Board Certified Orthopaedic SurgeonAkbar Nawab, M.D.

Akbar Nawab, M.D.

FELLOWSHIP

August 2002 – July 2003
Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy
Division of Sports Medicine
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky

RESIDENCY

July 1997 – June 2002
Orthopaedic Surgery
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky

July 1997 – June 1998
Orthopaedic Bioengineering Research Fellowship
Orthopaedic Bioengineering Lab
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky

July 1996 – June 1997
Surgery Internship
Department of Surgery
University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky

EDUCATION

August 1992 – May 1996
Doctor of Medicine
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, Kentucky

September 1987 – May 1991
Bachelor of Science
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

United States Medical Licensure Examination Step I 1994, Step II 1996, Step III 1997

Written Boards – Orthopaedic Surgery July 2002

Oral Boards – Orthopaedic Surgery September 2007

Maintenance of Certification 2010, 2013

Recertification Exam 2017

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • Jefferson County Medical Association
  • Kentucky Orthopaedic Association
  • Kentucky Medical Association
  • Southern Medical Association
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • International Society of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Professor of Orthopaedics, Gratis
Faculty Division of Sports Medicine
Department of Orthopaedics
University of Louisville 2006-Present

TEAM PHYSICIAN

Louisville Bats
University of Louisville
Bellarmine University
Jefferson County High School

GRANTS

  • Nawab A​, Voor MJ, Malkani AL, Wang M. A Biomechanical Analysis Of Angulated Femoral Neck Fractures. Fisher-Owen Orthopaedic Trust Fund, Nortons Hospital, Louisville, KY 1997-$3,700
  • Nawab A​, ​Nyland J, Caborn DNM, Kocabey Y. The Effects of Monopolar Thermal Energy on the Anterior Cruciate Ligament. Fisher-Owen Orthopaedic Trust Fund, Nortons Hospital, Louisville, KY 2002 - $19,895.
  • Nawab A​, ​Nyland J, Caborn DNM, Kocabey Y, Antekeier S. Biomechanical Analysis of Opening vs. Closing Wedge High Tibial Osteotomies. Fisher-Owen Orthopaedic Trust Fund, Nortons Hospital, Louisville, KY 2002- $6,500.
  • Nawab A​, ​Nyland J, Caborn DNM, Kocabey Y, Antekeier S. Cryo-clamping for the Testing of Soft Tissue Tendon Grafts. Fisher-Owen Orthopaedic Trust Fund, Nortons Hospital, Louisville, KY 2002- $16,000.

PUBLICATIONS

Book Chapters

  • Meniscal Repair. ​Nawab A​, Hester PW, Caborn DNM. In: Miller MD, Cole BJ (eds), Chapter 51, Textbook of Arthroscopy, 2003.

