Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Yaser Abdel-Alim Metwally, who serves patients in Medford, Oregon.
Dr. Metwally is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee replacement surgery. He is currently serving patients’ orthopedic needs at his private practice, Advanced Joint Replacement Center of Southern Oregon in Medford, Oregon. He is the only certified surgeon to have performed hundreds of MAKOPlasty® total knee replacement cases in Southern Oregon.
With over three decades of experience in his field, Dr. Metwally is affiliated with several medical centers in the Medford area, including Providence Medford Medical Center and Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. Prior to his current endeavors, he worked as a practicing orthopedic surgeon at Southern Oregon Orthopedics, Inc. from October 2001 until May 2017.
In 1986, he earned his medical degree from Ain Shams University, Faculty of Medicine in Cairo, Egypt. There, he also completed his master’s degree in orthopedic surgery, as well as his internship, and residency in the field. Upon relocating to the United States, Dr. Metwally went on to complete his residency in general surgery at the University of Illinois Metropolitan Group in Chicago, followed by his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. He also completed his fellowship in reconstructive surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
In order to stay up to date in his field, he remains a member of several professional organizations, including the American Medical Association, the Oregon Medical Association, and the Jackson County Medical Society. Additionally, he is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada, as well as board-certified in orthopedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS). The ABOS is an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopedic residents and surgeons, as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopedic surgeons.
Orthopedic surgery or orthopedics is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders. “My father was a big influence on my decision to become a physician. I enjoy helping others and being a surgeon gives me a chance to do that” as stated by Dr. Metwally.
In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, fishing and spending time with his wife and two daughters.
Learn more about Dr. Yaser Abdel-Alim Metwally:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/710788-Yaser-Metwally-orthopedic-surgeon-Medford-OR-97504 or through Advanced Joint Replacement Center of Southern Oregon, https://www.advancedjointreplacementcenter.com/yaser-metwally-md-medford.html
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