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Ramzi Moucharafieh
Adjunct Professor, Orthopaedics Surgery
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department
Certificate of Hand and Microvascular Surgery 1991 Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital ,UK Orthopaedics
Diploma Orthopaedic Surgery 1989 Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital ,UK Orthopaedics
Certificate of Orthopaedic Surgery 1988 American University of Beirut            Surgery
MD 1984 American University of Beirut Medical School
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
2005 Current date St Georges University Hospital, Balamand University Beirut , Lebanon Professor of Orthopaedics
2005 Current date Clemenceau Medical Center Johns Hopkins International Beirut , Lebanon Professor of Orthopaedics
1991 2005 American University of Beirut Beirut , Lebanon Associate Professor Of Orthopaedics
Ref. Number Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
 doi: 10.1016/j.asmart.2021.01.001. eCollection 2021 Apr 2021 Hip joint space width in an asymptomatic population: Computed tomography analysis according to femoroacetabular impingement morphologies Alexandre Nehme,  Gerard El-Hajj,  Joseph Maalouly,  Rami Ayoubi,  Hicham Abdel-Nour,  Raja Ashou Asia Pac J Sports Med Arthrosc Rehabil Technol 24 14-22
PMID: 32448466 DOI: 10.1016/j.injury.2020.04.015 2020 Nerve transfers in the upper extremity: A review Mohammad I Badra Karl A BoulosJad I MansourJimmy C Daher Hassan M Wardani Hicham G Abd El Nour Elias G SaydeAlexandre H Nehme Injury 51(12) 2804-2810
·         PMID: 31699350 ·         DOI: 10.1016/j.injury.2019.10.042 2019 Rectus Abdominis free tissue transfer in lower extremity reconstruction: Long term follow up in 58 cases Nehma AH, Badra MI, Rahal MJH. Injury 50, Sup5 S25-S28
·         PMID: 19246223 ·         DOI: 10.1016/j.jocd.2009.01.003 2009 Risk Estimates for Hip Fracture From Clinical and Densitometric Variables and Impact of Database Selection in Lebanese Subjects Badra M, Mehio-Sibai A, Al-Hazzouri AZ, Naja HA, Baliki G, Salamoun M, Afeiche N, Baddoura O, Bulos S, Haidar R, Lakkis S, Nsouli A, Taha A, Tayim A, El-Hajj Fuleihan G Clin Densitom 12 (3) 272-278
PMID: 19083620 DOI: 10.1016/j.fas.2007.11.003 2008 Long Term Follow-Up on Microsurgical Free tissue Transfer in foot and Ankle Reconstruction Joseph Wehbe, Ghassan Maalouf, Bishara Atiyeh Foot and ankle surgery 14 82-88
PMID: 12833328 DOI: 10.1002/micr.10118 2003 Diabetic Foot Salvage with Microsurgical Free Tissue Transfer. S. Saghieh, G. Macari, B.Atiyeh, Microsurgery 23(3) 257-61
PMID: 12618607 DOI: 10.1097/01.prs.0000049680.16490.26 2003 The Distally Based Sural Fasciocutaneous Cross-Leg Flap: A New application of an old procedure B. Atiyeh, Al-Amm C, El-Musa K., Sawwaf A Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 11(4) 1470-1474
DOI:10.1055/s-2001-14344 2001 Radial Forearm Fasciocutaneous Free Tissue Transfer in Ankle and Foot Reconstruction:  Review of 17 Cases B. Atiyeh, G. Macari, R. Haidar Reconstructive Microsurgery 17(3) 147-150
2001 Temporary Arteriovenous Fistula and Microsurgical Free Tissue Transfer for Reconstruction of Complex Defects B. Atiyeh, I. Khalil, M. Hussein, C. Al-Amm Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 108(2) 485-488
·         DOI:10.1055/S-2000-7343 Corpus ID: 29240759 2000 Rectus Abdominis Free Tissue Transfer in Lower Extremity Reconstruction: Review of 40 cases G.Macari, S Hayek, B. Atiyeh Reconstructive Microsurgery 16(5) 341-345
Date Topic International / Local Location* Role in Exhibition
June 26-29,  2019 The 35th Annual Microsurgery Seminar, "Attikon" University Hospital, Orthopaedic Research & Education Center International Athens, Greece Lecturer
6-9 June 2018 The 34th Annual Microsurgery Seminar and 8th Seminar on Peripheral Nerve and Brachial Plexus injuries, "Attikon" University Hospital International Athens, Greece Lecturer
May 12, 2017 Nano Formulated NSAIDs International Paris, France Lecturer
December 3-4, 2014 Chirurgie Orthopédique de la Méditerranée, Ortho Mare Nostrum International   Marseille, France Lecturer
September 6-7, 2013 Middle East Pain Symposium: “Managing Musculoskeletal Disorders” International Amman, Jordan. Lecturer
July 14-15, 2011 Osteoarthritis Expert Round Table International Barcelona, Italy Lecturer
December 9-14, 2007 AO Course—Principles in Operative Fracture Management, 9–14 December 2007 International Davos, Switzerland. Lecturer
October 31-November 3, 2007 The 12th Pan Arab Orthopaedic meeting/ the sixth conference of Jordanian Orthopaedic Association International Amman, Jordan Lecturer
September 29-October2, 2004 The Middle East symposium on COX 2 inhibitors International Dubai, UAE Lecturer
March19-22, 2004 Fourth Lilly Regional Forum on Postmenopausal health International Salzburg, Austria Lecturer
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by Project Role*
2021 Midcarpal instability: A pathophysiological approach- experimental study Researcher and Project Coordinator
2021  Reconstruction Of Complex Traumatic Wounds with Anterolateral Thigh Perforator Flaps In Pediatric Patients Less Than 10 Years Of Age Researcher and Project Coordinator
2021 Distal Radius fractures ,Internal fixation with locking volar plates Researcher and Project Coordinator
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Period Organization Title of Position or Service Key Activities
2020 Injury Journal Editorial reviewer Editorial
2019 Case Reports in Orthopaedic Research Journal Editorial reviewer Editorial
2011 The Journal of Hand Surgery European Volume Editorial reviewer Editorial
2005 St Georges University Hospital Orthopaedic Department Academic Consulting Attending
1991 American University Medical Center Orthopaedic Division Academic Consulting Attending
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title Awarded by:
July 1991 Professor's Medal Lecture The Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, University of Birmingham, U.K. University of Birmingham, U.K.
July 1991 The G.K. Rose Award for Biomechanics The Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, University of Birmingham, U.K. University of Birmingham, U.K
Other Achievements