Amir Alex Jahangir, M.D.

Faculty Appointments
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
M.Mgt., Health Care Management, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeM.D., University of Tennessee Center for Health Science, Memphis, TennesseeB.S., George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia
Office Address
Medical Center East, South Tower Suite 4200
Nashville, TN 37232-8774
McDonald MR, Bulka CM, Thakore RV, Obremskey WT, Ehrenfeld JM, Jahangir AA, Sethi MK. Ankle radiographs in the early postoperative period: do they matter?. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Sep; 28(9): 538-41. PMID: 24375274, DOI: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000052, ISSN: 1531-2291.

Kay HF, Sathiyakumar V, Yoneda ZT, Lee YM, Jahangir AA, Ehrenfeld JM, Obremskey WT, Apfeld JC, Sethi MK. The effects of American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status on length of stay and inpatient cost in the surgical treatment of isolated orthopaedic fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Jul; 28(7): e153-9. PMID: 24149446, DOI: 10.1097/, ISSN: 1531-2291.

Kay HF, Sathiyakumar V, Archer KR, Mathis SL, Apfeld JC, Lee YM, Jahangir AA, Ehrenfeld J, Obremskey WT, Sethi MK. The homeless orthopaedic trauma patient: follow-up, emergency room usage, and complications. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Jun; 28(6): e128-32. PMID: 24296595, DOI: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000000, ISSN: 1531-2291.

Bible JE, Sivasubramaniam PG, Jahangir AA, Evans JM, Mir HR. High-energy transsyndesmotic ankle fracture dislocation--the "Logsplitter" injury. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Apr; 28(4): 200-4. PMID: 24177591, DOI: 10.1097/, ISSN: 1531-2291.

Morris BJ, Richards JE, Archer KR, Lasater M, Rabalais D, Sethi MK, Jahangir AA. Improving patient satisfaction in the orthopaedic trauma population. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Apr; 28(4): e80-4. PMID: 24158181, DOI: 10.1097/, ISSN: 1531-2291.

Sathiyakumar V, Jahangir AA, Mir HR, Obremskey WT, Lee YM, Apfeld JC, Sethi MK. The prevalence and costs of defensive medicine among orthopaedic trauma surgeons: a national survey study. J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Oct; 27(10): 592-7. PMID: 23542744, DOI: 10.1097/BOT.0b013e31828b7ab4, ISSN: 1531-2291.

Davis WT, Sathiyakumar V, Jahangir AA, Obremskey WT, Sethi MK. Occupational injury among orthopaedic surgeons. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Aug 8/7/2013; 95(15): e107. PMID: 23925752, PII: 1719872, DOI: 10.2106/JBJS.L.01427, ISSN: 1535-1386.

Kadakia RJ, Tsahakis JM, Issar NM, Archer KR, Jahangir AA, Sethi MK, Obremskey WT, Mir HR. Health literacy in an orthopedic trauma patient population: a cross-sectional survey of patient comprehension. J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Aug; 27(8): 467-71. PMID: 23114414, DOI: 10.1097/BOT.0b013e3182793338, ISSN: 1531-2291.

Issar NM, Kadakia RJ, Tsahakis JM, Yoneda ZT, Sethi MK, Mir HR, Archer K, Obremskey WT, Jahangir AA. The link between texting and motor vehicle collision frequency in the orthopaedic trauma population. J Inj Violence Res [print-electronic]. 2013 Jul; 5(2): 95-100. PMID: 23416747, PMCID: PMC3683420, PII: 330, DOI: 10.5249/jivr.v5i2.330, ISSN: 2008-4072.

Moore DC, Yoneda ZT, Powell M, Howard DL, Jahangir AA, Archer KR, Ehrenfeld JM, Obremskey WT, Sethi MK. Gunshot victims at a major level I trauma center: a study of 343,866 emergency department visits. J Emerg Med [print-electronic]. 2013 Mar; 44(3): 585-91. PMID: 22995579, PII: S0736-4679(12)00880-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2012.07.058, ISSN: 0736-4679.

Jahangir AA. Invited commentary: the unintended consequence of a trauma network. J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Feb; 27(2): 119-20; discussion 120. PMID: 22576642, DOI: 10.1097/BOT.0b013e31825cfd2b, ISSN: 1531-2291.

Garcia AE, Bonnaig JV, Yoneda ZT, Richards JE, Ehrenfeld JM, Obremskey WT, Jahangir AA, Sethi MK. Patient variables which may predict length of stay and hospital costs in elderly patients with hip fracture. J Orthop Trauma. 2012 Nov; 26(11): 620-3. PMID: 22832431, DOI: 10.1097/BOT.0b013e3182695416, ISSN: 1531-2291.

Even JL, Richards JE, Crosby CG, Kregor PJ, Mitchell EJ, Jahangir AA, Tressler MA, Obremskey WT. Preoperative skeletal versus cutaneous traction for femoral shaft fractures treated within 24 hours. J Orthop Trauma. 2012 Oct; 26(10): e177-82. PMID: 22430522, DOI: 10.1097/BOT.0b013e31823a8dae, ISSN: 1531-2291.

