Ammar R. Karim, DO is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon. He specializes in trauma, adult and pediatric fracture care, infections, osteomyelitis, amputations, nonunions, malunions, pelvic fractures, acetabular fractures, periarticular fractures, leg length discrepancy, spine problems, and foot and ankle trauma.
Dr. Karim received his fellowship training in orthopedic trauma at Ohio Heath Grant Medical Center. He completed his orthopedic residency training at the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Karim obtained his doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry – School of Osteopathic Medicine and bachelor’s degree from the Rutgers University – School of Environmental and Biological Sciences.
Dr. Karim is a member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, American Osteopathic Association, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
Procedures & Areas of Interest
- Complex Soft Tissue Reconstruction
- Complex Upper Extremity Reconstruction
- Limb lengthening
- Minimally Invasive Bone Grafting
- Minimally Invasive Surgery for Fractures
- Pelvis and Acetabulum Surgery
- Post-Traumatic Deformities
- Primary Joint Replacement Surgery
- Revision Joint Replacement Surgery
- Treatment for Infected Fractures and Osteomyelitis
- Treatment of Nonunions and Malunions
FellowshipGrant Medical Center Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship
ResidencyRowan University - School of Osteopathic Medicine
DoctoralUniversity of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Board CertificationBoard Eligible
- 2017 – Rowan Orthopaedics Outstanding Chief Resident Award
- 2017 – Rowan Orthopaedics Highest Orthopaedic In-Training Exam Award
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Overall 4.7 out of 5
Research and Experience
Shaner JL, Karim AR, Casper DS, Ball CJ, Padegimas EM, Lonner JH. Routine Postoperative Laboratory Tests Are Unnecessary After Partial Knee Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2016 Dec;31(12):2764-2767. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2016.05.052. Epub 2016 May 31. PubMed PMID: 27449718.
Ahmad J, Karim A, Daniel JN. Relationship and Classification of Plantar Heel Spurs in Patients With Plantar Fasciitis. Foot Ankle Int. 2016 Sep;37(9):994-1000. doi: 10.1177/1071100716649925. Epub 2016 May 13. PubMed PMID: 27177888.
Karim AR, Cherian JJ, Jauregui JJ, Pierce T, Mont MA. Osteonecrosis of the knee: review. Ann Transl Med. 2015 Jan;3(1):6. doi:
10.3978/j.issn.2305-5839.2014.11.13. Review. PubMed PMID: 25705638; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4293480.
Karim AR, So E, Taylor BC. Ankle Fracture Fixation: Medial or Lateral First? OhioHealth Research Symposium 5/23/2018
Karim AR, Reb CW, Jimenez ML, Stenson JF, Raikin SM, Daniel JN. Factors Associated With Missed Foot and Ankle Office Appointments New Jersey Orthopaedic Society Annual Symposium 3/28/2014
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