John A. Nassar, MD

Dr. John A. Nassar is an accomplished orthopaedic surgeon that specializes in surgical treatment of fractures, reconstructions, and injuries involving the foot and ankle. He has been board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery since 2004. Dr. John Nassar is a medical doctor with orthopaedic distinction that takes pride in performing surgeries with great attention to detail so that patients have positive outcomes.

Dr. John Nassar began his career with extensive education. He earned a bachelor of science degree from Baylor University in Waco, Texas following which he earned a medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. After completing his studies, Dr. John Nassar completed an internship and an orthopaedic residency at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). Finally he completed a foot and ankle fellowship at the Institute for Bone and Joint Disorders in Phoenix, Arizona.

Since then, Dr. John Nassar has been seeing patients and performing surgeries in private practice. For four years, he was a physician at the Institute for Bone and Joint Disorders before opening his own private practice in October 2006.

Throughout his career, Dr. John Nassar has held academic appointments as a teaching associate at UCLA and the University of Texas. Currently he is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Arizona and a peer reviewer for Wilderness & Environmental Medicine and the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has given several presentations, authored articles in professional journals and written book chapters for the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Workers' Compensation Manual and Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Foot and Ankle. Dr. John Nassar has also received several honors and held memberships to organizations related to his profession.


  • Phoenix Magazine Top Doctor
  • America's Top Orthopedists
  • Best Doctors in America
  • Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare
  • Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Lifesaving Award
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • Arizona Orthopaedic Society
  • Maricopa County Medical Society
  • Wilderness Medical Society
  • Central Arizona Mountain Rescue Association
  • Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Mountain Rescue Posse

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