Ferhan Asghar

Ferhan Asghar , MD

Associate Professor of Clinical

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

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
231 Albert Sabin Way
ML 0212
Cincinnati , Ohio 45267-0212
Phone 513-558-4592
Fax 513-558-2220
Email ferhan.asghar@uc.edu

Professional Summary

Ferhan Asghar is an Associate Professor, Program Director and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

He received his undergraduate education at Johns Hopkins University and obtained his MD from Baylor College of Medicine. He subsequently trained at the University of Michigan Hospitals and Vanderbilt University in Orthopaedics and Spine Surgery.

He has been selected for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Leadership Fellows Program, and has served on their Assessments Committee. He currently serves as Chief of Staff at West Chester Hospital. 

Education

Bachelor's Degree: Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD, 1995 (Biology)

Medical Degree: Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX, 1999

Residency: University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI, (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nashville, TN, (Spine)

Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Certification Date: 07-14-2008 ) - (Recertification Date: to 01-01-2019 )

Clinical Interests

Orthopaedic Surgery

Back Injuries

Bone Infections

Curvature of the Spine

Discitis

Herniated Discs

Hunchback (Kyphosis)

Intervertebral Disc Degeneration

Intervertebral Disc Displacement

Lumbar Radiculopathy

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Musculoskeletal Disease

Neck/Spine Injury

Orthopaedic Trauma

Osteomyelitis (Bone Infection)

Osteoporosis

Sacroiliac Joint Pain

Sacroiliitis

Scheuermann's Disease

Scheuermann's Kyphosis

Scoliosis (Curvature of the spine)

Spinal Fractures

Spinal Injuries

Spinal Stenosis

Spine Infections

Spondyloarthropathies

Spondylolisthesis

Spondylosis

Vertebral Body Compression Fracture

Vertebral Fractures

Vertebral Tumor

Specialities

Orthopaedic Surgery

Spinal Surgery

Research and Practice Interests

Disorders of the Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spine including Degenerative Disease, Trauma, and Deformity.

Participant in multicenter study to evaluate posterior transforanimal interbody fusions with Healos and Leopard cages.  Sponsored by DePuy Spine.

Developing spine curriculum for residens and orthopaedic curriculum for medical students at University of Cincinnati.

Positions and Work Experience

2005 -2018 Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Division of Spine Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2014 -2015 Interim Director, Surgery Trauma Unit West Chester Unit, UC Health / University of Cincinnati Physicians, West Chester, OH

1998 -1999 Secretary, Student Surgical Society, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

-1996 Treasurer, American Medical Association - Student Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

1998 -1999 Student Instructor, Problem Based Learning, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

1998 -1999 Student Instructor, Medical Neurosciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

1995 -1998 Editor, Aesculapian Yearbook, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

-1999 Editor-in-Chief, Aesculapian Yearbook, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

2003 -2004 Co-Administrative Chief Resident, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI

2005 -2006 Chair, Organization of Resident Representatives, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC),

2015 -To Present Director, Orthopaedic Residency Program , Univeristy of Cincinnati, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

01-01-2020 -To Present Chief of Staff, West Chester Hospital, West Chester, OH

2018 -To Present Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati , Cincinnati, OH

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

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 More Information

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 More Information

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

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

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

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

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

Omer Sultan, Muhammad; Farooque, Umar; Inam Khan, Muhammad; Karimi, Sundas; Cheema, Omer; Jaan, Ali; Khalid, Farhan; Taimur, Muhammad; Asghar, Fahham; Javed, Rafay; Girdhari, Komal (2020. ) Frequency of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis.Cureus, , 12 (8 ) ,e9594 More Information

Karani, Rajiv; Mahdy, Ayman; Asghar, Ferhan (2020. ) Postoperative Urinary Retention in Patients Who Undergo Joint Arthroplasty or Spine Surgery.JBJS reviews, , 8 (7 ) ,e18.00040 More Information

