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Dr. Al-Asiri completed his medical school training at King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia and graduated from McMaster University's Orthopedic Residency Training program in 2013. He subsequently pursued combined clinical fellowships in Foot & Ankle and Trauma (pelvis and acetabulum) reconstruction surgery for 3 years at Hamilton General Hospital under the supervision of Dr. Brad Petrisor and Dr. Dale Williams. He started working as an Orthopedic surgeon at HGH in 2015. Dr. Al-Asiri has a special interest in managing major trauma patients with complex pelvic and acetabulum fractures and elective foot and ankle reconstruction procedures.

He is an active member of multiple orthopedic associations nationally and internationally. He has an interest in Medical Education. He is currently finishing the Clinician Educator Diploma at McMaster University which is an Area of Focused Competency Diploma program offered through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. This will be followed by a master's degree in medical education from the University of Ottawa starting in Sep 2021. Dr. Al-Asiri taught in multiple OTA (Orthopedic Trauma Association) courses and International Orthopedic conferences in the Middle East area.

His goals are to continue as an active faculty member in teaching and working to build a well-structured trauma fellowship program for candidates interested in pelvis and acetabulum. Also, he is working on a collaborative foot and ankle program utilizing other adjunct faculties in the surrounding community.


Professional Organizations

  • Canadian Orthopedic Association (COA)
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (AAOS)
  • Saudi Orthopedic Association (SOA), AO Trauma Foundation
  • Orthopedic Trauma Association (OTA)
  • Canadian Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Society (COFAS)
  • American College of Surgery (FACS)
  • The International Foot & Ankle Foundation for Education and Research (IFAF)

Research Interests

Dr. Al-Asiri has an interest in Trauma-Related topics such as long bone and calcaneus/talus fractures.

Featured Publications

    • Sources and Quality of Literature addressing Femoro-Acetabular Impingement: Olufemi R. Ayeni, Kevin Chan, Jamal Al-Asiri, Teresa Chien and Sheila Sprague, et al. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, Online First™, 3 October 2012 Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2013 Feb;21(2):415-9. doi:10.1007/s00167-012-2236-7. Epub 2012 Oct 4
    • Arthroscopic Bullet Removal from the Acetabulum (Hip Joint): Jamal Al-Asiri, I. Wong. Case Report published in Journal of Surgical Technique and Case Reports. J Surg Tech Case Rep. 2012 Jul-Dec; 4(2): 121–125. doi: 10.4103/2006-8808.110260 PMCID: PMC3673356
    • Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery: A Case Report of Pneumococcal Septic Arthritis following a Respiratory and Gastrointestinal Prodrome with Accompanying Literature Review
    • Rubinger, L., Solow, M., Johal, H., & Al-Asiri, J. (2020). Return to work following a distal biceps repair: a systematic review of the literature. Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery29(5), 1002–1009.
    • Rubinger L, Axelrod D, Bozzo A, Gazendam A, Al-Asiri J, Johal H. (FLiP) fracture-table vs. lateral positioning for femoral intramedullary nailing: A survey of orthopaedic surgeon preferences. Injury. 2020;51(2):429435. doi:10.1016/j.injury.2019.10.067
    • Woolnough T, Lovsted G, Al-Asiri J, et al. (May 02, 2020) Combined Tibial Tubercle Fracture With Patellar Tendon Avulsion in an Adult: A Rare Case and Novel Fixation Technique. Cureus 12(5): e7929. doi:10.7759/cureus.7929
    •  Jamal Al-Asiri, MBBS, FRCSC* Ali Redha Karashi, MUDr, ARAB (ortho)** Jung Y. Mah, Pediatric Osteonecrosis of the Capitate. Bahrain Med Bull 2018; 40(2): 126 - 128
    • Foote CJ, Tornetta P 3rd, Reito A, Al-Hourani K, Schenker M, Bosse M, Coles CP, Bozzo A, Furey A, Leighton R; GOLIATH Investigators (Jamal Al-Asiri). A Reevaluation of the Risk of Infection Based on Time to Debridement in Open Fractures: Results of the GOLIATH Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies and Limited Trial Data. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2021 Feb 3;103(3):265-273. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.20.01103. PMID: 33298796.


    • Medical School: King Faisal University - Saudi Arabia
    • Residency: McMaster University (2008-2013)
    • Clinical Fellowship:  Trauma / Foot & Ankle Reconstruction McMaster Universtiy (2013-2016)

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