma, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  76. 1993 - 1997
    PlayerMen's Rugby Team, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  77. 1993 - present
    MemberAlumni Association, College Preparatory School of America
  78. 1992 - 1993
    Publicity ChairPremedical Students Association, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  79.  
    PresidentClinical Neuroscience Tract, University of Pennsylvania
  80.  
    Board MemberPremedical Students Association, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Research activities

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