Ahmad Nassr

Dr. Ahmad Nassr, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon at Mayo Clinic Spine Center

Meet Dr. Ahmad Nassr, MD

Ahmad Nassr, M.D., is a board-certified and fellowship-trained Orthopedic Surgeon at the Mayo Clinic Spine Center.

He specializes in complex spinal surgery with a special focus on treatment of cervical spine pathology.

Dr. Nassr at a Glance

  • Dr. Nassr performs minimally invasive as well as open decompression procedures, disc replacement, laminoplasty, fusion, and scoliosis surgery.
  • He also cares for patients that have sustained traumatic injuries of the spine.

Connect with Dr. Nassr to develop an individualized treatment plan for your spinal condition.

Dr. Nassr is a member of Mayo Clinic Spine Center

Doctor Quote

I recommend and treat my patients as if they are my own family. If I would not recommend something for myself or my loved ones then it shouldn’t be offered to my patients. Surgery is a last resort, but when we choose to head down that road, patients receive the best care possible.

Directions to our primary location in Rochester, MN

How Dr. Ahmad Nassr, MD Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Spine Surgeon

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English

Years in Practice

  • 15 Years


  • Fellowship, Orthopaedic Spinal Surgery University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery Rush University Medical Center
  • Medical Doctor, University of Pennsylvania


  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Disorders
  • Nerve Pain/Neuralgia
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Spondylolisthesis


  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Anterior/Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Disc Arthoplasty
  • Endoscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Reconstructive/Revision Spine Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)

Accolades for Dr. Ahmad Nassr, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Professor of Neurosurgery
  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Spine Fellowship Director
  • AOA-Japanese American Traveling Fellow
  • AOA-Austria Switzerland Germany Traveling Fellow
  • Cervical Spine Research Society Traveling Fellow
  • Mid America Orthopedic Association Traveling Fellow

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Cervical Spine Research Society
  • Member, American Orthopaedic Association
  • Member, Scoliosis Research Society
  • Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member, Lumbar Spine Research Society
  • Member, Minnesota Orthopedic Society
  • Member, International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine
  • Member, AO Spine North America

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • 2020 Resident & Fellow Research Award for presentation "HU predicts ORC" NASS 2020
  • 2020 Provider Recognition Award Mayo Clinic Experience Team
  • Best Paper North American Spine Society
  • Fellow Abstract Award AOSpine North American Annual Fellows Forum
  • Traveling Fellowship Award Cervical Spine Research Society
  • Best Clinical Paper Award, North American Spine Society 2016 Resident & Fellow Research Award
  • Named as one of the "26 of the Top North American Spine Surgeons" Orthopedics This Week
  • Best Science Paper Award, Lumbar Spine Research Society

Office Information for Dr. Ahmad Nassr, MD

Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN 200 First St SW Mayo Building W15 Rochester, MN 55905 Driving Directions

Primary Location

Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN
200 First St SW
Mayo Building W15
Rochester, MN 55905


Monday: 8:00 – 5:00 CT
Tuesday: 8:00 – 5:00 CT
Wednesday: 8:00 – 5:00 CT
Thursday: 8:00 – 5:00 CT
Friday: 8:00 – 5:00 CT

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