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Kaspar, Sarkis (Sam), MD

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Kaspar, Sarkis (Sam)
4.47 out of 5
  • 115 Patient Ratings
Specialties & Services
Primary Clinic
1215 Duff Avenue Office
1215 Duff Ave
Ames, IA 50010

Dr. Sarkis (Sam) Kaspar - Practice Information

Joined McFarland Clinic

August 2004

Medical Interests

Spine Surgery, Trauma and Fractures

Education & Professional Certification


  • FRCSC (Canada) - Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


University Of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
  • BSc, Biophysics; 1987-1991
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • MSc, Biophysics & Physiology; 1991-1994
  • MD; 1994-1998


McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Orthopedic Surgery; 1998-2003


Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • Spine Surgery Fellowship; 2003-2004

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Iowa Medical Society
  • Story County Medical Society

Professional & Personal Interests

Hobbies and Personal Interests

Exercise and Nutrition, Comparative Religion, Simple Woodworking, Gardening, Chocolate, Sports, Previous Champion Rower, Competed in Several 10K Running Races

Community Involvement

St. Cecilia Catholic Church member

Patient Ratings

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