Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Amit Momaya is a sports medicine orthopedic surgeon who serves as an assistant professor in the Dept of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He has had extensive training in the care of patients with shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee injuries. Furthermore, he has taken care of athletes at all levels—from the weekend warrior to the professional athlete. Dr. Momaya currently serves a team physician for UAB Athletics and can be found on the sidelines of UAB football and basketball games. He also serves as the head team physician for John Carroll Catholic High School. In addition, Dr. Momaya is an active clinician scientist. His research has been published in leading Orthopedic journals and presented at multiple local and national meetings. He continues to engage in clinical trials to help improve patient care and innovate in the growing field of sports medicine.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2018 The surgical anatomy of the dorsal scapular nerve: a triple-tendon transfer perspective.Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery2018
    2018 Outcomes for subscapularis management techniques in shoulder arthroplasty: a systematic review.Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  27:363-370. 2018
    2018 High Tibial Osteotomy Performed With All-PEEK Implants Demonstrates Similar Outcomes but Less Hardware Removal at Minimum 2-Year Follow-up Compared With Metal PlatesOrthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine.  6. 2018
    2018 Clinical outcomes of suprascapular nerve decompression: a systematic review.Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  27:172-180. 2018
    2018 Outcomes after arthroscopic fixation of tibial eminence fractures with bioabsorbable nails in skeletally immature patients.Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B.  27:8-12. 2018
    2018 Preoperative Ultrasonography Is Unreliable in Predicting Hamstring Tendon Graft Diameter for ACL Reconstruction.Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine.  6:2325967117746146. 2018
    2017 Applying the Glenoid Track Concept in the Management of Patients with Anterior Shoulder Instability.Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine.  10:463-468. 2017
    2017 Return to Driving After Hip Arthroscopy.Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine.  28:299-303. 2017
    2017 Nonoperative management versus reverse shoulder arthroplasty for treatment of 3- and 4-part proximal humeral fractures in older adults.Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  26:1017-1022. 2017
    2017 The Cost-effectiveness of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Competitive Athletes: Response.American Journal of Sports Medicine.  45:NP7-NP8. 2017
    2017 When celebrations go wrong: a case series of injuries after celebrating in sports.Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness.  57:267-271. 2017
    2017 The Cost-Effectiveness of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Competitive Athletes.American Journal of Sports Medicine.  45:23-33. 2017
    2016 Risk factors for infection after operative fixation of Tibial plateau fractures.Injury.  47:1501-1505. 2016
    2015 Biomechanical Comparison of Volar Fixed-Angle Locking Plates for AO C3 Distal Radius Fractures: Titanium Versus Stainless Steel With Compression.Journal of Hand Surgery (American Volume).  40:2032-2038. 2015
    2015 Risk factors for complications and readmission after operative fixation of pediatric femur fractures.Journal of Children's Orthopaedics.  9:307-311. 2015
    2015 Performance-enhancing substances in sports: a review of the literature.Sports Medicine.  45:517-531. 2015
    2015 Arthroscopic decompression at the suprascapular notch: a radiographic and anatomic roadmap.Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  24:433-438. 2015
    2015 Biomechanical comparison of volar fixed-angle locking plates for AO C3 distal radius fractures: Titanium versus stainless steel with compressionJournal of Hand Surgery (American Volume).  40:2032-2038. 2015
    2015 Synovial fistula after tension band plating for genu valgum correction.American Journal of Orthopedics.  44:37-39. 2015
    2014 Association between orthopaedic in-training examination subsection scores and ABOS Part I examination performance.Southern Medical Journal.  107:746-750. 2014
    2014 Delayed presentation of a cervical spine fracture dislocation with posterior ligamentous disruption in a gymnast.American Journal of Orthopedics.  43:272-274. 2014
    2014 Medial elbow pain in the overhead athleteCurrent Opinion in Orthopaedics.  25:336-341. 2014
    2012 Preformed articulating knee spacers in 2-stage total knee revision arthroplasty: minimum 2-year follow-up.Journal of Arthroplasty.  27:1469-1473. 2012
    2010 The effect of hydrogen bonding on the diffusion of water in n-alkanes and n-alcohols measured with a novel single microdroplet method.Journal of Chemical Physics.  132:044506. 2010

    Research Overview

  • ACL Injuries, Cartilage Restoration , Hip Impingement & Labral Tears, Meniscus Repair, Orthobiologics, Rotator Cuff Tears, Shoulder Dislocations, Shoulder Replacement
  • Investigator On

  • Fluid Lavage of Open Wounds (FLOW): A Multi-Center Blinded, Factorial Trial Comparing Alternative Irrigating Solutions and Pressures in Patients with Open Fractures  awarded by GREENVILLE HEALTH SYSTEMS 2015 - 2016
  • METRC - Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium  awarded by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 2014 - 2016
  • METRC - Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium - Administrative Core  awarded by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 2014 - 2016
  • OUTLET Task Order METRC - Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium - Outcomes Following Severe Distal Tibia, Ankle and/or Foot Trauma: Comparison of Limb Salvage vs. Transtibial Amputation Protocol (OUTLET Study)  awarded by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 2014 - 2016
  • POVIV Task Order METRC - Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium - A Prospective Randomized Trial to Assess PO versus IV Antibiotics for the Treatment of Early Post-op Wound Infection after Extremity Fractures (POvIV)  awarded by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 2014 - 2016
  • STREAM Task Order METRC - Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium - Streamlining Trauma Research Evaluation with Advanced Measurement (STREAM Study)  awarded by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 2014 - 2016
  • A Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study of Sacral Fractures Using Patient Based and Objective Outcomes  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON 2013 - 2015
  • Multi-Center Prospective Cohort Study: Operative and non-Operative Treatment for Extra-Articular Scapula Fractures  awarded by University of Minnesota 2013 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by HENSLER SURGICAL PRODUCTS 2015
  • Fluid Lavage of Open Wound (FLOW): A Multi-Center, Blinded, Factorial Trial Comparing Alternative Irrigating Solution and Pressures in Patients with Open Fractures  awarded by GREENVILLE HEALTH SYSTEMS 2014 - 2015
  • Prospective Randomized Trial of Standard Wound Care Versus Standard Wound Care Plus Shock Wave Therapy for Traumatic Wounds of the Extremity  awarded by Jackson (Henry M.) Foundation 2010 - 2014
  • Fluid Lavage of Open Wounds (FLOW): A Multi-Center, Blinded, Factorial Trial Comparing Alternative Irrigating Solutions and Pressures in Patients with Open Fractures  awarded by GREENVILLE HOSPITAL SYSTEM 2012 - 2013
  • NIH FAITH (Fixation Using Alternative Implants for the Treatment of Hip Fractures: A Multicenter Randomized Trial Comparing Sliding Hip Screws & Cancellous Screws on Revision Surgery Rates and Quality of Life  awarded by University of Minnesota 2010 - 2013
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Full Name

  • Amit Momaya
  • Blazerid

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