Dr. Ali Ashraf is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, shoulder arthroplasty, and treatment of general orthopaedic injuries. He was raised in Garland, Texas and attended North Garland High School. After graduation, he attended the University of Texas in Austin where he graduated with a B.S in Biology. Dr. Ashraf attended medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock. After medical school, he spent a year at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota doing research in orthopaedic surgery.
Arthroscopic surgery, also known as arthroscopy, is a surgical procedure to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint with the help of an arthroscope, a small, fiber-optic instrument consisting of a lens, light source, and video camera.
Shoulder replacement surgery is mostly performed to relieve symptoms of severe shoulder pain and disability due to arthritis. In this procedure, the damaged articulating parts of the shoulder joint are removed and replaced with artificial prostheses.
A Noelle Larson, Fady Baky, Ali Ashraf, Yaser M Baghdadi, Vickie Treder, David W Polly Jr, Michael J Yaszemski ; Spine deformity. 2019 May 1
Joshua A Parry, Meegan G. Van Straaten, Tianyi D. Luo, Anne Laure Simon, Ali Ashraf, Kenton R. Kaufman, A. Noelle Larson, William J. Shaughnessy ;Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2017 Jun 1