Wahid Abu-Amer, MD

Post-Graduate Year II

From a young age, Wahid Abu-Amer, MD, always had an interest in surgery as well as research. While growing up in St. Louis, he took every opportunity to gain valuable scientific experience and continues to combine his interests of patient-reported and surgical outcomes with being in the operating room.

Hometown:  St. Louis, MO

Undergraduate:  University of Missouri – St. Louis

Medical School:  Ross University School of Medicine

Surgical Interests: Surgical outcomes and patient-reported outcome measures

Publications:

  • Abu-Amer W, Arra M, Clohisy JCF et al. “Targeting Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Ameliorates Inflammatory Osteolysis in Murine Calvaria.” BONE, 2019 Jun;123:86-91. doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2019.03.025. Epub 2019 Mar 21. PMID: 30904629 (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30904629/)
  • Liu P, Yuen T, Abu-Amer W, New MI, Sun L, Rosen CJ, Zaidi M et al. “Blocking FSH Induces Thermogenic Adipose Tissue and Reduces Body Fat.” Nature. 2017 Jun 1;546(7656):107-112. DOI: 10.1038/nature22342. PMID: 28538730 (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28538730/)
  • Lawrie CM, Abu-Amer W, Adelani M, Barrack RL, Nunley RM, Clohisy JC. “Is the Patient Reported Outcome Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Feasible in Bundle Payment for Care Improvement (BPCI) Total Hip Arthroplasty Patients?” JOA, 2019 (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31932103/)
  • Dai S, Abu-Amer W, Karuppaiah K et al. “Evidence That the Kinase-Truncated c-Src Regulates NF-kB Signaling by Targeting NEMO.” J Cell Biochem. 2011 Sep;112(9):2463-70. DOI: 10.1002/jcb.23170. PMID: 21538482 (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21538482/)

See a full list of Abu-Amer’s publications on PubMed.

Poster Presentations:

  • Abu-Amer W, Lawrie C, Nepple JJ, Pascual-Garrido C, Clohisy JC. “Do Baseline PROMIS Physical Function and Pain Interference Domains Correlate with Legacy Scores in Patients with Symptomatic Femoroacetabular Impingement?” (poster), ISHA Annual Scientific Meeting, October 2019
  • Abu-Amer W, Lawrie C, Nepple JJ, Pascual-Garrido C, Clohisy JC. “Assessing Baseline Mental Health Status in Symptomatic Femoroacetabular Impingement: PROMIS versus Legacy Scoring” (poster), ISHA Annual Scientific Meeting, October 2019
  • Abu-Amer W, Lawrie C, Pascual-Garrido C, Nepple JJ, Clohisy JC. “Assessing Baseline Mental Health Status in Symptomatic Acetabular Dysplasia: PROMIS versus Legacy Scoring” (poster), ISHA Annual Scientific Meeting, October 2019

Oral Presentations:

  • Hevesi M, Abu-Amer W, Krych A, Wyles C, Trousdale R, ANCHOR Group, Sierra R, Clohisy JC. “Hip Arthroscopy for Patients with Persistent Pain following Periacetabular Osteotomy: No Significant Changes in Pre- and Postoperative Patient Reported Outcomes” (podium), AAHKS Annual Meeting, November 2019
  • Lawrie C, Barrack T, Abu-Amer W, Adelani M, Clohisy JCC, Nunley RM, Barrack R. “Patient and surgeon satisfaction with and utility of routine follow up at one year after primary total hip and total knee arthroplasty” (podium), AAHKS Annual Meeting, November 2019
  • Nepple JJ, Abu-Amer W, Engermann E, Schoenecker P, Pascual-Garrido C, Clohisy JC. “Outcomes of Open Capsular Plication of the Hip at a Mean of Six Years Postoperatively: Do Results Deteriorate With Time?” (podium), ISHA Annual Scientific Meeting, October 2019