Manuscripts

  • Seligson D, Mehta S, Mishra AK, Fitzgerald TJ, Castleman DW, James AH, Voor MJ, Been J, Nawab A​: In Vivo Study Of Stainless Steel And Ti-13Nb-13Zr Bone Plates In A Sheep Model. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 343:213-223, 1997.
  • Alt V, ​Nawab A​, Seligson D: Bone Grafting From The Proximal Tibia. Journal of Trauma. 47(3):555-557, 1999.
  • Voor MJ, ​Nawab A​, Malkani A, Ulrich CR: Mechanical Properties Of Compacted Morselized Cancellous Bone Graft Using One-Dimensional Consolidation Testing. Journal of Biomechanics. 33(12):1683-1688, 2000.
  • Roberts CR, ​Nawab A​, Voor MJ, Wang M, Seligson D: Second Generation Nailing Of Complex Subtrochanteric Femur Fractures: A Study Of Fracture Site Motion. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 16(4):231-238, 2002.
  • Roberts CR, ​Nawab A​, Voor MJ, Wang M, Seligson D: Second Generation Nailing Of Complex Subtrochanteric Femur Fractures: A Study Of Fracture Site Motion. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 17(Suppl 8):s57-64, 2003.
  • Klein SA, Nyland J, Kocabey Y, Wozniak T, ​Nawab A​, Caborn DNM: Tendon graft fixation in ACL Reconstruction: In Vitro Evaluation of Bioabsorbable Tenodesis Screw. Acta Orthop Scandanavia. 75(1):84-88, 2004.
  • Kocabey Y, ​Nawab A​, Caborn DNM, Nyland J: Posterolateral Corner Reconstruction Using a Hamstring Allograft and a Bioabsorbable Tenodesis Screw: Description of a New Surgical Technique. Arthroscopy. 20(Suppl 2):159-163, 2004.
  • Kocabey Y, ​Nawab A​, Caborn DNM, Nyland J: EndoPearl Augmentation of Bioabsorbable Interference Screw Fixation of a Soft Tissue Tendon Graft in a Tibial Tunnel. Arthroscopy. 20(6):658-661, 2004.
  • Kocabey Y, ​Nawab A​, Nyland J, Isikan UE, Caborn DNM: Soft Ttissue Tendon Graft Fixation in the Tibial Tunnel with a Bioabsorbable Screw-EndoPearl Combination in Tibiae of Low Bone Mineral Density: A Biomechanical Study. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 38(4):282-287, 2004.
  • Nawab A​,Nyland J, Kocabey Y, Caborn DNM: Salvage Rotator Cuff Repair Using a Biotenodesis Screw. Arthroscopy. 21(1):122-124, 2005
  • Chang HC, Nyland J, ​Nawab A​, Burden R, Caborn DNM: Biomechanical Comparison of the Bioabsorbable RetroScrew System, BioScrew XtraLok With Stress Equalization Tensioner, and 35-mm Delta Screws for Tibialis Anterior Graft–Tibial Tunnel Fixation in Porcine Tibiae. Am J Sports Med. 33(7):1057-1064, 2005.
  • Klein SA, Nyland J, Caborn DNM, Kocabey Y, ​Nawab A​: Comparison of volumetric bone mineral density in the tibial region of interest for ACL reconstruction.. Surg Radiol Anat. 27(5):372-376, 2005.
  • Kocabey Y, Nyland J, ​Nawab A​, Caborn DNM: Reconstruction of Neglected Achilles Tendon Defect with Peroneus Brevis Tendon Allograft: A Case Report. J Foot and Ankle Surg. 45(1):42-16, 2006.
  • Kocabey Y, Chang HC, Brand J, ​Nawab A​, Nyland J, Caborn DNM: A Biomechanical Comparison of the FasT-Fix Meniscal Repair Suture System and RapidLoc Device in Cadaver Meniscus. Arthroscopy. 22(4):406-413, 2006.
  • Duffee AR, Brunelli JA, Nyland J, Burden R, ​Nawab A​, Caborn D​: Bioabsorbable Screw Divergence Angle, not Tunnel Preparation Method Influences Soft Tissue Tendon Graft-Bone Tunnel Fixation in Healthy Bone. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 15(1):17-25, 2007.
  • Crawford C, Nyland J, Landes S, Jackson R, Chang HC, ​Nawab A​, Caborn DN​: Anatomic Double Bundle ACL Reconstruction: A Literature Review. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 15(8):946-64, 2007.
  • Krupp R, Nyland J, Smith C, ​Nawab A​, Burden R, Caborn DN​: Biomechanical Comparison Between CentraLoc and Intrafix Fixation of Quadrupled Semitendinosus-Gracilis Allografts in Cadaveric Tibiae with Low Bone Mineral Density. Knee. 14(4):306-13, 2007.
  • Sparks BS, Nyland J, ​Nawab A​, Blackburn E, Krupp R, Burden R​: Cyclic Loading Comparison of Bio-SutureTak-#2 FiberWire and Bio Mini-Revo-#2 Hi-Fi suture Anchor-Sutures in Cadaveric Scapulae. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc.16(3):317-25, 2008.
  • Nyland J, Chang H, Kocabey Y, ​Nawab A​, Brand J, Caborn DN: A Cyclic Testing Comparison of FasT-Fix and RapidLoc Devices in Human Cadaveris Meniscus. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 128(5):489-94, 2008.
  • Sparks B, Nyland J, ​Nawab A​, Blackburn E, Krupp R, Caborn DN: Biomechanical Comparison of Screw-In Suture Anchor-Suture Combinations Used for Bankart Repair. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 130(3):321-7, 2010.
  • Walz B, Nyland J, ​Fisher B​,​Krupp R​,​Nawab A​: Supplemental Bio-Tenodesis Improves Tibialis Anterior Allograft Yield Load in Extremely Low Density Tibiae. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg Aug 10, 2011.
  • Han DL, Nyland J, Kendzior M, ​Nawab​A, Caborn DN: Intratunnel versus extratunnel fixation of hamstring autograft for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Arthroscopy. 28(10):1555-66, 2012.

Posters

  • Weeks J, Hogue T, Bolli JA, ​Nawab A​: A Comparison Of Racial Differences In Amniotic Fluid Fetal Lung Maturity Studies. Society of Perinatal Obstetricians, Anaheim, California, January 1997.
  • Nawab A​, Voor MJ, Malkani AL, Wang M: A Biomechanical Analysis Of Angulated Femoral Neck Fractures. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Anaheim, California, February 1999.
  • Finlayson T, Voor MJ, ​Nawab A​, Seligson D: Supracondylar Femur Fracture Site Motion With Five Different Methods Of Internal Fixation. Orthopaedic Trauma Association, 1999.
  • Roberts CR, ​Nawab A​, Voor MJ, Wang M, Seligson D: Second Generation Nailing of Complex Subtrochanteric Femur Fractures: A Study of Fracture Site Motion.
  • Southern Orthopaedic Society, September 2000.
  • Orthopaedic Research Society, February 2001.
  • Nawab A​, Malkani AL, Baker DL: The Results of Hemiresurfacing Arthroplasty for Femoral Head Disorders. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 2003.

White Papers

  • Nawab A,​The Use of Sterling Wedges in High Tibial Osteotomies. Regeneration Technologies 2008.

