Ferhan Asghar, MD

Professor of Clinical

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

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Ferhan Asghar, MD

Ferhan A. Asghar, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Division of Spine Surgery, at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He joined UC Health in 2005.

Dr. Asghar is a graduate of The Johns Hopkins University and Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency training at the University of Michigan Hospitals in Ann Arbor and spine surgery fellowship training at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.

Dr. Asghar's clinical interest focuses on disorders of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine including degenerative disease, trauma and deformity. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) – Emerging Leaders Program and North American Spine Society (NASS).

He has published numerous articles focused on spine injuries and has received many accolades and awards throughout his career including the Medtronic Sofamor-Danek Award from the Cervical Spine Study Group and membership to the Resident Leadership Forum of the American Orthopaedic Association.




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Orthopaedic Surgery


Bachelor's Degree

Johns Hopkins University


Medical Degree

Baylor College of Medicine



University of Michigan


Vanderbilt University Medical Center

APEX Leadership Program

University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business


Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery



Orthopaedic Surgery, Spinal Surgery