Dr. Jahangir Asghar, MD

Dr. Jahangir Asghar, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 43
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Dr. Jahangir Asghar, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Ft Lauderdale, FL and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from St. George's University School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic spine surgery, and more.Read his story

3000 Bayview Dr

Ft Lauderdale, FL 33306

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Asghar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
high
more than 79% of peers
Spine Deformities
normal
more than 82% of peers
Spinal Fusion
normal
more than 74% of peers

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Dr. Asghar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Asghar "Dr. Asghar is a fellowship-trained spine surgeon specializing in pediatric, adolescent, and adult scoliosis. Dr. Asghar embraces the latest technological breakthroughs to develop minimally-invasive techniques that improve lives, and advance the field. A central focus of Dr. Asghar's practice is encouraging normal growth and development of the spine through safe, exacting, forward-thinking procedures such as the correction of spinal deformities, preventing progression, motion-preservation, and managing potential revisions. Dr. Asghar employs cutting edge technology, exhaustive risk assessment, and extensive experience to ensure the safest spine surgery possible; the approach assures lower risks, less blood loss, swift recoveries, and better outcomes. One of Dr. Asghar's many strengths lies in his natural ability to connect with patients and caregivers – listening and responding to concerns, explaining complicated medical speak, putting people at ease with warmth, understanding, and expertise. Dr. Asghar treats a large number of patients with complex spinal deformities and is widely recognized for making significant strides in this area. At Cantor Spine Institute, Dr. Asghar oversees Clinical Research, Ultrasonic and Robotic Technologies for Adult and Pediatric Scoliosis. Dr. Asghar embodies the future of spinal care by continuously pursuing innovations and developments that employ cutting-edge technology and minimally-invasive, motion-sparing techniques. Dr. Asghar's commitment to scoliosis screening serves the community well, with a definite need for this treatment throughout the greater South Florida region. Prior to joining Cantor Spine Institute, Dr. Asghar spent eight years at Nicklaus Children's Hospital (formerly, Miami Children's Hospital). Dr. Asghar publishes extensively and presents around the world on the subject of scoliosis and treatment of complex pediatric spinal deformities, with over 40 peer-reviewed articles in circulation to date. Dr. Asghar is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS), the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS), the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS), the North American Spine Society (NASS) anda designated Founding Member of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. Dr. Asghar brings over 18 years of surgical research and experience (a decade-plus in practice) to the organization. Dr. Asghar is passionate about effecting positive change in the field, and giving back both at home, and abroad. His charitable work in deformity stretches the globe, including service-based trips to Asia, South America, and the Middle East. He also serves as a Member of Setting Scoliosis Straight, a non-profit dedicated to advancing the treatment of spinal deformities in children and adolescents through education, clinical research, development, and technology. Dr. Asghar resides in South Florida with his wife and two young children."
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6  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Asghar does not have any board certifications listed.

40  Conditions Treated

  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Back Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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14  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Southern Ca
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • St. George's University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Umdnj-University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Umdnj-University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Cooper Hosp Univ Med Ctr UMDNJ
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Shriners Hospital For Children
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Asghar has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Asghar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Asghar's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Asghar to family and friends
6 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Asghar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I had surgery with dr. Asghar due to scoliosis. I had a curve of 50 degrees and suffered of back pain. After surgery I have had no pain since then. I highly recommend Dr.Asghar and his staff. Not only because of the successful surgery but because of the way they make you feel. They are always...more
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I had surgery with dr Ashgar due to a complication that I had with the scoliosis sugery that had back in Cuba. This awesome dr correct everything that the other did. My quality of life improve a lot, my pain went away and the my body changed for better because due to the scoliosis my hips weren’t...more
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Having been diagnosed with a severe spinal deformity called Flatback, at age 79 my husband was losing his ability to walk. Very few surgeons attempt to correct this deformity due to the length and complexity of the operation which involves reshaping the entire spine. Four weeks after surgery he was...more
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I feel very confident with Dr Asghar and his staff. They are friendly, knowledgeable and professional. They make sure we understand exactly what to expect with detailed information.
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