Dr. Andrew Shafik Islam MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Andrew Islam is an orthopedic surgeon in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bethesda North Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 4 years. Dr. Islam accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 49 doctors at Bethesda North Hospital and one of 70 at Good Samaritan Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Shoulder Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Margaret Mary Community Hospital

Jewish Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Bethesda North Hospital
Ranked #49 in Orthopedics

Good Samaritan Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

The Jewish Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2003 - 2009

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship, Sports Medicine, 2009 - 2010

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Class of 2003

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 2 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

OH State Medical License

IN State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Titanium particles activate toll-like receptor 4 independently of lipid rafts in RAW264.7 murine macrophages.
Islam, A.S., Beidelschies, M.A., Huml, A., Greenfield, E.M.

Stimulation of macrophage TNFalpha production by orthopaedic wear particles requires activation of the ERK1/2/Egr-1 and NF-kappaB pathways but is independent of p38 and JNK.
Beidelschies, M.A., Huang, H., McMullen, M.R., Smith, M.V., Islam, A.S., Goldberg, V.M., Chen, X., Nagy, L.E., Greenfield, E.M.

Inhibition of the PI3K-Akt signaling pathway reduces tumor necrosis factor-alpha production in response to titanium particles in vitro.
Smith, M.V., Lee, M.J., Islam, A.S., Rohrer, J.L., Goldberg, V.M., Beidelschies, M.A., Greenfield, E.M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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