Mir HR, Jahangir AA, Sethi MK, Obremskey WT. Grand rounds from Vanderbilt University: distal femoral fracture. J Orthop Trauma. 2012 Jun; 26(6): e60-2. PMID: 22357083, DOI: 10.1097/BOT.0b013e3182422c8e, ISSN: 1531-2291.

Mir HR, Jahangir AA, Sethi MK, Obremskey WT. Grand rounds from Vanderbilt University: 3-part proximal humerus fracture. J Orthop Trauma. 2012 Apr; 26(4): e29-32. PMID: 22357082, DOI: 10.1097/BOT.0b013e3182422c7c, ISSN: 1531-2291.

Obremskey WT, Dail T, Jahangir AA. Value-based purchasing of medical devices. Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res. 2012 Apr; 470(4): 1054-64. PMID: 22033872, PMCID: PMC3293958, DOI: 10.1007/s11999-011-2147-9, ISSN: 1528-1132.

Sethi MK, Obremskey WT, Natividad H, Mir HR, Jahangir AA. Incidence and costs of defensive medicine among orthopedic surgeons in the United States: a national survey study. Am J. Orthop. 2012 Feb; 41(2): 69-73. PMID: 22482090, ISSN: 1934-3418.

Jahangir AA, Sethi MK. Invited commentary. Emergency room coverage of orthopaedic injuries: a public relations problem. J Orthop Trauma. 2012 Jan; 26(1): 57-8. PMID: 21904222, DOI: 10.1097/BOT.0b013e31821d7a98, ISSN: 1531-2291.

Pettit AC, Jahangir AA, Wright PW. Mycobacterium doricum osteomyelitis and soft tissue infection. Emerging Infect. Dis. 2011 Nov; 17(11): 2075-7. PMID: 22099105, PMCID: PMC3310567, DOI: 10.3201/eid1711.110460, ISSN: 1080-6059.

Jahangir AA, Heck RK. Blastomycosis: Case report of an isolated lesion in the distal fibula. Am J. Orthop. 2010 Mar; 39(3): E22-4. PMID: 20463990, ISSN: 1934-3418.

Jahangir AA; Templeman DC; Bhandari M, editor.. Dichotomous Outcome Variables are Not Accurately Report in the Orthopadic Literature.

Jahangir AA; Cross WW; Schmidt AH. Current Management of Distal Femoral Fractures. Current Orthopaedic Practice. 2010; 21((2)): 193-7.

Jahangir AA; Heck RK. Blastomycosis:A Case Report of an Isolated Lesion in the Distal Fibula. The American Journal of Orthopedics. 2010; 39((3)): E22-E24.

Schmidt AH, Jahangir AA. What's new in orthopaedic trauma. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Aug; 91(8): 2055-66. PMID: 19651980, PII: 91/8/2055, DOI: 10.2106/JBJS.I.00573, ISSN: 1535-1386.

Jahangir AA, Flint JH, Mehta S. Funding of educational opportunities in orthopaedic surgery residency training. A survey of residency program directors and chairs. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Jun; 91(6): 1542-5. PMID: 19487536, PII: 91/6/1542, DOI: 10.2106/JBJS.H.01645, ISSN: 1535-1386.

Flint JH, Jahangir AA, Browner BD, Mehta S. The value of mentorship in orthopaedic surgery resident education: the residents' perspective. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Apr; 91(4): 1017-22. PMID: 19339590, PII: 91/4/1017, DOI: 10.2106/JBJS.H.00934, ISSN: 1535-1386.

Mashru RP; Jahangir AA; Perez EA; Guyton JL, editor.. Intrauterine Fetal Demise Associated with Pelvic and Acetabular Fractures.

Mashru RP, Jahangir AA, Parrella MS, Harding SP. Percutaneous fixation of the medial condyle in bicondylar tibial plateau fractures: novel use of the 3.5-mm medial distal tibia plate. Am J. Orthop. 2008 Jan; 37(1): 14-7. PMID: 18309379, ISSN: 1934-3418.

Jahangir AA.. Resident status no reason not to get involved. AAOS Now. 2008; 2((3)): 54.

Jahangir AA; Nunley RM; Mehta S; Sharan AD. Bone graft substitutes in orthopaedic surgery. AAOS Now. 2008; 2((1)).

Jahangir AA; Perez EA; Russell TA.. Intramedullary nailing of subtochanteric fractures: Relevant anatomy, entry portals, supine or lateral positioning [editorial]. Techniques in Orthopaedics. 2008; 23((2)): 113-7.

Jahangir AA; Nunley RM.. Barack Obama’s Health Care Plan. AAOS Now. 2008; 3((10)): 34.

Perez EA, Jahangir AA, Mashru RP, Russell TA. Is there a gluteus medius tendon injury during reaming through a modified medial trochanteric portal? A cadaver study. J Orthop Trauma. 2007 Oct; 21(9): 617-20. PMID: 17921836, PII: 00005131-200710000-00004, DOI: 10.1097/BOT.0b013e318157bda7, ISSN: 0890-5339.

Mehta S; Nunley RM; Jahangir AA; Sharan AD.. Nanotechnology: From nano to micro to macro. AAOS NOW. 2007; 1((5)): 3-5.

Mashru RP; Jahangir AA; Safier SD; Herman MJ.. Pain in the Adolescent: A case of slipped capital femoral epiphysis. Hospital Physician. 2006; ((42)): 37-43.