Ula Isleem

Clinical Research Coordinator, Orthopedics

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai West

ula.isleem@mountsinai.org

Linkedin: Ula Isleem – Clinical Research Coordinator – The Mount Sinai Hospital | LinkedIn

Education

The University of Jordan- School of Medicine- Doctor of Medicine (MD)

Observerships and Subinternships

Subinternship-Pediatric Orthopedics- Johns Hopkins Hospital/East Baltimore Campus

Subinternship-Adult Trauma Orthopedics-Johns Hopkins Hospital/East Baltimore Campus

Observership-Adult Trauma Orthopedics-Johns Hopkins Hospital/East Baltimore Campus

Research

My research focuses on clinical outcomes, surgical techniques, patient registries, and clinical trials in orthopedic surgery. Particular fields of interest include oncology and spine.

Other Interests

Reading, Swimming, Travel, Language Exchange

Future Plans

Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Orthopedic Research, Continuing Medical Education

Languages:

English (Native) , Arabic (Native)

Publications:

[1] Al Omari L, Radi R, Isleem U, Alimoğlu O, Ankarali H, Berggren V, Taha H. Knowledge about complementary and alternative medicine among university students in Jordan. Journal of Behavioral Health. 2018;7(2):61-8.

[2] Hamdan M., Haddad, B., Isleem U., Hamad A., Hussein, L., Shawareb Y., Hadidi F., Alryalat S.A., Samarah O., Khanfar A. and Alzoubi B., 2019. Validation of the Arabic version of the Kujala patellofemoral pain scoring system. Journal of Orthopaedic Science, 24(2), pp.290-293.

[3] Jabaiti S., Fayyad L. and Isleem U., 2019. Prednisolone-induced virginal mammary hypertrophy: Case report. International journal of surgery case reports, 59, pp.140-143.

[4] Ajlouni J.M., Isleem U.N. and Al Elaumi  A.E., 2019. Total hip arthroplasty for Protrusio Acetabuli in a young adult Osteogenesis Imperfecta features and Marfanoid features: A case report. Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma.

[4] Radi R., Isleem U., Al Omari L., Alimoğlu O., Ankarali H. and Taha H., 2018. Attitudes and barriers towards using complementary and alternative medicine among university students in Jordan. Complementary therapies in medicine, 41, pp.175-179.

[5] Shehadeh A., Ja’afar A., Isleem U., Hamad A. and Salem A., 2019. Shoulder girdle resection: surgical technique modification and introduction of a new classification system. World Journal of Surgical Oncology, 17(1), p.107.

[6] Shehadeh AM, Isleem U, Abdelal S, Salameh H, Abdelhalim M. Surgical Technique and Outcome of Custom Joint-Sparing Endoprosthesis as a Reconstructive Modality in Juxta-Articular Bone Sarcoma. Journal of Oncology. 2019.

[7] Hamdan M, Haddad B, Isleem U, Yaghi R, Bani Hamad S, Al-Balkhi R, Afifi R, Alryalat SA, Hadidi F, Khanfar A, Shatarat A. Use of magnetic resonance imaging to determine laterality of meniscal size in healthy volunteers. PloS one. 2020 Jan 23;15(1):e0228040.

[8] Yasin MS, Farah RI, Hammad Y, Isleem UN, Yaghi RT, Zughoul BM, Alobaidi MM, Alqudah MA. Determining the risk of acute kidney injury in patients who underwent total joint replacement: A retrospective study. Journal of Orthopaedic Science. 2020 Jan 31.

[9] Abufaraj M, Kimura S, Haitel A, Iwata T, Isleem U, D’Andrea D, Soria F, Mori K, Rink M, Bensalah K, Rouprêt M. The expression of urokinase-type plasminogen activator system in upper tract urothelial carcinoma and its prognostic value after radical nephroureterectomy. InUrologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations 2020 May 4.

[10] Al-Sabbagh MQ, Al-Ani A, Mafrachi B, Siyam A, Isleem U, Massad FI, Alsabbagh Q, Abufaraj M. Predictors of adherence with home quarantine during COVID-19 crisis: the case of health belief model. Psychology, Health & Medicine. 2021 Jan 10:1-3.

[11] Abufaraj M, Xu T, Cao C, Siyam A, Isleem U, Massad A, Soria F, Shariat SF, Sutcliffe S, Yang L. Prevalence and trends in urinary incontinence among women in the United States, 2005–2018. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2021 Mar 13.

[12] Haddad BI, Hamdan M, Isleem U, Al-Saber MG, Al-Hadidi FA, AlRyalat SA, Alnaimat F. Validation of the cultural adaptation of the Kujala score in Arabic. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research. 2021 Dec;16(1):1-5.

Presentations

Arab Simulation Conference in Medical Education (ASCME) 2016 – Knowledge about complementary and alternative medicine among university students in Jordan.

American College of Surgeons – The 3rd Conference of the Jordanian Chapter of the American College of Surgeons 2018- Total hip arthroplasty for Protrusio Acetabuli in a young adult Osteogenesis Imperfecta features and Marfanoid features: A case report.

The 13th Jordanian Orthopedic Association conference 2019 – Speaker -Shoulder girdle resection: surgical technique modification and introduction of a new classification system.