• Bracing/DME
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Fractures & Trauma
  • Physical Therapy
  • PRP/Stem Cell Injections
  • Sports Injuries
Akbar Nawab, M.D.Akbar Nawab, M.D.

Akbar Nawab, M.D.Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Board Certifications

  • Written Boards – Orthopedic Surgery. July 2002
  • Oral Boards – Orthopedic Surgery September 2007

Education

  • Undergraduate
    Bachelor of Science from Emory University in Atlanta, GA.
  • Medical School
    Medical Degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • General Surgical Internship
    University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • Orthopaedic Residency
    University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship
    University of Louisville Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Bioengineering Research Fellowship
    University of Louisville Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Specialties

  • Anatomical:
    Arm, Elbow, Foot and Ankle, Hand and Wrist, Hip, Knee, Shoulder, Neck, and Lower Back
  • Treatment:
    Arthroscopic Surgery, Total Joint Replacement, Deformities, Arthritis, Fractures & Trauma, Osteoporosis, Sports Injuries and all other types of orthopaedic injuries
  • Areas of Specialization:
    General Orthopaedics
    Sports Medicine
    Injuries of the Shoulder and Knee
    Cartilage Restoration
    Unicompartmental Joint replacement

Professional Memberships

  • Jefferson County Medical Association
  • Kentucky Orthopedic Association
  • Kentucky Medical Association
  • Southern Medical Association
  • Mid-America Orthopedic Association
  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America

Other Information

Dr. Nawab joined the practice in September 2003. He devotes his time to the University of Louisville where he is a team physician for several teams. Dr Nawab participates in research, publishes articles, and acts as an instructor regularly at conferences world wide.

Grants

  • Nawab A, Voor MJ, Malkani AL, Wang M. A Biomechanical Analysis Of Angulated Femoral Neck Fractures. Fisher-Owen Orthopedic Trust Fund, Nortons Hospital, Louisville, KY 1997- $3,700
  • Nawab A, Nyland J, Caborn DNM, Kocabey Y. The Effects of Monopolar Thermal Energy on the Anterior Cruciate Ligament. Fisher-Owen Orthopedic Trust Fund, Nortons Hospital, Louisville, KY 2002 - $19,895.
  • Nawab A, Nyland J, Caborn DNM, Kocabey Y, Antekeier S. Biomechanical Analysis of Opening vs. Closing Wedge High Tibial Osteotomies. Fisher-Owen Orthopedic Trust Fund, Nortons Hospital, Louisville, KY 2002- $6,500.
  • Nawab A, Nyland J, Caborn DNM, Kocabey Y, Antekeier S. Cryo-clamping for theTesting of Soft Tissue Tendon Grafts. Fisher-Owen Orthopedic Trust Fund, Nortons Hospital, Louisville, KY 2002- $16,000.

Publications

Book Chapters

  • Meniscal Repair. Nawab A, Hester PW, Caborn DNM. In: Miller MD, Cole BJ (eds), Chapter 51, Textbook of Arthroscopy, 2003.

