Dr. Donald Ames, MD

Dr. Donald Ames, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Donald Ames, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Dayton, OH. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.

3737 Southern Blvd Ste 2100

Dayton, OH 45429

Contact Information

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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Chronic Pelvic Pain
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more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
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more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
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more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • 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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hernia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder 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, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • 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
  • Paracentesis
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Skin Grafts
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Steroid Injection
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

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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

  • Wayne State University
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Mt Carmel Mercy Hospital and Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Northwest University
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ames has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ames' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ames to family and friends
4.2
based on 14 total reviews
Dr. Ames' 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
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Ames accepts 29 insurance carriers
  • 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

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Kettering Medical Center - Sycamore
4000 Miamisburg Centerville Rd
Miamisburg, OH 45342
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Kettering Medical Center
3535 Southern Blvd
Kettering, OH 45429
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Grandview Medical Center
405 W Grand Ave
Dayton, OH 45405
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