• 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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    2019 Current concepts in vitamin D and orthopaedic surgeryOrthopaedics and Traumatology: Surgery and Research.  105:375-382. 2019
    2019 Current concepts in vitamin D and orthopaedic surgeryRevue de Chirurgie OrthopĂ©dique et Traumatologique.  105:226. 2019
    2019 Spectator injuries in sportsJournal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness.  59:520-523. 2019
    2019 Subacromial Spacer Implantation for the Treatment of Massive Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears: A Systematic ReviewArthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Surgery.  35:607-614. 2019
    2019 The surgical anatomy of the dorsal scapular nerve: a triple-tendon transfer perspectiveJournal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  28:137-142. 2019
    2018 Validity and Responsiveness of the Single Alpha-numeric Evaluation for Shoulder PatientsAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  46:3480-3485. 2018
    2018 Outcomes for subscapularis management techniques in shoulder arthroplasty: a systematic reviewJournal 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 reviewJournal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  27:172-180. 2018
    2018 Outcomes after arthroscopic fixation of tibial eminence fractures with bioabsorbable nails in skeletally immature patientsJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B.  27:8-12. 2018
    2017 Preoperative Ultrasonography Is Unreliable in Predicting Hamstring Tendon Graft Diameter for ACL ReconstructionOrthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine.  6. 2017
    2017 Applying the Glenoid Track Concept in the Management of Patients with Anterior Shoulder InstabilityCurrent Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine.  10:463-468. 2017
    2017 Return to Driving After Hip ArthroscopyClinical Journal of Sport Medicine2017
    2017 Nonoperative management versus reverse shoulder arthroplasty for treatment of 3- and 4-part proximal humeral fractures in older adultsJournal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  26:1017-1022. 2017
    2017 The Cost-effectiveness of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Competitive Athletes: ResponseAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  45:NP7-NP8. 2017
    2017 When celebrations go wrong: A case series of injuries after celebrating in sportsJournal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness.  57:267-271. 2017
    2017 The Cost-Effectiveness of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Competitive AthletesAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  45:23-33. 2017
    2016 Risk factors for infection after operative fixation of Tibial plateau fracturesInjury.  47:1501-1505. 2016
    2015 Risk factors for complications and readmission after operative fixation of pediatric femur fracturesJournal of Children's Orthopaedics.  9:307-311. 2015
    2015 Performance-Enhancing Substances in Sports: A Review of the LiteratureSports Medicine.  45:517-531. 2015
    2015 Arthroscopic decompression at the suprascapular notch: A radiographic and anatomic roadmapJournal 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 correctionAmerican Journal of Orthopedics.  44:37-39. 2015
    2014 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)2014
    2014 Delayed presentation of a cervical spine fracture dislocation with posterior ligamentous disruption in a gymnastAmerican Journal of Orthopedics.  43:272-274. 2014
    2014 Association between orthopaedic in-training examination subsection scores and ABOS Part I examination performanceSouthern Medical Journal.  107:746-750. 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-UpJournal 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 methodJournal of Chemical Physics.  132. 2010

    Research Overview

  • ACL Injuries, Cartilage Restoration , Hip Impingement & Labral Tears, Meniscus Repair, Orthobiologics, Rotator Cuff Tears, Shoulder Dislocations, Shoulder Replacement
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine 2011
  • UAB SOM, Internship 2012
  • UAB SOM, Residency 2016
  • Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2017
  • Full Name

  • Amit Momaya