Abstracts

  • Nawab A​, Voor MJ, Malkani AL, Wang M: A Biomechanical Analysis Of Angulated Femoral Neck Fractures. Orthopaedic Transactions, Vol 23: 149 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1999.
  • Nawab A, ​Malkani AL, Baker DL: The Results of Hemiresurfacing Arthroplasty for Femoral Head Disorders. Orthopaedic Transactions, Vol 27: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003.

Surgical Technique Manuals

  • Nawab A​: Osteochondral Allograft. RTI Biologics, Alachua, FL 2008
  • Farr J, Cole B, ​Nawab A​: T3 Tibial Tuberosity Transfer System. Arthrex, Naples, FL 2009.
  • Nawab A, et al​: I-Balance HTO System. Arthrex, Naples, FL 2010
  • Caborn DNM, ​Nawab A​: Sequent Meniscal Repair. Linvatec, Largo, FL 2011
  • Kerina JM, ​Nawab A, ​Robins T, Moll RG: Medacta Moto Medial Unicompartment Knee Replacement. Medacta, Castel San Pietro, Switzerland 2016

Case Studies

  • Nawab, A​: Chondral Lesion of the Medial Femoral Condyle. Genzyme. 2007.

PRESENTATIONS

National

  • Nawab A: Wilm’s Tumor: Diagnosis and Treatment. Pediatric Surgery Grand Rounds, Kosair Children’s Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky, July 1996.
  • Nawab A: Diagnosis and Treatment of Isthmic Spondylolysthesis. University of Louisville Neurosurgery and Spine Conference, Louisville, Kentucky, November 1998.
  • Roberts CR, Nawab A, Voor MJ, Wang M, Seligson D: Second Generation Nailing Of Complex Subtrochanteric Femur Fractures: A Study Of Fracture Site Motion. Louisville Orthopaedic Society, Louisville, Kentucky, June 2000.
  • Nawab A: Treatment of Tibial Plateau Fractures. Louisville, Kentucky, University of Louisville Residents Conference, May 2001.
  • Nawab A, Maurer L, Neuhaus M, Voor M: Hallux Valgus: The Strength Of First Metatarsal Base Osteotomies. Louisville Orthopaedic Society, Louisville, KY, June 2001.
  • Nawab A, Malkani AL, Baker DL: The Results of Hemiresurfacing Arthroplasty for Femoral Head Disorders. Louisville Orthopaedic Society, Louisville, Kentucky, June 2002.
  • Nawab A, Nawab CD: Cox-2 Specific Inhibitors: Acute and Chronic Indications. Bowling Green, Kentucky, April 2003.
  • Caborn DNM, Nawab A, Kocabey Y: Lower Extremity Case Presentations. Spring AANA Meeting, Scottsdale, Arizona, April 2003.
  • Nawab A, Kocabey Y, Nyland J, Caborn DNM: Combined EndoPearl and Bioabsorbable Interference Screw Fixation Prevents Graft Slippage. Linvatec Resident and Fellows Meeting, Useppa Island, Florida, May 2003.
  • Nawab A: Concepts and Rehabilitation in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Conference, Louisville, Kentucky, June 2003.
  • Nawab A: Rehabilitation in ​​ Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction .Caritas Hospital Physical Therapy Journal Club, Louisville, Kentucky, June 2003.
  • Nawab A: Adjuvant Uses of Cox-2 Inhibitors in Pain
  • Management. Louisville, Kentucky, June 2003.
  • Nawab A: ACL Reconstruction. Louisville, Kentucky, July 2003.
  • Nawab A: Alternatives for the Arthritic Knee. University of Louisville Residents Conference, Louisville, Kentucky, March 2004.
  • Nawab A: Unicompartmental Knee Arthoplasty. National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses, Kentucky Chapter. Louisville, Kentucky, April 2004
  • Nawab A: Sports Injuries of the Foot and Ankle. Kentucky Podiatry Association Meeting. Elizabeth, Indiana, May 2004.
  • Nawab A: Nonarthroplasty Reconstruction of the Knee. Norton Hospital Annual Staff Meeting. Louisville, Kentucky, June 2004.
  • Nawab A: Pain Management in ACL Reconstruction with Cox-2 Inhibitors. Louisville, Kentucky, Autgust 2004.
  • Nawab A: Orthopaedic 3T Procedures and Codes. National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses, Kentucky Chapter. Louisville, Kentucky, October 2004.
  • Nawab A: Unicompartmental Knee Arthoplasty. Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Grand Rounds, Vanderbilt University. Nashville, Tennessee, January 2005.
  • Nyland J, Kocabey Y, Chang HC, Nawab A, Brand J, Caborn DNM: A Cyclic Testing Comparison of the FasT-Fix and RapidLoc Devices in Cadaver Meniscus. AAOS, ​​ Washington, DC, February, 2005.
  • Nyland J, Chang HC, Nawab A, Caborn DNM: Retroscrew System Biomechanical Fixation Characteristics Differ in Submaximal Cyclic and Load to Failure in Porcine Tibia. ISAKOS Hollywood, Florida, April 2005.
  • Chang HC, Nyland J, Nawab A, Caborn DNM: Biomechanical Comparison of the Bioabsorbable RetroScrew System, Delta Screw, and BioScrew XtraLok for Tibialis Anterior Graft-Tibial Tunnel Fixation. ISAKOS Hollywood, Florida, April 2005.
  • Nawab A: ​​ Early Treatment for the Arthritic Knee. Knoxville Knee Reconstruction Meeting. Knoxville, Tennessee, October 2005.
  • Nawab A: ​​ Knee Reconstruction: Arthroscopy to Arthroplasty. Zimmer Sales Training Meeting. Warsaw, Indiana, October 2005.
  • Nawab A: ​​ Techniques and Tips for ACL Graft Fixation with the Arthrex RetroScrew. Arthrex Sales Meeting. Louisville, Kentucky, April 2006.
  • Nawab A: Innovations in ACL Reconstruction. Functional Fitness & The Science of Joint Preservation. Louisville, Kentucky, April 2006.
  • Nawab A: Sports Injuries of the Knee. Kentucky Orthopaedic Society, Louisville, Kentucky, September 2006.
  • Nawab A: Sports Conditions of the Lower Extremity. University of Louisville Residents Conference, Louisville, Kentucky, March 2007.
