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NAME: Mohammad D. Alfawareh, MD

 

PRESENT POSITION AND ADDRESS:

 

Consultant, Pediatric Orthopedics, 

Consultant Spine Surgery and Scoliosis,

Consultant, Musculoskeletal Oncology

Spine Surgery Division,

Neuroscience Center ,

King Fahad Medical City ,

P. O. Box 59046 MBN 020007

Riyadh , SA 11595

 http://www.kfmc.med.sa/

Work: +9661-288-9999 ext 1432

Fax: +9661-288-9999 ext 1391

Mobile : +9665-9204-2281

Email: Dursi11@yahoo.com

malfawareh@kfmc.med.sa    

 

 

Special interest

 

Spine deformity and scoliosis

Pediatric and adults deformity

Musculoskeletal tumors

 

BIOGRAPHICAL:

 

Born:                                       May 15, 1971

Birthplace:                               Azzatariy , Jordan

Citizen:                                    Jordan

Address:                                  P. O. Box 365386

Riyadh , SA 11393

Married:                                  F Alfawareh

Children:                                 four

E-mail:                                     Dursi11@yahoo.com , Alfawarehm@yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION:

 

A. Medical and Pre-medical Education

 

 

June 1995                                Medical Degree (MBBS)

                                                Jordan University Medical School

                                                Amman , Jordan .

 

July 1989                                 High School Diploma, scientific branch
                                                Mafraq Secondary School

                                                Mafraq , Jordan

 

 

B. Post-MD Graduate Training

           

August 2008-                          Musculoskeletal Oncology Fellow

July 2009                                 Department Orthopaedic Oncology

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston , Texas

 

August 2007–                         Pediatric Orthopedics Fellowship

July 2008                                 Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Cincinnati Children Hospital Medical Center , Cincinnati , Ohio

 

August 2006 –                                    Spine Fellowship

July 2007                                 Division of Spine Surgery

                                                Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and                                                                   Rehabilitation

                                                University of Texas Medical Branch

                                                Galveston , Texas

 

February 2006 –                      Research fellowship

August 2006                           Division of Spine Surgery

                                                Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and                                                                   Rehabilitation

                                                University of Texas Medical Branch

                                                Galveston , Texas

 

January 2004 –                        Orthopaedic Fellowship

August 2004                           Princess Basma Teaching Hospital

                                                Affiliate , Jordan University of Science

                                                And Technology

                                                Irbid , Jordan

 

January 2000 –                        Orthopaedic Residency

December 2003                       Princess Basma Teaching Hospital

                                                Affiliate , Jordan University of Science                                                                       and Technology

                                                Irbid , Jordan

 

January 1999 –                        Orthopaedic Residency

December 1999                       Albasheer General Hospital , Ashrafia                                                                        Amman , Jordan

 

December 1997 –                    ER Resident

January 1999                           Mafraq General Hospital

                                                Mafraq , Jordan

 

July 1995 –                              Intern

June 1996                                Mafraq General Hospital

                                                Mafraq , Jordan

 

PROFESSIONAL WORK HISTORY:

 

August 2004 –                        Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon

February 2006                         Mafraq General Hospital

                                                Mafraq , Jordan

 

July 1996 –                              General Practitioner

November 1996                      Jordan University Hospital

                                                Amman , Jordan

 

 

 

 

MEMBERSHIP IN SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES:

 

 

-AO Spine North America .

 - Jordanian Orthopaedic Society/Association for Orthopaedic

  Surgeons

- Jordan Medical Association, permanent member since 1996.

- Alrabieh Voluntary Society, a non-profit organization for improving the lives     of the poor and   underprivileged

- Jordanian Union for Sports Medicine

 

 

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

 

- Musculoskeletal Oncology Certificate, UTMDACC, Houston , TX (August 2009)

- Pediatric Orthopedic Certificate, UC & CCHMC, Cincinnati , OH (August 2008)

- Spine Fellowship Certificate, UTMB , TX USA   ( August 2007)

- Jordanian Board of Orthopedics , Jordan Medical Council Certificate for Orthopedics

  Part Two, certified by The Jordanian Medical Council, Amman , Jordan

  (Sep, 13th, 2004).

- Board Eligible Certificate, Ministry Of Health, following completion of residency

  (Dec, 31st, 2003).

