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Abduljabbar Alhammoud, MD

Assistant Professor
Orthopedics – Spine
Dr. Abduljabbar Alhammoud, UArizona Orthopedics

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Alvernon Clinic
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Tucson, AZ 85705

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Tucson, AZ 85704

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2800 E. Ajo Way, Suite 200
Tucson, AZ 85713

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Dr. Alhammoud is a clinical assistant professor of orthopedics and an American Board of Spine Surgery (ABSS) certified surgeon specializing in minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgery, pediatrics, and adult deformity using cutting-edge robotics and navigation technology.

He is a co-founder of the VSSRA (Virtual Spine Surgery Research Academy), which aims to connect medical students and residents with spine surgeons to produce high-quality spine evidence and is an active member of the Scoliosis Research Society, North American Spine Society and AO Spine.

Dr.Alhammoud believes in giving back to the community and volunteering. He is a member of multiple spine surgery missions and he volunteered with Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors without Borders) during the Syrian war.

As a former decathlon athlete, Dr.Alhammoud regularly participates in regional and national USA Track & Field Masters held across the country.

Education & Training

Clinical Fellowships:

  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center
  • Hamad Medical Corporation in Qatar


  • M.S. Clinical Research, Dresden International University and Harvard Medical School Joint Program
  • ACGME-I Accredited Orthopedic Residency

Research Interests

Dr. Alhammoud's research focuses on spine surgery outcomes and perioperative pain management which is evidenced by 47 peer-reviewed publications in leading spine and orthopedic journals and more than 30 abstracts presented internationally.

Honors & Awards

  • 2023 class of the North America Spine Society "20 Under 40”
  • 2019 Traveling Fellowship, AO Spine
  • 2017 Traveling Fellowship, North America Spine Society
  • Named Promising Young Researcher (residency, 3 consecutive years)
  • Nominated for the Scoliosis Research Society Whitecloud Award