  • Nawab A: Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation of the Knee. Louisville, Kentucky, September 2007.
  • Nawab A: Pre-TKA Treatment for the Arthritic Knee. Zimmer Knee Kinematics Lecture. Louisville, Kentucky, November 2007.
  • Nawab A: Osteochondral Allografting and Biologic Arthroplasty. RTI National Sales Meeting, Hollywood, Florida, January 2008.
  • Nawab A: High Tibial Osteotomy. Arthrex East Coast Instructors Meeting, Naples, Florida, July 2008.
  • Nawab A: Tibial Tubercle Transfer. Arthrex East Coast Instructors Meeting, Naples, Florida, July 2008.
  • Nawab A: Osteochondral Allografts in the Treatment of Chondral Defects of the Knee. Grand Rounds University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, October 2008.
  • Nawab A: Osteochondral Allografts for Knee Reconstruction. RTI National Sales Meeting, Pontre Vedre, Florida, January 2009.
  • Nawab A: Treatment of Cartilage Lesions with Denovo Cartilage. Atlanta, Georgia, March 2009.
  • Nawab A: Denovo Cartilage Options. Nashville, Tennessee, May 2009.
  • Nawab A: Distal Patellar Reallignment Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy: Indications and Technical Pearls. Arthrex Surgical Skills Knee Symposium, Naples, Florida, June 2009.
  • Nawab A: Pearls for the Single Socket Double Bundle ACL. Arthrex Surgical Skills Knee Symposium, Naples, Florida, June 2009.
  • Nawab A: Biologic Arthroplasty of the Knee. Arthrex Surgical Skills Knee Symposium, Naples, Florida, June 2009.
  • Nawab A: DeNovo NT Natural Tissue Graft Overview. Pre-TKA Solutions Meeting, Dallas, Texas, August 2009.
  • Nawab A: Zimmer Denovo Cartilage. Hershey, Pennsylvania, September 2009.
  • Nawab A: Zimmer DeNovo Cartliage and Case Studies, Allentown, Pennsylvania 2009.
  • Nawab A: Biologic Options for the Early Arthritic Knee. Zimmer Residents Reconstruction Course, Indianapolis, Indiana, September 2009.
  • Nawab A: Tips and Pearls of Cartilage Surgery. RTI National Sales Meeting, Pontre Vedre, Florida, January 2010.
  • Nawab A,Caborn DNM: Denovo Cartilage Basic Science and Surgical Applications. AAOS, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 2010.
  • Nawab A: Zimmer Unicompartment Knee Replacement, Dallas, Texas, June 2010.
  • Nawab A: Denovo Cartilage. Zimmer Pre-TKA Meeting, Denver, Colorado, August 2010.
  • Nawab A: Denovo Cartilage. Zimmer Uni Days, Henderson, Nevada, October 2010.
  • Nawab A: Meniscus Repair to Reconstruction. Linvatec European Surgeons Meeting, Largo, Florida, October 2010.
  • Nawab A: Meniscus Repair. Linvatec Train the Trainer Meeting, Largo, Florida, January 2011.
  • Nawab A,Caborn DNM: Sequent Meniscus Repair, AAOS, San Diego, California, March 2011.
  • Nawab A,Caborn DNM: A Revolution in Meniscus Repair, Spring AANA, San Francisco, California, April 2011.
  • Nawab A: ​ Physical Examination of the Knee/Osteochondral Defects and Management,
  • Norton Sports Health and KORT Sports Medicine Symposium, Louisville, Kentucky, August 2011.
  • Nawab A: Activity Level After UKA. Zimmer Masters UKA Meeting, Miami, Florida, September 2011.
  • Nawab A: Meniscus, Resection to Repair, Linvatec National Sales Meeting, Largo, Florida January 2012.
  • Nawab A,Caborn DNM: Early Intervention in Cartilage Repair. AAOS, San Francisco, California, February 2012.
  • Nawab A,Wood J: Pre -TKA: Joint Restoration to Partial Arthroplasty .AAOS, San Francisco, California, February 2012.
  • Nawab A: Innovations in Joint Preservation. Center Valley, Pennsylvania, April 2012.
  • Nawab A: Innovations in Joint Preservation. State College, Pennsylvania, April 2012.
  • Nawab A: Knee Reconstruction and Joint Preservation, Linvatec Brazilian Knee Reconstruction Course, Largo, Florida, April 2012.
  • Nawab A: Cartilage Preservation and Joint Restoration, Nashville, Tennessee, May 2012
  • Nawab A: Complex Knee Reconstruction Options, Linvatec Nordic International Workshop, Largo, Florida, October 2012.
  • Nawab A: Indications for Unicompartmental Knee Reconstruction, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 2012.
  • Nawab A: Technique of Patellofemoral Arthroplasty, Zimmer Joint Preservation Course, Phoenix, Arizona, January 2013.
  • Nawab A: Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty: The Other Joint Replacement, Zimmer National Sales Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, February 2013.
  • Nawab A: Clinical Experience Update – Denovo NT Natural Tissue Graft and Chondrofix Osteochondral Allograft, Chicago, Illinios, March 2013.
  • Nawab A: Biologics and Unicompartmental Knee Replacement, Miami Masters Course, Miami , Florida, May 2013.
  • Nawab A: Lateral Unicompartmental Knee Replacement Spotlight, Miami Masters Course, Miami , Florida, May 2013.
  • Nawab A: Patellofemoral Joint Replacement Case Presentation and Activity Level Function, Miami Masters Course, Miami , Florida, May 2013.
  • Nawab A: Joint Preservataion: Fill the Pothole or Replace the Road, Getting it Right the First Time, Detroit Orthopaedic Society Grand Rounds, Detroit, Michigan, 2013
  • Nawab A: ACL Tears in the Adult Athlete, Norton Sports Health Symposium, Louisville, Kentucky, June 2015.
  • Nawab A: Moto Medial Unicompartmental Knee Replacement: Results and Goals, Orlando, Florida, Febuary 2017