- Jordanian Board of Orthopedics , Jordan Medical Council Certificate for Orthopedics

  Part One, certified by The Jordanian Medical Council, Amman , Jordan (February 20,

  2001)

- ECFMG Certificate, Issued by ECFMG, Philadelphia , PA (Feb, 26th, 1998).

- USMLE: Step I, United States Medical licensing Exam, Issued by ECFMG,

  Philadelphia , PA (June 11, 1997).

- USMLE: step II, United States Medical licensing Exam, Issued by ECFMG,

  Philadelphia , PA (March, 5th, 1997).

 

 

MEDICAL LICENSURE:

 

- September 30 2010   Saudi Arabia

- August 11 2007        Texas                            #10026941      Current (08-10-2009)

- August 13, 2007       Ohio                             #57-012793     Expired (08/12/2008)

- August 14, 2006       Texas                            #10026941      Expired (08-13-07)

- July 16, 1996            Jordan                          #10152            Permanent

 

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCES:

 

-          Role Of The O-arm And Neuronavigation In Safe Screws Fixation In Children With Traumatic Rotatory Atlantoaxial Sublaxation., e posture, presented at SMISS Annual Meeting 2010, Miami , FL USA , http://www.smiss2010.org/

-          Long Term Follow up after Local Recurrence of Chondrosarcoma, podium presentation, MSTS 2010 Annual Meeting, Philadelphia PA , USA , http://msts.org/.

-          Assessment of Costoplasty Effect in Rib Hump Correction in AIS Using Rib Index (RI), manuscript was submitted to Spine Journal.

-          Assessment of Costoplasty Effect in Rib Hump Correction in AIS Using Rib Index (RI) was presented as podium presentation at AAOS 2009 annual meeting, Las Vegas , Nevada , USA .

-          Double Rib Contour Sign, electronic poster presentation, IMAST meeting Hong Kong , 2008.

-          Comparison of the Rib Hump Deformity Correction in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis With or Without Costoplasty using the Double Rib Contour Sign, podium presentation, 23rd annual hip day conference, first comprehensive spine conference, 10th bi-annual fellow’s reunion, April 17-18th, 2008, CCHMC, Cincinnati, OH, USA.

-          Prevalence of Wrong Level Surgery among Spine Surgeon, Spine, 2008 Jan. 15:33(2): 194-8.

-          Meta-analysis of Thoracolumbar fracture, poster presentation, Western Orthopedics Association Meeting, July, 2007, Coronado , California .

-          Meta-analysis of Thoracolumbar Fracture, poster presentation, Texas Orthopedics Association Meeting, May, 2007.

-          Research fellow, February 23ed 2006 – August 13th2006, UTMB, Galveston , TX .

-          Research projects: thoracolumbar burst fracture meta-analysis, cervical myelopathy, and simulation of cervical spine ligamentous structure in computer model.

 

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 

A. Languages

1. Arabic (native)

2. English (fluent in both spoken and written)

 

B. Computer Skills

1. Electronic medical records EMR

2. PACS

3. Microsoft Office Suite

4. Windows XP and lower

5. Proficient and experienced in Internet research & communication 

 

 

 

 

PRESENTATIONS:

 

-          Scoliosis in neuromuscular diseases, podium presentation at Second Saudi International Pediatric Neurology Conference, 1-3 November, 2010, KFMC Riyadh, SA, http://www.sipnc.org/index.html.

-          Scoliosis Review, a lecture presented at Riyadh Neuroscience Club Meeting, 15th June 2010, Riyadh , SA, http://www.riyadhneuroscienceclub.com/.

-          Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, CME presentation at KFMC, Riyadh, KSA, audience KFMC Faculty, residents and medical Students.

-          Benign Soft tissue Tumors. a presentation at UT at Houston Medical School , a lecture to  Orthopedic residents .

-          Benign Soft tissue Tumors. Podium presentation at UTMDACC Orthopedic Pathology Course, October 25th 2008, Houston , TX , USA .

-          Scoliosis, presentation at CCHMC, June 2nd 2008, audience UC medical School and residents, Cincinnati , OH , USA .

-           Flexible Flat Foot, presentation at CCHMC, April  20th 2008, audience UC medical School and residents, Cincinnati, OH, USA.

-          Idiopathic Club Foot, presentation at CCHMC, October 11th 2007, audience UC medical School and residents, Cincinnati, OH, USA.