Manuscripts

  • Seligson D, Mehta S, Mishra AK, Fitzgerald TJ, Castleman DW, James AH, Voor MJ, Been J, Nawab A: In Vivo Study Of Stainless Steel And Ti-13Nb-13Zr Bone Plates In A Sheep Model. Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, 343:213-223, 1997.
  • Alt V, Nawab A, Seligson D: Bone Grafting From The Proximal Tibia. Journal of Trauma. 47(3):555-557, 1999.
  • Voor MJ, Nawab A, Malkani A, Ulrich CR: Mechanical Properties Of Compacted Morselized Cancellous Bone Graft Using One-Dimensional Consolidation Testing. Journal of Biomechanics. 33(12):1683-1688, 2000.
  • Roberts CR, Nawab A, Voor MJ, Wang M, Seligson D: Second Generation Nailing Of Complex Subtrochanteric Femur Fractures: A Study Of Fracture Site Motion. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 16(4):231-238, 2002.
  • Roberts CR, Nawab A, Voor MJ, Wang M, Seligson D: Second Generation Nailing Of Complex Subtrochanteric Femur Fractures: A Study Of Fracture Site Motion. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 17(Suppl 8):s57-64, 2003.
  • Klein SA, Nyland J, Kocabey Y, Wozniak T, Nawab A, Caborn DNM: Tendon graft fixation in ACL Reconstruction: In Vitro Evaluation of Bioabsorbable Tenodesis Screw. Acta Orthop Scandanavia. 75(1):84-88, 2004.
  • Kocabey Y, Nawab A, Caborn DNM, Nyland J: Posterolateral Corner Reconstruction Using a Hamstring Allograft and a Bioabsorbable Tenodesis Screw: Description of a New Surgical Technique. Arthroscopy. 20(Suppl 2):159-163, 2004.
  • Kocabey Y, Nawab A, Caborn DNM, Nyland J: EndoPearl Augmentation of Bioabsorbable Interference Screw Fixation of a Soft Tissue Tendon Graft in a Tibial Tunnel. Arthroscopy. 20(6):658-661, 2004.
  • Kocabey Y, Nawab A, Nyland J, Isikan UE, Caborn DNM: Soft Ttissue Tendon Graft Fixation in the Tibial Tunnel with a Bioabsorbable Screw-EndoPearl Combination in Tibiae of Low Bone Mineral Density: A Biomechanical Study. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 38(4):282-287, 2004.
  • Nawab A, Nyland J, Kocabey Y, Caborn DNM: Salvage Rotator Cuff Repair Using a Biotenodesis Screw. Arthroscopy. 21(1):122-124, 2005
  • Chang HC, Nyland J, Nawab A, Burden R, Caborn DNM: Biomechanical Comparison of the Bioabsorbable RetroScrew System, BioScrew XtraLok With Stress Equalization Tensioner, and 35-mm Delta Screws for Tibialis Anterior Graft–Tibial Tunnel Fixation in Porcine Tibiae. Am J Sports Med. 33(7):1057-1064, 2005.
  • Klein SA, Nyland J, Caborn DNM, Kocabey Y, Nawab A: Comparison of volumetric bone mineral density in the tibial region of interest for ACL reconstruction.. Surg Radiol Anat. 27(5):372-376, 2005.
  • Kocabey Y, Nyland J, Nawab A, Caborn DNM: Reconstruction of Neglected Achilles Tendon Defect with Peroneus Brevis Tendon Allograft: A Case Report. J Foot and Ankle Surg. 45(1):42-16, 2006.
  • Kocabey Y, Chang HC,  Brand J, Nawab A, Nyland J, Caborn DNM: A Biomechanical Comparison of the FasT-Fix Meniscal Repair Suture System and RapidLoc Device in Cadaver Meniscus. Arthroscopy. 22(4):406-413, 2006.
  • Duffee AR, Brunelli JA, Nyland J, Burden R, Nawab A, Caborn D: Bioabsorbable Screw Divergence Angle, not Tunnel Preparation Method Influences Soft Tissue Tendon Graft-Bone Tunnel Fixation in Healthy Bone. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 15(1):17-25, 2007.
  • Sparks BS, Nyland J, Nawab A, Blackburn E, Krupp R,  Burden R: Cyclic Loading Comparison of Bio-SutureTak-#2 FiberWire and Bio Mini-Revo-#2 Hi-Fi suture Anchor-Sutures in Cadaveric Scapulae. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. Nov 20, 2007.
  • Crawford C, Nyland J, Landes S, Jackson R, Chang HC, Nawab A, Caborn DN: Anatomic Double Bundle ACL Reconstruction: A Literature Review. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 15(8):946-64, 2007.
  • Krupp R, Nyland J, Smith C, Nawab A, Burden R, Caborn DN: Biomechanical Comparison Between CentraLoc and Intrafix Fixation of Quadrupled Semitendinosus-Gracilis Allografts in Cadaveric Tibiae with Low Bone Mineral Density. Knee. 14(4):306-13, 2007.
  • Nyland J, Chang H, Kocabey Y, Nawab A, Brand J, Caborn DN: A Cyclic Testing Comparison of FasT-Fix and RapidLoc Devices in Human Cadaveric Meniscus. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. Dec 20, 2007.
  • Nyland J, Chang H, Kocabey Y, Nawab A, Brand J, Caborn DN: A Cyclic Testing Comparison of FasT-Fix and RapidLoc Devices in Human Cadaveris Meniscus. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 128(5):489-94, 2008.
  • Sparks B, Nyland J, Nawab A, Blackburn E, Krupp R, Caborn DN: Biomechanical Comparison of Screw-In Suture Anchor-Suture Combinations Used for Bankart Repair. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 2009.
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