Motasem Refaat, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Dean's Office
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address155 N Fresno St
Fresno CA 93701
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    Motasem Refaat M.D.
    Assistant Professor, UCSF

    Motasem Refaat, M.D., earned his medical degree from University of Illinois at Chicago. His residency in Orthopaedic Surgery was completed at University of California, Davis where he served as Administrative Chief Resident. He finished his fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma at Harborview Medical Center. He is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

    Dr. Refaat has received many awards including the UC Davis Faculty Collaborative Research Award, OTA Resident Grant, Reno Trauma Chief Resident Award and the AONA Trauma Traveling Fellowship – Cairo, Egypt.

    He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the Orthopaedic Trauma Association. He has given presentations regionally and nationally, and has several articles published in peer reviewed journals.

    His hobbies include traveling, hiking, reading and exercising. He is fluent in Arabic.

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    1. An Unusual Inverted Talar Neck Fracture-Dislocation. Case Rep Orthop. 2022; 2022:8014529. Kokubun B, Refaat M. PMID: 36518160; PMCID: PMC9744618.
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    2. Use of the Hybrid Operating Room for Pelvic and Acetabular Fracture Surgery. Injury. 2022 Nov; 53(11):3754-3758. Davis JA, Movassaghi K, Refaat MI, Lindvall EM. PMID: 36171154.
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    3. Pseudotumor Caused by a Retained Intra-articular Bullet: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect. 2020 Jan-Mar; 10(1):e0209. Rohlfing G, Refaat M, Kollmorgen R. PMID: 32224674.
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    4. Are piriformis reconstruction implants ideal for prophylactic femoral neck fixation? Injury. 2019 Mar; 50(3):703-707. Shieh AK, Refaat M, Heyrani N, Garcia-Nolen TC, Lee MA, Eastman JG. PMID: 30384972.
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    5. Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 Promotes Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Survival and Resultant Bone Formation When Entrapped in Photocrosslinked Alginate Hydrogels. Adv Healthc Mater. 2016 10; 5(19):2501-2509. Ho SS, Vollmer NL, Refaat MI, Jeon O, Alsberg E, Lee MA, Leach JK. PMID: 27581621; PMCID: PMC5176258.
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    6. Binding to COMP Reduces the BMP2 Dose for Spinal Fusion in a Rat Model. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Jul 15; 41(14):E829-E836. Refaat M, Klineberg EO, Fong MC, Garcia TC, Leach JK, Haudenschild DR. PMID: 26679888; PMCID: PMC7054986.
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    7. Femoroacetabular impingement: current concepts in diagnosis and treatment. Orthopedics. 2015 Mar; 38(3):185-99. Amanatullah DF, Antkowiak T, Pillay K, Patel J, Refaat M, Toupadakis CA, Jamali AA. PMID: 25760499.
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    8. Periprosthetic supracondylar femur fracture treated with spanning external fixation. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2015 Feb; 44(2):90-3. Refaat M, Coleman S, Meehan JP, Jamali AA. PMID: 25658079.
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