Dr. Benjamin Amis, MD

Dr. Benjamin Amis, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male | 37 years old

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Care Philosophy

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.Read more

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Dr. Amis is a board-eligible fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand and upper extremity surgery. He provides cutting edge skills...Read more

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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 Reviews (1)
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 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).

Dr. Amis' Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Amis' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's 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
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

Education

  • Medical School
    U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas

    Graduated in 2007

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Washington

    Completed in 2008

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Washington

    Completed in 2012

  • Fellowship Hospital
    CV Starr Hand Surgery Center

    Completed in 2014

  • Undergraduate School
    Rice University

    Graduated in 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • 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 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
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement, Small-Bone
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Small Joint Arthroplasty
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement