Cassim M. Igram, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon
4.50 out of 5 (932 ratings)

Clinical Associate Professor
Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
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Cassim M. Igram, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon that specializes in degenerative disorders of the spine, as well as spinal trauma, tumors, and infections.

After receiving his undergraduate and medical degree here at the University of Iowa, he completed his residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Igram did his fellowship in spine surgery at Louisiana State University in New Orleans.

He joined us after over 20 years in private practice. Dr. Igram's primary practice is disorders of the adult spine. He has a particular interest in minimally invasive spine surgery.


  • Spanish
  • English


Adult Specialties

  • Orthopedics
  • Work injuries

Special Procedures and Treatments

  • Cervical spine fusion
  • Discectomy
  • Foraminotomy
  • Fracture fixation
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar spine fusion
  • Orthopedic fracture fixation
  • Spinal decompression
  • Spinal fusion
  • Spine reconstruction
  • Spine surgery
  • Tumor excision

Diseases and Conditions

  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Back pain
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Disc herniations
  • Foraminal stenosis
  • Lumbar disc herniation
  • Lumbar spinal stenosis
  • Myelopathy
  • Sciatica (Lumbar radiculopathy)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal cord compression
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Spinal deformity
  • Spinal disc herniation
  • Spinal injuries
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spinal tumors
  • Spine disorders
  • Spine fractures
  • Spine infections
  • Spine lesions
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis
  • Vertebral compression fractures
  • Work-related injuries


200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242



  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Iowa Board of Medicine


  • MD, University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa
  • BS, General Science, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa


Orthopedic Surgery, University of Illinois, Chicago


Spine Surgery, Louisiana State University, New Orleans


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4.50 out of 5 (932 ratings)