International

  • Caborn DNM, Nawab A: Meniscal Repair, Combined Meeting: Singapore Orthopaedic Assoc, Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Assoc and ASEAN Orthopaedic Assoc, Singapore, October 2002.
  • Caborn DNM, Nawab A: ACL Reconstruction, Combined Meeting: Singapore Orthopaedic Assoc, Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Assoc and ASEAN Orthopaedic Assoc, Singapore, October 2002.
  • Caborn DNM, Nawab A, Kocabey Y: Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Seoul, Korea, June 2003.

MODERATOR

  • Nawab A: Difficult Case Presentations. Zimmer Pre TKA and Rotating Platform TKA Meeting. Denver, Colorado, September 2008.
  • Nawab A: Cases Presentation. Zimmer Pre TKA and Rotating Platform TKA. Newport, Rhode Island, November 2008.
  • Nawab A: Cases Presentation. Zimmer Pre TKA and Rotating Platform TKA. Orlando, Florida, March 2009.
  • Nawab A: Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction and Two Tunnel Double Bundle All Inside ACL Reconstruction. Arthrex Knee Symposium, Naples, Florida, June 2009
  • Nawab A: Unicompartment Knee Replacement, Difficult Cases. Zimmer Uni Days, Henderson, Nevada, October 2010.
  • Nawab A: Meniscal Repair. AANA Fall Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, November 2010
  • Nawab A: Meniscus Repair Lab. Linvatec European Surgeons Meeting, Largo, Florida, October 2010.
  • Nawab A: Meniscus Repair Lab. Linvatec Train the Trainer Meeting, Largo, Florida, January 2011.
  • Nawab A: Case Studies. Zimmer Masters UKA Meeting, Miami, Florida, April 2011.
  • Nawab A: Sports Med and Orthobiologics: Options for Early Intervention, Treatment and Repair of Articular Cartilage. AAOS, San Francisco, California, February 2012.
  • Nawab A: Sports Medicine and Orthobiologics: Options for Early Intervention, Treatment and Repair of Articular Cartilage, Chicago, Illinios, March 2013.
  • Nawab A: Case Presentations. Zimmer Masters UKA Meeting, Miami, Florida, May 2013.
  • Nawab A: Treating Unicompartmental Disease, Lugano, Switzerland, April 2016.