Omer Sultan, Muhammad; Inam Khan, Muhammad; Ali, Rahmat; Farooque, Umar; Hassan, Syed Adeel; Karimi, Sundas; Cheema, Omer; Pillai, Bharat; Asghar, Fahham; Javed, Rafay (2020. ) Paraphenylenediamine (Kala Pathar) Poisoning at the National Poison Control Center in Karachi: A Prospective Study.Cureus, , 12 (5 ) ,e8352 More Information

Asghar, Fahham; Shamim, Nazia; Farooque, Umar; Sheikh, Haris; Aqeel, Ramsha (2020. ) Telogen Effluvium: A Review of the Literature.Cureus, , 12 (5 ) ,e8320 More Information

Ali, Rahmat; Inam Khan, Muhammad; Omer Sultan, Muhammad; Farooque, Umar; Hassan, Syed Adeel; Asghar, Fahham; Cheema, Omer; Karimi, Sundas; Hasan, Choudhary Ahmed; Farukhuddin, Fnu (2020. ) Frequency of Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Patients Admitted with Acute Stroke.Cureus, , 12 (5 ) ,e8296 More Information

Asghar, Fahham; Aqeel, Ramsha; Farooque, Umar; Haq, Aatera; Taimur, Muhammad (2020. ) Presentation and Management of Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome: A Review of Available Data.Cureus, , 12 (5 ) ,e8023 More Information

Johnson, Mark D; Matur, Abhijith V; Asghar, Ferhan; Nasser, Rani; Cheng, Joseph S; Prestigiacomo, Charles J (2020. ) Right Versus Left Approach to Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: An Anatomic Versus Historic Debate.World neurosurgery, , 135 ,135-140 More Information

Mikles M.; Asghar F.; Frankenburg E.; Scott D.; Graziano G. (08-01-2004. ) Biomechanical study of lumbar pedicle screws in a corpectomy model assessing significance of screw h.Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques, , 17 (4 ) ,272-276 More Information

Asghar F.A.; Karunakar M.A. (10-01-2004. ) Femoral head fractures: Diagnosis, management, and complications.Orthopedic Clinics of North America, , 35 (4 SPEC. ISS. ) ,463-472 More Information

Agabegi S.S.; Asghar F.A.; Herkowitz H.N. (01-01-2010. ) Spinal orthoses.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, , 18 (11 ) ,657-667 More Information

Levin P.; Asghar F.; Hilibrand A. (06-01-2012. ) The impact of the spine patient outcome research trial (SPORT) results on orthopaedic practice.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, , 20 (6 ) ,331-332 More Information

Dailey S.; Crawford A.; Asghar F. (01-01-2015. ) Implant Failure Following Posterior Spinal Fusion-Caudal Migration of a Fractured Rod: Case Report.Spine Deformity, , 3 (4 ) ,380-385 More Information

Asghar F. (01-01-2016. ) Radiographic changes in the cervical spine following arthrodesis: Causation or correlation?.Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - American Volume, , 98 (19 ) ,e85 More Information

Asghar F. (10-05-2016. ) Radiographic Changes in the Cervical Spine Following Arthrodesis: Causation or Correlation? Commenta .The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, , 98 (19 ) ,e85

Van Heest A.E.; Agel J.; Ames S.E.; Asghar F.A.; Harrast J.J.; Marsh J.L.; Patt J.C.; Sterling R.S.; Peabody T.D. (03-06-2019. ) Resident Surgical Skills Web-Based Evaluation: A Comparison of 2 Assessment Tools.Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - American Volume, , 101 (5 ) , More Information

Summers M.A.; Matar R.N.; Denning J.R.; Dixon T.L.; Ramalingam W.G.; Asghar F.A.; Grawe B.M. (05-01-2020. ) Closing the Gender Gap: Barriers to Success for Recruitment and Retention of the Female Orthopaedic .JBJS reviews, , 8 (5 ) ,e0211 More Information

Contact Information

Academic - University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati   Ohio, 45267-0212
Phone: 513-558-4592
Fax: 513-558-2220
ferhan.asghar@uc.edu