Overview of Dr. El Dafrawy
Dr. Mostafa El Dafrawy is an orthopedic surgeon in Chicago, IL and is affiliated with University of Chicago Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Cairo University School of Medicine and has been in practice 14 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including German and Arabic. He specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and is experienced in minimally invasive spine surgery, spine deformity surgery, and pediatric spine surgery.
Education & Training Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium Fellowship, Orthopaedic Surgery Of The Spine, 2018 - 2019 Johns Hopkins University Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2013 - 2018 Johns Hopkins University Residency, Surgery, 2012 - 2013 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Spine Surgery- Research Fellowship, 2010 - 2012 Cairo University School of Medicine M.Sc, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2010 - 2011 Cairo University School of Medicine Class of 2005, M.B.B.Ch, Cum Laude Certifications & Licensure Publications & Presentations PubMed
Firearm-Related Injuries-Wound Management, Stabilization, and Associated Injuries: A Critical Analysis Review.
Daniel A Portney, Hayden P Baker, Isaiah Selkridge, Mostafa Hassib El Dafrawy, Jason A Strelzow> ;JBJS Reviews. 2023 Jan 1
Rates of Future Lumbar Fusion in Patients with Cauda Equina Syndrome Treated With Decompression.
Henry D Seidel, Sean Pirkle, Sarah Bhattacharjee, Hayden P Baker, Michael J Lee, Mostafa H El Dafrawy> ;Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Global Research & Reviews. 2022 Nov 1 1 citations
Randomized, controlled trial of two tranexamic acid dosing protocols in adult spinal deformity surgery.
John C F Clohisy, Lawrence G Lenke, Mostafa H El Dafrawy, Rachel C Wolfe, Elfaridah Frazier, Michael P Kelly> ;Spine Deformity. 2022 Nov 1 1 citations
Does lumbar spine fusion predispose patients to future total hip replacement
Sean Pirkle, Sarah Bhattacharjee, Srikanth Reddy, Hector Castillo, Lewis L. Shi, Michael J. Lee, Mostafa H. El Dafrawy> ;Journal of Neurosurgery. Spine. 2021 Aug 6 5 citations
Gunshot Wounds to the Lumbosacral Spine: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Andrew Platt, Mostafa H. El Dafrawy, Michael J. Lee, Martin H. Herman, Edwin Ramos> ;Global Spine Journal. 2021 Jul 19
Migration of an Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Screw into the Constrictor Muscle of the Hypopharynx: A Case Report.
James Dahm, Darlington Nwaudo, Zhen Gooi, Michael J. Lee, Mostafa H. El Dafrawy> ;JBJS Case Connector. 2021 May 19 3 citations
Comprehensive classification system for multirod constructs across three-column osteotomies: A reliability study
Mostafa H. El Dafrawy, Owoicho Adogwa, Adam M. Wegner, Nicholas A. Pallotta, Michael P. Kelly, Khaled M. Kebaish, Keith H. Bridwell, Munish C. Gupta> ;Journal of Neurosurgery. Spine. 2021 Jan 1 2 citations
Long-term rates of bladder dysfunction after decompression in patients with cauda equina syndrome.
Henry Seidel, Sarah Bhattacharjee, Sean Pirkle, Lewis L. Shi, Jason Strelzow, Michael J. Lee, Mostafa H. El Dafrawy> ;The Spine Journal. 2021 May 1 9 citations
Comparison of rod fracture rates in long spinal deformity constructs after transforaminal versus anterior lumbar interbody fusions: a single-institution analysis.
Owoicho Adogwa, Jacob M. Buchowski, Lawrence G. Lenke, Maksim A. Shlykov, Mostafa H. El Dafrawy, Thamrong Lertudomphonwanit, Mitchel R. Obey, Jonathan Koscso, Munish C...> ;Journal of Neurosurgery. Spine. 2020 Jan 1 1 citations
Rod fractures and nonunions after long fusion to the sacrum for primary presentation adult spinal deformity: a comparison with and without interbody fusion in the dist...
Mostafa H. El Dafrawy, Keith H. Bridwell, Owoicho Adogwa, Max Shlykov, Jonathan Koscso, Lawrence G. Lenke, Thamrong Lertudomphonwanit, Michael P. Kelly, Munish C. Gupta> ;Spine Deformity. 2021 Jan 1 22 citations
Applications of Biocompatible Scaffold Materials in Stem Cell-Based Cartilage Tissue Engineering
Xia Zhao, Daniel A. Hu, Di Wu, Fang He, Hao Wang, Linjuan Huang, Deyao Shi, Qing Liu, Na Ni, Mikhail Pakvasa, Yongtao Zhang, Kai Fu, Kevin H. Qin, Alexander J. Li, Ofi...> ;Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. 2021 Mar 25 91 citations
Three-column osteotomies in the treatment of spinal deformity in adult patients 60 years old and older: outcome and complications
Hamid Hassanzadeh, Amit Jain, Mostafa H. El Dafrawy, Michael C. Ain, Addisu Mesfin, Richard L. Skolasky, Khaled M. Kebaish> ;Spine. 2013 Apr 20 7 citations
BMP9-initiated osteogenic/odontogenic differentiation of mouse tooth germ mesenchymal cells (TGMCS) requires Wnt/β-catenin signalling activity.