 

WORKSHOPS AND CONFERENCES ATTENDED:

 

-          AAOS Annual meeting, Las Vegas , USA ( Feb, 24-28,2009)

-          MSTA Specialty day, Las Vegas , USA ( Feb 28th , 2009)

-          Benign Soft tissue Tumors. Podium presentation at UTAACC Orthopedic Pathology Course, October 25th 2008, Houston , TX , USA .

-          Arthrex Arthroscopy Course for Fellows, Naples , FL , USA (May 9th, 2008).

-          Twenty third annual hip day conference, first comprehensive spine conference, 10th bi-annual fellow’s reunion, CCHMC, Cincinnati , OH , USA (April 17-18th, 2008).

-          Spinal Deformity Summit , Miami , FL , USA (April 11-12, 2008).

-          Neurofibromatosis Conference, CCHMC, Cincinnati , OH , USA (March 29th 2008).

-          The Challenges and Rewards of Investigator Initiated Trails, CCHMC, Cincinnati , Oh, USA (March 17th, 2008).

-          Spine Surgeon Transition Program, Memphis , TN , USA (March 13-15th, 2008).

-          The 75th annual meeting of AAOS, San Francisco , CA , USA (March 5-9, 2008,).

-          POSNA Specially day, San Francisco , CA , USA (March 8th, 2008).

-          The SpineVision Training Course on PediGuard, CCHMC, Cincinnati , OH , USA (December 12th, 2007).

-          Spine Deformity Tutorial, San Diego , CA , (November 1-2-2007).

-          AO Spine North America Spine Deformity Symposium, Coronado , CA , (June 2-3, 2007).

-          Trabecular Metal Workshop, Parsippany , NJ , USA (May 18, 2007).

-          Texas Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting, Austin , Texas , USA (May 11-12, 2007).

-          MERC Comprehensive Spine Review for Residents and fellows, White Sulphur Springs , WV , USA (May 11-12, 2007).

-          The 35th Annual Shrines Pediatric Orthopedic Lectureship, Shrines Hospital for Children, Houston , TX , USA (April 20, 2007).

-          AO Spine North America principles and Treatment of Spinal Disorders for Residents and Fellows, Atlanta , GA , USA (March 9-11, 2007).

-          Balloon Kyphoplasty, Memphis , TN , USA (September 21 – 23, 2006).

-          Dynesys Dynamic Stabilization Workshop, University of Texas Health Science Center , San Antonio , TX , USA (May 13, 2006).

-          Hands-on spine surgery review course, Johns Hopkins Medical Institution,

 Baltimore, ML , USA (May 5 – 6, 2006).

-          Synthes LCP-Symposium with workshop, Amman , Jordan (March 18, 2005).

-          The 9th Conference of Pan Arab Orthopedics Society in association with the

-    Pan Arabic Spine Society, Amman , Jordan (October 15 – 18, 2003).

-          The 6th Conference of the Pan Arab Association of Surgeons. Presented by the Jordanian German Medical Congress, and the Jordanian Surgical Association, Amman , Jordan (2002).

-          The 5th Conference of the Union of Arab Pediatrics Societies. Presented by The Pan Arab Pediatrics Societies, The Jordanian Pediatrics Society, and Jordan University , Amman , Jordan (April 12 – 14, 1995).

 

 

 

 

 

REFERENCES

 

 

1.       VO Lewis, MD, Associate Professor, Chief  - Section of Orthopaedic Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, P.O. Box 301402 , Unit 408, Houston , TX    77230-1402 , phone : 713- 792-5073, fax: 713- 792-8448, e mail volewis@mdanderson.org.

 

2.      MS Moon, MD, Assistant Professor, Section of Orthopaedic Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, P.O. Box 301402 , Unit 408, Houston , TX    77230-1402 , phone : 713- 792-5073, fax: 713- 792-8448, e mail BSmoon@mdanderson.org.

 

3.      Alvin H Crawford, Professor, Director of pediatric orthopedic fellowship,  Co-Director of spine Center, CCHMC, 3333 Burnet Ave, MLC 2017, Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039, phone 513-636-1383, fax 513-636-3928, e mail Alvin.crawford@CCHMC.org.

 

4.      Kim Jeffrey Garges, MD, Associated professor, chief, Spine Surgery, NASA Spine Institute, 18100 St. John Drive, Suite 300 Nassau Bay, Texas 77058, E mail: kjgarges@earthlinke.net, phone: (281)333-2727, fax: (281)333-2828

 

 

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