Ammar R. Karim, DO| Orthopedic Traumatology| Orthopedic Doctor Phoenix

Ammar R. Karim, DO


Orthopedic Traumatology

Board Eligible

Medical School

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - School of Osteopathic Medicine


Rowan University - School of Osteopathic Medicine


Ohio Health Grant Medical Center



North Phoenix Clinic

18444 N. 25th Ave., Suite 210
Phoenix, AZ, 85023


Ammar R. Karim, DO is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon. He specializes in trauma, adult and pediatric fracture care, infections, osteomyelitis, amputations, nonunions, malunions, pelvic fractures, acetabular fractures, periarticular fractures, leg length discrepancy, spine problems, and foot and ankle trauma.

Dr. Karim received his fellowship training in orthopedic trauma at Ohio Heath Grant Medical Center. He completed his orthopedic residency training at the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Karim obtained his doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry -  School of Osteopathic Medicine and bachelor’s degree from the Rutgers University – School of Environmental and Biological Sciences.

Dr. Karim is a member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, American Osteopathic Association, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.

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Research & Experience


Shaner JL, Karim AR, Casper DS, Ball CJ, Padegimas EM, Lonner JH. Routine Postoperative Laboratory Tests Are Unnecessary After Partial Knee Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2016 Dec;31(12):2764-2767. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2016.05.052. Epub 2016 May 31. PubMed PMID: 27449718.

Ahmad J, Karim A, Daniel JN. Relationship and Classification of Plantar Heel Spurs in Patients With Plantar Fasciitis. Foot Ankle Int. 2016 Sep;37(9):994-1000. doi: 10.1177/1071100716649925. Epub 2016 May 13. PubMed PMID: 27177888.

Karim AR, Cherian JJ, Jauregui JJ, Pierce T, Mont MA. Osteonecrosis of the knee: review. Ann Transl Med. 2015 Jan;3(1):6. doi:

10.3978/j.issn.2305-5839.2014.11.13. Review. PubMed PMID: 25705638; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4293480.


Karim AR, So E, Taylor BC. Ankle Fracture Fixation: Medial or Lateral First? OhioHealth Research Symposium 5/23/2018

Karim AR, Reb CW, Jimenez ML, Stenson JF, Raikin SM, Daniel JN. Factors Associated With Missed Foot and Ankle Office Appointments New Jersey Orthopaedic Society Annual Symposium 3/28/2014