Wenping Luo, Linghuan Zhang, Bo Huang, Hongmei Zhang, Yan Zhang, Fugui Zhang, Panpan Liang, Qiuman Chen, Qianyu Cheng, Dongmei Tan, Tan Yi, Jinlin Song, Tianyu Zhao, R...> ;Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine. 2021 Feb 18 25 citations
Stem Cell-Friendly Scaffold Biomaterials: Applications for Bone Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine.
Yongtao Zhang, Di Wu, Xia Zhao, Mikhail Pakvasa, Andrew Blake Tucker, Huaxiu Luo, Kevin H. Qin, Daniel A. Hu, Eric J. Wang, Alexander J. Li, Meng Zhang, Yukun Mao, May...> ;Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. 2020 Dec 14 6 citations
SATB2: A versatile transcriptional regulator of craniofacial and skeleton development, neurogenesis and tumorigenesis, and its applications in regenerative medicine
Xia Huang, Qiuman Chen, Wenping Luo, Mikhail Pakvasa, Yuxin Zhang, Liwen Zheng, Shuang Li, Zhuohui Yang, Huan Zeng, Fang Liang, Fugui Zhang, Daniel A. Hu, Kevin H. Qin...> ;Genes & Diseases. 2020 Oct 17 9 citations
FAMSi: A Synthetic Biology Approach to the Fast Assembly of Multiplex siRNAs for Silencing Gene Expression in Mammalian Cells
Fang He, Na Ni, Zongyue Zeng, Di Wu, Yixiao Feng, Alexander J. Li, Benjamin Luu, Alissa F. Li, Kevin H. Qin, Eric J. Wang, Xi Wang, Xiaoxing Wu, Huaxiu Luo, Jing Zhang...> ;Molecular Therapy. Nucleic Acids. 2020 Oct 14 2 citations
The Influence of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors on Lumbar Arthrodesis.
Sean Pirkle, Sarah Bhattacharjee, Mostafa H. El Dafrawy, Philipp Leucht, Lewis L. Shi, Michael J. Lee> ;Clinical Spine Surgery. 2021 May 1 1 citations
Preoperative patient expectations and pain improvement after adult spinal deformity surgery.
Micheal Raad, Andrew B. Harris, Varun Puvanesarajah, Mostafa H. El Dafrawy, Floreana N. Kebaish, Brian J. Neuman, Richard L. Skolasky, David B. Cohen, Khaled M. Kebaish> ;Journal of Neurosurgery. Spine. 2020 Jun 12 9 citations
Development of a simplified and inexpensive RNA depletion method for plasmid DNA purification using size selection magnetic beads (SSMBs).
Xi Wang, Ling Zhao, Xiaoxing Wu, Huaxiu Luo, Di Wu, Meng Meng Zhang, Jing Zhang, Mikhail Pakvasa, William Wagstaff, Fang He, Yukun Mao, Yongtao Zhang, Changchun Niu, M...> ;Genes & Diseases. 2020 May 20 27 citations
Notch signaling: Its essential roles in bone and craniofacial development.
Mikhail Pakvasa, Pranav N. Haravu, Michael Boachie-Mensah, Alonzo Jones, Elam Coalson, Junyi Liao, Zongyue Zeng, Di Wu, Kevin H. Qin, Xiaoxing Wu, Huaxiu Luo, Jing Zha...> ;Genes & Diseases. 2021 Jan 1 25 citations
Leptin Potentiates BMP9-Induced Osteogenic Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells Through the Activation of JAK/STAT Signaling.
Bo Zhang, Lijuan Yang, Zongyue Zeng, Yixiao Feng, Xi Wang, Xiaoxing Wu, Huaxiu Luo, Jing Zhang, Meng Zhang, Mikhail Pakvasa, William Wagstaff, Fang He, Yukun Mao, Kevi...> ;Stem Cells and Development. 2020 Apr 3 4 citations
The Times, They Are A-Changing: Women Entering Academic Orthopedics Today Are Choosing Nonpediatric Fellowships at a Growing Rate.
Walter Klyce, Derek T. Nhan, Alexandra M. Dunham, Mostafa H. El Dafrawy, Claire Shannon, Dawn M. LaPorte> ;Journal of Surgical Education. 2020 May 1
Difficulties in Treating Postirradiation Kyphosis in Adults: A Series of Five Cases
Stuart L. Mitchell, Callum J. Donaldson, Mostafa H. El Dafrawy, Khaled M. Kebaish> ;Spine Deformity. 2019 Nov 1 3 citations
Minimally Invasive Fixation for Spinopelvic Dissociation: Percutaneous Triangular Osteosynthesis with S2 Alar-Iliac and Iliosacral Screws: A Case Report
Mostafa H. El Dafrawy, Babar Shafiq, Ravi Vaswani, Greg Osgood, Erik A. Hasenboehler, Khaled M. Kebaish> ;JBJS Case Connector. 2019 Dec 1
Sacropelvic Fixation: A Comprehensive Review.
Mostafa H El Dafrawy, Micheal Raad, Louis Okafor, Khaled M Kebaish> ;Spine Deformity. 2019 Jul 1 Join now to see all