IgramCassim M. Igram, MD

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Clinical Associate Professor



Education

  • 1984 - University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts, BS
  • 1988 - University of Iowa College of Medicine, MD
  • 1993 - University of Illinois, Chicago, Orthopaedic Residency
  • 1994 - Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Fellowship, Dept of Orthopaedics

Licensures

  • Medical License, Iowa
  • Medical License, Louisiana

Certifications

  • 1996 - Board Certification, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Recertified: 2007, 2014

Employment History

  • 1994 - Present: Physician, Iowa Orthopaedic Center, P.C., Des Moines, IA
  • 2015 - Present: Clinical Associate Professor, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Iowa City, IA

Teaching

  • Teaching assignments
  • Student Supervision (*indicates chair of the committee)
  • Other Teaching Contributions

Scholarship/Professional Productivity

Publications or creative works (earliest to most recent)

Peer-Reviewed Papers

  • Radiographic Evaluation of Cervical Spine Injuries, Spine. 1988;13:742-747. PMID:3194781
  • Flexible Intramedullary Nailing of Metacarpal Fractures., Journal of Hand Surgery. 1995 May;20(3):382-7. PMID:7642912
  • Intramedullary Nailing of Proximal Phalangeal Fractures, Journal of Hand Surgery. 1995 September;20(5):808-12. PMID:8522749
  • The Effect of Anterior Thoracolumbar Plate Application on the Compressive Loading of the Strut Graft., Spine. 1996 July;21(13):1487-93. PMID:8817774
  • Treatment of Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures in Patients with SCI:  Indications and Current Techniques, Spine. 1999 September;13(3):507-518.

Non-Peer Reviewed Papers

  • Charcot Spinal Arthroplasty in Congenital Insensitivity to Pain, Orthopaedics. 1996 March;19(3):251-55. PMID:8867553

Presentations

  • 1987 - Cervical Spine Research Society, Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. Radiographic Evaluation of Cervical Spine Injuries

Conference Presentations/Seminars

  • 1994 - Sports Medicine Symposium, Des Moines. Back Pain in Athletes
  • 1994 - NASS/JSRS, Maui, Hawaii. The Effect of Anterior Thoracolumbar Plate Application on the Compressive Loads of the Strut Graft
  • 1994 - Southern Orthopaedic Association, Southhampton Princess, Bermuda. The Effects of Anterior Thorocolumbar Plate Application on the Compressive Loads of the Strut Graft

Poster Presentations

  • 1994 - Scoliosis Research Society, Portland, OR. The STIF (Spinopelvic Transiliac Fixation) System for Use in Neuromuscular Scoliosis.

Other

  • 1993 - Senior Thesis - University of Illinois, Senior Thesis, Chicago, IL. The Inhibition of Peridural Fibrosis by ADCON-L after Laminectomy and Diskectomy in Dogs

Professional Organizations

  • 2012-2013: Iowa Orthopaedic Society, President
  • North American Spine Society, Member
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Board of Counselors
  • Iowa Orthopaedic Society, Board of Directors
  • Iowa Orthopaedic Society Research Foundation, Board of Directors
  • 1998 - Present: American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • 2013 - Present: AAOS, Accepted award for Orthopaedic Society of the Year
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow
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