Dr Amr Atef Abdelgawad is BOARD CERTIFIED fellowship trained pediatric orthopedic surgeon in El Paso Texas. He is also the editor of the
book "Pediatric Orthopedic, handbook for primary care physicians"
Dr Abdelgawad is very interested in pediatric orthopedic surgery. He had three months training general pediatric orthopedic in Memphis in 2004. Dr Abdelgawad had a complete one year pediatric orthopedic fellowship in Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York (2005-2006). In these two fellowships he gained experience in dealing with all general pediatric orthopedic problems. He also had another one year training in Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction in Baltimore in the International Center for Limb Lengthening (2006-2007). During that year he mastered all techniques of limb lengthening and dealing with difficult pediatric deformity problems. After doing one year of Adult trauma training, he went back and did a specialized three months training in pediatric spine diseases in Cleveland to gain more experience in Scoliosis surgery (Aug 2008-Nov 2008). Also he had specialized training in adolescent hip diseases in Switzerland in Feb-March 2009
Dr Abdelgawad published many articles in peer reviewed journal and book chapters. He is a member in the POSNA (Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America).
Dr Abdelgawad has an extensive training in all aspects of pediatric orthopedics, including trauma, hip pain, hip osteotomies, musculoskeletal conditions (cerebral palsy, Myelodysplasia), spine problems (Scoliosis, Kyphosis) and deformity correction.
Dr Abdelgawad is also an expert in very complicated trauma cases. He had completed a one year trauma fellowship with Dr Ebraheim in Toledo, OH. He can fix the complicated pelvic and acetabulum fractures.
This is what patients says about Dr Abdelgawad: