Mohammad D. Alfawareh, MD

Consultant orthopedic and spine surgery
Musculoskeletal oncology
Private practice
Amman Jordan




• (1995) Medical Degree (MBBS) Jordan University Medical SchoolAmman, Jordan
• (1989) High School Diploma, scientific branch, Mafraq Secondary School, Mafraq, Jordan
• Musculoskeletal Oncology Fellowship Certificate, UTMDACC, Houston, TX (August 2009)
• Pediatric Orthopedic Fellowship Certificate, UC & CCHMC, Cincinnati, OH (August 2008)
• Spine Surgery Fellowship Certificate, UTMB, TX USA (August 2007)
• Jordanian Board of Orthopedics, Jordan Medical Council Certificate for Orthopedics (August 2007)


• (2009-Present) Consultant orthopedic & spine surgeon, Spine Department, NNI, KFMC, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
• (2008-2009) Musculoskeletal fellow, UTMDACC, Houston, TX
• (2007-2008) Pediatric orthopedic fellow, CCHMC, Cincinnati, OH
• (2006) Spine Fellow, UTMB, Galveston TX
• (2004-2006) Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mafraq General Hospital, Mafraq, Jordan
• (1996) General Practitioner,Jordan University Hospital,Amman, Jordan

Research Interest

His research interest includes: Deformity, Tumor ,Trauma, Cervical spine deformity.

Scientific Activities


• (2013) Arab Spine Course Diploma (ASCD)
• (2013) IGASS, Member
• ACMISST, Asian Congress of Minimal Spine Surgery Techniques
• Saudi Arabian Orthopedic Society
• AO Spine North America
• Jordanian Orthopaedic Society, Association for Orthopaedic Surgeons
• (1996) Jordan Medical Association, permanent Member
• Alrabieh Voluntary Society, a non-profit organization for improving the lives of the poor and underprivileged
• Jordanian Union for Sports Medicine


1. Alfawareh MD, Orief T, Faqeih E. Familial pseudotail, scoliosis and synpolydactyly syndrome, case report. European Spine Journal. 2015; 1-8. doi: 10.1007/s00586-015-4310-6
2. Patel N, Faqeih E, Anazi S, et al. A novel APC mutation defines a second locus for Cenani-Lenz syndrome. Journal of Medical Genetics. 2015; 52(5): 317-321.doi: doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2014-102850.
3. Alfawareh MD, Halawani MM, Attia WI, Almusrea KN. Brown Tumor of the Cervical Spines: A Case Report with Literature Review. Asian Spine Journal. 2015; 9(1):110-120. doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.1.110
4. Alfawareh MD, Oreif T, Mohammad AE. Pseudotail, scoliosis and syndactly, is it new syndrome? . Scoliosis. 2015; 10(Suppl 1): doi: 10.1186/1748-7161-10-S1-P1
5. Alfawareh MD, Shah ID, Orief TI, Halawani MM, Attia WI, Almusrea KN. Pediatric Upper Cervical Spine Giant Cell Tumor: Case Report. Global Spine Journal. 2014; doi: 10.1055/s-0034-1396433
6. Attia W, Orief T, Almusrea K, Alfawareh M, Soualmi L, Orz Y. Role of the O-arm and Computer-assisted Navigation of Safe Screw Fixation in Children with Traumatic Rotatory Atlantoaxial Subluxation. Asian Spine Journal. 2012; 6(4): 266-273. doi: 10.4184/asj.2012.6.4.266
7. Orief T, Bin-Nafisah S, Almusrea K, Alfawareh M.Guide wire breakage: An Unusual Complication of Anterior Odontoid Cannulated Screw Fixation. Asian Spine Journal. 2011. doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.4.258.
8. Lin PP, Alfawareh MD, Takeuchi A, Moon BS, Lewis VO.Sixty Percent 10-years Survival of Patients with Chondrosarcoma after Local Recurrence. Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research. 2011. doi: 10.1007/s11999-011-2059-8.
9. Mody MG, Nourbakhsh A, Stahl DL, Gibbs M, Alfawareh M, Garges KJ. Prevalence of Wrong Level Surgery among Spine Surgeon. Spine. 2008; 15:33(2): 194-198. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e31816043d1.