Dr. Benjamin Amis, MD

Dr. Benjamin Amis, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 38
(17)
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Dr. Benjamin Amis, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in Austin, TX. He is 38 years old and has been practicing for 4 years.Read his story

3901 Medical Pkwy Ste 301

Austin, TX 78756

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
very high
more than 92% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 91% of peers
Fracture Care
normal
more than 79% of peers

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Dr. Amis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Amis "Dr. Amis is a board-eligible fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand and upper extremity surgery. He provides cutting edge skills and technology in the treatment of injuries and arthritis in all age groups and employs arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgical techniques. He was born and raised in Plano, Texas and is a graduate of Rice University in Houston. While at Rice, Dr. Amis played on the varsity football team and earned Special Teams Player of the Game honors versus the University of Michigan. He was also awarded the Frost Bank Freshman of Year honor – awarded annually to the freshman varsity football player with the highest GPA. Dr. Amis obtained his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Washington. His residency was an intensive trauma-based training program at Harborview Medical Center, one of the nation's leading hospitals in orthopedic trauma care and the only level-1 trauma center serving the states of Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho. He also received a national award as one of the "Best Teaching Residents of the Year" from the Journal of Orthopedic Trauma during his third year of residency. Dr. Amis rounded out his training with an 18-month hand and upper extremity fellowship with the CV Starr Hand Surgery Service in New York City. It is one of the oldest teaching hand fellowships in the country and is well known to musicians and actors. During his fellowship, he spent three months at the Melbourne Shoulder and Elbow Centre in Melbourne, Australia; three months at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital For Children in Dallas, Texas; and completed the last year of his fellowship at St. Luke's–Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City. Dr. Amis has authored articles in major orthopedic peer-reviewed journals and has written several book chapters in orthopedic surgery texts. An outstanding speaker and teacher, he has made multiple presentations at local, national, and international orthopaedic surgery conferences. Dr. Amis holds several professional memberships including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and is candidate member of both the American Society for Surgery of the Hand(ASSH) and American Association for Hand Surgery (AASH)."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Amis "Dr. Amis is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in the hand and upper extremity. He offers patient-centered care and emphasizes non-operative and minimally invasive treatments when possible. He treats all conditions of the upper extremity as well as orthopedic trauma. His primary offices is located in North Austin just off Mopac Expressway. He also treats patients out of his Lakeway office and at hospitals throughout the Austin area."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Amis does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Acromioplasty
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement, Small-Bone
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Small Joint Arthroplasty
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Rice University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • University of Washington
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University of Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • CV Starr Hand Surgery Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Amis has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Amis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Amis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Amis to family and friends
4.9
based on 17 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Amis' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Austin, TX |
Dr Amis is very professional, thorough and personable. He takes time to explain everything and why he recommends any procedure. I brought my son to him for a hand Fracture which needed a pin. I would recommend him to anyone. As a PT I am very particular about my docs and Dr Amis was wonderful.
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Houston, TX |
Dr. Amis was great! Very thorough and positive. He made our daughter feel very comfortable, he explained and weighed treatment options, and he carefully listened/answered our questions. Front office team was friendly and responsive, too! Definitely recommend!
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Dr. Amis accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Medicare
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  • UnitedHealthCare
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