SURGICAL DEMONSTRATION

  • Nawab A: Double Bundle Single Socket ACL Reconstruction. Arthrex Surgeons Advanced Course, Naples, Florida, May 2007.
  • Nawab A: Osteochondral Allografts. RTI Executive OPO Meeting, Gainesville, Florida, November 2008.
  • Nawab A: Patellofemoral Arthroplasty. Zimmer Biologics and Pre TKA Solutions, Dallas, Texas, August 2009
  • Nawab A: Patellofemoral Arthroplasty. Zimmer Knee Reconstruction Residents Course Indianapolis, Indiana, September 2009.
  • Nawab A: Denovo Chondral Allograft Patellar Implantation with Tibial Tubercle Transfer and Lateral Retinacular Lengthening. Louisville, Kentucky, July 2012.
  • Nawab A: Patellofemoral Arthroplasty. Zimmer Pre-TKA Meeting, Denver, Colorado, August 2010.
  • Nawab A: Unicompartmental Knee Replacement. Zimmer Uni Days, Henderson, Nevada, October 2010.
  • Nawab A,Caborn DNM: Meniscus Repair-All Inside-Stay Inside. ISAKOS, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, May 2011.
  • Nawab A,Caborn DNM: Meniscus Repair, Fall AANA, Palm Desert, California, November 2011.
  • Nawab A: Meniscus Repair, Linvatec Brazilian Knee Reconstruction, Largo, Florida, April. 2012.
  • Nawab A: Techniques of Meniscus Repair, Linvatec Nordic International Workshop, Largo, Florida, October 2012.
  • Nawab A: Unicompartmental Knee Replacement, Zimmer Partial Knee Reconstruction Course, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 2012
  • Nawab A: Patellofemoral Arthroplasty, Zimmer Partial Knee Reconstruction Course, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 2012
  • Nawab A: Denovo Chondral Allograft, Zimmer Joint Preservation Course, Phoenix, Arizona, 2013.
  • Nawab A: Patellofemoral Arthroplasty, Zimmer Joint Preservation Course, Phoenix, Arizona, 2013.
  • Nawab A: Moto Medial Unicompartmental Knee Replacement, Medacta Early Evaluators Meeting, Orlando, Florida, 2017.

LAB INSTRUCTOR

National

  • Double Bundle ACL Reconstruction: Arthrex Surgeons Advanced Course, Naples, Florida, May 2007.
  • Osteochondral Allografting, Regeneration Technology Course, Alachua, Florida, September 2007. Zimmer Pre TKA and Rotating Platform TKA, Orlando, Florida, March 2009.
  • Arthrex Surgical Skills Knee Symposium, Naples, Florida, June 2009.
  • Zimmer Pre-TKA Solutions Meeting, Dallas, Texas, August 2009.
  • Zimmer Residents Reconstruction Course, Indianapolis, Indiana, September 2009.
  • Zimmer Denovo Cartilage Surgical Applications, AAOS, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 2010. Zimmer Pre-TKA Meeting, Dallas, Texas 2010.
  • Zimmer Biologics and Pre-TKA Meeting, Denver, Colorado 2010. Zimmer Uni Days, Henderson, Nevada, October 2010.
  • Meniscus Repair, Linvatec European Surgeons Meeting, Largo, Florida, October 2010. Meniscus Repair, Linvatec Train the Trainer Meeting, Largo, Florida, January 2011. Meniscus Repair, Linvatec Brazilian Knee Reconstruction, Largo, Florida, April 2012. Meniscus Repair, Linvatec Nordic International Knee Workshop, Largo, Florida 2012. Zimmer Partial Knee Reconstruction Course, Las Vegas, Nevada 2012.
  • Zimmer Joint Preservation Course, Phoenix, Arizona 2013.
  • Medacta Moto Medial Unicompartmental Knee Replacement, Orlando, Florida 2016.

International

  • Meniscal Repair Lab. Combined Meeting: Singapore Orthopaedic Assoc, Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Assoc and ASEAN Orthopaedic Assoc, Singapore, October 2002.
  • ACL Reconstruction Lab. Combined Meeting: Singapore Orthopaedic Assoc, Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Assoc and ASEAN Orthopaedic Assoc, Singapore, October 2002.
  • PCL Reconstruction Lab. Combined Meeting: Singapore Orthopaedic Assoc, Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Assoc and ASEAN Orthopaedic Assoc, Singapore, October 2002.
  • Meniscus Repair-All Inside-Stay Inside and ACL Reconstruction, ISAKOS, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, May 2011.

MULTICENTER RESEARCH INVESTIGATOR

  • Nawab A: ZCRP for the Treatment of Large Rotator Cuff Repair. 2008-2009.
  • Nawab A​: CR Plug Grafting for Load Bearing and Nonload Bearing Chondral Lesions of the Knee. 2008

CONSULTANT SERVICES

  • Zimmer Inc 2003-2013
  • I-Balance Inc 2006-2010
  • RTI Inc 2007-2012
  • Arthrex Inc 2007-2013
  • Genzyme Inc 2008-2010
  • Incumed 2009-2013
  • Linvatec 2010-2013
  • Medacta 2015-Present

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

  • IBalance HTO System, I-Balance, 2007-2010
  • Tibial Tuberosity Osteotomy Guide, Arthrex, 2008
  • Meniscal Repair Device, Sequent, 2009
  • LoopLoc All Suture Based Suture Anchor, Incumed, 2011
  • AnatomACL Interference Screw, Jortek, 2013
  • Moto Medial Unicompartmental Prosthesis, Medacta, 2015
  • Moto Lateral Unicompartmental Prosthesis, Medacta, 2016
  • Moto Patellofemoral Prosthesis, Medacta, 2016
  • Knee Sports Platform, Medacta, 2016

