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Elie Ghanem, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Birmingham, AL, University of Alabama Hospital


Orthopaedic Surgery Birmingham, AL

Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery

Assistant Professor at University of Alabama in Birmingham Section head of total joint arthroplasty

Overview of Dr. Ghanem

Dr. Elie Ghanem, MD is a board certified orthopedic surgeon in Birmingham, Alabama. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in Alabama, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Alabama Hospital, and Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Education & Training

  • Sidney Kimmel Medical CollegeResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2007 - 2012
  • American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
    American University of Beirut Faculty of MedicineClass of 2005

Certifications & Licensure

  • AL State Medical License
    AL State Medical License 2017 - 2021
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2011 - 2014
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2007 - 2018
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • What Are the Incidence and Risk Factors of in-Hospital Mortality After Venous Thromboembolism Events in Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Patients?  
    Thomas L Bradbury, Elie Ghanem, Ali Oliashirazi, Arthroplasty Today

Press Mentions

  • Get a New Knee That Morning, Go Home That Afternoon
    Get a New Knee That Morning, Go Home That AfternoonSeptember 5th, 2019

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
    Tufts Health Plan PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Please verify your coverage with the provider's office directly when scheduling an appointment