Dr. Donald Ames, MD

Dr. Donald Ames, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Donald Ames, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Dayton, OH and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Wayne State University in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and pediatric orthopedic surgery.

3737 Southern Blvd Ste 2100

Dayton, OH 45429

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC)
  • Butler Health Plan
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • 20 More

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Dr. Ames' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ames treats Osteoarthritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ames treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ames treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ames treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain
Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ames treats Knee Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ames treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ames' conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Arthroscopy
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arm Surgery
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Broken Arm
Bunion
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
De Quervain's Disease
De Quervain's Release
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Elbow Tenotomy
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Humerus
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Femur Fracture
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture
Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Heel Spur
Hernia
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Dysplasia
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Resurfacing
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Marfan Syndrome
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Morton's Neuroma
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osgood Schlatter Disease
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
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Paracentesis
Partial Shoulder Replacement
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Sacrum Disorders
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Sever's Disease
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Skin Grafts
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Stress Fracture of Foot
Surgery, Trauma
Synovial Biopsy
Systemic Chondromalacia
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Torticollis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger Release
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wrist Fracture

About Me

Biography

Dr. Donald Ames, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Dayton, OH and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Wayne State University in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and pediatric orthopedic surgery.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Northwest University
Residency Hospital
Mt Carmel Mercy Hospital and Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1984
Wayne State University
Medical School
1984

Awards

Dr. Ames' Reviews

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Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
20%
(3)

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Aetna
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield EPO
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield POS
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Beech Street (Multiplan) EPO
Beech Street (Multiplan) POS
Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC)
Worker's Compensation WC
Butler Health Plan
Butler Health Plan EPO
Butler Health Plan POS
Butler Health Plan PPO
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna EPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna EPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Delta Dental
Delta Insurance POS
Direct Care America/Primary Health Services (DCA/PHS)
Direct Care America/Primary Health Services (DCA/PHS) EPO
Direct Care America/Primary Health Services (DCA/PHS) HMO
Direct Care America/Primary Health Services (DCA/PHS) POS
Direct Care America/Primary Health Services (DCA/PHS) PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) EPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care) POS
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Flora Midwest (PPOM)
Flora Midwest (PPOM) EPO
Flora Midwest (PPOM) POS
Flora Midwest (PPOM) PPO
Galaxy Health Network
Galaxy Health Network EPO
Galaxy Health Network POS
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Health Span
Health Span EPO
Health Span HMO
Health Span POS
Health Span PPO
HealthSmart
HealthSmart EPO
HealthSmart POS
HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Direct Care EPO
Direct Care POS
Direct Care PPO
Humana
Humana EPO
Humana HMO
Humana POS
Humana PPO
Medicaid
Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps (BCMH)
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Medical Mutual of Ohio EPO
Medical Mutual of Ohio HMO
Medical Mutual of Ohio POS
Medical Mutual of Ohio PPO
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Mt. Carmel
Mt. Carmel Behavioral Healthcare EPO
Mt. Carmel Behavioral Healthcare POS
Mt. Carmel Behavioral Healthcare PPO
Mt. Carmel EPO
Mt. Carmel POS
Mt. Carmel PPO
Nationwide
Nationwide EPO
Nationwide POS
Nationwide PPO
Ohio Health Choice
Ohio Health Choice EPO
Ohio Health Choice POS
Ohio Health Choice PPO
PHCS
PHCS EPO
PHCS POS
PHCS PPO
Ryan White
Ryan White EPO
Ryan White HMO
Ryan White POS
Ryan White PPO
Superior Dental Care
Superior Dental Care POS
United Concordia
United Concordia POS
UnitedHealthCare
United Behavioral Health EPO
United Behavioral Health HMO
United Behavioral Health POS
United Behavioral Health PPO
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
Value Options
Value Options EPO
Value Options HMO
Value Options POS
Value Options PPO