PATENTS

  • David Caborn, Dennis McDevitt, Akbar Nawab, Vincent Novak: Method and apparatus for meniscal repair.February 2010: US 20100049212
  • David Caborn, Dennis McDevitt , Akbar Nawab, Vincent Novak: Method and apparatus for meniscal repair.March 2011: US 20110071549

MEETING FACULTY

  • Knoxville Knee Reconstruction Meeting, Knoxville, Tennessee 2005 Kentucky Orthopaedic Society, Louisville, Kentucky 2006
  • Music City Reconstruction Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee 2006
  • Regeneration Technology Incorporated National Sales Meeting, Tampa, Florida 2007
  • Arthrex East Coast Instructors Meeting, Naples, Florida 2008
  • Zimmer Pre TKA and Rotating Platform TKA, Denver, Colorado 2008 Zimmer Pre TKA and Rotating Platform TKA, Newport, Rhode Island 2008 RTI Biologics National Sales Meeting, Pontre Vedre, Florida 2009
  • Zimmer Pre TKA and Rotating Platform TKA, Orlando, Florida 2009 Arthrex Knee Symposium, Naples, Florida 2009
  • Zimmer Biologics and Pre TKA Solutions, Dallas, Texas 2009 Zimmer Residents Course, Indianapolis, Indiana 2009
  • RTI Biologics National Sales Meeting, Pontre Vedre, Florida 2010 Zimmer Pre-TKA Meeting, Dallas, Texas 2010
  • Zimmer Biologics and Pre-TKA Meeting, Denver, Colorado 2010 Zimmer Uni Days, Henderson, Nevada, October 2010
  • AANA Fall Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, November 2010
  • Linvatec European Surgeons Meeting, Largo, Florida, October 2010 Linvatec Train the Trainer Meeting, Largo, Florida, January 2011 Zimmer Masters UKA Meeting, Miami, Florida, April 2011 ISAKOS, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, May 2011
  • AANA Fall Meeting, Palm Desert, California, November 2011 Linvatec Brazilian Knee Reconstruction, April 2012
  • Zimmer Uni Masters Course, Miami, FL 2012 Nordic International Knee Workshop, Largo, FL 2012
  • Zimmer Partial Knee Reconstruction, Las Vegas, NV 2012 Zimmer Joint Preservation Course, Phoenix, AZ 2013 Zimmer Uni Masters Course, Miami, FL 2013
  • Nortons Sports Health Symposium, June 2015
  • Medacta Early Evaluators Meeting, Orlando, Florida 2017

MEETINGS ATTENDED

  • AO Basic Fracture Course Atlanta, GA 1998
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Anaheim, CA 1999
  • AO Internal Fixation Hand Course
    Christine M. Kleinert InstituteLouisville, KY 1999
  • Kentucky Orthopaedic Association Louisville, KY 1999
  • Third International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium San Francisco, CA 2000
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association Orlando, FL 2000
  • Orthopaedic Surgical Management and Results
    Hip and Knee ReconstructionLas Vegas, NV 2000
  • Zimmer National Orthopaedic Residents Conference Chicago, IL 2000
  • TriGen System Study Investigators Meeting Chicago, IL 2001
  • Annual Vail Symposium – Upper Extremity Vail, CO 2002
  • State of the Art in Orthopaedics 2002 Whistler, BC 2002
  • Maine Orthopaedic Review Waterville, ME 2002
  • Singapore Orthopaedic Association and
    Sports Medicine MeetingSingapore 2002
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons New Orleans, LA 2003
  • Linvatec Resident and Fellows Meeting Useppa Island, FL 2003
  • Annual Vail Symposium Vail, CO 2003
  • Oxford Unicompartmental Arthroplasty Oxford, UK 2004
  • Zimmer Quad Sparing MIS Knee Reconstruction St Louis, MO 2004
  • Knoxville Knee Reconstruction Meeting Knoxville, TN 2005
  • Kentucky Orthopaedic Society Louisville, KY 2006
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Hershey, PA 2006
  • Music City Reconstruction Meeting Nashville, TN 2006
  • Zimmer Cartilage Allografting Austin, TX 2006
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons San Diego, CA 2007
  • Zimmer Product Advisor Board Meeting Indianapolis, IN 2007
  • Zimmer Patellofemoral Advisors Board Meeting Chicago, IL 2007
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons San Francisco, CA 2008
  • Meniscus Transplantation Study Group San Francisco, CA 2008
  • Genzyme Consultants Meeting San Francisco, CA 2008
  • Arthrex East Coast Instructors Meeting Naples, FL 2008
  • Zimmer Pre TKA and Rotating Platform TKA Denver, CO 2008
  • Zimmer Pre TKA and Rotating Platform TKA Newport, RI 2008
  • RTI Biologics National Sales Meeting Pontre Vedre, FL 2009
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Las Vegas, NV 2009
  • Meniscus Transplantation Study Group Las Vegas, NV 2009
  • Zimmer DeNovo Cartilage Atlanta, GA 2009
  • Zimmer Pre TKA and Rotating Platform TKA Orlando, FL 2009
  • Zimmer DeNovo Cartilage Options Nashville, TN 2009
  • Zimmer Biologics and Pre TKA Solutions Dallas, TX 2009
  • Zimmer Denovo Cartilage Hershey, PA 2009
  • Zimmer DeNovo Cartliage and Case Studies, Allentown, PA 2009
  • Zimmer Knee Reconstruction Residents Course Indianapolis, IN 2009
  • RTI National Sales Meeting Pontre Vedre, FL 2010
  • Zimmer Train the Trainer San Diego, CA 2010
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons New Orleans, LA 2010
  • Zimmer Pre-TKA Meeting Dallas, TX 2010
  • Zimmer Biologics and Pre-TKA Meeting Denver, CO 2010
  • Zimmer Uni Days Henderson, NV 2010
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America Phoenix, AZ 2010
  • Linvatec European Surgeons Meeting Largo, FL 2010
  • Linvatec Train the Trainer Meeting Largo, FL 2011
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons San Diego, CA 2011
  • Spring AANA San Francisco, CA 2011
  • Zimmer Masters UKA Meeting Miami, FL 2011
  • ISAKOS Rio De Janeiro, Brazil 2011
  • Fall AANA Palm Desert, CA 2011
  • Linvatec National Sales Meeting Largo, FL 2012
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons San Francisco, CA 2012
  • Innovative Solutions for Joint Preservation Center Valley, PA 2012
  • Innovative Solutions for Joint Preservation State College, PA 2012
  • Brazilian Knee Reconstruction Course Largo, FL 2012
  • Zimmer Uni Masters Course Miami, FL 2012
  • Nordic International Knee Workshop Largo, FL 2012
  • Zimmer Partial Knee Reconstruction Las Vegas, NV 2012
  • Zimmer Joint Preservation Course Phoenix, AZ 2013
  • Metcaf Sports Meeting Sun Valley, ID 2013
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Chicago, IL 2013
  • Zimmer Uni Masters Course Miami, FL 2013
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons New Orleans, LA 2014
  • Small Implants Meeting Brussels, Belgium 2014
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Las Vegas, NV 2015
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Orlando, FL 2016
  • Medacta MORE Meeting Lugano, Switzerland 2016
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons San Diego, CA 2017

AWARDS

Academic

  • Headmasters Award 1987
  • All County Soccer Select Team, Kentucky 1987
  • United States Army Student Athlete Award 1987
  • Phi Sigma Tau Philosophy Honor Society 1990
  • Armand Fischer Award 2000
  • Kentucky Orthopaedic Society Research Award – Second Place 2000
  • University of Louisville Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Research Award 2001 Louisville Orthopaedic Society Research Award – Third Place 2001
  • Kuntscher Best Teaching Chief Resident Award 2002
  • Louisville Orthopaedic Society Research Award – Second Place 2002
  • Top Docs Louisville – ACL Surgery 2010
  • Top Docs Louisville – Meniscus Surgery 2010
  • Top Docs Louisville - Joint Replacement Surgery 2014
  • Top Docs Louisville – Joint Replacement Surgery 2016

Nonacademic

  • Mens Soccer Champions Derby City Tournament 2011
  • Mens Soccer Mockingbird Valley Winter Soccer Tournament Champions 2012>
  • Mens Soccer Champions Derby City Tournament 2012
  • Head Coach St. Albert Boys 5/6th Grade Soccer Louisville City Champions CSAA 2012
  • Mens Soccer Mockingbird Valley Winter Soccer Tournament Champions 2013
  • St. Baldrick’s Children’s Cancer Research 2nd highest fundraising team 2013 - $10,500
  • Mens Soccer Champions Derby City Tournament 2013
  • Head Coach St. Albert Boys 5/6th Grade Soccer Louisville City Champions CSAA 2013
  • Head Coach St. Albert Boys 7/8th Grade Soccer Louisville City Champions CSAA 2014
  • Mens Soccer Second Place Derby City Tournament 2014
  • Mens Soccer Mockingbird Valley Winter Soccer Tournament Champions 2014
  • Head Coach St. Albert Boys 7/8th Grade Soccer Louisville City Champions CSAA 2015
  • Mens Soccer Mockingbird Valley Winter Soccer Tournament Champions 2015

VOLUNTEER

  • YMCA Soccer Coach 3-4th grade 1986
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Red Cross Volunteer 1990-1992
  • YMCA Children Soccer Coach 2005
  • St. Albert Church 2006-Present
  • St. Baldrick’s Children’s Cancer Fundraiser 2008-2016
  • St. Albert Boys Soccer Coach 2010-2015
  • St. Albert Girls Soccer Coach 2012-2014, 2017
  • Kosair Children's Hospital Ronald McDonald Chef 2016-present

EXTRACURRICULAR/HOBBIES

  • NAUI Certified Soccer
  • Photography
  • Hiking and Outdoor Activities
  • Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Culinary Arts
  • Fresh Water Fish
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