Academic Staff

                                        Jagar Omar Ahmad
Jagar Omar Ahmad Member of teaching staff
Asisstant Prof.
Orthopedic surgery
  • • Fellowship in Orthopedic Subspecialty from Iraqi Commission for Medical Specialization ( F.I.C.M.S. ),MD , 1998-2004.
    • Bachelor of Medicine & General Surgery ( M.B.Ch.B. ) , from University of Mosul / College of Medicine, 1990-1996.

  • 1. Relapse of Clubfoot Deformity After Correction: Effect of Type of Splint In Unilateral Cases. Duhok Medical Journal 2012;6(2): 45-52. Available from:

    2. Effect of Walking of the Child Independently on the Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip. Journal of Sulaimani Medical College 2015;5(1):71-77. Available from: DOI:

    3. Clinical Analysis of Anterior Dislocation of the Shoulder by Spaso Technique. Duhok Medical Journal 2015;9(1):30-36. Available from:

    4. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy: Recognition of Some Risk Factors. Duhok Medical Journal 2015;9(2):97-108. Available from:

    5. Adductor Tenotomy Versus Preliminary Traction For Prevention of Complications of Closed Reduction of The Developmental Dysplasia of The Hip. Journal of Arab Board of Health Specialization 2019;20(2):9-14. Available from: , and

    6. Limited Mid Palmar Versus Extended Incision in Surgical Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Clinical Analysis. Zanco Journal of Medical Sciences 2020;24(3):360-6. Available from: DOI:

    7. Reliability of International Hip Dysplasia Institute classification for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip Among Different Medical Personnel in Iraq. Mustansiriya Med J 2020;19:41-4. Available from:;year=2020;volume=19;issue=2;spage=41;epage=44;aulast=Doski DOI:10.4103/MJ.MJ_9_20.

    8. Accelerated versus conventional Ponseti protocol for the treatment of idiopathic talipes equinovarus deformity: A short term follow up in Iraq. Zanco Journal of Medical Sciences (Zanco J Med Sci). 2021 Apr 27;25(1):473-9. Available from: DOI:

    9. Is There an Association Between the Familial Form of Generalized Joint Hypermobility and Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip in Children? Medical Journal of Babylon. 2021, 18(4),333-339. Available from:;year=2021;volume=18;issue=4;spage=333;epage=339;aulast=Doski DOI: 10.4103/MJBL.MJBL_46_21

    10. An Upgrade of the International Hip Dysplasia Institute Classification for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip. Clinics in Orthopedic Surgery. 2022, 14(1), 141-147. Available from: DOI:

    11. Definition of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: Literature Review. Mustansiriya Medical Journal. 2022,21(1):1-7. Available from: DOI: 10.4103/mj.mj_3_21

  • pediatric orthopedics

  • • Head of Duhok center of Kurdistanian Board for Medical Specialization / Orthopedics 2023.
    • Supervisor, Trainer and examiner for the candidates of the Kurdistanian Board for Medical Specialization / Orthopedics since 2015.
    • Teacher of Orthopedic Subject, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Duhok, since 2004 till now.

  • Students for specialization for orthopedic surgery for the Kurdistanian Board for Medical Specialization

  • • Editorial Board Member for the following journals:
    1. Clinical Medical Reviews and Reports.
    2. Journal of Clinical Research and Analytical Reviews.
    3. American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine.
    4. Acta Scientific Medical Science Journal.
    • Reviewer of the following journals:
    1. World journal of orthopedics (World J Orthop). ISSN: 2218-5836 (online). DOI: 10.5312.
    2. World journal of clinical cases (World J Clin Cases). ISSN: 2307-8960 (online). DOI: 10.12998.
    3. Zanco Journal of Medical Sciences (Zanco J Med Sci). ISSN: eISSN: 1995-5596, pISSN: 1995-5588. DOI: 10.15218/zjms
    Professional Development Courses and workshops:
    1. International Classification of Diseases ( ICD 10 ) workshop, Duhok, Iraq, 2005.
    2. CME course in Orthopedic subject, Erbil, Iraq, 2008.
    3. Training course of Methods of Teaching, Training and Development Center, Duhok University, Duhok, Iraq, 2010.
    4. Instructional Course on Illizarov Technique in Traumatology and Orthopedic Practice, Erbil, Iraq, 2011.
    5. Training course (Hands on) with a Fellowship Certificate in knee surgery at Stolz-alpe, Austria, 2012.
    6. Pain Management CME course, Marrakech / Morocco, 2014.
    7. Training course (Hands on) with Fellowship Certificate in Arthroscopic Surgery "Hands on Course in Arthroscopic Surgery", World Laparoscopy Hospital, Gurgaon, India, 2016.
    8. Workshop about How to Write a Scientific Article, College of Medicine, University of Duhok, Duhok, Iraq, 2016.
    9. ATC basic clubfoot treatment provider course, The international committee of the red cross, Erbil, Iraq, 2018.
    10. Graf infant hip course, Al-Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital, Dubai, UAE, 2019.
    11. Ponseti method for clubfoot treatment workshop, joint to the first Sulaimani orthopedic conference, Sulaimani, Iraq, 2021.
    12. Principles of treatment of clubfoot by Ponseti method, Rixos hotel, Duhok, Iraq, 2022. Website:
    13. Large group teaching workshop, University of Duhok, Duhok, Iraq, 2023.
    Conferences participation:
    1. Twelfth Pan-Arabic Orthopedic Conference and 6th Jordanian orthopedic Conference, Amman, Jordan, 2007.
    2. The First International Iraqi Pediatric Orthopedic Conference, Erbil, Iraq, 2014.[Speaker]
    3. Musculoskeletal symposium & Recent Update in Pain Management at Dubai, UAE, 2014.
    4. The First International Conference of the Association of Rheumatology and Medical Rehabilitation in KRG at Erbil / Iraq, 2015.
    5. Day of surgery symposium, Rixos Hotel, Duhok, Iraq, 2017. [Speaker]
    6. First International Conference on medical Education, Duhok, Iraq, 2018.
    7. Day of Surgery symposium 3, Rixos Hotel, Duhok, Iraq, 2019. [Speaker]
    8. The stand-Alone Scientific Meeting, Podgorica, Montenegro, 2019. [Speaker]
    9. Day of surgery symposium 4, Rixos Hotel, Duhok, Iraq, 2021. [Speaker]
    10. Sulaimani Orthopedic Conference, Sulaimani, Iraq, 2021. [Speaker]
    11. 8th International Annual Conference of Iraqi Orthopedic Association, Baghdad, 2022. [Speaker]
    12. Pediatric orthopedic symposium, Basra, Iraq, 2022. [Speaker]
    13. Duhok Musculo-skeletal symposium, Duhok, Iraq, 2022. [Speaker]. Website:
    14. Day of Surgery symposium, Rixos Hotel, Duhok, Iraq, 2023.

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